UPCOMING EVENTS

International AIDS Conference | Sunday, Jul 22, 2018

ANAC pre-conference session: Enhancing Nursing Workforce Capacity to Achieve HIV Epidemic Control and Positive Health Outcomes | Sunday, Jul 22, 2018

United States Conference on AIDS | Thursday, Sep 6, 2018

6th International Conference on HID/AIDS/STDs and STIs | Monday, Oct 29, 2018

ANAC2018 | Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018





 

International AIDS Conference
Pre-conference session

ANAC is proud to host a pre-conference session on July 22 at the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam. The session entitled Enhancing Nursing Workforce Capacity to Achieve HIV Epidemic Control and Positive Health Outcomes will address the divide between frontline workers and policy makers.

The session is free to AIDS 2018 registrants. Register here for the session and for more information.

 

 

 

 

 


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ANAC2018:Denver - Call for abstracts (March 2018)

View the submission guidelines and submit an abstract presentation for ANAC2018 in Denver Nov. 8-10.

ANAC and AAHIVM host All of Us research webinar (February 2018)

The webinar, titled What do HIV clinicians and health professions educators need to know? will be held on Feb. 15 at 1 p.m. ET. Register here.

ANAC announces pre-conference session at AIDS 2018 (February 2018)

ANAC will host Enhancing Nursing Workforce Capacity to Achieve HIV Epidemic Control and Positive Health Outcomes at the International AIDS conference in Amsterdam in July. Register for the session here.

ANAC seeks committee members (November 2017)

All ANAC members are eligible to serve on a standing or specialty committee. Please fill out the Consent to Serve application if you are interested in joining a committee.

ANAC releases statement in support of diversity (January 2018)

Read the statement.

ANAC expresses concerns about reports of CDC language restrictions (December 2017)

Read the press release.

ANAC2017 overview (December 2017)

Read the highlights and view photos from this year's 30th anniversary conference in Dallas.

Ask me about PrEP informational rack card available (December 2017)

ANAC offers a free, downloadable patient education card for healthcare providers with information and resources about PrEP for patients and clients. There is a space to customize the card with local PrEP provider information. Download it here or contact us to order.

ANAC Opposes Tax Code Overhaul Proposals (November 2017)

ANAC announces opposition to current tax code overhaul that would result in spending cuts to health care and safety-net programs.

ANAC at USCA presentations now available (September 2017)

ANAC joined with HIVMA, SEROProject and PWN is presenting a provider pathway at USCA. View the presentations here.

ANAC release 2016 annual report (June 2017)

ANAC encourages you to read our 2016 annual report. This snapshot conveys just a tiny bit of the energy of our organization last year. Thanks to all who participated in 2016!

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention for Women Webinar (May 2017)

Webinar is May 4 at 1 p.m. This is the third in a series intended for nurses and other members of the healthcare team to better educate your patients and provide referrals to PrEP experts. This webinar will explore HIV risk for women, gender specific approaches to HIV prevention focusing on PrEP as part of sexual health. Special considerations including PrEP use in women at risk for HIV for safe conception and breast feeding will be covered. Register here.

Opposition to the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (March 2017)

ANAC is a member of the AIDS United Policy Committee joining with other national organizations to strongly oppose the Republican sponsored American Healthcare Act to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

ANAC announces new membership levels (March 2017)

ANAC has updated our membership categories to allow for a more inclusive and diverse membership population. Member levels are now: active (nurses), active discounted (retired, disabled and student nurses), partner (non-nurses) and global/electronic (nurses who live in low/middle income countries.) View the new levels.

ANAC seeks executive director (Feb. 2017)

Join the ANAC team. We are looking for a dynamic and engaged individual to lead our organization into the next 30 years. Apply now.

ANAC joins others to protect the ACA (Jan. 2017)

ANAC joined with the HIV Medicine Association, American Academy of HIV Medicine and the Ryan White Medical Providers Coalition in submitting a letter to members of Congress and President-elect Trump, signed by more than 1,000 healthcare providers that included a large contingent of nurses. It asked Congress to not to make changes to the ACA without plans to address the medical needs of low-income patients and to sustain the federal commitment to Medicaid and Medicaid expansion.

PrEP Resources (Oct. 2016)

There is a new website for providers, www.PreventHIV.com. It provides educational content and downloadable resources highlighting the current state of the HIV epidemic, at-risk patient populations, comprehensive prevention options, including PrEP, PEP and TasP.

HIV Criminalization (Sept. 2016)

ANAC, with support from the Elton John AIDS Foundation has developed a downloadable tool: Clinician Guidelines to HIV Criminalization.  

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.