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Ongoing Training Series and Upcoming Special Events


Upcoming In-Person Events:

In-Person Dinner Symposium: Meeting the Challenges to Prevent and Treat HIV

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12TH, 2024  ·  4:30PM - 8:30PM


628 PEACH ST.  ·  ERIE, PA 16501

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The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center, University of Pittsburgh Regional Partner, is hosting a dinner symposium focused on promising practices in HIV prevention, care, and treatment to address emerging and existing clinical challenges in all vulnerable populations. Clinical HIV experts will present content on HIV testingdelivery, and counseling strategies, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), and antiretroviral therapy (ART), while discussing how to navigate barriers and challenges to successful retention in care and adherence.

At a Glance:

  • Free Registration, Attendance, & Dinner
  • Free Nursing Continuing Education (CNE) Credits Available*
  • Networking Opportunities with Speakers, Clinics, & Attendees
  • Informative, Evidence-Based Learning from Clinical HIV Experts
  • Information and Resources on Cutting-Edge HIV Treatment & Prevention Options

**PLEASE NOTE: This training is in-person only. If you are interested in related topics, please browse our large array of virtual trainings available here or contact with further questions**

Ongoing Virtual Series:

First Responders HIV Education & Training Series

In collaboration with The STD/HIV Prevention Training Center at Johns Hopkins & the Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center

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This comprehensive series will provide foundational education on HIV field testing and linkage to care for first responders. 

Free EMS ConEd Credits Available*

Topics Include:

  • Field HIV/STI Testing & Linkage to Care
  • Status Neutral Care: A Discussion of HIV and HIV Prevention for First Responders
  • Navigating HIV, Mental Health & Substance Use as a First Responder
  • HIV & Trauma Awareness for First Responders: Training for Effective Support
  • First Responders on the Frontlines of HIV Prevention and Treatment: Personal Experiences Navigating Stigma, and Burnout Using a Trauma-Informed Lens

Unity in Diversity: Engaging Minorities in HIV Care and Prevention

Minority AIDS Initiative (MAI) Training Series

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This virtual spring series will provide exclusive training sessions on effectively engaging minority communities in HIV care, treatment, and prevention. In partnership with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), this series will cover a broad range of topics related to the Minority AIDS Initiative's goal of improving access to HIV care and health outcomes for racial and ethnic minority populations who are disproportionately affected by HIV.

Topics Include:

  • Chronic Mental Health Issues & Substance Use Disorders in HIV Care
  • PrEP Uptake in Black Women: A Larger Scope
  • Sexual Health, HIV, and Disabilities

HIV & Special Populations

Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) Series

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The purpose of this series is to develop awareness of special populations and how to use trauma-informed practices to enhance HIV care, treatment, and prevention in underserved, stigmatized populations.

Topics Include:

  • Gender-Affirming Care for People with HIV
  • Substance Use Disorder Screening, Prevention, and Treatment in People with HIV
  • HIV Care, Treatment, and Prevention in the Aging Population
  • HIV Care Continuum for Individuals Formally Incarcerated

Trainings for Case Managers in Pennsylvania

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This all-virtual series will provide initial and ongoing training to expand upon specific content foundational for medical case managers.

Topics Include:

  • Fundamentals of HIV: The Facts
  • Fundamentals of Case Management
  • HIV and Special Populations
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Public Benefits
  • Co-occurring Behavioral Health Issues
  • HIV & Aging

**PLEASE NOTE: this event is intended only for Case Managers and other Ryan White-funded employees in Pennsylvania, along with Pennsylvania Department of Health Employees**


Webinar Wednesday Series

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This comprehensive series will explore a variety of topics related to HIV prevention, treatment, and new innovations in care.

Topics Include:

  • Homelessness & HIV
  • HIV & Mental Health
  • HIV & Depression: Screening, Interventions, and Impact on Care Continuum
  • Trauma-Informed Care & HIV
  • HIV & Opioid Use: Converging Epidemics
  • Managing Comorbidities in People with HIV Over 50
  • Understanding the Power of Cultural Humility in the HIV Community
  • The Intersection of HIV, Long COVID & Associated Mental Health Symptoms
  • HIV & Substance Use

*Accreditation Disclosures*

  • Nursing Continuing Education: The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Approver Unit an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 
  • EMS ConED: The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center is approved as a provider of emergency medical services continuing educational development. In order to receive EMS credits, you must provide your PA certification number. EMS ConED is offered for EMS and First Responders within Pennsylvania.  If you are outside of Pennsylvania, we are able to provide a certificate of attendance if the evaluation is completed in the required timeframe.
  • Certificate of Attendance: With completion of the required evaluations, participants can receive a certificate of attendance from the MAAETC.

In order to receive a certificate of attendance or continuing education, all required evaluations must be completed in a timely manner.

Continuing Education credits issued for participation in CE activity may not apply toward license renewal in all states.  It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of their state licensing board(s).

Certificates will be emailed out 3-6 weeks after the evaluation period has closed.


The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center (MAAETC) is supported by DHHS, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) as part of a cooperative agreement of $2,917,621 and 0% financed with non-governmental sources. Additional funding provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH), Bureau of Communicable Diseases, Division of HIV Disease. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. Any trade names for products mentioned are for training and identification purposes only. The contents of this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. Funding was made possible in part by U1OHA29295 from the HRSA, HIV/AIDS Bureau and the PA DOH. For more information, please visit