The purpose of this course is to educate allied health care professionals on HIV fundamentals. Incidence, transmission, and infection control considerations relevant to patient management will be outlined.
Course created on October 12, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least two ways that HIV is transmitted.
- After this course, participants will be able to differentiate HIV-infection from AIDS based on accepted disease classification systems.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least 3 standard precautions related to infection control.
|5-25 Minutes||Overview of HIV/AIDS•Definition•Historical milestones•Global & Domestic Facts (Incidence)•Transmission & Prevention|
|25-60 Minutes||The immune system and HIV•How immune system works•How HIV attacks the immune system•Disease classification of HIV/AIDS•Disease Course of HIV/AIDS•Tests used to diagnose HIV•Antiretroviral Drugs for treatment|
|60-105 Minutes||Infection Control Principles•Standard Precautions•Key COVID-19 Precautions•Practical application in work environments|
|105-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
A.U. Bankaitis Smith
Vice President, Oaktree Products, Inc.
A.U. Bankaitis Smith, PhD, is Vice President of Oaktree Products, Inc., a multi-line distributor audiology supplies. Dr. Smith serves as a resource to the industry, offering both product and practice management solutions in the areas of infection control, cerumen management, and hearing assistance technology. For the past 5 years, she has been helping audiology business with digital marketing tactics, including E-store integration, website content development, and geofencing campaign strategies. Her current research focuses on coupler and real-ear aided response performance of PSAPs, hearables and OTC devices with the goal to help identify potentially viable options and corresponding strategies for integrating retail options within a clinical practice.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
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This course has been accredited with 2 CPD point/s by the British Academy of Audiology.
Canadian Academy of Audiology
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International Hearing Society
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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approved for 2 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Audiologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number LTS-S0035.
New Zealand Audiological Society
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Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
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