Getting to Zero
Reducing HIV Incidence through Screening, Treatment, and Prevention
Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Emerging Issues, Special and Vulnerable Populations
Year Developed: 2016
Resource Type: Online Self-Paced Learning Modules
Primary Audience: Clinicians
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff
C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc)
The National LGBT Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute
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Resource Summary: This module will:
Describe HIV incidence, particularly among men who have sex with men and transgender women.
Identify the current recommendations for HIV and STI screening and the importance of screening high risk populations for prevention of HIV.
Describe how biomedical interventions including treatment as prevention, PEP, and PrEP are effective tools for reducing the incidence of new HIV cases among high risk populations.
Resource Details: This module provides an overview of HIV incidence and prevalence in the United States, highlights groups most at risk for contracting HIV, describes the current state of HIV and STI screening, and explains biomedical and other interventions effective to curb the transmission of HIV. Using a case study, participants will be guided through effective screening and prevention methods, as well as communication strategies for talking to patients about their care.