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Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome: A Course for the Laboratorian

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Course Description: This course meets the HIV/AIDS continuing education requirement for healthcare providers in the state of Florida and has been approved by the Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel.  Course objectives include: (1) Provide information on the transmission, control and prevention of HIV infection. (2) Provide information on the care and treatment of persons with HIV infection and AIDS. (3) Identify risky and safe behaviors (4) Establish an awareness of attitudes associated with HIV infection and aids. (5) Review of legal and ethical issues (F.S. Florida Statutes).

Learning Format: This course is a reference paper on HIV/AIDS broken into 7 digestible slide decks for reading. Throughout the course participants are given the opportunity for interactive exercises to test their knowledge of a completed section.

Final Exam: The course completes with a Final Exam consisting of 10 questions. You must receive a 70% or better to receive your certificate and credits for the course.

CEUs: This histology course is worth 1 continuing education credit. Course is available for 365 days from date of purchase. 

Jerry Santiago, PhD, HTL(ASCP)QIHC

Professor of Histology/HT Program Director

Florida State College at Jacksonville

Jerry Santiago is currenlty the Program Director and a Professor of Histology for Florida State College at Jacksonville Histologic Technology Program. He has been involved with the National Society in several key volunteer roles including sitting on the Board of Directors, leading NSH Committees as a Chair and serving in the House of Delegates. He has participated in committees for the College of American Pathologist and has presented numerous workshops at the local, state, national and international level both in English and Spanish.

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HIV & AIDS Basics
Module 1 What is HIV and AIDS?
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Select the "View Slide Deck" button to begin. Review the Module 1 slide deck then please complete the Module 1 knowledge check.
Module 1 Test Your Knowledge
4 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/4 points to pass
4 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/4 points to pass It's time for a knowledge check! Please answer the questions about Module 1. Questions will be asked in a variety of formats. Your answers (correct or incorrect) do not prevent you from moving on to the next module section however these questions may appear again in the final course exam so we recommend you take a minute to review your answers before proceeding to the next module.
Module 2 Transmission
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Select the "View Slide Deck" button to begin. Review the Module 2 slide deck then please complete the Module 2 knowledge check.
Module 2 Test Your Knowledge
3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  3/3 points to pass
3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  3/3 points to pass It's time for a knowledge check! Please answer the questions about Module 2. Questions will be asked in a variety of formats. Your answers (correct or incorrect) do not prevent you from moving on to the next module section however these questions may appear again in the final course exam so we recommend you take a minute to review your answers before proceeding to the next module.
Module 3 Symptoms of HIV Infections and AIDS
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Select the "View Slide Deck" button to begin. Review the Module 3 slide deck and then complete the Module 3 Knowledge Check.
Module 3 Test Your Knowledge
2 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  6/6 points to pass
2 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  6/6 points to pass It's time for a knowledge check! Please answer the questions about Module 3. Questions will be asked in a variety of formats. Your answers (correct or incorrect) do not prevent you from moving on to the next module section however these questions may appear again in the final course exam so we recommend you take a minute to review your answers before proceeding to the next module.
Controlling/Preventing Infection
Module 4.1 Minimize the Risk of Infection
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Select the "View Slide Deck" button to begin. Review the Module 4.1 slide deck and then proceed to Module 4.2.
Module 4.2 Prevention of HIV Transmission to Health Care Workers
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Select the "View Slide Deck" button to begin. Review the Module 4.2 slide deck and then proceed to Module 4.3.
Module 4.3 Prevention of Most Common HIV Transmission
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Select the "View Slide Deck" button to begin. Review the Module 4.3 slide deck and then complete the Module 4 knowledge check.
Module 4 Test Your Knowledge
5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  5/5 points to pass
5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  5/5 points to pass It's time for a knowledge check! Please answer the questions about Module 4. Questions will be asked in a variety of formats. Your answers (correct or incorrect) do not prevent you from moving on to the next module section however these questions may appear again in the final course exam so we recommend you take a minute to review your answers before proceeding to the next module.
Florida Statutes
Module 5 Florida HIV/AIDS Law: 2018 Florida Statutes
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Select the "View Slide Deck" button to begin. Review the Module 5 slide deck then please complete the Module 5 knowledge check.
Module 5 Test Your Knowledge
6 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/6 points to pass
6 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/6 points to pass It's time for a knowledge check! Please answer the questions about Module 5. Questions will be asked in a variety of formats. Your answers (correct or incorrect) do not prevent you from moving on to the next module section however these questions may appear again in the final course exam so we recommend you take a minute to review your answers before proceeding to the next module.
Final Exam
Final Exam
10 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  7/10 points to pass
10 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  7/10 points to pass Each registrant MUST complete the exam and pass with a score of 70% or higher. You will have a maximum of 3 attempts.
Survey & CEU Certificate
Course Survey
2 Questions
2 Questions Please complete the survey to receive your CEU certificate.
Certificate
1.00 CEUs credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 CEUs credit  |  Certificate available