Price: 
$49.00
Webinar Date: 
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Course CE Credits: 
1.25 Nursing Contact Hour
Course Format: 
Recorded webinar
Course Target audience: 
Registered Nurses
Licensed Practical Nurses
Healthcare Professionals
Course Description: 

This webinar will discuss the HIV burden, including incidence, prevalence, and cost, for older adults living with HIV/AIDS in the United States. It will also discuss the unique risk factors for contracting HIV among older adults and their specific health needs. The webinar will further discuss how to integrate risks and needs into developing health promotion strategies for older adults at risk for and living with HIV.

Course Learning Objectives: 

After viewing this webinar you will be able to:

  • Describe the HIV burden, including incidence and prevalence, for older adults living with HIV/AIDS in the United States
  • Discuss the current evidence-based literature, and lack of literature, available on older adults and HIV/AIDS
  • Describe and assess the unique risk factors for contracting HIV among older adults
  • Discuss the medical and psychosocial needs of older adults living with HIV
  • Integrate risks and needs into developing health promotion strategies for older adults at risk for and living with HIV
Dr. Larry Slater
Author: Larry Z. Slater, PhD, RN-BC,
CCRN Clinical Assistant Professor, NYU College of Nursing, Scholar, Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy, Sigma Theta Tau International

Dr. Larry Z. Slater is a doctorally-prepared nurse whose dissertation research focused on quality of life in older gay men with HIV. He has been working in both a clinical and research capacity with HIV-infected individuals since beginning his doctoral program in 2008. His research is focused on adults and older adults, examining age, racial/ethnic, and sexual orientation/gender identity differences that may affect HIV testing, seeking care, access to care, stigma, and quality of life.