• Transforming HIV Care

    Building Capacity of

    Health Care Teams

The Northeast/Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center (NECA AETC) is part of a national network of 8 regional and 2 national AETCs. The NECA AETC works with individual health care providers, teams and clinical sites in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands to provide targeted, multi-disciplinary education and training programs and capacity building assistance to improve care along the HIV Care Continuum.


Capacity Building and Training

  HIV/Primary Care
Practice Transformation(PTP)
  InterProfessional Education (IPE)
Oral Health
Behavioral Health
Clinical Tools
Providers Trained Since January 1st
Trainings Since January 1st
Hours of Training Since January 1st


Explore our upcoming events and program updates

2018 HIV Clinical Update: The New Jersey Statewide Symposium


Jointly provided by New Jersey Department of Health - Division of HIV, STD, and TB Services and Rutgers School of Nursing, François Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 (8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST) 

  • APA Hotel Woodbridge 

A CME/CE Certified Activity

  • Undetectable Equals Untransmittable: The Science of U=U (Perry N. Halkitis, PhD, MS, MPH)
  • STIs in the World of Biomedical HIV Prevention (Natalie Neu, MD, MPH)
  • The Pros and Cons of Same-Dar ARV Initiation: A Debate (Jihad Slim, MD & Shobha Swaminathan, MD)
  • Introduction to the NJ HIV Trauma Informed Care Project and Behavioral Health HIV Integration Project (Michael Hager, MPH, MA; Tony Jimenez, MD, MA; Karen McKinnon, MA; Adam Thompson, BA) 
  • Case Study Panel Discussion (HCV/HIV Treatment Failure, Switching to a 2 Drug Regimen)

For more information, view the conference page or to register here.

Expanding health information exchange in HIV care settings in Puerto Rico


Friday, June 15, 2018 (8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. EST)

  • Sheraton Puerto Rico, San Juan

This symposium will provide an overview of Health Information Exchange (HIE) and examine new opportunities in the context of recent policy and technology trends. Learn how to apply HIE to share patient data wisely, improve HIV care, and meet reporting and payment system requirements. Be part of the discussion to envision Puerto Rico’s HIE for HIV settings. This symposium is for those who want to learn about HIE and how and why to expand it in Puerto Rico, and for anyone interested in use of HIE in HIV care settings, including clinical providers, HIV program administrators, health informatics and data professionals, and other HIE, HIV, and health policy stakeholders.

HIV Testing Symposium: Updates and Opportunities for the Buffalo Region


Albany Medical College presents this course, designed to provide attendees with 2018 updates to increase the number of HIV tests performed regionally. 

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 (8:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. EST)

Register here today! 

By the end of the activity, you'll be able to:

  • Review current trends in HIV & STI diagnoses in the eight counties of Western, NY. 
  • Discuss HIV testing opportunities based on surveillance data
  • Provide a 2018 update regarding HIV testing policies in NYS & implications for the EMR
  • Describe the current changes in the NYS HIV treatment access & prevention law & how the expansion of the law will help with achieving the goals set forth in the NYS Blueprint to End AIDS
  • Explain the capabilities of currently available HIV screening and supplemental tests
  • Describe the recommended laboratory algorithm for HIV diagnostic testing


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