RM, PCC student says:

“It was truly a remarkable experience. I am excited to implement PCC!”

Course Type
Starting Between Calendar and Calendar
Webinar - HIV Testing in NYS
(1 day)

This two-hour webinar will provide information about new developments in HIV testing as a result of passage of Chapter 308 of the Laws of 2010.


As a result of this training participants will be able to:


  • List the core elements of the 2010 New York State HIV Testing law (S.8227/A.11487) and their importance;
  • Understand the time line for implementation of the new law including the development of regulations by the NYSDOH;
  • Recall that HIV testing must be offered to all persons between the ages of 13 and 64 receiving hospital or primary care services with some limited exceptions;
  • Describe the simplified process for obtaining patient consent for HIV testing;
  • List the elements of HIV pre and post-test counseling with an emphasis on streamlining the process;
  • Recall the responsibility of the health care provider to arrange for follow-up medical care for all patients who test HIV positive;
  • Describe changes in HIV testing related to occupational exposure; and Explain revised disclosure practices.


    Prerequisite: Although there is no prerequisite for this training, it is strongly recommended that participants have previous training in basic HIV/AIDS.


Mar 20, 2018 Rochester, NY $0.00 Class Information
Webinar - Overview of STI's
(1 day)

This two-hour webinar is designed to help non-clinical health and human service providers gain a basic understanding of common STIs to support their HIV/STI/VH prevention work. The training will review the similarities and differences in transmission, screening & testing, treatment, complications and prevention.

Objectives - By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

1. Describe STI morbidity in New York State
2. Describe the transmission, symptoms & complications of common STIs
3. Describe the inter-relationship of HIV & other STDs

Prerequisite: There is no prerequisite for this training. This training is intended for individuals who have not had prior training in STIs (or desire a review).

Audience: This course is appropriate for non-clinical staff of health and human service provider organizations.

Related Consumer Educational Materials:
Diseases That Can Be Spread During Sex (booklet): https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/3805.pdf
STD and HIV Facts (brochure): https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/9111.pdf
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (NYSDOH web page) https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/std

Mar 27, 2018 Rochester, NY $0.00 Class Information
Copyright© 2018 · Center for Health & Behavioral Training, University of Rochester · Phone: (585) 753.5382 · Email: info@chbt.org · Privacy Policy