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Clinical Information

Example Treatment Guidelines for HIV and related Comorbidities

The National Infectious Disease Clinical Consultant has shared the treatment guidelines currently in use in the Navajo Area to diagnose and treat HIV and some related comorbidities.

 
HIV/STI Partners Workshop
HIV/STI Partners Workshop

Clinical Presentations from 2012 HIV/STI Partners Workshop, Scottsdale

In support of ongoing local and regional efforts, the HIV Program held a two-day training of HIV and STD colleagues in May of 2012. A faculty of 34 experts conducted 28 sessions for the 120 participants.

CE/CME

One of the IHS HIV/AIDS program objectives is to assist our health professionals maintain HIV/AIDS competency and high quality care. Disease specific competence (as well as culturally appropriate care) is a critical component of overall strategic planning to support this quality of care.

Guidelines

HIV/AIDS treatment and care requires knowledge of accepted guidelines as disease specific competence is a priority area of overall planning. Locating clinical guidelines for treatment and care is a critical component of quality health care.

Toolbox

The Community Readiness Model (CRM) is a nine stage, multi-dimensional model to facilitate community change. Other resources and tools come courtesy of the Mountain Plains AIDS Education and Training Center.

HIV Testing and Guidance

The IHS HIV Program supports the CDC recommendations and (if possible given resource constraints and potential jurisdictional issues) suggests each facility attempt to move toward more routinized HIV testing.