Occupational Therapy: HIV/AIDS: An Overview for Rehabilitation Professionals , 2nd ed
19.95
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Elective
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About the Course:
This course provides rehabilitation professionals with an understanding of the transmission and prevention of HIV, the care of persons with HIV, and the issues of living with HIV. Recent changes in terminology and staging are covered. Legal and ethical issues, including recent changes in testing, confidentiality, and reporting requirements are discussed.
 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the current trends in HIV/AIDS in the United States.
  • Describe the basic pathophysiology of HIV.
  • Identify the stages of HIV infection and their associated signs and symptoms.
  • Identify routes of transmission, risk factors, and prevention strategies for HIV.
  • Identify assessment guidelines and treatment regimens for HIV/AIDS.
  • Recognize the common psychosocial responses and coping activities for a person living with HIV infection.
  • Describe the ethical and legal considerations for HIV/ AIDS.


About the Author:
Leanna Marchand, RN, BSN, JD, s a founding partner in Marchand & Rossi, LLP, in Dallas, Texas. Mrs. Marchand practices healthcare law and civil litigation and earned her bachelor of science in nursing from Texas Woman’s University and her law degree, cum laude, from Southern Methodist University School of Law. Mrs. Marchand is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the American Association of Nurse Attorneys, serves as an expert advisor to several committees of the Texas Nurses Association, and has a special interest in the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS. Mrs. Marchand also serves on the Board of Directors of the Team Connor Childhood Cancer Foundation.

Adaptation author Amanda Olson, DPT, PRPC, is a certified pelvic floor physical therapist practicing at a hospital-based outpatient clinic. She earned her bachelor of science degree from Pacific University, and doctorate in physical therapy from Regis University. She has been practicing physical therapy since 2008. She is certified in treatment of the pelvic floor (CAPP-PF certification) by the American Physical Therapy Association and is a pelvic rehabilitation practitioner (PRP certification) by the Herman and Wallace Institute. She is also certified in the STOTT method of Pilates and incorporates these methods into teaching and patient management.

How to receive credit:

  • Read the entire course online or in print which requires a 1-hour commitment of time.
  • Depending on your state requirements you will be asked to complete:
    • A mandatory test (a passing score of 75 percent is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives 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.

Disclosures:

Resolution of Conflict of Interest
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.

Disclaimer:
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.
©2020: All Rights Reserved. Materials may not be reproduced without the expressed written permission or consent of Colibri Healthcare, LLC. The materials presented in this course are meant to provide the consumer with general information on the topics covered. The information provided was prepared by professionals with practical knowledge of the areas covered. It is not meant to provide medical, legal, or professional advice. Colibri Healthcare, LLC recommends that you consult a medical, legal, or professional services expert licensed in your state. Colibri Healthcare, LLC has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that all content provided in this course is accurate and up to date at the time of printing, but does not represent or warrant that it will apply to your situation nor circumstances and assumes no liability from reliance on these materials. Quotes are collected from customer feedback surveys. The models are intended to be representative and not actual customers.

 
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HIV/AIDS: An Overview for Rehabilitation Professionals , 2nd ed

19.95

About the Course:
This course provides rehabilitation professionals with an understanding of the transmission and prevention of HIV, the care of persons with HIV, and the issues of living with HIV. Recent changes in terminology and staging are covered. Legal and ethical issues, including recent changes in testing, confidentiality, and reporting requirements are discussed.
 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the current trends in HIV/AIDS in the United States.
  • Describe the basic pathophysiology of HIV.
  • Identify the stages of HIV infection and their associated signs and symptoms.
  • Identify routes of transmission, risk factors, and prevention strategies for HIV.
  • Identify assessment guidelines and treatment regimens for HIV/AIDS.
  • Recognize the common psychosocial responses and coping activities for a person living with HIV infection.
  • Describe the ethical and legal considerations for HIV/ AIDS.


About the Author:
Leanna Marchand, RN, BSN, JD, s a founding partner in Marchand & Rossi, LLP, in Dallas, Texas. Mrs. Marchand practices healthcare law and civil litigation and earned her bachelor of science in nursing from Texas Woman’s University and her law degree, cum laude, from Southern Methodist University School of Law. Mrs. Marchand is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the American Association of Nurse Attorneys, serves as an expert advisor to several committees of the Texas Nurses Association, and has a special interest in the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS. Mrs. Marchand also serves on the Board of Directors of the Team Connor Childhood Cancer Foundation.

Adaptation author Amanda Olson, DPT, PRPC, is a certified pelvic floor physical therapist practicing at a hospital-based outpatient clinic. She earned her bachelor of science degree from Pacific University, and doctorate in physical therapy from Regis University. She has been practicing physical therapy since 2008. She is certified in treatment of the pelvic floor (CAPP-PF certification) by the American Physical Therapy Association and is a pelvic rehabilitation practitioner (PRP certification) by the Herman and Wallace Institute. She is also certified in the STOTT method of Pilates and incorporates these methods into teaching and patient management.

How to receive credit:

  • Read the entire course online or in print which requires a 1-hour commitment of time.
  • Depending on your state requirements you will be asked to complete:
    • A mandatory test (a passing score of 75 percent is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives 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.

Disclosures:

Resolution of Conflict of Interest
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.

Disclaimer:
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.
©2020: All Rights Reserved. Materials may not be reproduced without the expressed written permission or consent of Colibri Healthcare, LLC. The materials presented in this course are meant to provide the consumer with general information on the topics covered. The information provided was prepared by professionals with practical knowledge of the areas covered. It is not meant to provide medical, legal, or professional advice. Colibri Healthcare, LLC recommends that you consult a medical, legal, or professional services expert licensed in your state. Colibri Healthcare, LLC has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that all content provided in this course is accurate and up to date at the time of printing, but does not represent or warrant that it will apply to your situation nor circumstances and assumes no liability from reliance on these materials. Quotes are collected from customer feedback surveys. The models are intended to be representative and not actual customers.