HIV Testing Update: New Regulations & Strategies from the Field
Daniel J. Egan, MD, FACEP, Associate Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency and Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center
Debbie Lester, LMSW, Director of Urban Health Plan's Institute for the Advancement of Community Health, Urban Health Plan Inc.
Carrin Schottler-Thal, MD, Section Head, Division of General Pediatrics, Albany Medical Center, General Pediatric Group
At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:
State the main objectives of the amended public health law that require the offer of HIV testing to all individuals aged 13-64 in certain health care settings
Recall straight-forward strategies for implementing the regulations in three different settings: hospital, emergency department, and community health center
List the contents of the New York State Department of Health’s “HIV Testing Tool Kit: Resources to Support Routine HIV Testing for Adults and Teens”