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PrEP (HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis)

Assessment Tool: Is HIV PrEP Right for Your Patient or Client?

Your Results: PrEP's Benefits for Your Patient or Client Are Unclear

Your responses to the assessment you just completed yielded no clear indications that your patient is currently at substantial risk of acquiring HIV. Although PrEP may still be worth considering for this patient, it is not strongly recommended.

That said, if your patient has expressed an interest in PrEP regardless of specific risk factors, the subject is worth further discussion. Read this article on TheBodyPRO.com for more information regarding next steps in discussing, and potentially prescribing, PrEP to your patient.

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Is HIV PrEP Right for Your Patient or Client?

This assessment tool, created primarily for HIV medication prescribers and health care providers in the United States, will help you determine whether HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is an optimal fit for your patients or clients.

This tool is free of advertiser influence; it was produced by the editorial team of TheBodyPRO and is periodically reviewed by a rotating panel of respected HIV care providers and community advocates. The tool was last updated in March 2018.

Question 1 of 13

Have you taken both a sexual history and a drug use history from your patient?

  • AYes
  • BNo

Question 2 of 13

In the past six months, with how many different people has your patient engaged in receptive or insertive intercourse?

  • ANone
  • BOne or more

Question 3 of 13

In the past six months, has your patient consistently used condoms when engaging in receptive or insertive intercourse?

  • AYes
  • BNo

Question 4 of 13

In the past six months, has your patient had condomless, receptive or insertive intercourse with a person whose HIV status is 1) unknown with certainty or 2) known to be HIV positive with a detectable viral load?

  • AYes
  • BNo

Question 5 of 13

In the past six months, has your patient been diagnosed with a bacterial sexually transmitted infection (such as chlamydia, syphilis or gonorrhea)?

  • AYes
  • BNo

Question 6 of 13

In the past six months, has your patient exchanged insertive or receptive intercourse for money, food, shelter, alcohol or drugs?

  • AYes
  • BNo

Question 7 of 13

Has your patient used methamphetamines during receptive or insertive intercourse at any time within the past six months?

  • AYes
  • BNo

Question 8 of 13

In the past six months, has your patient injected drugs using needles, syringes, or other drug preparation equipment that have already been used by another person?

  • AYes
  • BNo

Question 9 of 13

In the past six months, has your patient injected 1) illegal drugs or 2) prescription medications for nonmedical reasons, despite recently taking part in a methadone or other medication-based drug treatment program?

  • AYes
  • BNo

Question 10 of 13

Has your patient tested HIV negative in the past week?

  • AYes
  • BNo
  • CI don't know

Question 11 of 13

Within the past four weeks, has your patient exhibited any possible signs or symptoms of acute (primary) HIV infection?

  • AYes
  • BNo

Question 12 of 13

Within the past four weeks, has your patient exhibited any possible signs or symptoms of acute (primary) HIV infection?

  • AGreater than 60 mL/min
  • BLess than or equal to 60 mL/min
  • CI don't know

Question 13 of 13

Has your patient recently tested negative for hepatitis B virus infection?

  • AYes
  • BNo
  • CI don't know
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