This one-day training will review the policies, recommendations and technical issues related to HIV testing in New York State. It will also focus on HIV point-of-care testing technologies, including specifications for storage and conducting these tests, safety precautions and proper handling of specimens, accurately interpreting test results, and other quality assurance measures. This training is designed to assist both clinical and non-clinical providers who want to learn more about HIV testing technologies and HIV testing in New York City.
Please note: This training does NOT include hands-on skill-building activities (e.g., role plays/practice sessions) for pre-test counseling or delivering HIV positive test results. If you are seeking training on how to deliver HIV test results or wish to build your counseling skills in this area, we encourage you to register for the course titled, Delivering HIV Positive Test Results.