Passport Track B

Partner Elicitation and/or Notification Primarily for HIV

Register for Track B 

This track is for providers interested in describing Partner Services to patients and who will conduct partner elicitation. Information collected is forwarded to a Partner Services provider (Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS)). It includes 13 sequenced online modules followed by a 3-day classroom training.

Online Disease Concept Modules

  • Infectious Disease and Human Anatomy
  • Syphilis
  • Chlamydial Infection
  • Gonorrhea
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • HIV Infection and AIDS
  • Tuberculosis
  • Hepatitis

Online PS Core Skills Modules

  • Introduction to Partner Services for PS Providers
  • Communication Skills
  • Interviewing (5 sub-units)
  • Field Investigation and Notification
  • Referrals and Linkages to Care

The Track B 3-day classroom training will use HIV-related exercises, activities, and role-plays, to:

  • Discuss the importance of partner management and how it is conducted confidentially.
  • Develop skills for interviewing and counseling patients with HIV in order to identify sex partners and social contacts for referral to medical evaluation.
  • Incorporate partner services into existing practices.
  • Emphasize the importance of HIV testing and linkage to care and early treatment for those living with HIV.

* Course also has ability to address STD co-infection.

Register for Track B