Clinicians

Providing quality care to people with HIV is the mission of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP). Most Ryan White clinics use a multidisciplinary team approach where clinicians (e.g., physicians, nurses, physicians assistants) work with other staff and consumers to ensure that patients receive care and support. The resources on this website, and the support provided by HRSA training and technical assistance, can help clinicians keep abreast of complex and evolving standards in order to provide high quality care to their patients.

Topics for Clinicians

Key Resources

Guidelines and Manuals

  • AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC), University of Washington

    Online clinician training platform with evidence-based core competency training on HIV prevention, screening, diagnosis, care, and key populations.

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

    Federal guidelines for treatment, prevention and care of HIV disease, opportunistic infections, and common co-infections. 

  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)

    Performance measures to help Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program agencies monitor and improve the quality of care they deliver.

  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)

    Strategies for assessing and reducing risk of oral health disease, building oral health care provider networks and referral processes, and supporting clients through patient navigation.

  • Clinical care guides for various populations (based upon their racial, ethnic, and gender characteristics) and specific conditions.

Webinars and Training

Reports and Best Practices

  • Dissemination of Evidence Informed-Interventions Project (DEII)

    Evidence-informed interventions that produce optimal HIV care outcomes (jail transitional care, buprenorphine, patient navigation and peer support for women of color)

Websites

  • AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC)

    HIV clinical training resources for the AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) Program (e.g., library of tools by topic and populations, calendar of events, directory of AETCs, clinician consultation resources). Discover AETC EHE resources for clinicians.

  • National Clinician Consultation Center

    Healthcare providers can receive no-cost expert clinical consultation in HIV prevention & care, HCV treatment, and substance use management.

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

    U.S. HIV-related treatment guidelines, drug database, and glossary.

Technical Assistance and Training

  • The NCRC is the central hub of the work of the AETC Program, the clinical training arm of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.
  • Design, implementation, and evaluation of bundled evidence–informed interventions for Black women with HIV.  
  • Clinician consultation on HCV management, HIV management, perinatal HIV/AIDS, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), post-exposure prophylaxis, substance use.

  • SPNS project to produce and evaluate four linkage and retention intervention packages on jails, buprenorphine, peers, and patient navigation. TA provided to selected RWHAP demonstration sites. Packages available. Active 2015-2020.

  • Training and TA in the international context to build HIV/AIDS workforce skills.

  • Adaptation of HRSA HAB SPNS program insights into practical resources. Disseminates T/TA resources.

  • The NHC provides ongoing, up-to-date information needed to meet the core competency knowledge for HIV prevention, screening, diagnosis, and ongoing treatment and care to healthcare providers in the United States.
  • Rapid ART DAP will facilitate the implementation of Rapid ART initiation in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) by compiling and disseminating implementation resources nationwide.
  • The AETC Program offers clinician education and tailored capacity-building assistance.

  • Initiative documenting existing best practice strategies and interventions that have been shown to improve HIV outcomes in a "real world" setting and can be replicated by other programs.

  • SPNS initiative on implementation and evaluation of interventions that accelerate initiation of antiretroviral therapy (Rapid Start).

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