Providing quality education and training to health-care professionals throughout Kansas
Affiliated with the Mountain Plains AIDS Education and Training Center (MPAETC)
Principal Investigator / Director – Donna E. Sweet, MD
Senior Coordinator – Susan L. Tusher, LMSW
The AETC Mission
To educate health care providers about HIV infection,
including prevention, diagnosis, treatment and psychosocial issues.
We serve Kansas...
- Dental health professionals
- Health care outreach workers
- Nurse practitioners and midwives
- Physician assistants
- Public health professionals
- Social workers
- Other health care providers
- Faculty, students and staff in health professions schools
What We Do...
- Provide timely updates to health care professionals on treatment and care issues for
- Provide information about AIDS programs and resources
- Serve as a resource for health professions schools
- Provide intensive clinical training
How We Do It. . .
KAETC programs include the practical and current information health providers need to know:
- Infection control in health care settings, including post-exposure prophylaxis
- Issues regarding testing, counseling, and confidentiality
- Community resources
- Health promotion and disease prevention strategies
- Current treatment protocols
- Risk and sexual history assessments
- Working with diverse cultural and ethnic groups
- Neuropsychiatric aspects of HIV infection
- Case management strategies for planning coordinated care
The Kansas AIDS Education and Training Center is a part of the eight–state regional Mountain Plains AIDS Education and Training Center that was established in April 1988. The Education and Training Centers are funded by a grant from the Human Resource and Service Administration # 5 H4A HA 00064-02 0.