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.

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Guidelines and Manuals

Webinars and Training

  • AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC)
    July 2017

    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."

  • National Center for Innovation in HIV Care
    August 2016

    Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a pill taken once daily to help prevent HIV infection in uninfected people. In this webinar, Kevin Ard, MD, MPH will share updates on clinical approaches to managing patients on PrEP based on cutting-edge research data. Dr. Ard will also address common questions about the management of PrEP among HIV negative patients.

  • National Center for Innovation in HIV Care
    September 2015

    This webinar summarizes new research findings and practice guidelines that inform HIV treatment and prevention, identifies barriers to effective HIV screening, prevention, and treatment, and describes ways to overcome these barriers.

  • National Center for Innovation in HIV Care
    June 2015

    Review of PrEP initiatives by the Massachusetts and Connecticut Departments of Health, including how they are supporting health care providers in adopting PrEP into clinical practice and are facilitating access and coverage for patients. 

  • National Center for Innovation in HIV Care
    April 2015

    Case studies that illustrate the clinical challenges in caring for patients eligible for PrEP and issues regarding PrEP management.

  • National Center for Innovation in HIV Care
    December 2014

    Discussion of the HIV care continuum, how engagement across the continuum impacts prevention, and what this means for ASOs and CBOs.

Tools and Job Aids

  • 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.

Reports and Best Practices

Websites

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    August 2017

    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.

  • AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC)
    January 2017

    Clinical education/training resources and patient education materials on a range of HIV clinical care and clinical management topics.

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

    Portal for HIV/AIDS information from the U.S. federal government-from facts about HIV/AIDS, where to get services, policies and programs and more.

  • CDC
    May 2015

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

  • HIV.GOV
    May 2015

    Enlace principal a recursos clave de sitios del gobierno federal de los EE.UU. en español relacionados con el VIH/SIDA. Incluye servicios de prevención, tratamiento y apoyo.

  • CDC
    March 2015

    High-impact HIV prevention interventionsbased upon scientifically proven, cost-effective, and scalable interventions directed to the most vulnerable populations in the geographic areas where HIV prevalence is highest.

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    August 2014

    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.

  • Clinician Consultation Center
    May 2014
    This AETC clinical training program provides expert clinical consultation in HIV/AIDS management, post-exposure prophylaxis, perinatal HIV/AIDS, and HIV testing.