$40.00

i 4.00 Hours

Course Overview

HIV/AIDS continues to affect people worldwide. Nutrition’s role in HIV/AIDS continues to evolve as the medical treatment progresses and changes, especially considering medications that have made HIV/AIDS a chronic disease. The importance of adequate nutrition status to maintain immunity in relation to the HIV virus is vital to health. Components of nutrition assessments and interventions to improve outcomes in patients with HIV/AIDS are described, including nutrition management of HIV/AIDS as a chronic disease.

About the Course Author

Kaitlin M. Callahan, RDN, is a clinical dietitian and medical writer with a background in nutrition therapy for medical, surgical, and trauma patients.  Kaitlin Callahan, RDN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Certificates provided by accrediting body (3 Match)

  • Commission on Dietetic Registration

    4.00HOURS

    As a Jointly Accredited organization, Relias LLC is accredited to offer dietetic continuing education by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). The CDR is an associate member of Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education.

  • Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition

    4.00HOURS

    Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition accepts medical errors courses approved by any Board within the Division of Medical Quality Assurance of the Florida Department of Health. Relias Learning, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by the Florida Department of Health, Board of Nursing, provider # 50-290. This course is approved for 4.0 contact hours.
  • Certified Health Education Specialist

    4.00HOURS

    Sponsored by Relias LLC, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 4.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-RD27
  • Hours:

    4.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2020-03-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2023-02-28
  • Learning Objectives:

    Compare a healthy immune system with an immune system damaged by HIV.; Determine appropriate nutrition interventions for a patient with HIV/AIDS, including pregnant women, to minimize side effects of antiretroviral therapy and to maximize immune function.; Identify the necessary components of a nutrition assessment for patients with HIV/AIDS, including estimated energy and protein needs, biochemical parameters, and medications (including side effects).
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Health Educators; Level II level Dietitians; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.