Kentucky AIDs Education and Training Center - FY21 - Base PTE

Grants and Contracts Details


1. Complete specific action steps listed under the Base or Core Goal of the SE AETC work plan. 2. Build relationships with local health, primary care, hospital, student health, mental health, oral health, and professional medical and social service organizations in your state and increase the size and strengthen the skills of the current and novice HIV clinical workforce in the Southeast. Reach out to at least two (2) clinics or health centers not already involved in the AETC and link to training and services. 3. Provide didactic and skill building in-person events to the number of providers referenced on work plan. 4. Coordinate focused training topics on the HIV needs in your state; the majority of events should relate to findings from the needs assessment, statewide coordinated statements of need (if applicable), requests from local providers and organizations as well as the strategic planning portion of the partner meeting, Offer clinical preceptorships as specified in the work plan to MDs, NPs, RNs, Novice Providers (e.g., Fellows, Residents, NP students), Pharmacists, Dentists, Physician Assistants, Social Workers, Case Managers, Outreach Specialists, Clinical Counselors and Psychiatrists. 5. Link with medical school residency programs to offer HIV and primary care training in the Infectious Diseases specialty; train faculty of health professions schools to better teach students to address the health care needs of people living with HIV (PLWH) through longitudinal education and collaborative practice. 6. Conduct individual and group clinical case consultations or communities of practice by telephone, email, virtual conference, or face-to-face, and link clinicians to the regional web-based Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) conference discussions. 7. Provide at least two (2) full day conferences/symposia per year introducing advances in HIV and HCV care and treatment. 8. Offer regular updates on guidelines, journal articles, clinical trials, and ART medication. 9. Provide technical assistance to health care professionals to improve outcomes along the HIV Care Continuum (i.e., diagnosis, linkage, retention, taking ART, and viral load suppression). 10. Strengthen relationships with Ryan White Parts A (if available) and B in your state to implement AETC training in their integrated plans and to request input into AETC work plans. 11. Develop a relationship with two rural clinics at risk for an HIV/HCV outbreak as a result of substance use.
Effective start/end date9/1/156/30/21


  • Vanderbilt University: $129,672.00


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