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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

  • AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC)
    September 2018

    Online training platform to meet the core competency knowledge for HIV prevention, screening, diagnosis, and ongoing treatment and care to healthcare providers in the United States.

  • February 2018

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

  • Dissemination of Evidence Informed-Interventions Project
    November 2017

    Evidence-informed HIV Care And Treatment Intervention (CATI) packages.

  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)
    September 2017

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

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    March 2017

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

Webinars and Training

Reports and Best Practices

  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)
    December 2017

    Client-level data reports and other regular data reports on the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP).

Websites

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