HIV Clinical Resources

Below are webinars, fact sheets, policy templates, videos, and other up-to-date HIV-related resources for use in clinical settings.

Treatment as Prevention Toolkit (PrEP)

IHS Treatment guidelines

  • Date: August 30, 2019
  • Prepared by: Jonathan Vilasier Iralu, MD, FACP, AAHIVS
  • Indian Health Service Chief Clinical Consultant for Infectious Diseases
  • Clinical care of the patient with HIV infection is a rapidly changing field. Recent advances in the treatment of HIV make this infection a Primary Care condition treatable at any IHS facility. This document helps set down standards of care for People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) at Indian Health Service facilities.
  • Download Here

National HIV Curriculum

  • The AIDS Education and Training Centers National HIV Curriculum is a free educational web site led by the University of Washington.
  • www.hiv.uw.edu

PrEP Training for Community and Public Health Staff

DHHS Guidelines

  • The federally approved medical practice guidelines for HIV/AIDS are developed by panels of experts in HIV care.
  • aidsinfo.nih.gov/guidelines

UCSF HIV Warmline

  • Expert advice on preventing and treating HIV, from initiating treatment to managing advanced disease.
  • Consults on all topics pertaining to treatment and prevention
  • Advice from national experts in HIV/AIDS care
  • Peer-to-peer advice for all treatment experience and complexity
    levels
  • nccc.ucsf.edu/clinician-consultation/hiv-aids-management/
  • 1-800-933-3413

Project ECHO HIV in Indian Country

  • ECHO, IHS, Gallup Indian Medical Center and the New Mexico regional partner site of South Central AIDS Education and Training Center collaborate to provide a multidisciplinary team of HIV experts during Indian Country HIV TeleECHO sessions.
  • echo.unm.edu/teleecho-programs/indian-country

General Resources

AIDSinfo – https://aidsinfo.nih.gov/
AETC National HIV Curriculum – https://aidsetc.org/nhc

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC houses plenty of resources outlining risk reduction strategies, fact sheets, screening recommendations and national statistics on STI and HIV rates, some of which are specific to the AI/AN community.

Indian Health Service (IHS)

The Office of HIV/AIDS at IHS has plenty of resources, toolkits and online trainings for AI/AN searching for more information on Tribally specific STI and HIV rates. IHS also has a brand new page devoted specifically to LGBTQ and Two Spirit health issues!

National Native American AIDS Prevention Center (NNAAPC)

NNAAPC was founded in 1987 to advocate at the national, state, and Tribal levels for funding and proactive policies that prevented HIV in Native communities. NNAAPC also has abundant resources specific to curbing Hepatitis C rates in Tribal communities.

Urban Indian Health Institute

Urban Indian Health Institute created an e-learning course in collaboration with Cardea Services that focuses on educating healthcare professionals on providing culturally attuned HIV and sexual health care to American Indian and Alaska Native patients.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

The VA has information for Native Veterans specific to HIV/AIDS and STIs. These resources include links to Native-specific HIV organizations and programs, and also various publications both for health providers and Veterans.

Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB)

NPAIHB serves the forty-three federally recognized Tribes of the states of Oregon, Washington and Idaho and has several projects specific to HIV and STI rates in Tribal communities. They have also created a toolkit outlining Tribally-based best practices for reducing rates in AI/AN communities, including plenty of youth-based programs and resources.