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HIV Screeening. Standard Care. TLC Testing and Linking Minority Patients to Care

Resources for Providers

CDC Campaigns and Resources

HIV Screening. Standard Care.™ Testing and Linking African American and Hispanic/Latino Patients to Care.

http://www.cdc.gov/actagainstaids/tlc
800–CDC–INFO (800–232–4636)

Information and materials to help health care providers implement HIV screening and linkage to care with African American and Hispanic/Latino patients

  • Tailored provider materials, including brochure, resource list, and Web site
  • Tips and information from frontline providers
  • Online CME/CE activity


One Test. Two Lives.

www.cdc.gov/1test2lives
800–CDC–INFO (800–232–4636)
Information for obstetric providers to encourage universal voluntary prenatal testing for HIV

  • Materials for providers, including due date projection wheel, communication guide, poster, and factsheets
  • Links to relevant Web resources


Prevention IS Care

www.cdc.gov/PreventionISCare
800–CDC–INFO (800–232–4636)
Information for providers and education materials for people living with HIV/AIDS

  • Provider materials, including screening tools
  • Patient education materials in English and Spanish
  • Links to online training and support services

CDC National HIV and STD Testing Resources

www.hivtest.org
800–CDC–INFO (800–232–4636)


Resources on HIV testing
  • Searchable database of HIV testing sites
  • FAQs about HIV, HIV testing, and STD testing
  • Spanish-language materials and information

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800–CDC–INFO

800–232–4636; TTY: 888–232–6348 English en Español

Toll-free, confidential HIV/AIDS information for the American public—8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday—Friday, Eastern Time (ET)

  • Sensitive and compassionate service via multiple channels (e.g., phone calls, e-mail, mail, and fax materials)
  • Customer service representatives offering referrals to appropriate services, including clinics, hospitals, local hotlines, counseling, and legal services


Additional Resources for Providers

AIDS.gov

http://www.aids.gov
A comprehensive Web site showcasing how the Federal government is fighting HIV/AIDS.

  • HIV treatment guidelines
  • Testing recommendations
  • Blog posts
  • Search tool that finds testing clinics, health centers, housing, and other service providers by zip code

AIDSinfo

http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov
800–HIV–0440
(800–448–0440)

Federally approved Web site that provides information on HIV/AIDS for health care providers, people living with HIV/AIDS, their families and friends, scientists, and researchers

  • HIV treatment and prevention guidelines
  • Information on clinical trials and AIDS training
  • HIV/AIDS factsheets and Spanish-language materials


American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM)

www.aahivm.org
202–659–0699

Organization committed to supporting HIV medicine health care providers and ensuring better care for those living with HIV/AIDS

  • Credentialing information
  • Clinical updates and daily reports
  • Practice guidelines


American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)

www.acog.org 202–638–5577;
800–762–2264, ext. 354 (to order materials)

The Nation's leading medical specialty society of obstetricians and gynecologists, providing health care information on HIV screening and treatment for women, including

  • Clinical guidelines for HIV testing
  • ACOG Committee Opinion No. 411, August 2008
  • HIV testing materials for patients

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Black AIDS Institute

www.blackaids.org
213–353–3610

Stopping the AIDS pandemic in Black communities by engaging and mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront HIV

  • Public and private sector HIV policy interpretation
  • Training and technical assistance
  • Advocacy

Infectious Diseases Society of America's HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA)

www.hivma.org
703–299–0200

Organizational home for medical professionals engaged in HIV medicine

  • Searchable database of HIV providers
  • HIV/AIDS practice guidelines
  • Patient resources and information on clinical trials


Latino Commission on AIDS

www.latinoaids.org
212–675–3288

Dedicated to fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS in the Latino community through an extensive network of member organizations and community leaders

  • HIV prevention, health education, and health behavior research
  • Capacity building
  • Advocacy


National Association of Hispanic Nurses

www.thehispanicnurses.org
202-387-2477

Dedicated to promoting Hispanic nurses to improve the health care of our communities

  • Disseminate research findings and policy perspectives
  • Newsletters and conferences


National Black Nurses Association

www.nbna.org
800-575-6298

Provides a forum for Black nurses to advocate and implement strategies to ensure access to the highest quality of health care for persons of color

  • Partner for CDC's HSSC Testing and Linking African American and Hispanic/Latino Patients to Care initiative
  • Newsletters and conferences

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National Hispanic Medical Association

www.nhmamd.org
202–628–5895

Empowering Hispanic physicians to be leaders who will eliminate disparities and improve the health of Hispanics

  • Key partner for CDC's HSSC Testing and Linking African American and Hispanic/Latino Patients to Care initiative
  • Partnership with the Latino Commission on AIDS


National HIV/AIDS Clinicians' Consultation Center

http://www.nccc.ucsf.edu/home/
800–933–3413

Free, 24-hour telephone service for health care providers

  • Up-to-the-minute information about HIV/AIDS
  • Individualized, expert case consultation
  • E-mail consultation for HIV testing questions: hivtesting@nccc.ucsf.edu


National Medical Association

http://hiv.nmanet.org
202–347–1895

Committed to improving the quality of health among minorities and disadvantaged people through its membership, professional development, community health education, advocacy, research, and partnerships

  • Key partner for CDC's HSSC Testing and Linking African American and Hispanic/Latino Patients to Care initiative
  • HIV/AIDS practice standards for physicians, consensus papers, conference workshop
  • HIV/AIDS Web site


National Minority AIDS Council

www.nmac.org
202–483–6622

Developing leadership in communities of color to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic

  • Public policy education programs
  • Technical assistance and training
  • Digital and electronic resource materials


Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (Health Resources and Services Administration)

http://findhivcare.hrsa.gov/Search_HAB.aspx 877–464–4772

Helps people living with HIV/AIDS access the medical care they need but can't afford

  • Locates Ryan White–funded medical providers by ZIP code
  • Enables providers to refer to dental care, transportation, and other services, and provide access to HIV medications

 

For more information, and to Get the Facts, Get Tested, Get Involved

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