Catherine Christie, PhD; Susan Mitchell, PhD
CE Credit: 3 Hours
Learning Level: Intermediate
A course designed to meet licensure requirements for HIV/AIDS education. Addresses the basics of the human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) including: prevention, modes of transmission, clinical manifestation, testing, confidentiality, infection control procedures, management, treatment, depression, anxiety, dementia, nutrition, and immune function. A full listing of available resources is included. Please note: HIV/AIDS I, II & III contain common material and may not be combined for credit.
Course #30-10 | 2005 | 34 pages | 20 posttest questions
Disclosure: No commercial support was received for this CE activity. The authors have no financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
Catherine Christie, PhD, RDN, LDN, FADA, FAND, is Vice President of Professional Development Resources. She is a Past President of the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Cathy is co-author of four books including The Latino Food Lover’s Glossary, Fat is Not Your Fate, Eat to Stay Young and I’d Kill for a Cookie. Dr. Christie is also Editor of the Manual of Medical Nutrition Therapy. A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Fellow of the Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association and Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Dr. Christie earned her PhD from Florida State University and served for six years as the Chairman of the Dietetics and Nutrition Council, which regulates the nutrition profession in the state of Florida. Dr. Christie is the recipient of several awards and/or certifications including Florida’s Distinguished Dietitian, Florida Dietetic Association Outstanding Service Award, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Outstanding Dietetic Educator Award, and the Excellence in Practice Award for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics.
Financial: Receives a salary from Professional Development Resources, Inc.
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.
Susan Mitchell, PhD, RDN, LDN, FAND, is a nutrition consultant in digital and traditional media and communicates evidence-based health messages thru social media, radio, TV, video, and print. She also provides continuing education for health professionals through speaking, webinars and written articles/courses. Along with Dr. Christie, Dr. Mitchell is co-author of three books, Fat is Not Your Fate, I’d Kill for a Cookie, and Eat to Stay Young and is a contributing author to Macmillan Reference USA's Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z. A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and Distinguished Florida Dietitian, Dr. Mitchell earned her Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee and taught nutrition and health science at the University of Central Florida for over 8 years. She serves on the University of North Florida’s Department of Nutrition & Dietetics Advisory Committee and the advisory board of Family Circle magazine. Drs. Christie and Mitchell have taught the Preventing Medical Errors in Dietetics Practice 2-hour course for over six years at the annual Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics meeting.
Financial: Receives a commission on sales of this course from Professional Development Resources, Inc.
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.