Numerous sources provide both basic and advanced training to assist agency implementation of routine HIV screening.

Routine HIV Testing Script (PDF)

Online training

Test Texas HIV Coalition in partnership with DSHS has created an online course Implementing Routine HIV Testing in Texas an online learning resource for routine HIV screening. The course covers why routine screening should be implemented, basic testing technology information and how to deliver positive results. The course is free and open to residents of Texas.

Other relevant courses include:

Texas Health Steps also features courses on adolescent testing and consent issues.

Training agencies


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Approximately 18,000 Texans are unaware of their HIV infection.

Knowledge is power. Learning one’s positive serostatus is the first step for newly diagnosed HIV patients to get linked to care and treated early in the disease process with the potential to have a nearly normal lifespan.
- C. Everett Koop, Former Surgeon General of the United States

Last updated May 24, 2021