Webinar Recording: HIV Testing Technologies – Choosing an HIV Test

APLA-Shared ActionHD produced the webinar“HIV Testing Technologies: Choosing an HIV Test,” presented by Dr. Bernard M. Branson, a leading expert in the area of HIV testing. The webinar described general principles of HIV tests, provided an overview of how tests operate, addressed any limitations and misconceptions of HIV tests currently available, and discussed how the various tests differ.

New FREE Continuing Education from MMWR and Medscape: HIV Testing and Diagnosis Delays

CDC’s MMWR and Medscape are proud to introduce a new FREE continuing education (CE) activity that describes diagnosis delays among persons infected with HIV: Vital Signs: Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing and Diagnosis Delays — United States. This activity is intended for infectious disease clinicians, family medicine specialists, internists, nurses, pharmacists, public health officials, and other clinicians caring for patients with or at risk for HIV infection.

Webinar: After Repeal and Replace: Navigating Healthcare Access and Coverage in a Volatile 2018 Marketplace

After a year of repeal and replace efforts in Congress, enrollees and community advocates are preparing for the 2018 health care open enrollment period. With substantially higher premiums, health plan exits, uncertainty around subsidies, shorter enrollment periods, and less money being spent on advertising, 2018 is projected to present new barriers to ensuring access to healthcare.

Request for Application for Routine HIV Screening in Healthcare Settings

The DSHS HIV/STD Prevention and Care Branch announces this Request for Application (RFA) to provide sustainable, integrated, routine, opt-out screening for HIV in healthcare settings in hospital systems emergency services and primary care in community health centers that serve under- and uninsured populations in high morbidity areas in Texas.

2016 Test Texas HIV Coalition Summit Presentations

Presentations from the 2016 Test Texas HIV Coalition Summit held in Austin on May 12-13, 2016 Thursday, May 12 Evaluation and Integration: Essential Components for Successful ED HIV Testing Programs (Gardner, Moore) (PDF) Linkage to Care Models (Clark) (PDF) Quality Improvement: Quality Management Core Tool Instructions (Clark) (PDF) Friday, May 13 State of the State … Continue reading 2016 Test Texas HIV Coalition Summit Presentations

2016 Texas HIV/STD Conference Update

The Texas Department of State Health Services will host the 2016 Texas HIV/STD Conference on October 4-6, 2016 at the Renaissance Hotel in Austin, Texas. The theme of the conference is Empowering Transformations – A New Generation of HIV/STD PrEPardedness, Prevention and Care. This biennial event is designed for HIV/STD health professionals who serve Texans … Continue reading 2016 Texas HIV/STD Conference Update

PrEP in Practice: Considerations for HIV Prevention among Women of Color

Sponsored by The Well Project and The Women’s Collective Tuesday, May 10 12:00–1:30 pm ET This webinar will provide an overview PrEP for women, with a specific focus on women of color, through a multi-disciplinary approach. HIV and HIV Prevention Among US Women: A Role for PrEP – Charlene Flash, MD, MPH, Baylor College of … Continue reading PrEP in Practice: Considerations for HIV Prevention among Women of Color