According to the CDC, more than 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV infection, and almost 1 in 6 are unaware they are infected. HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) attacks the immune system and weakens the body’s ability to fight infection. HIV is the virus that leads to AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). There is no safe and effective cure for HIV. The best prevention for contracting this disease is knowledge.
Our HIV/AIDS Awareness Course is one of the two discounted courses we are currently offering. View this course for more information on methods of transmission, symptoms, and treatment options for HIV/AIDS. Also, check out our Bloodborne Pathogen infographic for more information on this disease and others caused by bloodborne pathogens.
Bloodborne Pathogens (2 Hours)
This course describes bloodborne pathogens and defines associated terminology. It also discusses signs, symptoms, and treatments of the most commonly encountered bloodborne diseases, their methods of transmission, ways to prevent exposure to bloodborne pathogens, and beneficial actions following any incidental exposure.
This course describes historical background and general statistics of HIV/AIDS. It describes HIV/AIDS methods of transmission, symptoms, and treatment options. Techniques for prevention and legal issues pertaining to HIV/AIDS are also identified.