The Conference will address international and domestic issues related to HIV and AIDS for nurses new to the specialty as well as experienced clinicians and researchers. Various learning activities, expert speakers, symposia, roundtable discussions, and presentations (practice, education/administration, and research) will address HIV nursing issues related to the conference objectives. Nurses play a critical role in the delivery of healthcare, educational, and counseling services to individuals with HIV infection and AIDS. The 2014 conference has been organized to meet the learning needs of all levels, from novice to expert. There will be a track for Advance practice Nurses at this year’s Conference. Researchers, educators, administrators, and clinicians will appreciate the abstract sessions presented by peers from across the nation
Identify current evidence based research pertaining to HIV/AIDS bio-medical treatment advances (PrEP, Vaccines, Microbicides, Treatment as Prevention);
Evaluate the most up to date approaches in clinical practice with an emphasis on highly impacted populations;
Create a collective vision of what an AIDS free generation might look like;
Discuss the role of nurses in impacting the HIV/AIDS treatment cascade and current prevention measures;
Discuss the leadership roles of HIV nurses in helping to shape an AIDS free generation.
Highly Qualified Attendees
In this focused environment, you will have direct access to a large community of influential nurses in the practice of HIV/AIDS care, many of whom have prescriptive authority. In 2013, ANAC had over 400+ attendees, and we are aiming to break that record in 2014 by welcoming 450+ attendees in Miami.
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Educational and Networking Environment
Our nurse attendees are important decision makers when it come to prevention, care and treatment. The ANAC Conference is the educational and networking forum where you can obtain increased visibility by participating in group meals, educational sessions and social opportunities.
Founded in 1987, the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) has become the pre-eminent leading nursing organization responding to HIV/AIDS. With a highly regarded peer-reviewed journal, 46+ local Chapters, and an Annual Conference featuring national and international speakers and educational and scientific sessions on the latest developments in HIV nursing, ANAC is meeting the needs of nurses in HIV/AIDS care, research, prevention, and policy.