WyAETC

Our Mission: Provide HIV education and capacity building support for health care providers.

The Wyoming AIDS Education and Training Center (WyAETC) is one of the state/regional HRSA-funded AIDS Education training centers in the United States.  The Casper-Natrona County Health Department is honored to house the WyAETC under its roof via a cooperative agreement with the University of Washington.

Our Services

  • Clinical training tailored to your needs
  • Education programs on all aspects of HIV
  • Case-based interactive discussions
  • Capacity building assistance
  • Practice transformation coaching
  • Clinical consultation
  • One-to-one mentoring
  • Workforce education
  • Technical assistance
  • Educational and resource materials

Who We Serve

  • Physicians
  • Physician assistants
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Dentists and other dental professionals
  • Other health care professionals
  • Faculty, students, and staff in health professions schools

Clinical Topics
We provide training on all aspects of HIV, including:

  • HIV testing
  • Linkage to care
  • Diagnosis and clinical management of HIV
  • Antiretroviral treatment
  • Co-morbidities
  • HIV/hepatitis C co-infection
  • Pre/post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP, nPEP, PrEP)
  • Retention in care
  • Adherence counseling
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Health care organization and delivery issues
  • Impact of health care reform on HIV services
  • Emerging HIV clinical issues

How
The Wyoming AETC provides in-person, online, and distance-based training.

Mission

The WyAETC’s Mission is to educate health professionals about HIV infection, including prevention, diagnosis, treatment, referral, and psychosocial issues. The WyAETC is a Local Performance Site of the Mountain West AIDS Education and Training Center serving 10-states and 4 population specific sites. The AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) program is funded through the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) as part of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

The AETC program is a network of 8 regional centers (and more than 130 local associated sites, such as the WyAETC) and 5 National Centers. The WyAETC is locally managed and oversight is provided by the Casper-Natrona County Health Department. WyAETC provides education and services to health care professionals through training (face-to-face, webinars, conferences and workshops), clinical training and mentorship, technical assistance, capacity building, and clinical consultation.