Integrating Health Care: Module 2 HOPE Resource Package

Primary Care

Aberg, J.A., Kaplan, J.E., Libman, H., Emmanuel, P. Anderson, J.R., & … Gallant, J.E. (2009).
Primary Care Guidelines for the Management of Persons Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus: 2009 Update by the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 49(5), 651-681. (PDF, 459KB).

Canadian Psychiatric Association.
HIV and psychiatry: A training and resource manual. (2011).

Mountain Plains AETC
A Sourcebook for the primary care provider. (2009) (PDF, 1MB).
Developed to provide information about HIV infection for clinicians who work in today's health care system. A useful resource to all types of clinicians, it contains an outline of basic patient care in HIV infection, plus a list of resources that can be easily accessed in the local setting. It is a versatile reference for some of the practical problems encountered in daily practice.

NASTAD's care and treatment program provides programmatic and policy technical assistance (TA) to state and territorial HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis programs.  TA to state health departments focuses on Ryan White Program Part B services and the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP).

North Carolina Center for Excellence in Integrated Care.
ICARE 102 is designed as a user-guided curriculum with the aim of supporting the development of an integrated primary care/behavioral health program. The ICARE 102 curriculum provides the user with topic-specific background information, anticipatory guidance (including points to consider), and links to valuable resources.

New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute.
HIV Clinical Resource: Primary Care Approach to the HIV-Infected Patient, (2007)

US Department of Health and Human Services: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Barriers to Care

IOM. Academy of Sciences.
HIV Screening and Access to Care: Exploring Barriers and Facilitators to Expanded HIV Testing. 2010.

Valverde, E.E., Waldrop-Valverde, D., Anderson-Mahoney, P., Loughlin, A.M. Del Rio, C., & … Gardener, L.L. (2006).
System and patient barriers to HIV care for disadvantaged populations: The medical care provider context. Journal American Medical Association, 17(3), 18-28. (PDF, 109KB).

Ryan White CARE ACT

US Department of Health and Human Services, HRSA. (2011). About the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

Kaiser Family Foundation HIV/AIDS Policy

NASTAD. Public Health Advocacy – Ryan White Program

Walensky, R.P., Paltiel, A.D., & Freedburg, K.A. (2002).
AIDS drug assistance programs: highlighting inequities in Human Immunodeficiency Virus- infection health care in the United States. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 35, 606-610. (PDF, 1.4KB).

Integration between Primary and Behavioral Health Care Providers

APA's Integration of mental health, substance abuse, and HIV prevention (2010).

HIV Clinical Resource. Prevention with ositives: Integrating HIV prevention into HIV primary care.

Other manualized evidenced-based interventions are also available.

Setting up a Referral Network

The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc., Setting up Referral Pathways.

Family Health International. Establishing referral networks for comprehensive HIV care in low-resource settings. Institute for HIV/AIDS Family Health International. (2005) (PDF, 369KB).

HIV Case Manager Protocol

County of Los Angeles Public Health. HIV/AIDS case management services protocol. 2008. (PDF, 970KB).

The HIV Case Manager Portal
The HIV Case Manager Portal is dedicated to providing resources and connections for case managers to aid in the delivery of services for the health and well-being of HIV/AIDS patients.

New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute.
Standards for HIV/AIDS Case Management. 2006. (PDF, 286KB).

Coping with Pain

The Body. Pain Management and HIV/AIDS

Caris, H.F. (2002). Psychological techniques in the management of pain. Anaesthesia and Intense Care Medicine. (PDF, 180KB)

Douaihy, A.B., Stowell, K.R., Kohnen, S., Stoklosa, J.B., & Breitbart, W.S. (2007). Psychiatric aspects of comorbid HIV/AIDS and pain, part 2. The AIDS Reader, 17(7), 1-11. (PDF, 33KB).

Mindtools. Cognitive restructuring – from unhappiness to a positive outlook. Your Pain Management Resource.

Pain Exercises

Pain Assessments/Scales

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  HRSA Working Group on HIV and Palliative Care (2000). Palliative and supportive care. Chapter 4: Pain.

The Well Project (2010) HIV related pain

Medical Decision-Making

AIDS Education and Training Centers. (2007). Clinical manual for management of the HIV infected adult. AETC. (PDF, 2.9MB).

This site includes pictures of medications to help clients recognize what they are taking, as well as research on medicines currently being tested.

Introduction to HIV and AIDS drug treatment.