HIV/AIDS Course for Initial Licensure

About the Course
This course will cover definitions, transmission, and treatment of HIV/AIDS and common communicable diseases to increase awareness and education for Florida cosmetologists. The topics covered are critical for the health and safety of the professional and their clients. 

Learning Objectives
  • Explain the difference between HIV Infection and AIDS.
  • Identify routes of HIV transmission.
  • Describe ways to test for HIV/AIDS. 
  • Discuss prevention techniques to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS.
  • List common risk factors and prevalence statistic for HIV/AIDS for the state of Florida and the U.S.
  • Explain HIV/AIDS treatment.
  • Describe tuberculosis (TB) and the five types of hepatitis virus(HV)
  • Identify how TB and viral hepatitis are prevented, transmitted, and treated.