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HIV Testing & Diagnosis

HIV counseling and testing occurs in a wide range of contexts in the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. Situations as diverse as community outreach, partner testing, pregnancy, and labor and delivery call for special counseling approaches on the part of clinical staff. The technology of testing has continued to evolve with rapid tests, oral tests, and home tests. Finally, legal requirements for offering and documenting tests in a health care settings have also shifted in many states and jurisdictions.

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Guidelines and Manuals

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    April 2020

    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
    March 2020

    Online training platform providing U.S. health care staff with evidence-based core competency training on HIV prevention, screening, diagnosis, and care.

Webinars and Training

Tools and Job Aids

  • Yale University School of Medicine
    January 2010

    Guide on how to implement an opt-out HIV testing program in a jail setting.

Reports and Best Practices

Websites

  • AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC)
    May 2020

    HIV clinical training resources for the AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) Program, funded by HRSA's Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. 

  • National Clinician Consultation Center
    July 2018

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

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    July 2018

    Esta página incluye información básica sobre el VIH, hojas informativas, y afiches.

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    February 2018

    Federal agency within HHS responsible for promotion of health and well-being of Americans. In terms of prevention of infections, injuries, and illnesses, including HIV/AIDS.

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    February 2018

    U.S. HIV-related treatment guidelines along with HIV topics, fact sheets, drug database and more.

  • Center for Engaging Black MSM across the Care Continuum
    January 2017

    Web training site to educate providers on the delivery of HIV health care services for black men who have sex with men to enhance engagement/retention in care.

  • Center for Engaging Black MSM across the Care Continuum
    January 2017

    Online resource to enhance care interactions experienced by Black MSM.