District Syllabus
Aids/Osha For Health Professionals

Credit Hours: 1
Contact Hours: 1
Laboratory Fee: None.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Catalog Description:
A study of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Acquired Immune 
Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), and OSHA standards for blood borne 
pathogens, Domestic Violence education and medical errors for the 
health professional. This course satisfies the minimum HIV/AIDS 
education requirements including transmission, infection control, 
prevention, general treatment, legal aspects, confidentiality, 
testing and attitudes. Within this course, requirements are met for 
OSHA standards for universal precautions, PPE, microbiological 
practices, Hepatitis B vaccination, post exposure evaluation/follow-
up and hazard communication in working with blood borne pathogens. 
Domestic violence and medical errors are included.
Required Materials:
Supplemental Materials: Additional materials may be assigned by the instructor to supplement the required materials. -->
Special Requirements: Internet access and a Canvas Account are needed for this course.
Program Learning Outcomes:
1. Define and list the stages of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome 
2. Use universal precautions
3. Identify the phases of domestic Violence
4. Identify medical errors and take appropriate action
Course Learning Outcomes:
See expanded syllabus developed by the instructor for each section 
being taught.
Methods of Evaluation:
Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning 
outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the 
instructor, within the policies of the college and the department.  
Detailed explanations are included in the expanded Syllabus 
developed by the instructor for each section being taught.
Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.

Student Email Accounts: Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.

Note: For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.

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