HED 090 : HIV/AIDS Licensure 4 Hours

Selections from etiology and epidemiology of HIV; transmission and infection control; legal and ethical issues; psychosocial issues. Confirm requirement for licensing (H ED 090 4 hour or H ED 095 7 hour) at doh.wa.gov/Licenses Permitsand Certificates/ ProfessionsNewRenewUpdate

Course Outcomes

  1. Outline the local, national, and global etiology and epidemiology of HIV/AIDS.
  2. List 3 modes of transmission of HIV infection.
  3. Compare and contrast infection control precautions: universal and standard precautions.
  4. Apply the legal and ethical issues related to HIV/AIDs:
  5. a. Reporting infection to public health
  6. b. Confidentiality
  7. c. Discrimination
  8. d. Public endangerment
  9. Illustrate the psychosocial issues of HIV/AIDS infection on:
  10. a. Patient and family
  11. b. Friends
  12. c. Caregivers
  13. d. Social Consciousness
  14. Optional-recommended for pharmacy assistants:
  15. 1. Differentiate between screening and confirmatory tests.
  16. 2. List lab tests for monitoring safe and effective treatment.
  17. 3. Compare and contrast different treatment regimens.
  18. a.Occupational exposure (PEP)
  19. b.Nonoccupational exposure (nPEP)
  20. c.Antiretroviral treatment (ART)
  21. d.Primary Prevention (PrEP)