HIV Foundations

This learning activity provides an overview of the basics of HIV treatment and prevention. Information on HIV epidemiology, transmission, HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, and principles of HIV treatment adherence are discussed. Information about the impact of stigma and ways to reduce it are covered, including discussion of the Undetectable Equals Untransmittable (U=U) campaign and use of person-centered language.

Learning Objectives

  • To describe how HIV effects the immune system
  • To discuss considerations for HIV treatment and prevention in older adults
  • To identify ways to reduce stigma and barriers to care for people with HIV

Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD)

Approximate Time to Complete this Activity: 1 hour and 50 minutes

Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD) Offered for This Activity 1.75 Contact Hours

To claim contact hours, participants must receive a passing score of 80% on the module post-test and complete a brief evaluation. To access the post-test and evaluation, click on the purple Claim Contact Hours button under the viewing panel on the next page.

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August 3, 2022


August 2, 2024