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This course is based on The Controlled Substances Act and taken from the larger manual Drugs of Abuse. The CSA places all substances which were in some manner regulated under existing federal law into one of...
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This course is based on The Controlled Substances Act and taken from the larger manual Drugs of Abuse. The CSA places all substances which were in some manner regulated under existing federal law into one of five schedules. This placement is based upon the substance's medical use potential for abuse and safety or dependence liability.
This course is based on The Controlled Substances Act and taken from the larger manual Drugs of Abuse. The CSA places all substances which were in some manner regulated under existing federal law into one of five schedules. This placement is based upon the substance's medical use potential for abuse and safety or dependence liability.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course was developed from information provided by the National Institute of Mental Health to give a brief overview of the symptoms development treatment and directions in research for schizophrenia. The...
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This course was developed from information provided by the National Institute of Mental Health to give a brief overview of the symptoms development treatment and directions in research for schizophrenia. The information will be useful for professionals in the medical social work or mental health field or for students looking to increase their knowledge. .
This course was developed from information provided by the National Institute of Mental Health to give a brief overview of the symptoms development treatment and directions in research for schizophrenia. The information will be useful for professionals in the medical social work or mental health field or for students looking to increase their knowledge. .
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course focuses on guiding leaders in end-of-life and palliative care regarding the trends within the published scientific literature and the sources of private- and public-sector support for this...
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This course focuses on guiding leaders in end-of-life and palliative care regarding the trends within the published scientific literature and the sources of private- and public-sector support for this research. The purpose of this course is to present information on the nature and extent of published EOL PC research themes within the past 14 years including information on federal research awards and the public and private stakeholders who fund this science.
This course focuses on guiding leaders in end-of-life and palliative care regarding the trends within the published scientific literature and the sources of private- and public-sector support for this research. The purpose of this course is to present information on the nature and extent of published EOL PC research themes within the past 14 years including information on federal research awards and the public and private stakeholders who fund this science.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course describes the screening and assessment process for trauma as it pertains to: barriers and challenges; timing; the environment; misdiagnosis and under-diagnosis; cross cultural screening and...
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This course describes the screening and assessment process for trauma as it pertains to: barriers and challenges; timing; the environment; misdiagnosis and under-diagnosis; cross cultural screening and assessment; choosing instruments for the purpose population and quality of trauma screening and assessment; and trauma informed screening and assessment.
This course describes the screening and assessment process for trauma as it pertains to: barriers and challenges; timing; the environment; misdiagnosis and under-diagnosis; cross cultural screening and assessment; choosing instruments for the purpose population and quality of trauma screening and assessment; and trauma informed screening and assessment.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course is intended to provide in general medical settings the screening tools and procedures necessary to conduct screening brief intervention and/or treatment referral for patients who may have or be at...
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This course is intended to provide in general medical settings the screening tools and procedures necessary to conduct screening brief intervention and/or treatment referral for patients who may have or be at risk of developing a substance use disorder.
This course is intended to provide in general medical settings the screening tools and procedures necessary to conduct screening brief intervention and/or treatment referral for patients who may have or be at risk of developing a substance use disorder.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
There are seven key principles that summarize the understanding of self-regulation development. This CE course provides a comprehensive framework for understanding those key principles of self-regulation in...
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There are seven key principles that summarize the understanding of self-regulation development. This CE course provides a comprehensive framework for understanding those key principles of self-regulation in context using a theoretical model that reflects the influence of biology caregiving and the environment on the development of self-regulation. Consideration of how stress and adversity may impact self-regulation along with the developmental tasks of self-regulation from birth through young adulthood with particular attention to contextual factors that may impact development are also discussed. Article Author: Office of Planning Research and Evaluation Exam writer: Patricia Hocking-Walker M.S. (Psychology)
There are seven key principles that summarize the understanding of self-regulation development. This CE course provides a comprehensive framework for understanding those key principles of self-regulation in context using a theoretical model that reflects the influence of biology caregiving and the environment on the development of self-regulation. Consideration of how stress and adversity may impact self-regulation along with the developmental tasks of self-regulation from birth through young adulthood with particular attention to contextual factors that may impact development are also discussed. Article Author: Office of Planning Research and Evaluation Exam writer: Patricia Hocking-Walker M.S. (Psychology)
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course was developed from the Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance 2012 publication which presents statistics and trends for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States through 2012...
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This course was developed from the Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance 2012 publication which presents statistics and trends for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States through 2012 and summarizes data on the three notifiable disease for which there are federally funded control programs: chlamydia gonorrhea and syphilis
This course was developed from the Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance 2012 publication which presents statistics and trends for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States through 2012 and summarizes data on the three notifiable disease for which there are federally funded control programs: chlamydia gonorrhea and syphilis
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course was developed from the STD Surveillance 2012 publication which provides the public health impact direct impact on pregnancy and observations in the United States for chlamydia gonorrhea syphilis...
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This course was developed from the STD Surveillance 2012 publication which provides the public health impact direct impact on pregnancy and observations in the United States for chlamydia gonorrhea syphilis and PID among women and infants.  In addition this publication addresses chlamydia gonorrhea and syphilis among adolescents and young adults racial and ethnic minorities and among men who have sex with men.
This course was developed from the STD Surveillance 2012 publication which provides the public health impact direct impact on pregnancy and observations in the United States for chlamydia gonorrhea syphilis and PID among women and infants.  In addition this publication addresses chlamydia gonorrhea and syphilis among adolescents and young adults racial and ethnic minorities and among men who have sex with men.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This program focuses on common skin care issues in the elderly and what the home care and hospice aide can do to assist patients to maintain a healthy skin integrity.
This program focuses on common skin care issues in the elderly and what the home care and hospice aide can do to assist patients to maintain a healthy skin integrity.
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Produced by: HCI - Home Care Institute
This course discusses the different forms of abuse and neglect with an emphasis on the abuse and neglect of persons in an assisted living community or residential care facility. The indicators of potential...
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This course discusses the different forms of abuse and neglect with an emphasis on the abuse and neglect of persons in an assisted living community or residential care facility. The indicators of potential abusive situations are identified, methods to prevent these issues are outlined, and standard reporting requirements are referenced. Approaches for responding to incidents of abuse and neglect are highlighted and implementation of action steps to prevent future occurrences.
This course discusses the different forms of abuse and neglect with an emphasis on the abuse and neglect of persons in an assisted living community or residential care facility. The indicators of potential abusive situations are identified, methods to prevent these issues are outlined, and standard reporting requirements are referenced. Approaches for responding to incidents of abuse and neglect are highlighted and implementation of action steps to prevent future occurrences.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course will provide basic information concerning attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the effect of this disorder on academic, emotional and behavioral success. Symptoms, behaviors, and...
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This course will provide basic information concerning attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the effect of this disorder on academic, emotional and behavioral success. Symptoms, behaviors, and treatment will be discussed. Participants will examine tips and strategies which can be utilized to help students be successful in a home environment and in the classroom.
This course will provide basic information concerning attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the effect of this disorder on academic, emotional and behavioral success. Symptoms, behaviors, and treatment will be discussed. Participants will examine tips and strategies which can be utilized to help students be successful in a home environment and in the classroom.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia. Due to our aging population the number of people with AD will increase if no prevention methods emerge. It is important for residential care and...
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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia. Due to our aging population the number of people with AD will increase if no prevention methods emerge. It is important for residential care and assisted living administrators to understand the disease and current research efforts related to Alzheimer’s disease. Topics addressed will include an overview of how the healthy brain functions, the causes Alzheimer’s disease (AD), progression of AD, diagnostic interventions, medications, and lifestyle interventions. Research related to families and other caregivers will also be discussed.
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia. Due to our aging population the number of people with AD will increase if no prevention methods emerge. It is important for residential care and assisted living administrators to understand the disease and current research efforts related to Alzheimer’s disease. Topics addressed will include an overview of how the healthy brain functions, the causes Alzheimer’s disease (AD), progression of AD, diagnostic interventions, medications, and lifestyle interventions. Research related to families and other caregivers will also be discussed.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course presents current information on the Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Common terminology, characteristics, screening recommendations, diagnostic criteria, and management of ASD is presented....
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This course presents current information on the Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Common terminology, characteristics, screening recommendations, diagnostic criteria, and management of ASD is presented. Participants will learn the diagnostic criteria and distinguishing characteristics of Autism, Asperger's Disorder, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified. Best practices and intervention planning for individuals of all ages are discussed.
This course presents current information on the Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Common terminology, characteristics, screening recommendations, diagnostic criteria, and management of ASD is presented. Participants will learn the diagnostic criteria and distinguishing characteristics of Autism, Asperger's Disorder, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified. Best practices and intervention planning for individuals of all ages are discussed.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course provides learners with an understanding of the healthy digestive system and many common disease processes affecting both the adult and elderly populations. A review of the anatomy and physiology...
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This course provides learners with an understanding of the healthy digestive system and many common disease processes affecting both the adult and elderly populations. A review of the anatomy and physiology of the healthy gastrointestinal system is presented. The pathophysiology of over 20 diseases that involve the gastrointestinal system are discussed including causes, symptoms, and common treatment. Both common diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and of the gastrointestinal accessory organs are discussed. Care of the resident and considerations for caregivers is provided to give learners an awareness of how to best assist those who have gastrointestinal disease.
This course provides learners with an understanding of the healthy digestive system and many common disease processes affecting both the adult and elderly populations. A review of the anatomy and physiology of the healthy gastrointestinal system is presented. The pathophysiology of over 20 diseases that involve the gastrointestinal system are discussed including causes, symptoms, and common treatment. Both common diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and of the gastrointestinal accessory organs are discussed. Care of the resident and considerations for caregivers is provided to give learners an awareness of how to best assist those who have gastrointestinal disease.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course will provide an overview of four common infectious conditions found in residential care and assisted living settings. The four conditions discussed are: methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus...
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This course will provide an overview of four common infectious conditions found in residential care and assisted living settings. The four conditions discussed are: methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE), norovirus, and clostridium difficile. For each condition, the pathophysiology, the infectious process, modes of transmission, treatment, and prevention are discussed. Proper staff education, standard precautions, and isolation precautions are discussed as well.
This course will provide an overview of four common infectious conditions found in residential care and assisted living settings. The four conditions discussed are: methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE), norovirus, and clostridium difficile. For each condition, the pathophysiology, the infectious process, modes of transmission, treatment, and prevention are discussed. Proper staff education, standard precautions, and isolation precautions are discussed as well.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course introduces the student to current information related to the medical condition of constipation. An overview of the normal digestive system is discussed to better understand constipation. Such...
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This course introduces the student to current information related to the medical condition of constipation. An overview of the normal digestive system is discussed to better understand constipation. Such topics as causes, symptoms, and prevention of constipation are discussed. Examinations and tests to diagnose constipation and common treatments are presented. Learn the best practices for assisting individuals and residents who are experiencing constipation. Case studies will be utilized to apply the knowledge learned in this course to real-life situations.
This course introduces the student to current information related to the medical condition of constipation. An overview of the normal digestive system is discussed to better understand constipation. Such topics as causes, symptoms, and prevention of constipation are discussed. Examinations and tests to diagnose constipation and common treatments are presented. Learn the best practices for assisting individuals and residents who are experiencing constipation. Case studies will be utilized to apply the knowledge learned in this course to real-life situations.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course will provide an overview of depression and suicide in the assisted living resident. Both the myths and facts surrounding depression and suicide among older adults will be discussed. The definition...
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This course will provide an overview of depression and suicide in the assisted living resident. Both the myths and facts surrounding depression and suicide among older adults will be discussed. The definition and symptoms of depression are presented. Ways to recognize if a resident is depressed will be addressed. Current statistics on depression among older adults is presented. The participant will learn how to identify a depressed resident and ways to reduce the risk of depression among residents in the assisted living setting. The proper steps to take if a resident appears to be suicidal will also be discussed.
This course will provide an overview of depression and suicide in the assisted living resident. Both the myths and facts surrounding depression and suicide among older adults will be discussed. The definition and symptoms of depression are presented. Ways to recognize if a resident is depressed will be addressed. Current statistics on depression among older adults is presented. The participant will learn how to identify a depressed resident and ways to reduce the risk of depression among residents in the assisted living setting. The proper steps to take if a resident appears to be suicidal will also be discussed.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
One of the keys to success for all persons working in assisted living and residential care is the ability to communicate well with others. Each day we communicate with supervisors, co-workers, residents,...
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One of the keys to success for all persons working in assisted living and residential care is the ability to communicate well with others. Each day we communicate with supervisors, co-workers, residents, families, physicians, and other professionals. Good listening skills, written communication, verbal communication, and non-verbal skills are key to interacting with all people with whom we contact. In this course you will learn ways to become more sensitive to both how you communicate with others and how well you listen. You will also learn tips for resolving conflicts. Finally, suggestions for conducting a good meeting will help you stay on task and facilitate solutions.
One of the keys to success for all persons working in assisted living and residential care is the ability to communicate well with others. Each day we communicate with supervisors, co-workers, residents, families, physicians, and other professionals. Good listening skills, written communication, verbal communication, and non-verbal skills are key to interacting with all people with whom we contact. In this course you will learn ways to become more sensitive to both how you communicate with others and how well you listen. You will also learn tips for resolving conflicts. Finally, suggestions for conducting a good meeting will help you stay on task and facilitate solutions.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in the World. Understanding the basics of Spanish is important for anyone interacting with Spanish speaking people. This course will teach you the basic...
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Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in the World. Understanding the basics of Spanish is important for anyone interacting with Spanish speaking people. This course will teach you the basic information to begin learning a new language. Topics covered in this course are: basic sentence structure; pronunciation and the alphabet; common Spanish greetings; Spanish question words; understanding gender related vocabulary; and much more. Get started learning Spanish today!
Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in the World. Understanding the basics of Spanish is important for anyone interacting with Spanish speaking people. This course will teach you the basic information to begin learning a new language. Topics covered in this course are: basic sentence structure; pronunciation and the alphabet; common Spanish greetings; Spanish question words; understanding gender related vocabulary; and much more. Get started learning Spanish today!
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Produced by: Ed4Online
This course provides detailed information on epilepsy and seizures. The classification of seizures is discussed to help the learner distinguish among different types of seizures. This course also includes the...
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This course provides detailed information on epilepsy and seizures. The classification of seizures is discussed to help the learner distinguish among different types of seizures. This course also includes the history and incidence of epilepsy, risk factors, current treatment options, as well as discuss EEG and other neuroimaging as they pertain to epilepsy. Causes and neurological related information is presented along with the impact of epilepsy on moods, behavior, and memory. Seizure and epilepsy education topics are presented, including information on safety precautions.
This course provides detailed information on epilepsy and seizures. The classification of seizures is discussed to help the learner distinguish among different types of seizures. This course also includes the history and incidence of epilepsy, risk factors, current treatment options, as well as discuss EEG and other neuroimaging as they pertain to epilepsy. Causes and neurological related information is presented along with the impact of epilepsy on moods, behavior, and memory. Seizure and epilepsy education topics are presented, including information on safety precautions.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
We are all living in a technologically sophisticated world that continues to grow and change by the day. This course will identify the essential technology skills that all successful administrators should...
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We are all living in a technologically sophisticated world that continues to grow and change by the day. This course will identify the essential technology skills that all successful administrators should possess. A self-assessment is provided to assist administrators in identifying his/her technology skill strengths and weaknesses. Necessary skills are discussed and categorized into basic (must have), intermediate, and advanced skills. Threats of using email, including malware are discussed with ways to protect personal computers from these threats. Learn common email and cell phone text messaging etiquette. An overview of text messaging uses, limitations, and jargon will get any administrator comfortable using this new technology.
We are all living in a technologically sophisticated world that continues to grow and change by the day. This course will identify the essential technology skills that all successful administrators should possess. A self-assessment is provided to assist administrators in identifying his/her technology skill strengths and weaknesses. Necessary skills are discussed and categorized into basic (must have), intermediate, and advanced skills. Threats of using email, including malware are discussed with ways to protect personal computers from these threats. Learn common email and cell phone text messaging etiquette. An overview of text messaging uses, limitations, and jargon will get any administrator comfortable using this new technology.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course takes a look at the issue of fire safety and emergency preparedness in assisted living and residential care facilities. Five basic fire safety practices will be discussed. Learn common fire...
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This course takes a look at the issue of fire safety and emergency preparedness in assisted living and residential care facilities. Five basic fire safety practices will be discussed. Learn common fire emergency response procedures. Fire safety equipment, use of fire extinguishers, prevention, training, and other aspects of effective management of for effective fire safety will be addressed. Participants will learn details on how to develop a written emergency management plan for their facility.
This course takes a look at the issue of fire safety and emergency preparedness in assisted living and residential care facilities. Five basic fire safety practices will be discussed. Learn common fire emergency response procedures. Fire safety equipment, use of fire extinguishers, prevention, training, and other aspects of effective management of for effective fire safety will be addressed. Participants will learn details on how to develop a written emergency management plan for their facility.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course provides an in-depth look at the medical condition called heart failure (congestive heart failure). The anatomy and function of a normal heart as well as changes that occur with heart failure are...
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This course provides an in-depth look at the medical condition called heart failure (congestive heart failure). The anatomy and function of a normal heart as well as changes that occur with heart failure are discussed. Information on the disease process, causes, and symptoms of heart failure provides the participant with a good understanding of this disease. Diagnostic tests for heart failure, medications for treatment, and common lifestyle changes will be presented to assist the participant in properly caring for residents with heart failure.
This course provides an in-depth look at the medical condition called heart failure (congestive heart failure). The anatomy and function of a normal heart as well as changes that occur with heart failure are discussed. Information on the disease process, causes, and symptoms of heart failure provides the participant with a good understanding of this disease. Diagnostic tests for heart failure, medications for treatment, and common lifestyle changes will be presented to assist the participant in properly caring for residents with heart failure.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course will provide the care provider relevant knowledge about HIV and AIDS. Demographic, geographic, and incident rate data is presented. To assist in their care of residents, care providers will obtain...
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This course will provide the care provider relevant knowledge about HIV and AIDS. Demographic, geographic, and incident rate data is presented. To assist in their care of residents, care providers will obtain knowledge on the HIV/AIDS clinical signs, symptoms, modes of transmission, risk factors, prevention, and screening and diagnosis. Common HIV medical complications are presented. The participant will receive an overview of how the HIV virus duplicates and the general classes of drugs that target each stage of HIV replication.
This course will provide the care provider relevant knowledge about HIV and AIDS. Demographic, geographic, and incident rate data is presented. To assist in their care of residents, care providers will obtain knowledge on the HIV/AIDS clinical signs, symptoms, modes of transmission, risk factors, prevention, and screening and diagnosis. Common HIV medical complications are presented. The participant will receive an overview of how the HIV virus duplicates and the general classes of drugs that target each stage of HIV replication.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This program provides detailed information regarding methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections. Pathophysiology, the infectious process, modes of transmission, and prevention are...
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This program provides detailed information regarding methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections. Pathophysiology, the infectious process, modes of transmission, and prevention are discussed. Proper staff education, standard precautions, and isolation precautions are discussed as well.
This program provides detailed information regarding methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections. Pathophysiology, the infectious process, modes of transmission, and prevention are discussed. Proper staff education, standard precautions, and isolation precautions are discussed as well.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education