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South Central AIDS Education & Training Center

Prism Health North Texas is a regional partner of the South Central AIDS Education & Training Center


What is the AIDS Education & Training Center (AETC)?

The AETC is the training arm of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. The AETC Program is a national network of leading HIV experts who provide locally-based, tailored education, clinical case consultations, and technical assistance to healthcare professionals and healthcare organizations. Regional partners in the AETC network share their expertise with clinicians and other health care professionals that are serving or wish to serve people with HIV (PWH). Priority audiences of AETC training and education include clinicians (anyone who deals directly with patients such as physicians, nurses, physicians’ assistants, pharmacists), oral health professionals (e.g., dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants), and medical case managers.

What does a regional partner of the South Central AETC (SCAETC) do?

Five states (Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana) comprise the SCAETC region. As a regional partner of the SCAETC, Prism Health North Texas works to advance the health of North Texas as a recognized provider of education, clinical case consultations, and technical assistance for clinicians and other health care professionals who wish to learn or improve how to better serve people with HIV (PWH).

How can Prism Health North Texas support the clinical workforce ?

Prism Health North Texas has expertise to share along the status neutral HIV care continuum. Clinicians and other health care professionals can request education, clinical case consultations, and technical assistance in reference to service of people with HIV.


  • Presentations
  • Skills-building workshops
  • Preceptorships / Clinic-based practicum

Clinical Case Consultations

  • Provider-driven requests for clinical information

Technical Assistance

  • Resolution of organizational or programmatic issues about HIV service delivery

Training & Education Sessions

We offer both didactic and interactive presentations and workshops featuring recognized leaders in the field of HIV. Intended audiences for our SCAETC-related training and education sessions include Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Midwives, Physician Assistants, Medical Assistants, Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Case Managers (medical, non-medical), Behavioral Health Providers, Social Workers, Healthcare Navigators, Faculty of Healthcare Profession Training Programs, Outreach Staff, Community Health Workers, Promotores de Salud, Health Educators.

See our upcoming training and education sessions below.

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Upcoming Training and Education Sessions


Forces of Marginalization: Shifting Toward Effective Practices in Service of the Transgender Community

Every Tuesday and Friday from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm CST, beginning October 4, 2022, and ending on December 9, 2022

This webinar will connect participants with industry experts and expose them to leading research to better understand the structural and non-structural vulnerabilities that people of Trans experience face in accessing proper medical care, education, and equitable treatment under the law.

This includes gaining comfort and buy-in on the topics of gender-affirming care, the significance of pronouns, and transgender health care, as well as learning about marginalization, bias and stigma. Participants will acquire skills to create and monitor wraparound gender-affirming services within healthcare facilities and apply this knowledge to become an advocate and an ally for the Transgender community.

View and register for sessions below:

Past Training Recordings

Despite the Perfect Storm: HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Risk Reduction throughout the Patient’s Life Cycle

Recorded Sessions to be Uploaded Soon

This webinar program was created to educate healthcare teams and provide updated information that promotes a best life management for individuals that are at risk for HIV, living with HIV, and beyond diagnosis. Participants will be able to choose from a variety of topics from three different segments in the program: HIV prevention, considerations and barriers to HIV treatment, and the issues to consider when caring for individuals after diagnosis. View topics and register for webinars below.

Sexual Health Symposium

NOTE: CME, CNE, and CPE are only offered to those who are registered and attend the live virtual sessions.

This mini-series of 4 sessions will focus on increasing screening and treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) in sexual minorities and adolescents. Presentations will focus on four sexual health topics (Introduction to sexually transmitted infections (STIs); Recognizing the many manifestations of Syphilis; Refining an approach to adolescents with sexually transmitted diseases,  and Introducing providers and their teams to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis). Learners will expand their scope of history taking and therapeutic interventions for STIs as well as provide learners with the confidence needed to acquire a sexual history and screen preemptively.

Session 1 – Introduction to Sexually Transmitted Infections

Session 2 – Adolescent Health and HIV Prevention

Session 3 – HIV Prevention

Session 4 – Unlock the Mysteries of Syphilis

Building Trust – Responding to the Community’s Voice to End the HIV Epidemic

NOTE: CME, CNE, and CPE are only offered to those who are registered and attend the live virtual sessions.

This series of 22 sessions will focus on populations impacted by HIV healthcare disparities. Presentations will focus on four populations of focus Transgender community, MSM community, Black women, Latino/x community. Learners will increase understanding of barriers that exacerbate health disparities in local communities accessing health services and learn best practices for implementing affirming care to increase trust between health care teams and their populations of focus.


Do you have additional questions regarding how Prism Health can support you?

Please send an email to [email protected].


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