This toolkit is a collaborative product of the AETC Program Rural Health Committee, the AETC National Clinician Consultation Center, the Georgia Department of Public Health, the International Association of Forensic Nurses, and the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership.
- Start post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) started as soon as possible after a known or possible HIV exposure (occupational or non-occupational sexual and injection exposures)
- These resources provide step-by-step instructions for the medical care of persons following possible sexual HIV exposure
- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) alerted the public on 5/18/18 that serious cases of neural tube birth defects have been reported in babies born to women living with HIV who were treated with dolutegravir prior to conception. Providers may call the PEPline at (888) 448-4911 if they have questions or need additional support.
These materials were developed to be used in clinical settings to raise awareness and offer detailed guidance. Order free printed copies of the pocket guide or scroll pen. All additional materials can be downloaded and printed as needed.
- Post-Sexual Exposure Clinical Guide Scroll Pen
- Post-Sexual Exposure Clinical Pocket Guide
- nPEP Infographic Slides
- nPEP Poster
- PEP Patient Assistance Program Postcard
The State of nPEP in Rural America: Clinician Perspectives
ShareSpot: The AETC Blog
- Non-Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (nPEP) in Rural Areas – Does It Exist?
Jeannette Southerly, BSN, RN, ACRN from the MidAtlantic AETC (West Virginia) discusses the state of PEP in rural America