Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101647
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About the Course:
Legal Issues discusses the legal constraints, obligations and options that provide the framework within which ethical issues must be decided as it pertains to persons with HIV/AIDS. Course materials are from Chapter 9.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Legal Issues (TIP 37, Chapter 9): From Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With HIV/AIDS (TIP 37) created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Publication Date:Reprinted 2006
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about legal issues for persons with HIV/AIDS. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the access to treatment in regard to issues of discrimination.
- Explain the drug-free workplace act.
- Acknowledge how the federal and state laws protect the client's right to privacy.
- Identify the strategies for communication with others about HIV-infected clients.
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