HIV/AIDS, 3 CE

NCBTMB Approved Massage Continuing Education

This course on Communicable Diseases, HIV/AIDS is designed to provide you with basic knowledge and information that every massage therapist should know in order to:

  • Understand the difference between HIV and AIDS
  • Learn how HIV is transmitted
  • Know how HIV is diagnosed
  • Understand how the immune system works
  • Increase understanding regarding therapeutic massage benefits for your HIV/AIDS patients
  • Identify and practice industry guidelines and standards
  • Enhance your knowledge regarding OSHA’s blood-borne pathogen standard
  • Utilize proper sanitation techniques in the workplace
  • Protect yourself and your clients from cross-contamination
  • Provide physical, emotional, and psychological well-being to your HIV or AIDS clientele

As a massage therapist, you’re going to come into contact with clients who do have medical conditions, including HIV and AIDS. Educating yourself regarding the history, progression, and forms of transmission of HIV/AIDS disease processes will enhance your ability to provide professional, safe, and compassionate care to all your clients.

Course Information

  • You will have the opportunity to take the final exam five (5) times. 

  • See the final exam before you start the course. 

  • All exam answers are in RED throughout the course.

  • If there are Green Checks Marks by the course material or the exams, the chapter or course has already been taken. If you have not completed these chapters or the exam with this new purchase, please STOP and contact me.

  • If this course is part of a bundle that you’ve purchased, you are limited to completing only 12 Continuing Education (CE) hours in the bundle in one calendar day. This is an NCBTMB and Individual STATE LAW requirement. Each course has the number of CE’S next to the course title. You are required to follow the state laws when completing online/distance courses!

  • The final exam questions are available for your review prior to the test. You may screenshot/take a photo of the questions so you have them available as you review the course. Write down your answers as you read through the course and then transfer them to the final exam.

  • Important exam answer information is in RED throughout the course. 

  • MARK COMPLETE at the end of each section to advance through the course

  • Exam answers are multiple choice

  • Certificate is emailed to you when you pass the exam with 70%

  • Once you’ve passed the exam, return to MY ACCOUNT to continue with other courses

  • Courses are pass/fail. No grades appear on your certification and “no points” listed in your account

  • Courses are available immediately

  • All courses and certificates are available in your account for one year. Make sure to save your certifications. After 1 year, your account information and certificates are no longer available. 

If you cannot locate your most recently completed chapter after leaving and re-enter the course, come back to this page and section, scroll down to the course content and click on the first lesson without a green check mark to re-enter where you left off in your studies. Scroll down to continue.