Supporting HIV care through education and innovation

Topic: Prevention

Programs that seek to engage people living with HIV/AIDS in the effort to prevent new infections. These include, for example, linkages to and retention in HIV/AIDS care (e.g., to reduce viral load, reinforce prevention messages); behavioral interventions and other risk reduction services; establishing linkages to other medical and social services (e.g., substance abuse, mental health, housing), pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP); and preconception and pregnancy counseling.

Manuals

  • Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care
    HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau
    April 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.

Training resources

  • AETC NRC Logo
    AETC National Resource Center
    January 2014

    Clinical education/training resources and patient education materials from the HRSA AETC network.

Websites

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    July 2013

    AIDSinfo is the official home to all U.S. HIV-related treatment guidelines. The site also includes a HIV/AIDS health topics database and fact sheets on FDA-approved and investigational HIV/AIDS-related drugs, educational materials for consumers and providers, and a clinical trials database.

  • Clinicians Consultation Center Logo
    Clinician Consultation Center
    May 2014

    The Clinician Consultation Center, part of the HRSA AETC clinical training network, provides expert clinical consultation in HIV/AIDS Management, post-exposure prophylaxis, perinatal HIV/AIDS, and HIV testing..

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Webcasts

  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau
    November 2013

    Webinar on the integrated HIV prevention and care planning efforts and approaches to joint planning bodies. The Los Angeles EMA and Chicago EMA presented on their experiences in creating an integrated prevention and care planning body in their communities. -co

Slide sets

  • 20 Years of Leadership A Legacy of Care
    HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau
    August 2010

    Download presentations from the nearly 250 workshops held at the 2010 meeting.  Tracks included: Access and Retention; Administrative and Fiscal Management; Coordination and Linkages; Cultural Competency; Prevention/Care Continuum; Program/Agency Development; and Quality/Evaluation/Data.

Toolkits

  • NASTAD
    May 2007

    Peer-based materials developed by planning groups and health departments that utilize care/prevention collaborative planning 

  • HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau
    This toolkit has been developed to assist facility level administrators and health care workers in communities with a high prevalence of both TB and HIV to implement TB infection prevention and control measures, using the “Three I’s” framework as articulated by the World Health Organization.

Toolkits

  • University of Connecticut, January 2007, Center for Health, January 2007, Intervention, January 2007, 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.

  • Linking to Care
    Philadelphia Office of HIV Planning, May 2014

    This is a brief assessment tool for counselors and testing staff to use with persons newly-diagnosed with HIV to assess their linkages to care in terms of health coverage, finances, housing, and social supports.

Training resources

  • AETC NRC Logo
    AETC National Resource Center, January 2014

    Clinician training resources and tools such as pocket guides, wall charts, and patient education fact sheets developed by the HRSA AIDS Education and Training Centers network.

Websites

  • UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies,

    Site offers a collection of resource materials, research findings, and other information related to the HIV/AIDS Bureau Prevention with Positives initiative for researchers and service providers.

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