• DSHS HIV/STD Program

    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, Texas 78714

    Phone: (512) 533-3000

    E-mail the HIV/STD Program

    E-mail data requests to HIV/STD Program - This email can be used to request data and statistics on HIV, TB, and STDs in Texas. It cannot be used to get treatment or infection history for individuals, or to request information on programs and services. Please do not include any personal, identifying health information in your email such as HIV status, Date of Birth, Social Security Number, etc.

    For treatment/testing history, please contact your local Health Department.

    For information on HIV testing and services available to Persons Living with HIV and AIDS, please contact your local HIV services organization.

2004 Texas HIV-STD Clinical Update

 The Department of State Health Services (DSHS), in partnership with the Center for Health Training [CHT], and Texas/Oklahoma AIDS Education and Training Center (TX/OK AETC) [AETC], hosted the 14th Texas HIV/STD Conference Clinical Update on December 17-18, 2004 at the Renaissance Hotel in Austin, Texas. The goal, objectives, and target audience of the Clinical Update were:

Clinical Update Goal and Objectives
Goal The goal of this conference is to provide the healthcare provider current knowledge, tools and strategies to integrate into practice to enhance the quality of services and improve clinical outcomes for patients with HIV/STDs.

By the end of the Clinical Update, participants will be able to:

  • Identify options for the care and treatment of women with HIV.
  • Discuss substance abuse, medication adherence issues and complex drug interactions.
  • Explain care options for patients with diabetes and lipid disorders.
  • Analyze critically recent trends and STD care and prevention.
Target Audience Physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other clinicians working with HIV/STD affected communities.

The Conference Steering Committee (CSC) gratefully acknowleges the following groups who contributed immeasurably to the success of this year's conference:

The Conference Steering Committee is proud to offer the Clinical Update proceedings on-line.

Preceding the the Clinical Update on December 13-17, 2004 was the 14th Texas HIV/STD Conference (for more information, visit the 14th Texas HIV/STD Conference page).

For more information about the Clinical Update,  the Conference Steering Committee.

Last updated March 9, 2011