ACTHIV Online Course Offerings (ACTHIV Institute): ACTHIV is offering a series of CME/CNE and some CPE courses. Topics include pain management and opioid use in HIV, hepatitis and HIV coinfection, the safety of antiretroviral therapy in pregnancy, HIV liver disease, cardiovascular risk management, and more.  https://www.acthiv.org/online-learning/
The AETC National HIV Curriculum (NHC) is a free online medical and nursing accredited continuing education program to provide clinical training for novice-to-expert health professionals, students, and faculty in the realm of HIV treatment and care. NHC is structured around core competencies identified by a multidisciplinary panel of expert HIV clinicians and educators, developed by the AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC).   https://aidsetc.org/nhc
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Training and Continuing Education Online (TCEO) is a system that provides public health and healthcare workforce access to educational activities with various continuing education accreditation. Create an account, search for opportunities, complete evaluations and post-tests, receive certificates, and manage transcript.  https://tceols.cdc.gov/
Combination Prevention – Working with Clients to Stop HIV Transmission is a free educational self-paced training for nurses, clinicians, counselors at sites that may encounter, work with, or refer clients for HIV prevention or treatment. HIV prevention is entering a new age with the advances in biomedical interventions such as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) and treatment as prevention (TasP). Take this course and learn about the new options and how to incorporate them into a combination prevention plan.


The National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center provides programs, resources, and consultation to health care organizations with the goal of optimizing quality, cost-effective health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, and all sexual and gender minority (LGBTQIA+) people.  https://www.lgbthealtheducation.org/resources/
Gender Diversity 101 is a free educational self-paced training for the full spectrum of healthcare professional that address aspects of gender identity, gender discrimination and gender-related health disparities.  https://cardea.matrixlms.com/visitor_catalog_class/show/188854.
Hepatitis C Online is a free online medical and nursing accredited continuing education program that functions to provide clinical education and a comprehensive resource for diagnosing, monitoring and managing the Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The program is produced at the University of Washington, through a partnership with the International Antiviral Society-USA; and funded by a grant from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.  https://www.hepatitisc.uw.edu/alternate
The HIV/HCV Co-Infection: An AETC National Curriculum is an evidence-based medical and nursing accredited continuing education online curriculum for providers to increase their knowledge and capacity to screen and treat HCV. Topics include prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment recommendations as well as barriers and other co-factors that may impede optimal treatment outcomes for people infected with HCV. The training is structured around six core competencies identified by a multidisciplinary panel of expert HIV clinicians and educators, developed by the AETC NCRC.  https://aidsetc.org/hivhcv
HealthHIV’s HIV Prevention Certified Provider Program is a free online, self-paced CME curriculum composed of five courses in HIV prevention detailing the pertinent clinical and practice information that clinicians need to effectively employ HIV prevention interventions. Upon successful completion of this program, participants earn a certificate recognizing their designation as an HIV Prevention Certified Provider HIV PCP and receive listing in national online directory of HIV PCPs. The curriculum is updated annually and more frequently as needed, based on approval of new biomedical interventions and release of evidence-based practices. https://healthhiv.org/programs/hpcp/
The National STD Curriculum is a free educational Web site from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) STD Prevention and Training Center and the University of Washington. The National STD Curriculum provides training for 6 of the most common STIs including the epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, management, and prevention. Each training is accredited with free CME/CNE credits. https://www.std.uw.edu/
PrEP Counseling for Transgender and Gender Non-Binary (TGNB) Clients is a free educational self-paced training for health care professionals who want to offer counseling regarding the use of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, or PrEP. The rates of HIV transmission are high in the transgender and gender non-binary community. PrEP, is an amazing new tool that reduces the chance of HIV acquisition by 90% or more. In this independent study, we will discuss PrEP basics, barriers to care for TGNB clients, and ways to provide PrEP counseling and care in a gender affirming manner to clients interested in PrEP. This service is provided through Cardea Services with funding from the South Central AETC and Parkland Hospital. Free continuing education credits are offered.  https://cardea.matrixlms.com/visitor_catalog_class/show/187304
AETC National Coordinating Resource Center offers free, expert advice for clinicians, clinics and health systems in providing quality HIV/AIDS care from the National Clinician Consultation Center, Regional AETCs, and other Federal programs:  https://aidsetc.org/consultation.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2021 Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Treatment and Screening: https://www.cdc.gov/std/treatment/default.htm.
CDC, downloadable Consumer Information Sheets, tools to share and/or discuss: https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/library/consumer-info-sheets/index.html.
CDC, HIV Guidelines.  Guidelines are statements that include recommendations developed using a systematic process based on prevailing guideline development standards.  https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/guidelines/index.html.
CDC, Let’s Stop HIV Together, Prevention IS Care provides tools and information to help health care providers start the conversation with patients about HIV treatment, care, and transmission prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/stophivtogether/campaigns/prevention-is-care/index.html.
CDC, Syphilis: Pocket Guide for Providers https://www.cdc.gov/std/syphilis/Syphilis-Pocket-Guide-FINAL-508.pdf.
A Guide to Taking a Sexual History: https://www.cdc.gov/std/treatment/SexualHistory.pdf.
Guidelines for the Primary and Gender-Affirming Care of Transgender:  transhealth.ucsf.edu/protocols.
HIV.gov Ending the HIV Epidemic: Ready, Set, PrEP including Fact sheets for healthcare professionals and the consumer: https://www.hiv.gov/federal-response/ending-the-hiv-epidemic/prep-program-resources#im-ready.
 Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Public Health, STD/HIV/Hepatitis Program coordinates a number of statewide and regional programs designed to prevent HIV and other STDs, to ensure the availability of quality medical and social services for HIV infected and affected individuals, and to track the impact of the epidemic in Louisiana: https://www.louisianahealthhub.org/.
The National HIV/AIDS Strategy (2022–2025) provides stakeholders across the nation with a roadmap to accelerate efforts to end the HIV epidemic in the United States by 2030.   https://www.hiv.gov/federal-response/national-hiv-aids-strategy-2022-2025/
Opioid Response Network, a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) funded program to provide training and address the opiod crisis: https://opioidresponsenetwork.org.
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in the United States – 2021 Update – A Clinical Practice Guideline:
CDC, Ending the HIV Epidemic: