UPCOMING EVENTS

US Conference on AIDS | Thursday, Sep 15, 2016

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day | Sunday, Sep 18, 2016

National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day | Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016

AIDS Cure Awareness Day | Wednesday, Oct 5, 2016

NJ ANAC Day of Learning Conference | Friday, Oct 7, 2016




 

ANAC2016 Conference 

Join us Nov. 10-12, 2016 in Atlanta for ANAC2016 The Care to Cure Continuum: No One Left Behind.

Conference will include sessions with expert speakers, symposia, roundtable discussions and abstract-driven presentations.

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REGISTER NOW! (May 2016)

Registration for ANAC2016 in Atlanta is now open. Click here to register.

 

SIGN THE CALL - SUPPORT A GLOBAL NURSING WORKFORCE  (June 2016)

Initial endorsers: ANAC, ANA, DENOSA, IAS, ICN, ICAP, UNAIDS

Achieving ambitious targets of 90-90-90 will require greater investments in nursing. Join with ANAC  and sign the call today for enhanced commitment and support for nurses in HIV prevention, treatment & care.

 

 

 

StoryCorps Chicago: AIDS patients teach nurses how to live (Feb. 2016)

ANAC Members Melanie Steilen and Erik Mortensen poignantly discuss what it means to them to be HIV nurses.  Listen here as two ANAC nurses recall how they got started in careers which have impacted them both professionally and personally.

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) (Oct. 2015)

ANAC strongly supports the CDC guidelines on the use of PrEP as part of HIV prevention.  The PrEP Support Hotline for Clinicians, staffed by APRNs and MDs  provides peer to peer guidance on prescribing PrEP.  In a study recently published in the Journal of Clinical Infectious Diseases found no new HIV infections among patients on PrEP during more than 2.5 years of observation.  Read more in JANAC about nurses and PrEP.

HIV Criminalization & Stigma (Oct. 2015)

The American Nurses Association (ANA) has co-endorsed ANAC's position statement opposing HIV criminalization and joined ANAC in calling for the end to unjust laws that criminalize HIV.  Thirty three states still have laws criminalizing HIV exposure.  These laws fuel stigma by institutionalizing discrimination and are based on outdated beliefs.  People living with HIV are still being arrested for HIV exposure.  ANAC is a member of the Positive Justice Project, a national coalition to end HIV criminalization in the U.S.  Read ANAC’s policy statement calling for the modernization of HIV Criminalization laws.