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HIV/AIDS Statewide Calendar

The following table provides a centralized listing of all events related to HIV/AIDS in the state. If you would like to request an event be added to our calendar, complete the HIV/AIDS Statewide Events Form. Please allow 2 business days for us to process your request. Send questions and attachments to hiv@adph.state.al.us.

12th Annual FOCUS Rally

Thursday, April 30, 2015
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Event Invitation

The 12th Annual FOCUS Rally will be held at Shocco Springs Conference Center in Talladega, Alabama, on April 30. The Rally is a yearly event that features sessions on topics chosen by registered FOCUS schools. This year's keynote speaker will be Kent Julian. For more information or to learn how to register, see the invitation or visit thefocusprogram.com.

OraQuick Rapid Test (Hands On) Training

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.


Orasure Representative Brandi Williams will conduct this training at the American Red Cross at 5015 Woods Crossing in Montgomery, Alabama. The training will take place in Classroom B. For more information, contact Brenda Cummings at (334) 206-5364 or by email at brenda.cummings@adph.state.al.us.

HIV 101 Training Modules


Online Training

The UAB Alabama Public Health Training Center and the ADPH HIV/AIDS Division would like to introduce a series of online training modules. Topics include "HIV 101 for Community Health Workers," "Improving the Provision of Male Health Care in Public Health," and others. Users must create an account before accessing the training, and accounts are free and open to the public. Contact hours are available on some of the training programs.

Orasure Technology HIV Rapid Test Training Video


Online Training

Training for OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV-1 & 2 is now available online. You will need to complete a professional data profile before accessing the video. Please allow 40-45 minutes to complete the training.

CDC Rapid HIV Test Online Training Course


Online Training

The Rapid Test Training course can be accessed at the HIP eLearning Center by clicking on the "Online Training" link and selecting "Rapid HIV Testing - Online" in the "Interventions and Courses" drop-down menu. Once participants enter their login or create a new login, they complete the PIF and enter the course. The modules will take approximately five hours to complete in one setting. Participants may also start the online course, save their progress and return to complete the remainder of the course.

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