Class Overview

7 Hour HIV/AIDS Training for Healthcare | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

Gain the training required for health care professionals based on the 1988 Washington State Omnibus Law for education on HIV/AIDS.

You are required to have AIDS education if you work as a healthcare professional or in a state licensed or certified health care facility in Washington, and/or you want to get a license, certification or registration to practice a regulated health care profession in Washington State.

The Washington State Department of Health developed a model curriculum for HIV/AIDS education.

Topics include: etiology and epidemiology; testing and counseling; infection control guidelines; clinical manifestations and treatment; legal and ethical issues to include confidentiality; and psychosocial issues to include special population considerations.

This curriculum is taught by an instructor with expertise on HIV/AIDS and what healthcare practitioners need to know.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive state-accepted documentation of the training.

This course is offered one time per month, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., with one hour for lunch (not provided).

Additional information about this course can be found on the Department of Health's website.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand HIV/AIDS topics in order to meet WA State training requirements
  • Topics include: etiology and epidemiology; testing and counseling; infection control guidelines; clinical manifestations and treatment; legal and ethical issues to include confidentiality; and psychosocial issues to include special population considerations.

Who Should Take this Class?

  •  Washington State health care professionals or people who work in a state licensed or certified health care facility in Washington
  • Anyone who wants to get a license, certification or registration to practice a regulated health care profession in Washington State

Session Details

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