HEPATITIS C/HIV POINT-OF-CARE TESTING TECHNOLOGIES
Half-Day Training through NYC Department of Health T-TAP Program
Trainings Occur Quarterly and are Free!

Who Should Attend?

  • Clinical and non-clinical service providers involved in conducting HIV and HCV testing and in linking persons who test positive to medical care.

T-TAP Training Prerequisites:

  • Understanding Hepatitis A,B,C is a prerequisite for this course.

Goal: This training provides a demonstration of FDA-approved HIV and HCV point-of-care testing technologies and reviews the necessary quality assurance measures.

Objectives: By the end of this training, participants will:

  • Take part in running external controls for current FDA-approved CLIA-waived OraQuick Advance, and the FDA-approved CLIA-waived OraQuick HCV Rapid Antibody Test.
  • Review quality assurance measures including workspace set-up, storage of specimens, temperatures for storage and testing, logging test results and more.

Please Note: Participants will receive a certificate of attendance. This training does not substitute for on- site training or the certification of proficiency that can be granted by your agency’s laboratory director or your HIV and HCV testing supervisor.

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