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Educational Resources

Midwest AIDS Training + Education Center (MATEC)
MATEC sites offer workshops and skills-building programs for clinicians working in HIV care and prevention. The programs range in length from one hour to several days and focus on a broad range of topics, from Cultural Competence and HIV Care to Managing Anti-Retroviral Drug Failure.

Michigan HIV Consultation Program (for healthcare providers)
The Michigan HIV Consultation Program is set up to answer questions from Michigan healthcare professionals regarding: HIV disease management; HIV drug-drug interactions; HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP); HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP); and perinatal HIV treatment. Providers with urgent questions can use the 24-hour consultation line at 313-575-0332.

Michigan HIV/STI Hotline (for consumers)
Consumers with questions related to HIV and STIs are encouraged to call the toll-free Michigan HIV/STI Hotline at 800-872-2437 (Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.)

AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC)
AETC is the training arm of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. It is a national network of HIV experts who provide locally based, tailored education, clinical consultation, and technical assistance to healthcare professionals and healthcare organizations to integrate high-quality, comprehensive care for those with, or affected by, HIV.

  • National HIV Curriculum
    Developed by the AETC Network, the National HIV Curriculum offers free online continuing education for novice-to-expert health professionals, students, and faculty, providing access to ongoing, up-to-date information needed to meet the core competency knowledge for prevention, screening, diagnosis, and ongoing treatment and care of HIV.

HIVinfo offers access to the latest, federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines, HIV treatment and prevention clinical trials, and other research information for healthcare providers, researchers, people affected by HIV/AIDS, and the general public. A service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the web-based resource is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.

HAB, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, administers the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, which is the largest federal program focused exclusively on HIV/AIDS care. The Ryan White program is for people with, or affected by, HIV/AIDS who do not have sufficient healthcare coverage or financial resources for coping with the disease.

TARGETHIV (Technical Assistance Resources, Guidance, Education & Training)
The TARGETHIV website is the central source of tools, webcasts, trainings, and other technical assistance and training resources for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. The site's intended audience includes Ryan White fund recipients and providers, planning bodies, and staff of the HIV/AIDS Bureau, but also extends to consumers in search of services, various health and human service agencies, and the general public.

  • ACE TA (Access, Care & Engagement Technical Assistance) Center
    The ACE TA Center helps Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program recipients and subrecipients support their clients, especially people of color, in navigating the healthcare environment through enrollment in health coverage and improved health literacy. The ACE TA Center provides practical tools and resources that are informed by culturally competent best practices and designed to support engagement, education, enrollment, and renewal activities.

HIV (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
The CDC HIV page provides access to fact sheets, brochures, and other publications; treatment information and guidelines; and other resources for both consumers and health care professionals.

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
The CDC STIs page provides access to fact sheets, brochures, and other publications; treatment information and guidelines; and other resources for both consumers and health care professionals.