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Hepatitis C Rapid Point-Of-Care Testing Technologies

  • 42-09 28th Street Queens, NY, 11101 United States (map)

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.

Goal:

This training provides a demonstration of FDA-approved HIV and HCV point-of-care testing technologies and reviews the necessary quality assurance measures.

Objectives:

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 HIV testing supervisor.

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