The Role of HIV Providers in Secondary HIV Prevention

  • Author: W. David Hardy, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 5/16/18 (What's New)


  • HIV medical care should be structured to encourage input from the wider multidisciplinary team into HIV prevention interventions
    • Skill sets and available resources vary across the different disciplines, and patients may prefer to discuss their risk behavior with some staff members rather than others
    • Integrating interventions across medical care services emphasizes the importance of HIV prevention measures to the patient and ensures consistent messages are delivered
  • Educational Messages and Materials
      Approaches to Delivering Educational Messages
        Behavioral Interventions for Specific Populations
              Older Patients
                Black Patients
                Antiretroviral Therapy for Prevention

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