24th Annual HIV Clinical Update for Nurses

June 8 and June 9, 2017

Guided by a planning committee of nursing professionals and co-sponsored by the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC), the Mountain West AETC’s 24th annual conference will provide information on the latest advances in HIV care and treatment and important co-morbidities or challenges affecting patients with HIV.  Since it attracts medical professionals from the Northwest region, the two-day event will be held again at the conveniently located DoubleTree Suites by Hilton at Southcenter/Tukwila – east of Seattle-Tacoma airport.

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Conference Agenda & Presentations

The following is a list of many of the topics that will be presented during the conference. There will be some breakout sessions. This agenda is subject to change. Links to PDF versions of the presentations will be sent to registrants the week of the conference.

HIV Treatment Update – Now a 75-minute session with Dr. David Spach
HIV 101: The Basics
HIV 501: Complex Cases
Hepatitis C Update
Sexual Health and STIs in People living with HIV/AIDS
Medication Assisted Therapy
Oral Health and HIV
Mental Health and HIV
Anal Dysplasia and Anal Cancers: An Overview
Race and Privilege in Health Care

Registration & Payment

To register, please completely fill out the Conference Registration Form.

Please enter your name and credentials (such as RN, PharmD, MSW, etc.) as you would like them to appear on your nametag. Your registration is not final until payment has been received.

To pay, the registration fee (which includes breakfast and lunch both days) is:

Early bird: $100 per person through April 17, 2017.

Regular: $130 per person from April 18 through June 1, 2017

We only accept Visa and Mastercard credit cards. Credit card payments will be made on a secure site and processed by Converge. You will receive an email confirmation of payment that serves as a receipt. If your organization is paying for your registration and/or the credit card name doesn't match the registrant's, enter the registrant's name in the notes section.

To complete the registration process:

Please note that:

➢ Registration is non-refundable.

➢ Walk-in registrations are not allowed.

➢ No one-day discounts.

➢ Registration closes June 1 at midnight PST.

Accreditation Statement

This activity will be submitted to the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care for approval to award up to 13 contact hours. The Association of Nurses in AIDS Care is an approved provider of continued nursing education by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Note: If you are not a nurse but want CE, please directly contact your profession's accrediting body to learn if these CE credits will be accepted.

Hotel Information

We have blocked discounted rooms at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Seattle Airport-Southcenter. Accommodations must be paid directly to the hotel. There are only a few rooms available at the discounted rate so we encourage you to book soon. Please follow the directions below to make reservations by May 24 midnight to get the discounted rate of $240 plus taxes:

To reserve online:

  • Please click on the hotel link in the conference flyer
  • Click on Book A Room
  • Select dates of stay
  • The room type and group rate will appear and the guest will be prompted to provide a credit card for guarantee.
  • To reserve by phone:

    Call 800-222-8733 and ask to reserve a room in the "UWA" room block at the DoubleTree Suites on Southcenter Parkway in Seattle, WA (NOT the airport DoubleTree).

    16500 Southcenter Parkway, Seattle, WA 98188-3388 206-575-8220 DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport - Southcenter website

    Contact Us

    For more information or if you have any questions, please contactJulia Freimund, 206-543-4327.