Online Courses

HIV/AIDS: Clinical Management and Treatment Protocols

Price: $15.00 CE: 1.00
This course is accessible until 2/1/2022

This HIV/AIDS course is designed for the healthcare professional who would like to learn more about the clinical management and current recommended treatment regimens of the patient who is HIV-positive. ART will be discussed, as well as treatment to control symptoms and to treat concurrent opportunistic and co-infections.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

AdventHealth University Division – echelon® is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

echelon® is an approved CE provider by the Florida Board of Nursing.

AdventHealth University Division echelon is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CPE16352.

NOTE: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors; individuals may not repeat and report a self-learning activity for credit twice in the same biennium.

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Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
  1. Describe the clinical management of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected patient.
  2. Name the various antiretroviral drug categories, their recommended treatment regimens, and the considerations and side effects of each.
  3. Define antiretroviral therapy (ART) and its preferred components, as well as identify therapy guidelines.
  4. Identify the prophylaxis medications used to prevent co-infections and opportunistic infections.
  5. Identify the common opportunistic and co-infections that may occur in the HIV+ person, and the treatment for each.

Qualified Planners/Faculty

Jeffrey P. Garrett, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

A current member of the American Academy of HIV Medicine, Jeffery brings to this course his experience and knowledge from the last 15 years of practice devoted to infectious diseases with a special interest in research and treatment of viral infections including: HIV, viral hepatitis and herpes virus disease. He has been with the Orlando Immunology Center since 2011 and has updated this course with the latest information on HIV and AIDS. He received his ARNP/FNP with a Master’s of Science in Nursing from Florida State University College of Nursing, Bachelors of Science in Nursing – Summa cum Laude from Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences, and his Associate Degree in Nursing (RN Track) High Honors from Seminole State College. He also is a member of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, CCNIP, and the prestigious Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing.

Disclosures
This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

Revision Author: Madeline F. Sawin, MSN, RN

Madeline Sawin is currently an Assistant Professor/Clinical Instructor in Nursing at the AdventHealth University. She received her MSN from the University of Central Florida and BSN from the University of Puerto Rico College of Nursing. Since 2006 in addition to her teaching, Madeline has also been an active member of the National League of Nurses.

Disclosures
This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

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Completion Requirements: To receive continuing education credit commensurate with the credit awarded for this on-line activity, the participant must:

  • View all modules
  • Participate and pass all learning checks
  • Pass the Post Test(s) with a minimum score of 80%
  • Complete and submit the on-line evaluation

Certificates of Completion: will be available to print immediately upon finishing the completion requirements. You are encouraged to print and save your certificate for your portfolio as required by your licensing body. Interdisciplinary accredited activities, activities having multiple accreditors, will be listed individually on the Certificate of Completion.

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