Who Should Attend?
- Clinical and non-clinical service providers involved in conducting HIV and HCV testing and in linking persons who test positive to medical care.
T-TAP Training Prerequisites:
- HIV 101 and Understanding Viral Hepatitis (or their equivalents) are prerequisites for this course.
This training provides a demonstration of FDA-approved HIV and HCV point-of-care testing technologies and reviews the necessary quality assurance measures.
By the end of this training, participants will be able to:
- Describe running external controls for the current FDA-approved, CLIA-waived: OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test, and the OraQuick HCV Rapid Antibody Test; and
- Describe quality assurance measures, including workspace set-up, storage of specimens, temperatures for storage and testing, logging test results, and more.
Please Note: Participants will receive a certificate of attendance. This training does not substitute for on- site training or the certification of proficiency that can be granted by your agency’s laboratory director or your HCV testing supervisor.