Toolkits & Guides
Resources developed for health care providers to support your practice and guide discussions with clients about herpes, HPV, sexual health anxiety and more.
Professional practice guidelines for sexual health service providers in British Columbia.
Professional development resources for sexual health service providers in British Columbia.
Herpes: Health Care Provider’s Guide
This 18-page colour booklet was developed to support health care providers giving herpes diagnoses to patients. It focuses on understanding emotional reactions to a herpes diagnosis and talking to patients about herpes using non-stigmatizing language. It also includes a series of frequently asked questions and suggested answers, as well as herpes supports and counselling resources….
HPV: Health Care Provider’s Guide
This booklet was developed to assist health care providers in helping clients understand & normalize HPV, to provide sympathetic & non-judgmental information around HPV infection, vaccination, screening, and treatment, as well as to support clients through HPV-related anxiety. It also includes a series of frequently asked questions and suggested answers, as well as HPV and…
Supporting and addressing anxiety in sexual health care: A resource for providers
Information about sexual health-related anxiety, including common concerns expressed by service users, and effective strategies used by providers to address anxiety among service users.
HIV PrEP – Information for health care providers
A 4-page handout offering detailed information about HIV PrEP for health care providers that prescribe or wish to start prescribing PrEP.
Capacity Assessment Instrument for People who misuse Substances (CAIPS)
A tool developed to assist nurses with determining if their clients lack capacity to consent. This 11-item questionnaire consists of statements that nurses can rate on a scale of 1-4, with higher scores indicating higher levels of consent.
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