HIV Preceptorship for Nurses

This 12-hour course provides experiential learning along a spectrum of care, treatment, and services for people who are at risk for and/or living with HIV/AIDS; the goal is to ensure the quality and safety of HIV care in the WAMIO (WA, AK, MT, ID, OR) region; that HIV care is delivered in a culturally appropriate manner; and that providers are able to effectively address the multiple and complex needs of people living with HIV/AIDS.


UW School of Nursing


  • Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington, School of Nursing (UWCNE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • UWCNE is approved as a clock hour provider by the Washington State Board of Education.
  • Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #07218.

UWCNE qualifies as a Washington State CE program sponsor under WAC 246-924-240(1).

Social Workers and Counselors:
UWCNE qualifies as a Washington State CE program sponsor under WAC 246-810-620.

Other Disciplines:
A certificate will be awarded for use in documenting completion of this offering.

For more information about our preceptorship program contact Becky Karschney.

Nursing Preceptorship Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to:

  • Differentiate between a diagnosis of primary HIV infection or AIDS
  • Review concepts of antiretroviral therapy (ART)
  • Provide relevant patient education
  • Promote the use of multidisciplinary teams in providing HIV care
  • Summarize current PEP and PrEP protocols

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