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HIV Testing Skills Practice

11/16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

† 6.5 OASAS credits (not approved for initial CPS credentialing); ‡ 6.5 CNE hours

This one-day training will provide participants with an opportunity to practice key skills related to offering HIV testing services. As a result of this training, participants will be able to: assess when a client requires face-to-face pre-test counseling; conduct streamlined pre-test counseling; deliver preliminary positive and confirmed positive HIV test results; link newly diagnosed HIV-positive patients to health care and support services; work in partnership with HIV-positive patients to promote notification of sexual and needle-sharing partners; and conduct the NYS domestic violence screening protocol.
Prerequisite: Knowledge of basic HIV/AIDS information and attendance at “HIV Testing in NYS: 2005 Guidance” or an equivalent training (ARCS prerequisite: “HIV Testing in NYS: 2010 Update” within the previous six months)
Audience: Any health or human service provider who offers HIV testing as part of their job responsibilities.
Fall 2011 Dates: November 16, 2011 (9am-5pm) Hawthorne

Venue

Unnamed Venue
40 Saw Mill River Rd.
Hawthorne, NY 10532 United States
Phone:
(914) 345-8888