The Kentucky Revised Statute 311A.110 places requirements on EMS Personnel to obtain and maintain Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Training. Educational Courses and Continuing Education on Aids 311A.115.
KRS 311A.110 Educational course on AIDS for paramedics, first responders, and emergency medical technicians.
The board shall, by administrative regulation, require an applicant for licensure as a paramedic, certification as a first responder, or certification as an emergency medical technician to have completed a board-approved educational course on the transmission, control, treatment, and prevention of the human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome with an emphasis on appropriate behavior and attitude change.
The Cabinet for Health and Family Services provides HIV/AIDS Continuing Education for Health Professionals. There are a number of classes available from a variety of providers around the state.
Cabinet for Health and Family Services Website
The Cabinet for Health and Family Services is pleased to announce the release of a free online HIV/AIDS module. This Web-based, self-paced study module discusses many facets of HIV/AIDS: medical aspects, epidemiology, transmission, prevention, treatment, OSHA and CDC recommendations, attitudes and behaviors, services available, reporting requirements and other legal issues. A post test is included to access the certificate of completion required by licensure boards. Course ID: 1021131 with the title HIV/AIDS Professional Education in KY... Making It Count - Online Module - 1021131.
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Course ID: 1021131
Title: HIV/AIDS Professional Education in Kentucky...Making It Count-Online Module
If you are not interested in the Online Version offered by the Cabinet, you may find a complete listing of all approved HIV/AIDS courses around the state
List of All State Approved HIV/AIDS Courses
Please contact the Kentucky Board of EMS if you have any questions. The easiest way is to use the 'Contact Us' form available in the top right corner of the home page.