The Power of Sharing the Love: Creating a Free PrEP Clinic to Prevent HIV Infection

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Identifier Power_of_Sharing_the_Love-Creating_a_Free_PrEP_Clinic_to_Prevent_HIV_Infection_EBPF2019
Title The Power of Sharing the Love: Creating a Free PrEP Clinic to Prevent HIV Infection
Creator Bruce Garrett BSN RN CNRN; Adam Spivak, MD; Susana Keeshin, MD
Description Daily PrEP has been demonstrated to lower the risk of HIV acquisition by more than 90% in multiple clinical trials and has recently received an ‘A' level recommendation from the United States Preventive Service Task Force. Currently , outpatient PrEP services allow high-risk individuals the ability to decrease their risk for HIV acquisition and offer frequent HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing, treatment, and education. Uptake on PrEP services among populations at highest risk of HIV acquisition has been limited by lack of health insurance and access to care. Providers at the Infectious Disease Clinic at U-Health targeted this at risk population to offer PrEP services for free, to help reduce the incidences of new HIV diagnosis.
Subject Posters as Topic; Evidence-Based Practice; Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis; Unsafe Sex; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Preventive Health Services; Community Health Services; HIV Infections; Risk Reduction Behavior; Ambulatory Care Facilities; Patient Education as Topic; Health Services Accessibility; Medically Uninsured
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2019
Date Digital 2019
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6sz0w1h
Relation is Part of 2019 Evidence Based Practice Posters
Format application/pdf
Setname ehsl_ebp
Date Created 2019-05-21
Date Modified 2019-05-22
ID 1426691
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sz0w1h
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