HIV/AIDS – AETC
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. This course was developed in collaboration with the Florida/Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center (www.fcaetc.org).
- Unit 1 - Epidemiology
- Unit 2 - Transmission
Unit 3 - Occupational Exposures
- Definition of Occupational Exposure
- Risk of Occupational Transmission
- Management of Occupational Exposures
- Unit 4 - HIV Testing, Counseling and Prevention
- Unit 5 - HIV Pathophysiology (Spectrum of Disease)
- Unit 6 - HIV Pathogenesis (Viral Life Cycle)
Unit 7 - Importance of an Oral Health Program
- Quality Indicators
- Patient Information
Unit 8 - HIV Oral Manifestations: Diagnosis and Management
- Oral Hairy Leukoplakia
- Periodontal Disease
- Salivary Gland Dysfunction
- Herpes Simplex
- Aphthous Ulcers
- Kaposi's Sarcoma
- Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Unit 9 - Considerations for Comprehensive Dental Treatment
- Treatment Planning
- Surgical Considerations
- Prophylactic Antibiotics
- Infection Control
Carol M. Stewart, D.D.S., M.S.
Professor UF College of Dentistry Dept. of Oral Diagnosis Sciences
Continuing Education Units
2 contact hours. Online.
Participants have 180 days to complete the online course.