Clinicians

Providing quality care to people living with HIV (PLWH) 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

 
  • Clinical Quality Management - HRSA's standards and tools and resources to measure and improve performance.
  • Key Populations - Cultural competency, and population-specific resources to help providers to tailor programs that are supportive of their patient populations.
  • HIV Care Continuum - learn about proven, and exploratory, strategies to link patients to services and keep them in care.
  • Medical Services - outpatient medical care, antiretroviral therapy, adherence, substance abuse, mental health, pediatrics, hepatitis, TB, testing, prevention, oral health, and other topics.
  • Support Services - include housing support and other essential "wrap-around" programs that enhance the delivery of medical care. Case management services, including medical case management, help bring it all together.

Key Resources

Guidelines and Manuals

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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

  • 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).

  • National Clinician Consultation Center

    This AETC clinical training program provides expert clinical consultation in HIV/AIDS care, prevention and treatment.

Technical Assistance and Training

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