PrEP Action Toolkit
This resource answers key questions about PrEP, its efficacy and use in different patient populations.
This pocket guide summarizes key questions to assess the sexual health needs of your patients.
This resource summarizes best practices in screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infectious among men who have sex with men.
Intake and follow up forms that can be implemented in clinic for patients using PrEP.
This patient facing resource answers key questions about PrEP and tips for effective use of PrEP.
This short guide for patients helps explain the differences between PrEP and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), and when each is recommended.
Guidelines and Evidence
Published in CMAJ in December 2017, these guidelines are the primary resource for physicians implementing PrEP in their practice.
This resource from the OHTN Knowledge Synthesis team provides a brief summary of existing research literature on the effectiveness of PrEP.
This resource provides a brief summary of key questions related to PrEP and women’s reproductive health, the use of PrEP by trans women and men, and the use of PrEP by people who inject drugs.
HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a highly effective HIV-risk reduction strategy, but little is known about PrEP uptake in Ontario. This report uses dispensations from pharmacies from July 2015 to June 2018 to summarize PrEP usage and physician prescriptions from March 2018 to February 2019 to describe PrEP uptake across Ontario.
CME Accredited E-Learning Module
This 60 minute, self-directed module covers the basics of what PrEP is, when it is needed, and how to safely offer it in your practice. This course is accredited for 1 Mainpro credit.
Consult with Colleagues
A secure web-based tool that allows physicians and nurse practitioners timely access to specialist advice.
To sign up: Contact eConsultCOE@toh.ca and a program coordinator will enroll you in the services.
To submit an eConsult request for a patient using or interested in PrEP:
1. Go to the OTNhub.ca, login and Launch eConsult
2. Click “Request Consult” in the top left
3. Choose “BASE managed specialty”
4. Under Specialty Category choose: HIV and then choose from the available specialty options
5. Enter your patient information
6. Ask your question
7. Click Send
Public Health Ontario Lab Requisition Forms
Test requisition for standard HIV serology testing (not used for prenatal screening).
This website provides general information about Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV. This site is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. We strongly urge individuals considering starting PrEP to consult with a qualified medical practitioner prior to undertaking any decision, use or action of a medical nature.