6 CE Hour HIV & AIDS Education & Bodywork Live Interactive Webinar
This highly interactive webinar WILL count as a 6 CE Hour live hands-on class with both NCBTMB & the Florida Board of Massage!
This is an identical class to our live presentation however because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are now offering it at a reduced price via a live webinar. You will have some opportunity to have instructor interaction with questions/answers and hear other students' questions regarding the presented material. There will be multiple instructor demonstrations of bodywork with plentiful student practice-along time. Our webinars are largely interactive with polls, break-out sessions with the other students and more. We will email a link to access your live webinar shortly before the start of this online webinar. Please login to your live webinar 30 minutes prior to the start of class. Any student who is not logged in at the start of class, or anyone does not attend the entire online class will not receive a certificate or CE credit. We cannot provide a certificate or partial CE credit for partial attendance for any webinar. Please click HERE to view our Webinar FAQs & Policies. Thank you.
This 6 CE Hour HIV & AIDS Education & Bodywork Live Interactive Webinar is offered on the following dates:
- Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 9 am to 3:30 pm
- Wednesday, July 28, 2021 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
This course is considered to provide an advanced beginner/intermediate knowledge for those who are working with HIV & AIDS. This course is not appropriate for those whom already have an advanced knowledge of HIV/AIDS. The material that will be covered in theoretical evidence based lecture is:
- Definitions of HIV & AIDS
- The Immune System & T-Cells
- Antiretroviral Therapy /ART & Medical Side Effects
- Research of the benefits of bodywork for clients with HIV/AIDS
- The History of HIV
- Stages of HIV Infection
- Bodyworker Recommendations with Each Stage of HIV
- Review of HIV/AIDS-Related Opportunistic Illnesses, Infections & Disease
- Skin Integrity Issues
- Kaposi Sarcoma
- Cachexia/Wasting Syndrome
- Herpes Simplex Virus/Shingles
- HIV Transmission
- HIV Superinfection
- Types of HIV
- Popular Myths About HIV Transmission
- Post-Exposure Prophylaxis/PEP
- Skin Integrity
- Occupational Skin Issues
- Educational Campaigns from the CDC
- HIV/AIDS Testing
- HIV/AIDS Statistics in the United States
- Hand Hygiene
- Antimicrobial Action for Linens & Laundry
- Sanitation & Workplace Apparel
- Disinfection Recommendations & Practices
- HIV/AIDS Workplace Policies
- Employee HIV Status & Rights
The lecture will be followed by an Instructor Demonstration and student practice-along of 2 different versions of Sweet Sessions™ . A Sweet Session™ is usually provided to a clothed client in a semi-recumbent position when they are in extremely compromised health and contraindicated for “regular bodywork”. A Sweet Session™ includes: includes gentle massage, joint rotation, energy work plus muscle and bone tracing. Most HIV & AIDS clients are healthy enough for regular bodywork; however, this class provides an alternative form of bodywork for advanced stages of disease when clients are contraindicated for "regular" massage.
6 CE Hour HIV & AIDS Education & Bodywork FL CE Broker Course #20-802762
About your Instructor Wendy Langen PA-C, MCMSc, LMT. Wendy is a graduate of the Sarasota School of Massage Therapy and has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 1992. Wendy returned to the Sarasota school as a licensed graduate to teach Anatomy and Physiology in the 90’s.
Wendy went on to obtain a Master’s Degree in Clinical Medical Science from Barry University in 2000. Today, she is a licensed and nationally-certified physician assistant. Wendy currently holds a primary faculty position at the Barry University Physician Assistant Program, in addition to teaching CE Classes part-time at CE Institute LLC.
Wendy has an extensive medical, teaching and research background that surpasses most massage therapy instructors. She has worked in diagnostic medicine and has been repeatedly published in the medical community. You can view more about Wendy’s accolades by clicking HERE.
CE Institute LLC Founder Selena Belisle wrote this class and also teaches it. You can view more about Selena's accolades by clicking HERE.