HIV/AIDS Education for Barbers

About the Course:
In this course, barbers will learn essential techniques to protect themselves and their clients from the transmission of HIV/AIDS. With focus on practical strategies, participants gain an understanding of the virus, its transmission routes, and effective preventative measures specific to barbering. Through interactive sessions, individuals will explore infection control practices, including proper sterilization techniques and workspace hygiene, to mitigate the risk of transmission.
Learning Objectives
  • Define and identify the difference between HIV and AIDS.
  • Describe how HIV is transmitted.
  • Recognize popular misconceptions and stigmas surrounding HIV/AIDS.
  • Identify standard precautions that can be taken to prevent spreading HIV/AIDS within your workplace.
  • Recall rules and regulations regarding HIV/AIDS status disclosure relevant to professionals and their clients.
  • Summarize protections extended to HIV-positive barbers under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

About the Author 
Tiffani Douglas, is a freelance Senior Beauty, Health & Wellness Copywriter, Esthetician, Nail Technician, and accomplished author. With a B.A. in Journalism and 30 years of experience in the beauty business, she brings a unique perspective to her writing that intertwines her industry expertise with creativity. Tiffani shared her extensive knowledge as a contributing author to the Milady Nail Technology, 8th Edition textbook, and served on the Colibri Healthcare?Cosmetology Board. She has also developed marketing and educational content for global beauty brands, established trade publications, and top beauty education companies and associations.

How to Receive Credit

  • Read the entire course online or in print, which requires a 2-hour commitment of time.
  • After completion of the course, complete the final examination. A passing grade of 75% is required. Test questions link content to learning outcomes as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention. 
  • Provide required personal information and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory course evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.

Resolution of Conflict of Interest 
The contributors to this course have no conflicts of interest relative to its content. Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement 
It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

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