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About Mississippi AIDS Education Training Center

Established in 1988, the Mississippi AIDS Education and Training Center (MS AETC), formally known as the Delta Region AIDS Education Training Center, serves as a multidisciplinary program that focuses on providing education, clinical consultation and capacity-building activities to healthcare professionals and clinics serving people living with or at risk for HIV.

The MS AETC is the training arm funded by the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (Part F). Funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U1OHA28686 (AIDS Education and Training Centers National Coordinating Resource Center, Mississippi is a partner in the Southeast Region, with the regional center being located at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. 

The AETC network includes: 

  • Eight regional centers, encompassing a network of multiple local partners, working to build the capacity of health care providers and clinicians to deliver HIV care by offering training, consultation and technical assistance, and by linking providers with local experts.


  • Three national centers to provide clinical consultation, evaluation, technical assistance, and training to support healthcare professionals and faculty in the AETC network and beyond
  • AETC National Clinician Consultation Center (NCCC) - Offers free, live expert clinician consultation to health care providers through phone and e-consultation of clinicians. 
    • HIV Warmline: 1-800-933-3413, individualized expert multidisciplinary consultation on HIV care and management.
    • Substance Use Warmline: 1-855-300-3595, an individualized national clinical consultation service for healthcare providers who treat people living with HIV/AIDS who use/abuse substances or are at risk of contracting HIV/AIDS due to substance use.
    • PEPline: 1-888-448-4911, 24 hour real time management of post-exposure prophylaxis to HIV, hepatitis, and other blood-borne pathogens.
    • Perinatal HIV Hotline: 1-888-448-8765, HIV testing and care during pregnancy, labor and delivery, and the postpartum period.
    • PrEPline: 1-855-HIV-PrEP or 1-888-448-7737, for questions about pre-exposure prophylaxis as a prevention tool.
    • e-CCS Online Consultation: Register at, to submit questions about HIV management and case-tracking online.
  • Five Graduate/Health Profession Programs (NP, PA) help prepare the next generation of clinicians. 
    • Duke University School of Nursing Nurse Practitioner Program 
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing Nurse Practitioner Program 
    • Rutgers School of Nursing Nurse Practitioner Program
    • State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center Physician Assistant Program
    • University of California San Francisco (UCSF) School of Nursing Nurse Practitioner Program   

For more information on the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, visit HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau. For more about AETC nationally, click here.