HIV – The CDC's Guidelines for Counseling, Testing and Referral
This course is based upon the Center for Disease Control (CDC) revised guidelines for HIV counseling, testing and referral. The CDC used an evidence based approach to the development of the guidelines and opinion of best practices by specialists in the field when there is a lack of evidence. This course is designed for both clinicians and administrators who work in private and public, and urban and rural areas. It is targeted for intermediate and advanced practitioners. It will provide specific recommendations for HIV counseling, testing and referral (CTR) that can be adapted to meet the specific needs of the service provider, location and budget.
Psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors,marriage and family therapists and certified addicition professionals can benefit from this course. This course may also be helpful for other practitioners, such as midwives and dieticians and nutritionist who may work with clients who are HIV infected or who may have AIDS. This course is appropriate for beginning, intermediate and advanced level practitioners who wish to learn more about HIV and AIDS.
Author: Centers for Disease Control
Learning Objectives: This course will provide a professional with information about HIV counseling, testing and referral. Specifically, a professional will:
- Recognize specific recommendations made by the CDC for HIV counseling, testing and referral.
- Identify advantages related to early knowledge of HIV status.
- Identify strategies used to target HIV counseling, testing and referral through risk screening.
This Ce-Classes.com course is approved for CE credit by:
- This course is NOT available for NBCC credit.
This course is Non Interactive .