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Brief Description:

This course will update our current understanding of what HIV and AIDS are and how they are transmitted. The prevalence of the disease and how it attacks the body will be explained. Current information on the transmission, as well as the correction of several common myths,  will be taught. The importance of testing and diagnosis is ever-increasing with the significant progress being made regarding the treatment of HIV.

We will explore confidentiality and legal protection for the HIV-infected person.

This course will award 3 continuing education hours.  Please see the board approval box for course approval information.

Author: Leesa M. Robertson, M.Ed., CAP, LMHC
Ms. Robertson, M.Ed., CAP, LMHC is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia.  She is credentialed in alcohol and other drug counseling.    

Course Information: 
Relevance and Target Audience: This course is designed for master’s level counselors and social workers, addiction professionals, and nurses. It will assist in their understanding of how HIV is transmitted.
Content Level: Intermediate
Course Format: This course is offered as a self-paced distance learning format (reading-based online activity)
System Requirements: This course is offered online.  Internet connection required.

Course Completion Information: To earn continuing education credit, professionals must register and pay the fee for the course.  They must read the content and demonstrate understanding by earning a minimum score of 70 percent on testing materials.  The certificate of completion will be able to be downloaded after the above is completed. Refunds and Cancellations will be granted upon request with the withdrawal of credit for the course.
For questions, concerns or to request special accommodations, please call 866-863-4225 or email

CEBroker Course ID:  20-903517
CEBroker Provider Number:  50-204
CEBroker Provider Number: 50-32499
CEBroker Course ID: 20-939428

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Objectives of this Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the learner will be able to:

1. Describe the definition of and the difference between HIV and AIDS.
2. Describe the prevalence of this disease in the United States and the world.
3. Identify how the infection is transmitted and what takes place in the body during the HIV phase and then the AIDS phase of the illness.
4. Identify the current prevention strategies.
5. Identify common myths associated with this illness.
6. Describe the need for treatment for HIV.
7. Describe the confidentiality issues, as well as the duty to warn.
8. Identify the legal systems in place to protect the HIV-infected individual.
9. Describe appropriate aspects of treatment with an HIV-infected client.

I.  What Are HIV and AIDS
II. Clinical Presentation
III.  Prevalence
IV.  Diagnosis
V.  Prevention
VI.  Injectable Drug Use
VII.  Education
VIII. Screening and Diagnostic Tests
IX.  Early Intervention
X.  Treatment
XI.  Reporting HIV/Aids
XII.  Working With Patients With HIV/Aids

Board Approvals:

National Approvals

Bayside Continuing Education dba, provider 1793, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASBW) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program.  Organizations, not individual courses are approved as ACE providers.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. maintains responsibility for this course.  ACE provider approval period: 02/04/2023 through 02/04/2026.  Social Workers participating in this course receive 3 continuing education credit.

 Bayside Continuing Education has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP #6098.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  Bayside Continuing Education is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 This course has been approved by Bayside Continuing Education and Development Provider Number 81892, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider number 81892 is responsible for all aspects of the programming.

State Approvals
Beyond National Approvals which meet most state and certification board requirements individual state board approvals for this course:

 CCAPP California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) Provider Number OS-21-336-0623

Florida Certification Board
Florida Board of Nursing
Registered Nurse:  General
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse:  General
Licensed Practical Nurse:  General
Florida Board of Nursing-Certified Nursing Assistants
Certified Nursing Assistant General
Florida Board of Clinical SW, MFT and MHC, #726
Licensed Clinical Social Worker:  General
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist:  General
Licensed Mental Health Counselor:  General
Florida Board of Dentistry
Dentist:  General
Dental Hygienist:  General
Health Access Dentist:  General
Dental Temporary Certificate:  General
Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition

Dietitian/Nutritionist:  General
Nutrition Counselor:  General

CEBroker Course ID:  20-903517
CEBroker Provider Number:  50-204
CEBroker Course ID: 20-939428
CEBroker Provider Number: 50-32499

Many state boards accept hours approved by other state and national boards. If your board is not listed here please contact them directly.

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Brief Description:

To ensure a workplace is free from racial injustice, productive, creative, and safe for employees the organization must maintain an awareness and appreciation of each other.  



This course is intended for staff development and does not award continuing education hours.


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Objectives of this Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the user will be able to:

  1.  Have a better understanding of racism, harassment, and inappropriate behavior.
  2.  Understand how these issues negatively impact the workplace.
  3.   Identify ways to create an environment of mutual respect in the workplace.
  4.   Understand how to address issues.
Board Approvals:

This course is not for continuing education credit.

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