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HIV/AIDS: A Mini Course for Assistants

HIV/AIDS: A Mini Course

For CNAs, HHAs, and PCTs

IMPORTANT!! Please check the Board Approval Information below to ensure the course is approved by your professional board and will provide the CE credits you need.

Course Description

This course provides a review and update of information about HIV and AIDS. It is a valid course for all states in which our courses are approved or accepted, but it has been designed to meet the specific requirements CNAs, HHAs, and PCTs for Florida.

Purpose and Objectives

This course increases the healthcare worker’s understanding of HIV and AIDS. At the completion of the course you will be able to:

    • List the modes of transmission of the virus.


    • Identify infection control practices and precautions for health care workers.


    • List steps that can be taken to prevent the spread of HIV.


    • Summarize the clinical progression, testing, & treatment objectives of the patient with HIV.


  • Recognize the state’s attempt to prevent discrimination and provide confidentiality to all.

About the Author

Linda S. Greenfield, RN, PhD

Linda is the educational administrator, author and instructor for Consultants for the Future. She is a graduate from Iowa State University and Columbia Pacific University and was listed in Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities as a doctorial student. She has taught hundreds of seminars and authored home study courses for over thirty five years in healthcare continuing education.

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Her clinical experiences include acute and long term care, including experience as a flight nurse in the US Air Force and as an educator in a college based nursing program. Linda has a passion for life-long learning and is always on the breaking edge of the latest information in health and healing, integrating both conventional and alternative approaches. She has a knack for breaking down complex topics into easy to understand concepts with practical applications for everyday needs. Linda has been honored as a keynote speaker at several conferences and conventions, including the Spring 2005 conference of the Iowa Department of Health where she spoke about energy healing.

Board Approval Information

HIV/AIDS: A Mini Course
For CNAs, HHAs, and PCTs

Consultants for the Future and this course has been approved by the The Florida Certified Assistants Council, Provider No 50-435.


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