GeriCEU, LLC provides online continuing education courses to nurses focusing on geriatric issues with special attention to the Nursing CE requirement. This website allows nurses to view courses, take exams, recieve Nursing CE and CEU contact hours and print their certificates from the comfort of their homes. We offer quality material at an affordable price.

HIV: An Older Adult Perspective

 

Pursose: To provide an overview of human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome with a special focus on the older adult including its risk factors, stages, clinical signs and symptoms, diagnostic workup and treatment options. 

 

 Disclaimer: GeriCEU, LLC does not endorse any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.  The author, planning committee and feedback personnel for this course have declared no conflict of interest.  There is no commercial support or sponsorship for this activity.  Off-label medication use will be discussed in this course and when an off-label medication is discussed it will be clearly labeled as an off-label use.  GeriCEU, LLC does not endorse off-label medication use, but it is mentioned so the readers understand why some clinicians utilize medications off-label.  

 

In order to receive credit for this course the exam must be passed and payment must be made. An evaluation form is offered after passing any exam. A passing grade of at least 70% needs to be achieved on this exam and an evaluation form needs to be completed. A certificate with the 4 contact hours can then be saved and printed. You will need to register before taking any exams. Registration is free.

 

Objectives

1.       Compare and contrast human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

2.       List four groups of people that are at increased risk for HIV. 

3.       List five interventions to reduce the risk of progression/complications of HIV.

4.       List the six stages of HIV infection.

5.       Identify treatment options for HIV and AIDS.

6.       Compare and contrast different treatment options in HIV and AIDS.

7.       Identify three complication of HIV and AIDS and techniques to monitor and manage these complication.

8.       List four physiological changes in the older adult that affects HIV or its treatment

 

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We offer package deals at a discount and below is a break down of the packages we offer.

Ohio Package 25 hour CE - $15.95 - Common Chronic Diseases in the Nursing Home, Common Issues in the Nursing Home and An Overview of The Ohio Nurse Practice Act. When you pass these specific exams an option to buy now will appear on the bottom of your exam results page under this package's heading for the low cost of $15.95. Once paid you can then click the individual certificate link for each exam where you can then save, open and print your PDF certificate.

Michigan Package 26 hour CE - $19.95
- Common Chronic Diseases in the Nursing Home, Common Issues in the Nursing Home and Chronic Pain: A Nursing Home Perspective. When you pass these specific exams an option to buy now will appear on the bottom of your exam results page under this package's heading for the low cost of $19.95. Once paid you can then click the individual certificate link for each exam where you can then save, open and print your PDF certificate.

32 hour CE Package - $22.95 -Common Chronic Diseases in the Nursing Home, Common Issues in the Nursing Home and Mental Health Issues in the Nursing Home. When you pass these exams an option to buy now will appear on the bottom of your exam results page under this package's heading for the low cost of $22.95. Once paid you can then click the individual certificate link for each exam where you can then save, open and print your PDF certificate.
 

 

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There is no commercial support or sponsorship for these activities.

The author, planning committee and feedback personnel have declared no conflict of interest.

 

GeriCEU, LLC does not endorse any commercial products displayed in our courses.  Off-label medication use may be discussed in some courses. 

GeriCEU, LLC does not endorse off-label medication use, but it may be mentioned so the readers understand why some clinicians utilize medications off label.  

 If off label medication is discussed it will be clearly marked as off-label.