Implementing Routine HIV Testing in Texas
 Course ID: 1033254
 Format: Web-based Training - Self-study (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number:
 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): none
 Certificate: Test Texas hiv certificate
Course Description:

Implementing Routine HIV Testing in Texas is a one hour course designed to facilitate the practice of routine HIV testing in Texas. The course contains timely data and resources for health care providers interested in implementing routine HIV testing in Texas.  Mary McIntosh, the subject matter expert for this course, has been involved in the Test Texas Coalition since its inception.  The course is designed for health care professionals implementing routine HIV testing as well as those with a general interest in the topic. 

The course objectives include:
1. Be able to explain why routine HIV testing makes sense in Texas
2. Be able to describe the basic components of HIV testing
3. Be able to offer the Opt-Out HIV test in a clinical setting
4. Be able to deliver HIV test results appropriately
5. Be able to implement routine HIV testing in your practice.

Continuing Education for multiple disciplines will be offered for this event

Accreditation Statements
 

Continuing Medical Education:The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Continuing Education Service (TMA provider #4006803) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

 Continuing Nursing Education:  The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), Continuing Education Service is an accredited provider (P0180) of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Texas Department of State Health Services Continuing Education Service has awarded 1.0 contact hours of Continuing Nursing Education.

Social Workers: The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), (DSHS), Continuing Education Service under sponsor number (CS3065)Expiration date December 31, 2012, has been approved by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners (1-888-963-7111) to offer continuing education contact hours to social workers.  Texas Department of State Health Services Continuing Education Service has awarded 1.0 contact hours of Continuing Social Work Education. 

Certified Health Education Specialists: Texas Department of State Health Service (DSHS), Continuing Education Services is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.  This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive 1.0 total Category 1 continuing contact hours.  Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours are 0 hrs.

Certificate of Attendance: The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), Continuing Education Service certifies that this attendee participated in the educational activity listed above. Texas Department of State Health Services Continuing Education Service has awarded 1.0 contact hours of Attendance.

CE Expiration- CEs expire on 7/31/2014.  The course lists 7/31/2013 as the last date. This is incorrect.  CEs can be awarded until 7/31/2014


Disclosure

Planning committee members, Jenny McFarlane, Mary McIntosh, Mary VanWisse and Linda Warren have disclosed no commerical interests.

This web module received no commercial support.

The planning committee members did not disclose the use of products for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Services, or American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

To receive credit for completion of this course and subsequent Continuing Education Units (if applicable), participants must complete the following:

  • Complete the each lesson with a score of at least 80% on the lesson assessment
  • Complete the course evaluation upon completion of all the lessons

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the Department of State Health Services, continuing Education Service Program or America Nurses Credentialing Center of any commerical product displayed in conjunction with this activity.

Getting Started

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This course has been designed to be fully accessible.  If you experience problems with accessibility, please contact Mary VanWisse at 512-206-5892

Original posting date (pilot) April 18, 2012. Updated August 2012.

Subject Area(s):
General Public Health
Program Development
Family Planning / Reproductive Health
Health Care
HIV/AIDS
Audience(s):
Allied Health Professionals
Nurses
Physicians and Other Clinicians
Social Workers
Substance Abuse Professionals
Public Health
Background/Role(s):
Administrators / Directors / Managers
General / Field / Frontline Staff
Senior Level-non supervisory staff
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Introductory
Core Competencies:
Tier One
    Policy Development / Program Planning Skills
       Incorporates policies and procedures into program plans and structures
       Applies strategies for continuous quality improvement
Tier One
    Public Health Sciences Skills
       Relates public health science skills to the Core Public Health Functions and Ten Essential Services of Public Health
       Describes the scientific evidence related to a public health issue, concern, or, intervention
       Retrieves scientific evidence from a variety of text and electronic sources
       Describes the laws, regulations, policies and procedures for the ethical conduct of research
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: DSHS HIV/STD Prevention Program
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
Name: Mary VanWisse
Phone: 512-260-5892
email: mary.vanwisse@dshs.state.tx.us
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very informative and great presenstation. love that it was interactive as well.
 
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Only down side I see is that most of our population is private pay so we need to do more of an opt in as people are upset if they are charged for things they didn't specifically ask for.
 
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awesome information
 
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September 25, 2013
I believe this course would provide additional information for someone who is new to the field of assistance the HIV person in quaility of care.
 
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