Medical & Support Services

A sampling of HIV clinical training resources (e.g., guidelines, clinical tools) are featured here. For more, see the AIDS Education and Training Center's (AETC) National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC) for training (e.g., National HIV Curriculum, webinars); consultations (e.g., National Clinician Consultation Center, access to regional experts); library (e.g., guidelines, training tools, and more, organized by topic); and community (e.g., newsletters).

The AETC Program is the clinical training arm of HRSA's Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. 

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Guidelines and Manuals

  • AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC), University of Washington

    Online clinician training platform with evidence-based core competency training on HIV prevention, screening, diagnosis, care, and key populations.

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

    Federal guidelines for treatment, prevention and care of HIV disease, opportunistic infections, and common co-infections. 

  • Clinical care guides for various populations (based upon their racial, ethnic, and gender characteristics) and specific conditions.

Webinars and Training

Tools and Job Aids

Reports and Best Practices

Websites

  • AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC)

    HIV clinical training resources for the AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) Program (e.g., library of tools by topic and populations, calendar of events, directory of AETCs, clinician consultation resources). Discover AETC EHE resources for clinicians.

  • National Clinician Consultation Center

    Healthcare providers can receive no-cost expert clinical consultation in HIV prevention & care, HCV treatment, and substance use management.

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

    Portal for HIV/AIDS information from the U.S. federal government, including the Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative.

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

    U.S. HIV-related treatment guidelines, drug database, and glossary.

  • National Council for Behavioral Health

    Resources on integrating primary care with behavioral health services to better address mental health and substance use needs.

  • AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC)

    Collaborative of AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETCs) to enhance HIV care across the U.S.-Mexico border.

Technical Assistance

  • Capacity building for the RWHAP community to navigate the changing health care landscape and help people with HIV to access and use their health coverage to improve health outcomes.
  • The central hub of the AETC Program, the clinical training arm of the RWHAP, through HIV curricula, technical support to regional AETCs on practice transformation and best practices, and housing of all AETC-developed tools for HIV clinical staff. Project period: 2019-2024.
  • Clinician consultation on HCV management, HIV management, perinatal HIV/AIDS, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), post-exposure prophylaxis, substance use. Project period: 2016-2025.

  • The NHC provides ongoing, up-to-date information needed to meet the core competency knowledge for HIV prevention, screening, diagnosis, and ongoing treatment and care to healthcare providers in the United States. Project period: 2020-2022.
  • Project to facilitate the implementation of Rapid ART initiation in RWHAP provider settings by compiling and disseminating implementation resources nationwide. Project period: 2020-2023.
  • The AETC Program offers clinician education and tailored capacity-building assistance. Project period: 2019-2024.

  • Developing and field-testing tools for improving STI screening in people with HIV and those at risk of acquiring HIV. Project period: 2018-2022.

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