CACMLE General & Mulit-Discipline Courses

106-Online: HIV/AIDS – The New Generation

$100.00

Contact Hours (Points): 10

This updated course includes a timeline of HIV/AIDS, from the first known retrovirus through the latest drug-related research, the epidemiology, the biology, and pathophysiology of the disease process and how HIV infects the human genome, causing a multitude of diseases. This course also includes the diagnosis, symptoms, and disease management of HIV/AIDS, an overview of laboratory diagnosis and prevention, including the methodology and principles of laboratory testing, universal precautions, and general laboratory guidelines. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to understand retroviruses and their complex genomes, the latest laboratory tests available and how to interpret their results, how to prevent and protect oneself against HIV/AIDS, the new research and treatments currently available, and the ethical and legal issues of this debilitating disease. Information to this course was updated in 2014. A few questions on the exam was changed in 2014.

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Product Description

HIV/AIDS: The New Generation

Self-Study 106 – Basic Level

Contact Hours (Points): 10

Written by Janice A. Pini CLS(NCA)

Published 2003. Updated 2014.

Online – 106: Course Taken Online: $100.00 BUY NOW

IMPORTANT: This online course is accessible using the following:

Desktop or Laptop Computer – Download the latest Adobe Reader program.

Kindle Fire – No additional App download is necessary.

Apple iPad (all versions) / Nook / Kindle – Recommend purchase of a PDF Reader App, such as GoodReader, Cloudreaders, or Stanza by Amazon. Once downloaded, launch this App to access the course online site in order to logon to and view your course.

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“Very thorough and written in a way that makes the information understandable. Very much enjoyed this reading.”
~William F.

“great review on HIV and AIDS…”
~Luis T.

“Excellant Course.”
~Albert B.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION 1: HISTORY OF HIV/AIDS

SECTION 2: BIOLOGY OF HIV/AIDS

SECTION 3:EPIDEMIOLOGY OF HIV/AIDS

SECTION 4: SYMPTOMS, OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS, DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING

Symptoms; Opportunistic Infections; Diagnosis; ELISA; Western Blot (WB); Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA); Newly Approved HIV Test Kits; P24 Antigen Testing; Branched DNA (Bdna) Assay; Viral Load Testing; Polymerase Chain Reaction; Genotypic Assays; T-Cell Testing

SECTION 5: PREVENTION, UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS, OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE STANDARD, MANAGEMENT OF EXPOSURES

Universal Precautions; Occupational Exposure Standard; Exposure Control Plan; Management of Exposures to Healthcare Workers

SECTION 6: THERAPY, NUTRITION & HELPFUL ORGANIZATIONS

Therapy; Nutrition; Helpful Organizations

SECTION 7: ETHICAL AND LEGAL ISSUES

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