This course is a primer on HIV disease. Although it contains current information this course meets Florida and most other state content requirements for basic HIV/AIDS education for all licensed counseling professionals.
Note: This 3 CE HIV course satisfies the initial Florida licensure requirements for Psychology, Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Marriage & Family and Nursing.
Available as a live course. Contact us for information.
Developed by: Karen Albig Smith, LMFT, LCAS, MAC, CAP, SAP, SAE
Description: This course provides information on diagnosis criteria and treatment for HIV and AIDs-related illnesses. A review of transmission modes, prevention issues, and at-risk behaviors is presented. Issues specific to substance abusing HIV+ clients will be discussed, including information on growing at-risk populations. Universal precautions will be identified and discussed. An overview of the new medication regimens and the issues facing patients in determining which regimen is appropriate. This program provides the basic HIV education required in most states for all mental health, nursing, and addictions professional licensure and certification.
CE Credits: 3
CE Broker#: 20-10709
Methods: Pre-test, study guide, posttest and evaluation, internet sources via URLs, Q&A by email.
Content Area: HIV/AIDS, Social and cultural foundations, Professional orientation/readiness, Client/family and community, Special populations/problems.
Purpose: This program is developed to specifically provide content requirements for basic HIV/AIDS education as it pertains to the counseling and health care profession.
Target Audience: Psychologists, school psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, licensed professional counselors, mental health counselors, nurses, employee assistance professionals, addiction professionals, behavioral health technicians, and other allied professionals.
States that accept Program Services credits because of our national approvals: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin
Accepts Program Services credits because we hold another state SW board approval: Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia Cross-disciplinary
States with no specified requirements/limitations or self- submit after the fact Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Maine, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Wyoming, New Mexico
Program Services credits not available for Social Work in these states: Hawaii, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana
South Carolina Board of Nursing CEBroker provider #50-1651
District Columbia Board of Nursing CEBroker provider #50-1651
Allied profession approvals can be found at https://www.programservices.org/approvals?other=true
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