In order for a client to be covered, the medication must be prescribed by health professionals who have demonstrated specific knowledge in HIV prevention, and have registered with Alberta Health Services as a Designated PrEP Prescriber.
PrEP Prescriber Status Form
If you are physician or other health professional with specific knowledge in HIV prevention and are interested in becoming a Designated PrEP Prescriber, please fill out the Application for Designated PrEP Prescriber Status form.
Visit the AHS website for more information including the list of designated prescribers, treatment eligibility and PrEP guidelines.
Interested in learning more about prescribing HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)?
AHS will deliver a number of webinars to assist physicians in making this transition.
Prescribing HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) AHS Module
- On completion of this module, participants will be able to:
- Understand and describe the key eligibility criteria for PrEP
- Describe key components required to safely prescribe PrEP
- Describe key components to monitoring a patient on PrEP
- Indicate the rationale for referral to a specialist
- Identify how to safely discontinue PrEP
- November 8 at noon
- November 26 and 28
Lindsay Bertholet, Director of STI Services
Communicable Disease Control Population, Public & Indigenous Health, Alberta Health Services