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- HIV Structure
- Modes of transmission
- Occupational Exposures
- Potentially Infectious Body Fluids
- Risk Factors Associated with Increased HIV Infection
- Which of the following does not pose a significant risk for transmitting HIV?
- Practices that prevent HIV exposure
- Engineering Controls
- Work Practice Controls
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Which of the following are considered the first line of defense against potential exposure to HIV in the laboratory?
- Clinical management of an HIV exposure
- If an Exposure Occurs
- Evaluation and Treatment
- Postexposure Prophlaxis (PEP)
- Match the proper first aid with the exposure type.
- Care and treatment of HIV/AIDS patients
- Attitude and stigma associated with HIV/AIDS
- Introduction to HIV/AIDS Stigma
- Counteracting HIV/AIDS Stigma
- Which of the following characteristics below are considered to be at the root of HIV/AIDS stigma?
- Current Florida law on AIDS and its impact on HIV testing
Author information: Barbara Cebulski, MS, MLS(ASCP) has over 40 years of experience in the medical laboratory profession as a technologist, section supervisor, and laboratory manager. She was an Inspection and Technical Specialist for nine years with the College of American Pathologists in the Laboratory Accreditation Program and, until her retirement in 2015, was Program Director for MediaLab, Inc. Barbara holds a Masters in Instructional Technology from Georgia State University.
Reviewer information: Garland E. Pendergraph, PhD, JD, MLS(ASCP)SM, HCLD/CC(ABB) received his MSPH from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, his PhD in medical parasitology and mycology from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, and his law degree with a concentration in health care law from Concord Law School, Purdue University. He also did a Fellowship in Tropical Medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine. He is the author of a textbook in phlebotomy, a number of scientific articles, plus internet training programs. He is licensed as a laboratory director in the States of Georgia and Florida.