Advanced Practice Nurses

Seminars and Training Programs

MATEC sites offer workshops and skills-building programs for clinicians working in HIV care and prevention. These range in length from one hour to several days. The programs focus on a broad range of topics, from Cultural Competence and HIV Care to Managing Anti-Retroviral Drug Failure. To sign up for programs, select your state from the menu on the left and browse the calendar. Contact your local MATEC Site for more information. >

Custom Training from MATEC Michigan

Intensive HIV Clinical Training

MATEC Michigan provides in-depth HIV clinical training to health care professionals. Courses include didactic and clinical components. Faculty for these intensive programs are recognized experts in HIV care. Some example courses we have presented in the past:

  • HIV Clinical Course for Physicians
  • HIV Clinical Course for Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
  • HIV Clinical Course for Pharmacists
  • HIV Clinical Course for Dental Professionals

Longitudinal Training Programs
Committed to providing quality education to increase HIV awareness among health care professionals, MATEC Michigan offers comprehensive in-service programs to non-profit organizations at no cost. Most in-service programs are one hour in length and carry 1 CEU. All of our speakers are health professionals who actively work in the field. We offer HIV education programs on a wide range of topics, including:

  • Accessing Community Resources and Public Benefits for HIV-positive Clients
  • Adherence Issues in HIV Care
  • Cultural Competence in HIV/AIDS Care
  • HIV Prevention in the Native American Communities
  • PreExposure Prophylaxis for HIV
  • The Role of Alternative Therapies in HIV Care
  • Nursing Management in HIV/AIDS Care

For more information contact the MATEC Michigan Program Director Mary Rose Forsyth.

HIV/STD Update

The HIV/STD Update: Advances in Care and Prevention is a daylong conference that brings both nationally and locally recognized experts to discuss the latest in the diagnosis and treatment of HIV and STDs. This conference will focus on new scientific knowledge and opportunities for statewide networking. The overarching goal of this interdisciplinary conference is to provide an opportunity for healthcare providers to dialogue and share past successes, common concerns, and hopes for the future.

This conference provides a forum for healthcare professionals to learn about and discuss the management of HIV disease and sexually transmitted diseases, focusing on Advances in Care and Prevention.

MATEC offers the following for attending this conference:

  • University of Cincinnati for Physician CME
  • Indiana University Health for Nursing and Social Work CE
  • Indiana Pharmacy Alliance for Pharmacy credit

For more information contact the MATEC Indiana Training Coordinator Karen Curd.

About the Speaker:
The HIV/STD Update: Advances in Care and Prevention is a collaboration of the Indiana University School of Medicine - Infectious Diseases Division, the Marion County Public Health Department's Bell Flower Clinic, the Indiana State Department of Health's HIV, STD, Viral Hepatitis Division and the Midwest AIDS Training + Education Center (MATEC) Indiana.

HIV/AIDS Nursing: Chicago Chapter, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Program Meetings

Target Audience:

MATEC supports the Chicago Chapter Program Meetings, which are held in the evening, 4-6 times each year and include dinner and networking opportunities in addition to program content. Content is determined by the Chapter's Program Committee in response to current issues. Continuing Education Credit available for most programs. For more information contact Chena Brown at 312-996-1413 or

Advanced Nursing Seminar

Target Audience:

This workshop, presented in two 4.5 hour sessions, assists registered nurses in preparing to take the Certification Exam in HIV/AIDS Nursing. The seminar is also open to providers new to the field of HIV/AIDS. For information about the exam, contact the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care at 1-800-260-6780 or or visit For more information contact Chena Brown at 312-996-1413 or