Activity Details

HIV/AIDS | 2020
Any time

Contact Information

1395 Center Drive
Gainesville, Florida 32610

Course Description

The College of Dentistry's infectious disease team, with input from practicing dental professionals, designed this course to give you practical information on HIV/AIDS in an on-line, self-study format. The course includes reading material, graphical examples, and a post-test.

Topics Include:

  1. Infection control procedures and productions
  2. Clinical management of dental patients with communicable disease
  3. Handling and disposal of contaminated materials
  4. Legal responsibilities and implications
  5. Prevention
  6. Treatment
  7. Clinical manifestations
  8. Modes of transmission
  9. Pathogenesis
  10. Immunology
  11. Current research
  12. Bloodborne pathogen standard
  13. Exposure control plan
  14. Record keeping and training
  15. Labels and signs



Carol M. Stewart, D.D.S., M.S.

Associate Professor UF College of Dentistry Dept. of Oral Diagnosis Sciences


Continuing Education Units

2 contact hours. Online.

Course Length

Participants have 180 days to complete the online course.


The University of Florida is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider and a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.

* Original release date: July 1, 2009. Reviewed March 30, 2015 and will expire March 4, 2019  view all CDE courses..