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Kentucky: HIV/AIDS

Kentucky: HIV/AIDS

Kentucky: HIV/AIDS

Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT And Susan Walters Schmid, PhD
Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT And Susan Walters Schmid, PhD
on behalf of ATrain Education

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Launch date: 23 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 04 Apr 2017

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Overview of HIV and AIDS in Kentucky, including the cause and mechanism of HIV infection, basic components of HIV antibody testing and confirmation, and initial evaluation and clinical management of HIV patients. Summarizes HIV prevention strategies, clinical evaluation and management of HIV, and management of occupational exposures. Continues with an analysis of HIV laws in Kentucky and attitudes and behaviors towards those infected with HIV. Concludes with Kentucky’s programs for HIV patient care.

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Trace the epidemiology of HIV as related to Kentucky and the United States.

Describe five groups that are at higher risk for contracting HIV or passing it on to others.

Identify the cause and mechanism of HIV infection.

Describe one prevention measure each for sexual, bloodborne, and mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

Outline the basic components of HIV antibody testing and confirmation.

Explain initial evaluation and clinical management of HIV patients.

Enumerate the steps to take if you experience an occupational exposure.

Describe the attitudes and behaviors associated with the care of HIV/AIDS patients.
Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT And Susan Walters Schmid, PhD

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Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT And Susan Walters Schmid, PhD
on behalf of ATrain Education

Lauren Robertson earned a BA in Biology from Mills College in Oakland, California, and a Master's degree in Physical Therapy from the University of California at San Francisco. Lauren is the founder and co-owner of ATrain Education (atrainceu.com) and she has written or co-written more than two hundred courses on a wide range of topics for her continuing education website. She is certified as a trainer on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs

Susan Schmid earned BA degrees in History and European Studies from George Mason University, a Master's degree in Public History from Appalachian State University, and a PhD in History from Arizona State University. In addition to her PhD she earned a Certificate in Scholarly Publishing from ASU. Susan has served as an editor for several scholarly presses. She worked as a desktop publishing specialist for Arizona State University and taught several courses for the History Department as well as "Introduction to Scholarly Publishing" and "Scholarly Editing" for the Scholarly Publishing Program.

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  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 4.00 Hours

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