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Exam & Evaluation (HIV/AIDS Update for Nurses)
Questions: Please respond to following statements.

This course meets the Florida mandatory requirement, however the target audience includes health professionals from ALL states. For further info, please click on accredidation link on home page.
1 The human immunodeficiency virus enters a target cell by first attaching to a CD4 receptor molecule.
True     False
2 Flu-like symptoms are reported by 90% of patients during the acute phase of HIV infection.
True     False
3 Tests with high specificity produce few false positives.
True     False
4 A CD4 count of 400 is diagnostic for AIDS.
True     False
5 A previously HIV positive individual with a non-detectable HIV viral load is considered HIV negative.
True     False
6 Which rapid test can differentiate between HIV-1 and HIV-2
  Uni-Gold Recombigen
  Clearview COMPLETE HIV 1/2
  Reveal G-3 Rapid HIV-1 Antibody Test
  MultiSpot HIV-1/HIV-2 Rapid Test
7 There are currently 4 classes of FDA approved anti-retroviral drugs.
True     False
8 Non-occupational post-exposure prophylaxis (nPEP) is highly recommended for prostitutes and chronic injection drug users.
True     False
9 HAART protocol should be delayed during pregnancy.
True     False
10 Which antiretroviral medication is known to cause birth defects, and should be avoided during pregnancy?
11 Hepatotoxicity and lactic acidosis are two severe side effects of anti-retroviral drugs.
True     False
12 The highest estimated per-act risk for acquisition of HIV is:
  Transfusion of HIV infected blood
  Receptive anal intercourse with HIV infected partner
  Percutaneous needle stick from HIV infected patient
  Receptive oral intercourse with HIV infected partner
13 Healthcare workers are only at risk for acquiring HIV infection through needlesticks.
True     False
14 Risk factors include the following:
  Substance abuse
  Males having sex with males
  Sexually transmitted diseases
  All of the above
15 Heterosexual transmission is a higher risk for:
  Equal for males and females
16 The current CDC HIV Testing Guidelines recommend:
  Routine HIV testing ages 13-64 in all medical settings
  Annual HIV testing for high risk persons
  Pre-screening counseling not required
  HIV screening as part of routine prenatal care
  All of above
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