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Professional and Clinical Resources

Hotlines and Referral Services

 

Clinician Consultation Center

A national resource for health care providers to obtain timely, expert and appropriate responses to clinical questions related to HIV/AIDS treatment. The four telephone consultation services are:

 

Clinicians’ Warmline 

Provides expert clinical advice on HIV/AIDS management for health care providers, from those with limited access to expert consultation to those with complex antiretroviral resistance dilemmas. From 9 am to 8 pm Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.

1-800-933-3413
 

PrEPline 

Provides expert guidance on considerations of providing PrEP to persons without HIV infection as part of an HIV prevention program. From 11 am to 6 pm Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.

1-855-448-7737
 

PEPline  

Provides expert guidance in managing healthcare worker exposures to HIV and hepatitis B and C. Callers receive immediate postexposure prophylaxis recommendations. From 9 am to 9 pm Eastern Time, seven days a week.

1-888-488-4911
 

Perinatal HIV Hotline 

Provides 24/7 advice on indications and interpretations of standard and rapid HIV testing in pregnancy as well as consultation on antiretroviral use in pregnancy, labor and delivery, and the postpartum period.

1-888-448-8765

General Resources

AETC National Coordinating Resource Center - ShareSpot and HIV News

Besides contact information for AETC programs, the site hosts the frequently updated ShareSpot – a blog featuring articles on HIV-related topics and an HIV news page

AIDSinfo

A service of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the site offers access to medical practice guidelines, HIV treatment and prevention clinical trials, and research information. It also provides a series of one-page patient fact sheets on HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention in English and more than ten other languages.

AIDSinfo mobile applications for health professionals

Available for Apple or Android devices, visit this page to download up to three apps: HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines; Drug Database; and HIV/AIDS Glossary.

TheBodypro

Provides HIV-related news, clinical management, cure, and prevention among other resources.

Center for HIV Law Policy

Find HIV-related laws, guidelines for testing and disclosure for healthcare workers with HIV, and testing and treatment information by state. The HIV Policy Resource Bank is a comprehensive database on 37 topics of importance to people living with HIV and their advocates.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

This is a one-stop website for HIV-related information and resources, treatment guidelines and recommendations for clinicians, and access to CDC surveillance statistics.

Clinical Care Options HIV section

Presentations on recent treatment updates and coverage of HIV conferences. 

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Programs

Information on the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program and resources on how to deliver HIV/AIDS care. HRSA is the primary federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable.

HIVandHepatitis

Updated weekly, features news stories from around the world about the treatment of HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and co-infections. 

HIVdent

Site pages include manifestations of HIV, news and research on HIV/AIDS oral health care and treatment information.

HIV Drug Resistance Database

A service of Stanford University, providers can enter a patient's resistance-associated mutations  to obtain individual drug resistance profiles and interpretations to help choose the most appropriate treatment. 

HIV InSite Knowledge Base

Offers a comprehensive, on-line textbook of HIV disease from the University of California San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital. Helpful database of antiretroviral drug interactions with three searchable formats.

Kaiser Family Foundation

Routinely updated HIV/AIDS pages aggregate state-based data and other information, including epidemiology, released by a variety of federal programs.

National Multicultural Center

The Center represents a national network of clinicians, educators and trainers with expertise in cultural competency and the management of HIV/AIDS. Site offers online learning and an eLibrary.

National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention

This site hosts the interactive Atlas tool to help clinicians and researchers use 10 years of reported CDC data, latest news releases and informative slide decks based on disease epidemiology.

National Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training Centers (NNPTC)

A CDC-funded group of regional centers created in partnership with health departments and universities, this site provides information on regional center trainings and links to e-learning opportunities.   

National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) – HIV/AIDS

A CDC website where public health professionals connect to each other and to HIV-related news, prevention resources, materials, and funding opportunities.

PUBMed Health - HIV information

The National Libraries of Medicine site provides summaries of recent research (for providers or for patients). Other useful features are Drugs A – Z, detailed information on 600+ drugs, and Health A – Z.

Rural Health Information Hub (formerly Rural Assistance Center)

This federally funded national clearinghouse on rural health features the Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Toolkit to help organizations implementing these programs in rural communities.

Target Center

The Technical Assistance Resources, Guidance, Education, and Training (TARGET) Center is Health Resources and Services Administration’s HIV/AIDS Bureau’s multi-faceted technical assistance initiative to serve as a readily accessible, current resource for Ryan White Program clinicians, case managers and grantees. Site also includes an extensive resource library.

Veterans Administration: HIV/AIDS for Health Care Providers

As the largest single provider of medical care to people with HIV in the U.S., this site has policies and reports, provider education, quick references for clinicians, and a browse topics function. Also, site has a 3-page, 7-step guide for clinicians on “Delivering HIV Test Results.”