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2017 Organization Needs Assessment

The Clinical Education Initiative (CEI) is sponsored by the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute. It is designed to meet the educational needs of the health care providers in New York State by: a) offering clinically relevant, up-to-date education and training on current topics in HIV, HCV, and STDs and b) connecting providers to educational opportunities throughout New York State. The purpose of this Needs Assessment is to survey your organization's current and emerging educational, training, and capacity-building needs so that we can better serve you. If you have additional questions or require help to complete this needs assessment, please email us at support@ceitraining.org.

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Question 1: Agency Contact Information

Organization: *
Your Name: *
Your Position Title at Organization: *

Your time is spent primarily in which capacity:

Education & Training
Administrative
Clinical/Medical
Other
Organization Address: *
City:
County: *
ZIP: *
Phone:
Fax:
Email: *

Question 2: Please describe your organization * (check the ONE that best applies)

Adolescent Clinic
Community Based Organization
Community Health Center
Criminal Justice/Juvenile Justice Clinic
Dental Clinic
Emergency Department
Family Planning Clinic
Federally Qualified Health Center
Health Department
Health Home/Medical Home
Hospital/Hospital Clinic (including Ambulatory Care Clinic)
Managed Care Organization
Occupational Health Setting
Pharmacy-based Clinic
Prenatal Clinic
Private Practice/Group Practice
Professional Organization
School-based Health Center
STD Clinic
University/College Student Health Service
Urgent Care Center
Veteran's Administration Setting
Women's Health Clinic
Other

Question 3: Current Clients and Services (Professional Organizations representing their membership and Non-Clinical Organizations, please skip to Question 4)

A. How many clients are actively enrolled in care at your organization? *
0
1-25
26-50
51-75
76-100
100+
B. To what percentage of its clients does your organization provide the following services each year? *
None 1-25% 26-50% 51-75% 76-100%
Diagnostic Testing:
HIV
HCV
STD Syndromes (Cervicitis, PID, Urethritis, Epididymitis, Proctitis)
Syphilis
Gonorrhea
Chlamydia
Other STDs
Treatment:
HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)
HIV
HCV
HIV/HCV co-infection
STD Syndromes (Cervicitis, PID, Urethritis, Epididymitis, Proctitis)
Syphilis
Gonorrhea
Chlamydia
Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT) for Chlamydia
Other STDs
Linkage:
HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)
HIV
HCV
HIV/HCV co-infection
STD Syndromes (Cervicitis, PID, Urethritis, Epididymitis, Proctitis)
Syphilis
Gonorrhea
Chlamydia
Other STDs
C. Which of the following additional services does your organization currently provide? * (please select all that apply): *
  • Adherence Counseling
  • EPT-Expedited Partner Therapy for Chlamydia
  • Gonorrhea Resistance Testing
  • HIV Medication Management
  • (nPEP) HIV Non-Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
  • (oPEP) HIV Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
  • HIV Resistance Testing
  • HIV Risk Assessment
  • HIV Risk Reduction Interventions
  • Immunizations
  • Linkage Services
  • Partner Services Referral
  • Prevention/Risk Reduction Programs
  • Referrals to Specialized Care for Medical Comorbidities (e.g., Cardiac, Diabetes)
  • Retention Services
  • STD Risk Assessment/Brief Behavioral Counseling
  • STD Testing: Point of Care
  • Other
D. Which of the following is a priority population for your organization? (please rank order the top 3, with 1 indicating the largest proportion of your organization's clients)
Top 1
Top 2
Top 3
E. What is your organization's current capacity to provide these clinical services for the following conditions? *
No discussion or plan Discussion but no plan yet Have plan, not yet offering Started but barriers remain Fully operational
HIV
Screen/interpret test results
Treat in compliance with state/federal guidelines
Retain in care if appropriate
No discussion or plan Discussion but no plan yet Have plan, not yet offering Started but barriers remain Fully operational
nPEP for HIV
Screen/interpret test results
Treat in compliance with state/federal guidelines
Retain in care if appropriate
No discussion or plan Discussion but no plan yet Have plan, not yet offering Started but barriers remain Fully operational
oPEP for HIV
Screen/interpret test results
Treat in compliance with state/federal guidelines
Retain in care if appropriate
No discussion or plan Discussion but no plan yet Have plan, not yet offering Started but barriers remain Fully operational
PrEP for HIV
Screen/interpret test results
Treat in compliance with state/federal guidelines
Retain in care if appropriate
No discussion or plan Discussion but no plan yet Have plan, not yet offering Started but barriers remain Fully operational
HCV
Screen/interpret test results
Treat in compliance with state/federal guidelines
Retain in care if appropriate
No discussion or plan Discussion but no plan yet Have plan, not yet offering Started but barriers remain Fully operational
HIV/HCV co-infection
Screen/interpret test results
Treat in compliance with state/federal guidelines
Retain in care if appropriate
No discussion or plan Discussion but no plan yet Have plan, not yet offering Started but barriers remain Fully operational
STD syndromes
Screen/interpret test results
Treat in compliance with state/federal guidelines
Retain in care if appropriate
No discussion or plan Discussion but no plan yet Have plan, not yet offering Started but barriers remain Fully operational
Syphilis
Screen/interpret test results
Treat in compliance with state/federal guidelines
Retain in care if appropriate
No discussion or plan Discussion but no plan yet Have plan, not yet offering Started but barriers remain Fully operational
Gonorrhea
Screen/interpret test results
Treat in compliance with state/federal guidelines
Retain in care if appropriate
No discussion or plan Discussion but no plan yet Have plan, not yet offering Started but barriers remain Fully operational
Chlamydia
Screen/interpret test results
Treat in compliance with state/federal guidelines
Retain in care if appropriate
No discussion or plan Discussion but no plan yet Have plan, not yet offering Started but barriers remain Fully operational
Other STDs
Screen/interpret test results
Treat in compliance with state/federal guidelines
Retain in care if appropriate

Question 4: Agency's needs for training

A. What are your organization's objectives for training? (please rate the importance of each of the following for your organization) *
Absolutely Essential Very Important Moderately Important Somewhat Important Not Important
Create/revise procedures in clinical practice
Create/revise organization's protocols or policies
Enhance motivation within the organization to diagnose new cases
Improve capacity to provide prevention and risk reduction services
Improve the management and/or treatment of patients
Improve skills within the organization to screen for infection
Increase the number of patients the organization retains in care
Maintain staff knowledge/skills
Required for accreditation
B. Number of practitioners that would usually attend trainings *
1-10
11-25
26-50
51-75
75+

Question 5: Which of these training topics does your organization need this year? (please rank order your top 5, with 1 indicating highest need)

Top 1
Top 2
Top 3
Top 4
Top 5

Question 6: Which training formats work best for your organization? (please select all that apply)

  • DVD (By mail-STD content only)
  • Email/online Support (Expert faculty discussing your case)
  • Mobile Application Support (Clinical content for use on your mobile device)
  • Online courses (CE and other courses with specified learning objectives)
  • Onsite training (Expert faculty visit, tailored to organizations needs)
  • Podcast (Clinical content for use on your mobile device or desktop)
  • Preceptorship (Joint clinical care experience with expert faculty)
  • Provider Call Line (Access advice and resources by phone)
  • Regional Conference (Topics of regional interest presented by expert faculty)
  • Video Case Conferencing (regularly scheduled live interactive meeting facilitated by a multi-disciplinary expert panel that reviews specific cases using information technology such as webcams, high speed internet connectivity and/or personal computers in real time)
  • Web-based self study (Select your own series of CE and other courses with specified learning objectives)
  • Webinar (Live online interactive presentation by expert faculty)

Question 7: When was the last training session held on the following topics for your organization? *

< 1 month ago 1-3 months ago 4-6 months ago 6-12 months ago >= 12 months ago Never
HIV
PrEP
PEP
HCV
STD Syndromes (Cervicitis, PID, Urethritis, Epididymitis, Proctitis)
Syphilis
Gonorrhea
Chlamydia
Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT) for Chlamydia
Other STDs

Question 8: How often does your organization receive clinical education activities from these sources? *

never 1-2 times a year once a quarter 2-3 times a quarter once a month or more
Clinical Education Initiative (CEI)
AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC)
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Medical Grand Rounds
Industry Sponsored Events
Clinical Care Options
Medscape
Professional Organization-Sponsored Events
Physician Research Network (PRN)
Other:

Question 9: Other comments and suggestions regarding your HIV, HCV and STDs clinical education needs:

If you have questions about this survey please contact us at support@ceitraining.org