HIV Rapid Test Update & Linkage to Care Workshop

PowerPoint Slides:  HIV Testing Linkage to Care We are pleased to invite you to Arizona AIDS Education & Training Center's "HIV Rapid Test Update & Linkage to Care Workshop". See information below and in the attached flyer. Event Details: This workshop is available to HIV testers, early intervention service coordinators, and case managers. It will be held on Friday, October 14 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Parsons Center for Healthand Wellness in Phoenix. Presentat...
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Update on HIV Testing, PEP, and PrEP: What medical providers need to know

PowerPoint Slides HIV Testing: branson-hiv-hcv_az-10-2016 PEP and PrEP: lecture-hiv-prevention-2016 We are pleased to invite you to a free training facilitated by Arizona AIDS Education and Training Center. The training will be held in both Tucson and Phoenix. The training aims to provide you with an update on HIV testing, PEP, and PREP. Objectives of the workshop are the following: -Compare the relative merits of different FDA-approved HIV tests -Describe how new HIV tests fit...
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Download our presentation from the 2016 Arizona Integrated HIV Symposium

At the 2016 Arizona Integrated HIV Symposium, AETC presented on Planning for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in the state of Arizona. We provided an estimate of the number of PrEP-eligible people in Maricopa County, the results of a statewide survey of provider survey on PrEP knowledge and attitudes, and information on navigating and paying for PrEP services. Download our slides here: 3-2 HIV Symposium Slides AETC
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Find a PrEP Provider

Using the PrEP provider directory at HIVAZ.org, you can enter your zip code to find the health care providers in your area who are comfortable receiving referrals for PrEP. These physicians and nurses are trained to assess eligibility and enroll patients on a PrEP regimen if they meet the guidelines. Click here to see the PrEP provider directory at www.HIVAZ.org.
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Read the full report: 2016 HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Health Insurance Assessment

Truvada, the drug commonly used for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), is included on the medication formulary of all insurance plans in Arizona: private, commercial, public (Medicare and Medicaid), and Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) plans. Some of the plans will require a prior authorization (PA) for Truvada to be used as PrEP, as opposed to treatment for HIV, and/or authorization for a patient to receive PrEP clinical management by a specialty provider instead of a primary care provider...
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Read the Full Report: Arizona Provider PrEP Survey

Arizona AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) collaborated with the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) HIV Prevention Office to administer an HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) assessment of health care respondents throughout the state of Arizona. The survey had main three goals: 1. Identify provider training needs around PrEP and their preferred training modality. 2. Identify potential gaps in respondents’ capacity to manage PrEP patients. 3. Identify respondents that are...
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Read the full Report: Assessing the Feasibility of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention in Maricopa County, Arizona: An Estimate of the PrEP-Eligible Population

This report is a part of a feasibility assessment for the use of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) as a strategy for HIV prevention in Maricopa County. Specifically, we attempt to produce an estimate of the number of individuals at the county level who represent potential PrEP candidates according to a modified version of the CDC guidelines. We conclude and recommend the following: PrEP is a viable HIV prevention strategy for Maricopa County. PrEP has been shown to be effective in clinical tri...
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