HIV/AIDS Education and Training

The HIV/AIDS Education and Training Program provides statewide training opportunities for Tribal and non-Tribal clinicians and other providers associated with HIV medical care and treatment.   

Program funding is through the Northwest AIDS Education and Training Center (NWAETC).  ANTHC serves as a Local Performance Site for NWAETC. 


Clinical Preceptorships are available for eligible physicians, nurses, mid-level practitioners, pharmacists, case managers and dietitians. Click the following links for descriptions of specific preceptor opportunities:

Case Manager Preceptorship
RN Preceptorship
RD Preceptorship
Pharmacist Preceptorship
MD Clinical Preceptorship
Preceptor Opportunities Calendar


Click on the "Contact us" button at the bottom of the page or call our main number, 729-2907, for more information or to sign up for a preceptorship.


Training and Education
Contact us to discuss the need for training on HIV/AIDS in your area. Click on the links below to see maps of recent training sites in Alaska. 

Medical Provider Training (2002-2005)
Community Health Aide/Practitioner Training (2002-2005)
Behavioral Health Provider Training (2002-2005)

Click here to see training and participation data for the 2005-2006 grant year. 


Training and Education Resources
AIDS Education and Training Centers National Resource Center    Clinician support tools including ART reference table, database of ART drug interactions, a printable medication teaching guide, downloadable toolkits, information on post-exposure prophylaxis, HIV Risk Assessments.  Training materials including videos, curricula, slide sets and speaker notes.

Northwest AIDS Education and Training Center in Seattle
Check out the Alaska link!


HIV Resources
National Minority AIDS Council  National organization dedicated to developing leadership within communities of color to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS.
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau  Information on Ryan White Care Act, grant opportunities, education, training and publications. National database of HIV testing sites, information about testing methods
World AIDS Day  December 1st is Annual World AIDS Day, resources available
Project Inform  A national, nonprofit, community-based organization working to end the AIDS epidemic.

National Tribal HIV Links
National Native American AIDS Prevention Center  Several resources including posters, PSAs, sample needs assessment, and newsletters.   
Project Red Talon NW Portland Area Indian Health Board;  Provides tribes with education, training and technical assistance for prevention and treatment of STDs, brochures and resources.
Phoenix Indian Medical Center HIV/AIDS Center of Excellence A clinic-based center for HIV care, treatment, research and intervention.

Indigenous Peoples Task Force  Non-profit leader in developing culturally relevant services for populations within the Native community. Information on case management, outreach, traditional medicine, peer education and for at-risk Native women


Training Partners and Collaborators
Seattle STD and HIV Prevention Training Center  Offers training to health care providers & educators in Region X (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington) on prevention, diagnosis, management and treatment of STDs and HIV. 
South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency Tribal Building Effective AIDS Responses (B.E.A.R.) Program provides training to tribal health care providers who serve Native Americans at high risk for HIV infection.

Cultural Resources
Alaska Native Knowledge Network Information about traditional health, medicine & healing practices of Alaska Native people
Alaskool Materials about Alaska Native history, education, languages and cultures
Alaska Native Heritage Center Information about Native cultures, languages, history and art.

Free CME Credits
HIV Web Study: A Case-based Clinical Curriculum
Clinical Care Options-HIV 


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