MATEC Programs By State

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. >

Advanced Nursing Seminar

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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

Adherence Counseling: A Client Centered Approach

This half-day program focuses on the importance of adherence to prescribed antiretroviral drugs and its crucial role in successful HIV treatment. Participants will explore ways in which individual clients might be supported in their efforts to adhere to complicated regimens. The workshop is recommended as preparation for the patient simulation experience described below. For more information, please contact Brittany Barton at 312-996-0787 or