The National HIV Curriculum (NHC) offers free online continuing education for novice-to-expert health professionals, students, and faculty. It is structured around core competencies identified by a multidisciplinary panel of expert HIV clinicians and educators. The NHC 2nd Edition is now available.
37 lessons and corresponding question bank topics offering 97 free CME credits, MOC points, CNE contact hours, and CE contact hours.
The NHC is funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration and developed by the University of Washington Infectious Diseases Education & Education (IDEA) Program (idea.medicine.uw.edu).
- Screening and Diagnosis
- Basic HIV Primary Care
- Antiretroviral Therapy
- Co-occurring Conditions
- Prevention of HIV
- Special Populations
Tools and Features
- 17 Clinical screening tools and calculators
- In-depth Antiretroviral Medications Section
- Clinical Challenges
- Clinical Care Question Bank
- Slides, image library, and tools for educators
- Online learning group functionality
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Topic(s): Antiretroviral Therapy, Basic Science, Drug Interactions, Initiating Treatment, Managing Adverse Effects, Pharmacologic Topics, Resistance Testing, Cultural Competence, HIV Care Continuum, Step 1: Preventing New Infections, Cognitive / Behavioral Approaches, Occupational Exposure, Postexposure Prophylaxis, Pre-exposure Prophylaxis, Prevention with Positives, Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission, Syringe Service Programs (Needle Exchange), Step 2: Identifying Cases through HIV Testing & Diagnosis, Step 3: Connecting People with HIV to Quality HIV Care, Step 4: Keeping People with HIV in Quality HIV Care, Step 5: Effective Drug Treatment of HIV, Step 6: Treatment Success--Suppressed Viral Load, HIV Primary Care, Clinical Trials / Research, Mental / Behavioral Health, Substance Use / Abuse, OIs & Comorbid Conditions, Comorbidities, Coinfections, & Complications, Neoplasms, Opportunistic Infections, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Tuberculosis Coinfection, Viral Hepatitis Coinfection, Adolescents and Young Adults, Epidemiology, Racial & Ethnic Subpopulations, Sexual and Gender Minorities, Clinic-Based Training, Clinical Case Studies, Distance Education
Resource type: Online and Self-Paced Learning