AIDS Education and Training Center
Location(s): American Samoa; Guam; Marshall Islands; Micronesia; Palau
The AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) Program of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program supports a network of 11 regional centers (and more than 130 local associated sites) that conduct targeted, multidisciplinary education and training programs for health care providers treating people living with HIV/AIDS. The AETCs serve all 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the 6 U.S. Pacific Jurisdictions. The AETC Program increases the number of health care providers who are effectively educated and motivated to counsel, diagnose, treat, and medically manage people with HIV disease, and to help prevent high-risk behaviors that lead to HIV transmission.
The AIDS Education and Training Centers conduct targeted, multidisciplinary education and training programs for health care providers treating persons living with HIV/AIDS. Their website provides a central repository for AETC program and contact information and for training materials developed within the AETC network.