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Revised Guidelines for HIV Counseling, Testing, and Referral

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About the Course:

This course addresses current guidelines regarding HIV counseling, testing, and referral. It updates the governmental guidelines on these issues and presents clear information regarding when and how to approach patients regarding HIV-related issues.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Revised Guidelines for HIV Counseling, Testing, and Referral created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Publication Date:

2001

Course Material Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially nurses, medical practitioners, psychologists, social workers, and counselors with an interest in HIV counseling, testing, and referral guidelines. It is appropriate for all levels of professional knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the goals of HIV counseling, testing, and referral.

  2. Describe the primary focus and important elements of HIV prevention counseling.

  3. Name the factors that go into determining who should be offered HIV testing.

  4. Recognize the factors that go into determining the timing of HIV follow-up testing.

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Article: Revised Guidelines for HIV Counseling, Testing, and Referral

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Course Retired
Course Number 100822
5 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.43 out of 5
440 members have taken this course

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