Liver disease that is tied to HCV infection is a leading cause of death among HIV-infected individuals. Ryan White-funded clinics are taking on a greater role in not only managing HCV disease but also providing HCV treatments, which was once considered too toxic and risky but is less so given new and emerging HCV drug regimens.
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Guidelines and Manuals
U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesSeptember 2015
Federal guidelines for treatment of HIV/AIDS and related conditions and for prevention-related topics such as perinatal transmission, workplace exposures, non-occupational exposures, routine HIV testing, and others.
HRSA HIV/AIDS BureauSeptember 2014
While antiretroviral therapy has significantly improved health outcomes and longevity among people living with HIV (PLWH), hepatitis C (HCV) has emerged as a major contributing factor of morbidity and mortality among individuals who are coinfected.
HRSA HIV/AIDS BureauApril 2014
This manual was developed to provide clinicians with ready access to practical, current, treatment information so that they may provide quality care to people living with HIV.
HRSA HIV/AIDS BureauNovember 2013Performance measures to help Ryan White HIV/AIDS programs monitor and improve the quality of care they deliver.
Collection of clinical care guides for various populations (based upon their racial, ethnic, and gender characteristics) and specific conditions.
Webinars and Training
National Center for Innovation in HIV CareSeptember 2015This webinar discusses the role primary care can play in HCV screening and management, reviews current recommendations for treatment in HCV mono-infected and HCV-HIV co-infected individuals, and addresses how to overcome challenges of integrating HCV into health centers and other primary care settings.
AETC National Coordinating Resource CenterJanuary 2015
Clinical education/training resources and patient education materials on a range of HIV clinical care and clinical management topics.
University of WashingtonMay 2013
Self-study online course on Hepatitis C infection for medical providers with modules, slide lectures, core concepts, and bibiliography.
New York/New Jersey AETC
Online learning module for healthcare professionals tp learn more about caring for people living with HIV.
Tools and Job Aids
Florida Department of HealthSeptember 2013
Pocket guide to help clinicians in the diagnosis and management of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in HIV-coinfected patients. This guide:
HRSA HIV/AIDS BureauJanuary 2011
Guide presents a rationale for why Ryan White clinics should play a greater role in HCV treatment and steps they can take in deciding how to integrate HCV treatment within their HIV/AIDS primary care services.
Alameda County Medical CenterJune 2006
Graphic flowchart presents Alameda County Medical Center treatment decision tree for HIV/hepatitis C visrus (HCV) coinfection.
Reports and Best Practices
Clinical Infectious DiseasesJune 2014
In the United States, of the 1.1 million persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and the 2.7 million infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV), approximately 16% and 50%, respectively, are unaware of their infection. Highly effective treatments have turned both diseases into manageable conditions, and in the case of hepatitis C, a disease that can be cured.
New York State Department of Health AIDS InstituteSeptember 2015
HIV guidelines, quality of care, clinical education, resources, policies and publications.