ACE3001-11: HIV/AIDS: State of Washington Mandatory 4 Hour

Course Abstract:

The State of Washington has a legal requirement that certain identified workers have training related to HIV and AIDS. Selection of topics may be made to meet specific licensing boards' requirements. Unless otherwise specified, all six topic areas must be covered for the 7-hour licensing requirements. Topic areas I, II, V, and VI must be covered for the 4-hour licensing requirements and for non-licensed health care facility employees (who have no specific hourly requirements). There is also a 2 hour requirement for some workers. Please consult the Department of Licensing at (360) 236-4700 with specific questions about hourly requirements or call the Department of Health's HIV/AIDS Hotline for referral at: 800-272-2437.

Course Description:

Objectives

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

Contact Hours: 4.00
Price: $30.00

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**Upon successful completion of these courses your certificate of completion is immediately available for you to print AND we electronically transfer your completion information to the State Education Department daily at 4:00PM EST. There is no need for you to mail your certificate; we do it for you electronically!