The HIV/AIDS-related websites listed below are for patients and medical providers. They provide educational resources and are not designed or intended to provide medical assistance. CT AETC is not responsible for the content of any external sites listed on this page.
Tools and Guidelines
AIDS AWARENESS DAY HARTFORD
The annual Connecticut statewide HIV advocacy rally at the Capitol, organized by ACT, a Hartford community-based organization that provides services to HIV+ individuals, as well as HIV Prevention services.
AIDS WALK NEW HAVEN
Annual community event to support HIV awareness and community-based organizations that provide services to People with HIV.
CT HIV PLANNING CONSORTIUM
Primary vehicle for statewide HIV prevention and care planning. The CHPC convenes people with HIV, service providers, health specialists to create a coordinated statewide prevention and care system.
Hep C EDUCATIONAL APP
This education and care companion app follows a typical patient care experience for Hepatitis C, from diagnosis through treatment and after treatment is completed. The materials are presented as a series of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) with answers.
RYAN WHITE PLANNING COUNCIL PART A: Hartford
The Greater Hartford Ryan White Part A Planning Council unites funders, healthcare providers, and people living with HIV/AIDS under a common goal: to help those with HIV and AIDS improve their health and the quality of their lives.
A variety of one-page patient fact sheets on HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention in English and Spanish.
HIV.GOV SERVICE LOCATOR
Search HIV/AIDS-related services by zip code including Ryan White clinics, health centers, testing sites, housing assistance, and other services.
HIV Source is a portal for HIV-related information (web pages, PDF documents, infographics) from within and outside the federal government.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention PrEP Basics webpage provides patient information on PrEP as an HIV prevention tool, and answers frequently asked questions.
An open-source national directory of providers of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). Users enter zip code(s) to locate nearby servers.
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF HIV MEDICINE
Nation’s largest community of HIV care providers that comprises a diverse, dedicated group of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other allied members of the HIV workforce community.
CDC VIDEO SERIES ON HIV, AIDS, AND STD
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is rolling out a new suite of HIV Treatment Works products and materials as part of its Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign. The new campaign materials focus on reaching and supporting people with HIV and encouraging them to get in care, stay on medication, reduce their risks, and live well with HIV throughout their life.
CENTER FOR HIV LAW POLICY
The HIV Policy Resource Bank is a comprehensive database on topics of importance to people with HIV and their advocates. Find HIV-related laws, state guidelines for healthcare workers, and testing and treatment information by state.
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION – DIVISION OF HIV/AIDS PREVENTION
Website for HIV-related information and resources, treatment guidelines and recommendations for clinicians, and access to CDC surveillance statistics.
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.
HEPATITIS C ONLINE
University of Washington’s online curriculum about Hepatitis C.
A directory of state-specific resources that helps assist providers navigate health coverage requirements that may impact the prescription of hepatitis c treatment.
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.
Site pages include manifestations of HIV, news, and research on HIV/AIDS oral health care and treatment information.
This guide synthesizes findings from the federally funded Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) Hepatitis C Treatment Expansion Initiative, which focused on HCV treatment among coinfected patients.
NATIONAL HIV CURRICULUM
The NHC offers free online continuing education for novice-to-expert health professionals, students, and faculty.
New England AIDS Training and Education Center provides HIV/AIDS education, consultation, technical assistance, and resource materials to health care professionals throughout Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
PrEP ACTION KIT
Fenway Institute PrEP Action Kit – This PrEP Action Kit includes clinical resources to help providers incorporate PrEP into their practices. Including helpful resources such as tips on taking a comprehensive sexual history, frequently asked questions about PrEP, and information on PrEP prescribing and monitoring. This action kit is an essential resource for all providers treating LGBTQIA+ patients or patients at risk of HIV infection. Updated in the Spring of 2020.
Provides HIV-related news, clinical management, cure, and prevention among other resources.
WEITZMAN ECHO HEPATITIS C/HIV
Weitzman ECHO (Extension for Community Health Outcomes) provides specialty support for primary care providers seeking to gain expertise in the management of certain complex illnesses and conditions.
Tools and Guidelines
Patient Health Questionnaire – 2 (PHQ-2) (view Questionnaire)
Patient Health Questionnaire – 9 (PHQ-9) (view Questionnaire)
NIDA Drug Screening Tool (view)
CAGE-AID Substance Abuse Screening Tool (view pdf)
Rapid Opioid Dependence Screen (RODS) Tool (view pdf)
PrEP ASSESSMENT Protocol (view)
AASLD Simplified HCV Treatment for Treatment-Naive Patients without Cirrhosis (view pdf)
AASLD Simplified Treatment Algorithm for Treatment-Naive Adults with Compensated Cirrhosis (view pdf)
AAHIV Treatment Guidelines and Recommendations for treating HCV in people with HIV (view pdf)
University of Washington’s Treatment Protocol: Assessment and Treatment of Patients with Coexisting Mental Illness and Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Treatment Improvement Protocol (view pdf)
HIV LanguageMatters: Addressing Stigma by Using Preferred Language (view pdf)