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HIV/AIDS Resource and Consultation Center



HIV Prevention Counseling Orientation and Overview Facts 101, Fundamentals, & Waive Rapid Testing

1.)  The Facts 101

Friday, August 4, 2017

9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.

“The Facts” is a one-day course that provides information concerning the spectrum of HIV disease, HIV antibody testing and developments in rapid testing, legal issues, partner notification services, risk assessment and reduction, and psychosocial issues.

Objectives upon completion of the program

The participant will be able to:

  • Understand the spectrum of HIV disease
  • Discuss HIV antibody testing options including legal implications
  • Process of testing and meaning of results
  • Describe partner notification services in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Describe effective techniques for providing HIV risk assessment and reduction
  • Discuss implications of HIV infection as experienced by an HIV-infected person

Certificates of Completion

A certificate will be provided upon completion of this program which confirms attendance at the program and the number of hours: 6.5 hours for “The Facts.”

Please pre-register by calling Kathy Dozier (757) 446-6170 or emailing  Registration fee of $35.00 per person.  All registration fees are non-refundable but transferrable.

Training Location 

Please arrive by 8:15 a.m. to ride the shuttle to the training location. 

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Hofheimer Hall Room 753

828 Fairfax Avenue

Norfolk, VA 23501

Parking Location

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Smith Rogers Hall

358 Mowbray Arch

Norfolk, VA 23507


Other training sites and dates are available at