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How to Tell Patients They Have (or Do Not Have) HIV: Related Resources
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Updates
Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR 2006;55(RR14);1-17.
Related Knowledge Base Chapters
Counseling and Testing for HIV: Related Resources
Guidelines and Best Practices
Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMWR 2006;55(RR14);1-17.
Guidelines for Counselling on Disclosure of HIV Status
Southern African AIDS Trust, October 2011. [PDF, 2.24MB] Also in Portuguese.
HIV Rapid Testing
Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, July 2012. Resources from the CDC, including descriptions of the rapid HIV tests approved by the FDA, how the tests can be implemented in different settings, and research on the effectiveness and possible uses of the tests.
HIV Counseling with Rapid Tests
Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, March 2007.
Model Counseling Protocols for Standard and Rapid Test Sessions
Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, March 2007.
HIV Partner Counseling and Referral Services
Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, April 2003.
Policy Reports, Papers, and Briefs
HIV Voluntary Counseling and Testing Among Youth: Results From an Exploratory Study in Nairobi, Kenya, and Kampala and Masaka, Uganda
Horizons Project, Population Council, October 2001. [PDF, 925K]
Provider Education and Training
HIV Counseling with Rapid Tests
Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Posttest Counseling
Engender Health. From HIV and AIDS Online Minicourse, Module 4: Diagnosis and Testing.
Slide Sets
Management of the Newly Diagnosed HIV-infected Patient
Northwest AETC, 2006. 66 slides. A case study provides a model for risk assessment, patient education, and ART initiation.[PowerPoint, 1.7MB]
Patient and Community Education
"Newly Diagnosed?"
Project Inform. Information for people who have recently learned of their HIV infection. Topics include the basics of HIV infection, building a cooperative doctor/patient relationship, making decisions about therapies, and more.
I Tested Positive: HIV and Your Pregnancy--I Tested Negative: Staying HIV Negative
Brochure from Siyawela Project, Perinatal HIV Research Unit, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, and HOPE worldwide, South Africa, n.d. [PDF, 371K]
Telling Others That I Am HIV Positive
Brochure from Siyawela Project, Perinatal HIV Research Unit, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, and HOPE worldwide, South Africa, n.d. [PDF, 801K]
Links
Links: Advice for People Testing Positive for HIV
AIDS Health Project
Since 1984, the UCSF AIDS Health Project (AHP) has served thousands of clients, counselors and clinicians, justifying its reputation as one of the leading HIV mental health agencies in San Francisco. AHP regularly provides training on HIV prevention and counseling.
Options Project
The OPTIONS Project is a research study sponsored by UCSF. The goal of the OPTIONS Project is to learn as much as possible about early HIV infection and how transmission of HIV is occurring. OPTIONS is a study for people in the San Francisco area.