HIV/AIDS Update for Florida Nurses

1 CE Hour
HIV/AIDS Update for Florida Nurses


Although advances have been made in treating human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), the epidemic remains a critical public health issue in all communities across the country and around the world. This course will discuss·the pathophysiology, incidence and modes of transmission of HIV/AIDS,·guidelines for management, treatment,·prevention strategies for patients and healthcare providers, as well as·specific legal requirements as outlined by the Florida Statues as it relates to HIV/AIDS.

Target Audience

This course is designed for Florida nurses and other healthcare professionals required to obtain a one-hour HIV/AIDS update course as a condition for licensure renewal. This course is also designed for Florida nurses and other healthcare professionals looking to enhance their knowledge on HIV/AIDS.


Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand the pathophysiology, incidence and modes of transmission of HIV/AIDS.
  2. Describe the latest’s guidelines for management and treatment of patients with HIV/AIDS.
  3. Understand prevention strategies for patients and healthcare providers.
  4. Describe specific legal requirements as outlined by the Florida Statues.

Completion Requirements

In order to receive full contact-hour credit for this CNE activity, participants must:

  • Be registered for this activity,
  • Review the course material,
  • Complete the course post-test and obtain a grade of 70% or higher,
  • Complete and submit the course evaluation survey.
  • Other requirements for some of the courses may also include participation discussion boards, practice exercises, practice questions, etc.

Conflict of Interest (or lack thereof) for Planners, Authors and Presenters

A conflict of interest exists if any individual/entity that is in a position to influence the content, design, or implementation of the CNE activity is ALSO in a position to benefit financially from the success of a CNE activity.

The planners, authors and presenters of this CNE activity have disclosed no conflict of interest including no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this CNE activity.

Commercial/Sponsor Support

There is no commercial company or sponsor support for this CNE activity.

Non-Endorsement of Products

The National Healthcare Institute CNE provider approval status refers only to continuing nursing education activities and does not imply that there is a real or implied endorsement of any product, service, or company referred to in this activity nor of any company subsidizing costs related to the activity.

Off-Label Product Use

This CNE activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Course Aprrovals

Nursing Board Approvals

National Healthcare Institute (NHI) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California, Florida and District of Columbia Board of Nursing. All CNE courses offer by National Healthcare Institute follow the standards recommended by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation for this type of educational activities.

Florida Board of Nursing

Licensed Practical Nurse
Registered Nurse
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Other Boards Approvals

Florida Board of Respiratory Care

Certified Respiratory Therapist
Registered Respiratory Therapist
Respiratory Care Practitioner Critical Care
Respiratory Care Practitioner Non-Critical Care

Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition

Nutrition Counselor

Florida Electrolysis Council


Florida Council of Licensed Midwifery

Licensed Midwife

Florida Board of Athletic Training

Athletic Trainer

Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel

Clinical Laboratory Supervisor
Clinical Laboratory Technician
Clinical Laboratory Technologist
Clinical Laboratory Director
Public Health Supervisor
Public Health Director
Public Health Technologist

Florida Board of Massage Therapy

Massage Therapist

Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators

Nursing Home Administrator
Florida Board of Orthotist and Prosthetists
Orthtic Fitter Assistant
Orthotist and Prosthetist (Dual)
Orthotic Fitter

Florida Board of Physical Therapy Practice

Physical Therapist Assistant Florida
Physical Therapist Florida

Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine

Podiatric Physician

Florida Bureau of Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Technician

Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition

Nutrition Counselor
Dietitian Nutritionist

Florida Council of Medical Physicists

Therapeutic Radiological Physicist
Diagnostic Radiological Phsicist
Medical Health Physicist
Medical Nuclear Radiological Physicist



  • Number: CE110011
  • CE Broker ID: 20-310986
  • Contact hours: 1 CE Hour
  • Price: $4.95
  • Expiration date: Thursday, 08 October 2015