3 CE Hour HIV & AIDS Education & Bodywork Intro

CE Institute LLC

$50.00 

This course is considered to provide an advanced beginner/intermediate knowledge for those who are working with HIV & AIDS.  This course is not appropriate for those whom already have an advanced knowledge of HIV/AIDS.  The material that will be covered in theoretical evidence based lecture is:

  • Definitions of HIV & AIDS
  • The Immune System & T-Cells
  • Antiretroviral Therapy /ART & Medical Side Effects
  • Research of the benefits of bodywork for clients with HIV/AIDS
  • The History of HIV
  • Stages of HIV Infection
  • Bodyworker Recommendations with Each Stage of HIV
  • Review of HIV/AIDS-Related Opportunistic Illnesses, Infections & Disease
    • Skin Integrity Issues
    • Kaposi Sarcoma
    • Candidiasis/Thrush
    • Cachexia/Wasting Syndrome
    • Pneumonia
    • Herpes Simplex Virus/Shingles
  • HIV Transmission
  • HIV Superinfection
  • Types of HIV
  • Popular Myths About HIV Transmission
  • Post-Exposure Prophylaxis/PEP
  • Skin Integrity
  • Occupational Skin Issues
  • Educational Campaigns from the CDC
  • HIV/AIDS Testing
  • HIV/AIDS Statistics in the United States
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Antimicrobial Action for Linens & Laundry
  • Sanitation & Workplace Apparel
  • Disinfection Recommendations & Practices
  • HIV/AIDS Workplace Policies
  • Employee HIV Status & Rights

The course will also show an Instructor Demonstration of a Sweet Session™ to meet the "hands-on" criteria of a live class.  A Sweet Session™  is usually provided to a clothed client in a semi-recumbent position when they are in extremely compromised health and contraindicated for “regular bodywork”.  A Sweet Session™ includes:  includes gentle massage, joint rotation, energy work plus muscle and bone tracing.  There will be no hands-on practice or receipt of bodywork in addition to the instructor demo in this short 3 hour class.