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Topic: Part F - SPNS Models of Care

Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) carry out research and evaluation in order to identify models of HIV/AIDS care that can then be adopted by other HIV/AIDS programs. SPNS focuses on various issues under multi-year initiatives typically comprised of a small set of project sites and a national evaluation center to coordinate their investigations. Learn more about SPNS--current and past initiatives and their insights.

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  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau
    June 2011

    Definitions of common terms in HIV/AIDS and the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

  • Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) and the Multnomah County HIV Health Services Center (HHSC)
    August 2009
    A buprenorphine treatment agreement that the counselor or provider would review with the patient prior to initiating buprenorphine
  • University of California, San Francisco
    January 2009
    This collection contains the tools, forms, and resources developed or utilized by the UCSF BEEHIVE program (integrated buprenorphine–HIV/AIDS program), a participant in the HRSA SPNS Buprenorphine project.
  • The CORE Center, Cook County Health and Hospitals System
    January 2009
    This collection of program materials contains the education materials, tools and forms developed for the SPNS Buprenorphine (BUP) Project. They include 1) BUP Patient Face Sheet, 2) BUP Script, and 3) BUP Patient Flyer.
  • Miriam Hospital Immunology Center
    January 2009

    Tools, protocols, and educational materials developed by a participant in the SPNS Buprenorphine Project. 

  • University of Connecticut, Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention
    January 2007

    Tools to help clinics implement HIV prevention (risk reduction) with their HIV-positive patients, using such techniques as brief motivational interviewing and a plan of action for patients. OPTIONS was field-tested by Ryan White SPNS projects.

  • New York Academy of Medicine
    October 2006

    The Center for Adherence Support Evaluation (CASE) Adherence Index is a three-question measure of self-reported antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence.

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