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ARIES User Manual

Below is a PDF formatted copy of the ARIES User Manual which is also available in the ARIES client application.  While in the ARIES client application, you can access this context-sensitive manual by pressing F1 or navigating to Help on the black ARIES menu bar.  A note of caution, if you print out the ARIES User Manual, realize that it is 778 pages in length.  We encourage users to access the manual while logged into the ARIES client application.

  • ARIES User Manual (Winzip, 21MB)Opens in a new browser window.
  • WebEx Trainings

    On-demand training via WebEx is available online for all ARIES users. The web address is https://cdph-ooa.webex.com.  There are 12 self guided modules.  A brief description of each module and the duration of the module are listed on the web site.   

    For instructions on accessing the modules, please click on the link below. 

  • ARIES WebEx Instructions (PDF)Opens in a new browser window.
  • Please note that courses 1 and 2 are required of all new ARIES users. 

  • ARIES User Group Training Webinar - September 29, 2010 (video)Opens in a new browser window.
  • ARIES User Group Meeting - January 31, 2011 (video)Opens in a new browser window.
  • ARIES User Group Meeting - June 2, 2011 (video)Opens in a new browser window.
  • HAART and Viral Load Comparison Report (PPT)Opens in a new browser window.; (Winzip)Opens in a new browser window.
  • Merging ARIES Reports in Microsoft Excel (PPT)Opens in a new browser window.; (Winzip)Opens in a new browser window.
  • HCP's Quality Management Plan (PPT)Opens in a new browser window.; (Winzip)Opens in a new browser window.
  • ARIES User Group Meeting - August 6, 2012
  • ARIES User Group Security, Revised (PDF)Opens in a new browser window.
  • Low Income Health Program (LIHP) PDF)Opens in a new browser window.
  • Double Vision (PDF)Opens in a new browser window.
  • Completeness Reports

    HRSA has created Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Services Report (RSRs) to help providers identify areas for improvement in the data that is submitted annually in the RSR.  Please use the instructions below to generate your Completeness Report.  Please print and review the report to identify any areas of improvement.  If you have any questions, please contact Denise Absher by e-mailing her at Denise.Absher@cdph.ca.gov.  

    Quality Management

    The Office of AIDS is sponsoring several webinars as part of a continuing effort to monitor the HIV/AIDS Bureau’s (HAB) five clinical indicators for HIV/AIDS care providers in California.  The PowerPoint presentations from these webinars can be viewed below. 

  • Running the HAB QM Indicators Report in ARIES (Measure 1) (PPT)Opens in a new browser window. ; (Winzip)Opens in a new browser window.
  • All Grantees Meeting November 2012

    The following presentation was given at the All Grantees Meeting on November 28, 2012.  Please click on the file below to view and print a copy of the presentation.

  • Focused Technical Assistance

    The Office of AIDS (OA) sponsors focused technical assistance (FTA) webinars as part of a wider, on-going data improvement effort. The PowerPoint presentations from these webinars can be viewed by click on the links below. The presentations are narrowly focused on improving providers’ ability to collect and enter key data elements, such as client identifiers, poverty level, or CDC Disease Stage. The webinars will clarify how to collect the data element, give tips for improving data entry, describe the “Fix-It” reports in ARIES, and answer questions that users may have.

  • CD4 (PPT)Opens in a new browser window.; (Winzip)Opens in a new browser window.
  • CDC Disease Stage (PPT)Opens in a new browser window.; (Winzip)Opens in a new browser window.
  • Client Identifiers (PPT)Opens in a new browser window.; (Winzip)Opens in a new browser window.
  • HIV/AIDS Diagnosis Date (PPT)Opens in a new browser window.; (Winzip)Opens in a new browser window.
  • HIV Exposure FTA (PPT)Opens in a new browser window.; (Winzip)Opens in a new browser window.
  • Improving Data Entry and Reporting for the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Program (PPT)Opens in a new browser window.; (Winzip)Opens in a new browser window.
  • Improving Data Entry of Viral Load (PPT)Opens in a new browser window.
  • Improving Collection of Poverty Level in ARIES (PPT, 1MB)Opens in a new browser window.; (Winzip)Opens in a new browser window.
  • Improving Eligible Documents (PDF)Opens in a new browser window.; (Winzip)Opens in a new browser window.
  • Improving PCP Prophylaxis Data (PPT)Opens in a new browser window.; (Winzip)Opens in a new browser window.
  • Improving Residential Address (PPT)Opens in a new browser window.; (Winzip)Opens in a new browser window.
  • Insurance FTA (PPT, 1MB)Opens in a new browser window.; (Winzip)Opens in a new browser window.
  • Race Ethnicity FTA (PPT, 2.4MB)Opens in a new browser window.; (Winzip)Opens in a new browser window.
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