HIV Testing in Nonclinical Settings is CDC’s latest HIV testing training for nonclinical settings. It is a streamlined Six-Step Protocol training reflective of the scientific advances and evidence informed updates outlined in CDC’s 2016 guidance, Implementing HIV Testing in Nonclinical Settings: A Guide for HIV Testing Providers. Key influences on this curriculum have been shifts in HIV prevention. care, treatment, and the policies that followed, emphasis on serostatus specific referral and active linkage. A person’s current circumstances are explored with less extensive pre and post test counseling.
Which HIV Testing Training Should I Attend?
When deciding between the HIV Testing in Nonclinical Settings or the HIV Testing in Clinical Settings trainings:
- This training, HIV Testing in Nonclinical Settings, is for those individuals who are doing any rapid HIV testing.
- If you ONLY do lab-based HIV testing, please take our other training, HIV Testing for Clinical Settings.
Prerequisite: Link sent with confirmation letter prior to training
▪ Utilize communication techniques to successfully build client rapport
▪ Incorporate window period summary in client focused re-testing messaging where both rapid and nonrapid testing offered
▪ Integrate the HIV Seven-Step Protocol into the HIV antibody testing process
▪ Improve the ability to link clients living with or at high risk for HIV into care and prevention services
▪ Define Program Collaboration Service Integration of viral hepatitis, STIs, and TB into offered screening services.
Which Training Should I Attend?
When deciding between the HIV Testing in Nonclinical Settings or the HIV Testing in Clinical Settings trainings: If you do any rapid HIV testing, please take the HIV Testing in Nonclinical Settings training. The HIV Testing for Clinical Settings training is for those individuals who are doing lab-based testing only.
Bucks County Health Department
1282 Almshouse Road,
Doylestown, PA 18901
This has been changed to an Online Training.
9 Nursing and Social Work CEU credits available
This training usually fills quickly.
Registration deadline: March 29