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

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
AYes
BNo
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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
ANone
BOne or more
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Question 3 of 13

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

AYes
BNo
AYes
BNo
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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
AYes
BNo
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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
AYes
BNo
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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
AYes
BNo
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Question 7 of 13

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

AYes
BNo
AYes
BNo
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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
AYes
BNo
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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
AYes
BNo
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Question 10 of 13

Has your patient tested HIV negative in the past week?

AYes
BNo
CI don't know
AYes
BNo
CI don't know
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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
AYes
BNo
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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
AGreater than 60 mL/min
BLess than or equal to 60 mL/min
CI don't know
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Question 13 of 13

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

AYes
BNo
CI don't know
AYes
BNo
CI don't know
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