HIV/AIDS: State of Washington Mandatory 4 Hour Training


Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Define HIV and AIDS.
  • Discuss how HIV impacts the body.
  • Describe behaviors that increase the risk of HIV infection.
  • State how HIV is transmitted.
  • Discuss Infection Control precautions, including Universal/Standard precautions.
  • Describe the procedure for on-the-job exposure to HIV, HBV or HCV.
  • State the HIV/AIDS reporting requirements in Washington State.
  • Define confidentiality as it relates to HIV in Washington State.
  • Discuss discrimination related to HIV/AIDS.
  • Describe interventions related to the management of behaviors endangering the public.
  • Discuss the human impact of HIV/AIDS on the patient and the caregiver.
  • Describe typical stages of grief.
  • Discuss select populations and their relationship to HIV/AIDS

Author and planners of this educational activity attest to no conflicts of interest in the development of this course. They report no relevant financial relationships, and there is no off-label use of products in this course. No commercial support or sponsorship was accepted in the development of this course. Accreditation does not imply endorsement of products by Access Continuing Education, Inc. or the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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Approved By: The State of Washington accepts this course to meet the requirement because Access Online Continuing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
CE Credits: 4.0 Hours; credit available until 01/22/2020
Cost: $45.00 *NOTE: If your association, employer, or organization is paying for this course, and you log in utilizing the correct procedure provided by your association/employer/organization, you will not be charged upon completion of the test. Be sure to check with your association/employer/organization for the correct login procedure.
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Author: Judy K. Shaw, PhD, ANP-C
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