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The mission of the Arizona AIDS Education and Training Center is to provide healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide outstanding care to people living with HIV and AIDS. Physicians, dentists, nurses, mid-level practitioners (NP, PA), pharmacists and mental health workers will have access to training from peer colleagues who possess expertise in the management and treatment of HIV disease. Education and training opportunities target clinicians with low to mid volume HIV patients in their practice, and include statewide continuing education sessions, consultations with experts, and preceptorships with clinicians who have a large number of HIV patients in their practice. The Arizona AIDS Education and Training Center will also facilitate dialogue between urban and rural practitioners, and collaborate with other Ryan White Consortia providers.

We serve:

  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurses and nurse practitioners
  • Pharmacists
  • Dentists and dental health professionals
  • Other health care providers

What we do:

  • Provide educational programs about HIV infection for healthcare professionals
  • Provide clinical training at HIV patient care sites
  • Provide timely updates to health care professionals on HIV-related treatment and care issues
  • Provide information about HIV service programs and resources

HIV trainings can cover:

  • HIV Clinical and Treatment
  • Update
  • HIV Risk Assessment
  • HIV Testing and Rapid Testing
  • Co-morbid issues (e.g.: HepC, TB, Cocci)
  • Substance abuse and HIV
  • STDs and HIV
  • Oral manifestation of HIV
  • Cultural competence in HIV care
  • Opportunistic infections
  • Medications and Therapeutics
  • Perinatal Transmission and Care of pregnant women
  • HIV in Children
  • Early identification of HIV disease
  • Services available for HIV patients

Arizona AIDS ETC is a affiliated with:

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