Your Health, Your Hands: The Benefits and Best Practices of HIV Self-Testing

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October 31, 2023

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The objective of this course is to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of HIV self-testing, including its benefits, limitations, and proper use. Participants will garner a clear understanding of how HIV self-testing works in Maryland. They will also understand the importance of seeking confirmatory testing and counseling. Overall, this course aims to level set participants with a foundational knowledge and understanding of HIV self-testing that will enable them to make informed decisions and provide accurate information to their peers.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Describe HIV self-testing in Maryland.
  • Identify benefits and limitations of HIV self-testing.
  • Explain the importance of seeking confirmatory testing and counseling after receiving a reactive HIV self-test result.
  • Discuss confidentiality and informed consent.