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2-day HIV Counseling and Testing

2014 Training Schedule:

April 8 & 9         - Beckley (Raleigh Co Health Dept)
April 22 & 23      - Martinsburg (Jefferson Co Health Dept)
August 12 & 13   - Charleston (Kanawha Co Health Dept)
August 20 & 21   - Morgantown (Monongalia Co Health Dept)


Contact Hours:

This continuing education activity has been provided by the West Virginia Local Performance Site of the PA/MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center for 13 contact hours. The West Virginia Local Performance Site is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the State of West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses. WVBRN provider registration number WV2000-0303RN.18. This activity is also for Licensed Practical Nurses for 13 contact hours.
 

Your course instructors are:

Chuck Hall (Lead Trainer), HIV Prevention Specialist, West Virginia HIV/AIDS Prevention Program
Jodie Layden, HIV Prevention Specialist, West Virginia HIV/AIDS Prevention Program
Nils Haynes, HIV Prevention Specialist, West Virginia HIV/AIDS Prevention Program
Chuck Anziulewicz, Public Information/HIV Prevention Specialist, West Virginia HIV/AIDS Prevention Program

Purpose:

This two day workshop has been designed to improve the ability of providers in a variety of settings to support individuals in making behavior changes that will reduce their risk of acquiring or transmitting HIV. It is based on a CDC developed curriculum.

All trainings run from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. 
 

Objectives:

Upon the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
 
· Define client centered HIV prevention counseling
· Describe factors that affect a client’s behavior
· Demonstrate through practice sessions all the steps of HIV prevention counseling
 
The Fundamentals of HIV Prevention Counseling and Testing workshop is required for all medical professionals who submit HIV specimens to the WV State Lab. The state lab keeps all approved testers names on file. After three years a one day Fundamentals of HIV Prevention Counseling update training refresher course is required.

 
Please pre-register as soon as possible.
Class size is limited and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. This training session is dependent upon the number of pre-registrations.
 

Contact either:

Chuck Hall: chuck.e.hall@wv.gov
304-356-4060
OR
Jodie Layden: jodie.m.layden@wv.gov
304-356-4061
 
Or call toll-free: 1-800-642-8244

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