HIV & AIDS Epidemic
Duration: 4 Hours
This workbook deals with the immunology and pathogenesis of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Discover the nature of the immune system, in particular, cellular immunity, T-Lymphocytes and the progress of the disease as the immune system collapses. Learn to discuss with patients the epidemiology, transmission and prevention of AIDS. Know the signs and symptoms of the opportunistic infections.
Implement universal precautions, disinfection, and sterilization, and waste disposal procedures in your office. Know your legal responsibilities. Use the appendixes for reference into new therapies and protocols for occupational exposure.
For a concise and accurate study of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, this course is a superlative resource. It is designed for practitioners who are applying for their initial licenses in states with mandatory AIDS education and is suitable for all licensees who want to review the new knowledge that has come to light as advances in AIDS therapy have accelerated.