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					                                                                                            Public Health Training Network

                  “Revised Recommendations for HIV Screening
                   of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women
                              in Health-care Settings”
                         A Live Satellite Broadcast and Web cast presented by the
                            Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

                       November 17, 2005 ~ 1:00 – 3:00 PM EST

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                                 Agenda for Satellite Broadcast

•   Welcome and broadcast objectives.
•   Rationale for expanded HIV screening in health-care settings.
•   Alternative procedures for normalizing HIV screening.
•   Recommendations to facilitate routine HIV screening.
•   Panel response to faxed questions from viewers.
•   Announcement: Topic for HIV Satellite Broadcast scheduled for April 27, 2006 (1 – 3 p.m. EDT).
•   A 10-minute break is scheduled for approximately the midpoint of the broadcast.

Broadcast, Web cast, Videotapes, CD-                    Technical Assistance and Fax Numbers
ROMs, and Flyers                                        For technical (equipment) help during the broadcast
•   This Web cast may be viewed on computers with       or during the satellite test signal the day before
    Internet and RealPlayer through                     airdate: for up to one year             In the US:        800-728-8232
    after the airdate.                                           In Canada:        404-639-1289
•   Videotapes and video CD-ROMs of CDC
    broadcasts may be obtained, while supplies last,    For general questions about CDC’s HIV
    by calling 800-458-5231. Closed-captioned           broadcasts/Webcasts (other than about satellite
    videotapes are available.                           reception): 800-458-5231 or 919-361-4892.
•   Flyers about current and future broadcasts may be
    obtained by                                         To fax questions to the panelists on airdate only:
     (1) accessing CDC’s HIV Satellite Broadcast                In the US:       800-553-6323
    Website at,                          In Canada:       404-639-0181
     (2) calling CDC’s Fax Information System at                TTY (US):        800-815-8152
    888-CDC-FAXX. (For the flyer about today’s                  TTY (Canada): 404-639-0182
    broadcast, when prompted by the recording, enter
                                                        To submit questions after the airdate, please send
    document number 130042 and a return fax
                                                        e-mails to
    (3) calling 800-458-5231 or 919-361-4892 .
                                     ~Resources Related to this Topic~

Colleagues are encouraged to periodically visit for information/resources on
CDC’s HIV/AIDS prevention programs.

CDC’s National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) at provides information or
materials on HIV/AIDS, STD, and TB programs and funding, plus referrals to thousands of service organizations.


See also “Web sites and Training” below.

CDC. Advancing HIV Prevention: New Strategies for a Changing Epidemic. United States, 2003. MMWR

CDC. Advancing HIV Prevention: Interim Technical Guidance for Selected Interventions. Atlanta, GA:US
Department of Health and Human Services, CDC;2003.

CDC. Revised Guidelines for HIV Counseling, Testing, and Referral. United States, 2001. MMWR

CDC. HIV Partner Counseling and Referral Services. Atlanta, GA: US Department of Health and Human
Services, CDC;1998.

CDC. CDC Procedural Guidance for Selected Strategies and Interventions for Community-based Organizations
Funded Under Program Announcement 04064. Section 3 c PCRS.: US Department of Health and Human
Services, CDC; 2003.

CDC. Program Operations Guidelines for STD Prevention Partner Services. Atlanta, GA: US Department of
Health and Human Services, CDC;2004.

CDC. Revised recommendations for HIV screening of pregnant women. MMWR 2001;50(RR-19):59-86.

CDC. Recommendations for HIV Testing Services for Inpatients and Outpatients in Acute-care Hospital Settings;
and Technical Guidance on HIV Counseling. MMWR 1993; 42(No.RR-2): .

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                                  Recommended Reading and Materials

CDC Satellite Broadcasts about rapid testing for HIV prevention: April 24, 2003, and November 18, 2004.
Videotapes and video CD-ROMs: (800) 458-5231. Web cast viewing on computers with Internet and RealPlayer
software, which can be downloaded at no charge from the same Web site for viewing the web cast:

Beckwith CG, Flanigan TP, del Rio C, Simmons E, Wing EJ, Carpenter, CJ. It is time to implement routine, not
risk-based, HIV testing. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2005, 40:137.

Bulterys M, Jamieson DJ, O'Sullivan MJ, Cohen MH, Maupin R, Nesheim S, Webber MP, Van Dyke R, Wiener
J, Branson BM. Rapid HIV-1 testing during labor: a multicenter study. JAMA 2004;292(2):219-223

CDC. Dear Colleague Letter. April 22, 2003

CDC. HIV Testing Among Pregnant Women − United States and Canada, 1998-2001. MMWR

Janssen RS, Holtgrave DR, Valdiserri RO, Shepherd M, Gayle HD, DeCock KM. The serostatus approach to
fighting the HIV epidemic: prevention strategies for infected individuals. Am J Public Health 2001;91:1019-24.

Manavi K, Welsby, Philip. HIV testing. BMJ 2005; 330: 492-493.

                                             Web sites and Training

CDC. Rapid Testing Web site. Guidance. Atlanta, GA: US Department of Health and Human Services, CDC;
2004 (updated).

CDC. Advancing HIV Prevention (AHP) Web site. Guidance. Atlanta, GA: US Department of Health and Human
Services, CDC; 2004 (updated).

CDC. Perinatal HIV Prevention Web site. Guidance, recommendations, model programs and protocols, and up to
date information on CDC perinatal HIV prevention programs and activities. Atlanta, GA: US Department of
Health and Human Services, CDC; 2004.

National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers.

National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD).

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