The purpose of this introductory training is to provide HIV clinicians with a detailed overview of substance abuse and HIV among older adults. The curriculum reviews important epidemiological data focused on older adult substance use trends and HIV prevalence; reviews standardized screening and assessment techniques to support the move to improve treatment effectiveness; and concludes with evidence‐based and promising clinical strategies.
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Topic(s): Step 1: Preventing New Infections, Step 2: Identifying Cases through HIV Testing & Diagnosis, Step 3: Connecting People with HIV to Quality HIV Care, Step 4: Keeping People with HIV in Quality HIV Care, Substance Use / Abuse, Adults over 50
Resource type: Training Materials