HIV Screening -UofC-Comer

HIV Screening -UofC-Comer

Published on 11 January 2023

HIV Screening in the Comer ED

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Transcript
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Let's talk about screening for HIV
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The AAP recommends
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Universal and routine HIV screening at least once in health care settings for all adolescents aged ≥15 years
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The CDC recommends
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Everyone between the ages of 13 and 64 get tested for HIV at least once as part of routine health care
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Why are we screening at Comer?
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Because our patients are at risk
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The largest population of new HIV diagnoses in Chicago are served by the University of Chicago
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And adolescents
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are the age group least likely to know their status
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We're also screening to reduce stigma
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The experience of HIV-related stigma
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has been associated with decreased HIV testing, condom use, PrEP uptake, medication adherence, and linkage to care
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How are we screening in the emergency department??
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A best practice pop-up (BPA) will open when you order a CBC or GC/Chlamydia test on patients 13+
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This is an Opt-Out test
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That means you have to inform the patient/guardian that you will be testing them and give them the chance to opt-out
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An easy way to inform patients of testing is to say:
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"We test everyone 13 and up who comes in to the ED unless you don't want us to.”
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If a patient tests positive, they will receive a call from the infectious disease team within 24 hours
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Questions?
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Ask Rachel on shift or email her at [email protected]
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For more information, visit: care2prevent.com
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Thank you for helping keep our patients safe and healthy!