Term AIDS/HIV Prevention Counseling
Code LH-2700.0150
Definition Programs that provide counseling services for individuals at risk for contracting or transmitting the HIV virus with the objective of supporting their ability to make behavior changes that will reduce their risk of acquiring or transmitting HIV. Counseling involves a personal risk assessment, development of a personalized action plan and the decision to seek an HIV test. Individuals who have a history of injection drug use, sex with a person with HIV/AIDS, sex with a man who has sex with other men, sex with an injection drug user, a sexually transmitted disease, or exchanging money or drugs for sex are considered to be at high or increased risk and are targets for prevention counseling.
Created 3/13/02
Changed 1/6/10
Use References AIDS Prevention Counseling
HIV/AIDS Prevention Counseling
HIV Prevention Counseling
HIV Transmission Prevention Counseling
See Also References AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (LH-6700.6400-040)
AIDS/HIV Clinics (LT-1750.0500)
AIDS/HIV Control (JP-1500.1700-050)
AIDS/HIV/STD Prevention Supplies (LH-5000.0600)
Health/Disability Related Counseling (RP-1400.8000-300)
HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis Medication (LH-6700.6400-285)
HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Medication (LH-6700.6400-300)
HIV Testing (LF-4900.2400)
HIV Waivers (FT-3600.0250-300)
Needle Exchange/Distribution Programs (RX-8470.1900-610)
Safer Sex Education (LJ-8000.8000)
External Classification Terms Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (AIRS HC-300)
Patient & Family Support (NTE E86)
Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases (UW 2.1.01.01)
Preventive Health (NPC E11.05)
Related Concepts Homelessness
Facet Service
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