Become a Rapid HIV Tester

Heartland CARES will be holding a training for those interested in becoming a Rapid HIV tester on Wednesday, June 7 from 8:00 AM-4:00 PM in Paducah, location to be determined. Light snacks will be provided. Registration and completion of approximately 6 hours of prerequisite courses is required. Contact communications@hcares.org or Zoey Peach at (877) 444-8183, extension 2143 to register by May 26.

If testing is not part of your current duties, you must make yourself available to Heartland CARES as a volunteer tester at least three times per year and complete the Heartland CARES volunteer process.

  1. Take the online prerequisite course #1021131 on KY.TRAIN (3.6 hours) (general information on HIV).
  2. Take the online prerequisite course #1054132 on KY.TRAIN (3.0 hours) (preparatory course on HIV counseling).
  3. Take the online prerequisite courses #1052459 and #1052460 (courses on rapid HIV testing)