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

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Jerry Santiago, PhD, HTL(ASCP)QIHC, Professor of Histology/HT Program Director, Florida State College at Jacksonville

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.

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Continuing Education Credits

NSH Contact Hours (acceptable for AMT, ASCP, and state recertification): 1 hour(s)
Course number HIV2019
Course number 20-662699, approved through 6/25/2020

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Course Outline

  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome: A Course for the Laboratorian
      • Rationale & Objectives
      • What is the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)?
      • What is the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)?
      • HIV 1 vs HIV 2
    • Test Your Knowledge
    • Emergence of HIV
        • Origination of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus
        • First Acknowledgments
        • Worldwide Spread of HIV
        • Groups and Subtypes of HIV
      • Test Your Knowledge
      • Modes of Transmission
          • Infection of HIV
          • Transmission
          • In a healthcare setting:
      • Life Cycle of HIV
          • Life Cycle of HIV
          • Course of Infection
          • Stage 1
          • Stage 2
          • Stage 3
          • Stage 4
      • HIV Opportunistic Infections
          • HIV Progression
      • Infection Control Procedures
          • Infection Control Procedures
          • What is the risk to hospital workers?
          • Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)
      • Prevention of HIV
          • Prevention of HIV
          • Transmission and Prevention of HIV Video
      • Florida HIV/AIDS Law: 2016 Florida Statutes
          • 381.0034 Requirement for instruction on HIV and AIDS
          • 381.004 HIV testing:
          • Informed Consent:
          • Informed Consent Not Required:
          • Results:
          • Counseling:
          • Confidentiality
          • 384.24 Unlawful Acts
        • Test Your Knowledge
        • References
            • References

        Additional Information

        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.

        Presenter Bio: 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.

        Learning Format: This course is reference paper on HIV/AIDS broken into 10 digestible sections 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 for the course.

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