Course Description


This 1 hour continuing education course focuses on the myths and facts of HIV and AIDS including the modes of transmission, statistics, prevention and treatment. Infection control procedures and post-exposure management for healthcare professionals are addressed as well as current Florida law in regards to confidentiality in testing, counseling, offering of HIV testing to pregnant

Course Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Distinguish between the myths and facts of HIV and AIDS.
  • Identify three modes of transmission and methods of prevention of HIV.
  • Identify specific populations at risk for HIV and AIDS globally and nationally.
  • List the standard precautions healthcare professionals should take to prevent exposure to HIV and AIDS
  • Identify the CDC recommendations for HIV testing
  • List treatment options for HIV and AIDS
  • Recognize the current Florida law requirements in regards to confidentiality and treatment of patients, women, and partner notification issues. CE Broker #: 50-14122

Continuing Education Units - CEUs

ASHA CEUs Approved ASHA CE Provider

This program is offered for .1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Related area).

We report the course completions of Florida license holders to the Florida Department of Health via the CE Broker system. In order to have your course completion reported, you must make sure that you include your license number with the prefix in front and no spaces.
California Approved CE provider
Other states may accept courses that are accredited by another agency or board. Be sure to check with your state association or licensing board.

CEUs are based on attainment of learning outcomes. Participants must complete the course, pass the assessment test with 80% accuracy and fill out the evaluation form in order to print their certificate on-line.

Refund Policy: Notification by e-mail of the reason you are requesting a refund must be done within 3 days after course registration. Refunds will be issued within 7 days after receiving the email notification.

Disclosures: The author is the President of The author has identified no relevant financial relationship or relevant non-financial relationship with the subject matter being presented.

Leslie Kirchoff M.A. C.C.C.

Leslie Kirchoff Fauquet M.A. C.C.C. SLP graduated from Central Michigan University in 1981 with a Masters Degree in Speech Pathology. She has a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech - Language and Hearing Association, is licensed in the State of California and has a Life Credential for Teaching Special Education and providing speech pathology services in the public schools.Leslie has had more than 30 years of experience working in the field of speech - language pathology serving children and adults with various communication disorders in hospitals, outpatient clinics, home health and schools. She was the owner of a private practice, Ameri-Corp Speech and Hearing for over 18 years.Leslie has experienced both sides of the special education system as a parent and professional. She founded in 1997 which provides free special education information and support for parents and professionals online. She started offering online continuing education courses to help fund and shortly thereafter, launched in 2000. She is the President of and has also authored the following courses: HIV/AIDS Myths and Facts; Ethics in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology; and Prevention of Medical Errors in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

Course curriculum

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    Course Outline

    • HIV/AIDS Myths and Facts Course Material

    • HIV/AIDS .pdf download

    • HIV/AIDS Myths and Facts Required Test

    • HIV/AIDS Myths and Facts Required Survey

    • HIV/AIDS Myths and Facts Student Information and ASHA Form

    • HIV/AIDS Myths and Facts CE Broker Form

    • HIV/AIDS Myths and Facts Course Completion Information