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About this training

This one day training will assist health care providers and others acquire the skills necessary to provide HIV testing and linkage to care.
  • This training does not teach venipuncture or the mechanics of administering other HIV test technologies.
  • In-person attendance is required in Seattle, WA. This is not a web-based course.

Who should take this training

Individuals should register if the agency they work for meets any of the following criteria:

  • Receives federal funding to support programs providing HIV testing;
  • Receives federal funding support indirectly through the use of the WA State Public Health Lab for HIV testing;
  • Receives state funding for the direct support of individual staff members providing HIV testing;
  • Serves significant numbers of high-risk individuals.

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Conduct streamlined risk assessment
  • Identify symptoms of acute HIV infection and refer individuals with possible new infections for follow up testing
  • Deliver HIV test results and provide information, support and referral
  • Link people newly diagnosed with HIV to medical care and social support services
  • Work in partnership with HIV positive individuals to promote notification of sexual and needle sharing partners

Dates and location

  • March 14, 2019
  • Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019,  8:30 am – 5:00 pm

  • Ninth and Jefferson Building
    Harborview Medical Center
    908 Jefferson St.
    Seattle, WA 98104

    *Room number subject to change. You will get an email confirmation from the training facilitator when the training room is selected prior to the course.

Training facilitator

  • Katie Heidere, Disease Intervention Specialist, Public Health - Seattle & King County

Pre-registration is required

  • Trainings are limited to 15 persons. Enrollment priority is given to those who provide HIV testing that is supported by state or federal funding.
  • There is no fee for this training.

Fill out the form below and press the submit button to register.