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Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center

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The USC site of the Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center is one of 15 local performance sites located throughout the states of California, Arizona, Nevada, and Hawaii.

The Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center (PAETC) at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California offers HIV and AIDS education and training to healthcare professionals to keep busy providers up-to-date with the latest in HIV/AIDS treatment.


PAETC Overview Presentation 2014-2015


  • To prepare health care professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to diagnose and manage HIV-infected patients in underserved and vulnerable populations
  • To increase the numbers of trained health care professionals caring for patients living with HIV
  • To prepare health care professionals the skills to educate and counsel their patients to prevent the transmission of HIV
  • To respond to the needs of emerging populations and the changing face of the epidemic

Who We Serve

We offer education and training programs specifically designed for:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Dentists
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Pharmacists
  • Other health professionals providing direct service to people with HIV/AIDS

Types of Training

Clinical Training

  • Fellowships in primary and correctional HIV care
  • Clinical Training rotations
  • Preceptorships
  • Mini-residencies
  • Consultative Training

Clinical Consultation Training

Working with providers to increase clinical competence through intensive on-site consultation training and through telephone consultation with providers.

Skill Building Workshops and Lectures

Building knowledge and skills through presentations especially designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses presented at your site or clinic. Examples of topics include:

  • HIV risk assessment and prevention
  • Rapid HIV testing
  • HIV and Primary Care
  • Opportunistic Infections in HIV
  • Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)
  • Secondary prevention of HIV
  • Medication Adherence
  • Women and HIV
  • HIV and Teens
  • Cultural Competency

Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center
1000 S. Fremont Ave. Unit 22
Building A-7, 4th Floor
Alhambra, CA 91803

“This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number and title for grant amount H4A HA00058, Regional AIDS Education and Training Centers, $4,240,295. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.”

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