HIV/AIDS Infection Control

This course applies to all healthcare professionals and fulfills the one-time Florida Board requirement for HIV/AIDS by discussing patient care, infection control, testing, public perspectives and legal considerations related to HIV.

Target Audience

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Licensed Practical Nurse, Licensed Psychiatric Technician Nurse, Certified Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, Registered Nurse Practitioner, Home Health Aide, Certified Nursing Aide, Certified Nursing Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Podiatric Physician, Respiratory Care Practitioner Critical Care, Respiratory Care Practitioner Non-Critical Care, Certified Respiratory Therapist, Registered Respiratory Therapist, Dietitian/Nutritionist, Nutrition Counselor, Licensed Midwife, Diagnostic Radiological Physicist, Therapeutic Radiological Physicist, Medical Nuclear Radiological Physicist, Medical Health Physicist, Electrologist

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Define HIV and AIDS.
  2. Discuss the epidemiology of HIV and AIDS.
  3. Describe common modes of HIV transmission.
  4. Describe methods in which HIV may be transmitted in a health care setting.
  5. Discuss universal precautions and other infection control techniques that can reduce the risk of HIV transmission in health care settings.
  6. Identify common secondary infections and conditions associated with HIV and AIDS.
  7. Identify clinical strategies for the prevention and management of HIV and AIDS.
  8. Discuss federal and Florida laws pertaining to HIV and AIDS, including confidentiality of testing, the treatment of patients, partner notification and reporting requirements, and the offering of HIV testing to pregnant women.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
Course opens: 
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Jaimini Patel, RPH, PHD, MBA

Financial Support Disclosure

This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support.


1.0 Contact Hour


Provider No. 50-20641
AGD No. 386503
CA BRN No. 2020138

Requirements for Credit

Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.

PLEASE NOTE.  AchieveCE does hold national accreditation from the Academy of General Dentistry. AchieveCE also is an approved provider of nursing CE from both the California Board of Nursing and the Florida Board of Nursing. For all other professions, this activity is only approved for Florida credit.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours


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