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Online Continuing Education Credit Opportunities

Many of the listed recommended sites require you to register at no cost. Courses and CE credits are free unless otherwise noted.

General Resources

National HIV Curriculum

Funded by HRSA this University of Washington led AIDS Education and Training Center Program's online curricula provides evidence-based core content, protocols and guidelines for healthcare providers to meet core competencies in HIV prevention, screening, diagnosis, and the treatment and management of patients with HIV. The website features self-study modules, board-review style questions, and challenging and controversial cases sections.  Seven clinical calculators and twelve mental health and substance use screening tools can be used on any device.  Free CME and CNE are available. Pharmacology CE for advance practice nurses is available in many of the units. 

Clinical Care Options (CCO) - HIV

CCO is a web-based educational forum that provides video learning modules and live events via its Webinar Series and Meeting Series. Free CME, CNE and CPE available.

International Antiviral Society - USA (IAS-USA)

IAS­­-USA provides a web-based continuing education platform including Cases on the Web (COW), live webinars, and webcasts; and, online access to Topics in Antiviral Medicine (TAM), a journal covering current issues in medical care of people infected with HIV or other viruses. Free CME available.

Medscape’s HIV/AIDS Program

Owned by WebMD, the site offers CE programs based on clinical briefs, case based modules, clinical reviews, webinars and journal articles. Free CME and CNE available.


Diseases Associated with HIV

Hepatitis C Online

Funded by the CDC and developed by the University of Washington National Hepatitis Training Center, the website features comprehensive, in-depth content on HCV medications; 7 course modules on the diagnosis, monitoring, and management of hepatitis C; and clinical calculators and substance use screening tools. Free CME and CNE available.


An affiliate of the TRAIN Learning Network, the Public Health Foundation website provides access to more than 1,300 courses on a wide variety of public health topics that were developed by organizations from around the country. The courses are generally free. Free or low cost CE  is available.

National Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training Centers (NNPTC)

A CDC-funded group of 8 regional training centers that provides web-based and experiential courses on sexual health to prepare clinicians to discuss, diagnose, treat, manage, and prevent STDs; offers a Sexual Health eLearning Module, and a series of STD Update Webinars. Duration of courses vary from 1-3 hours to 1-4 days. Free and low cost CME and CNE available.

National STD Curriculum

Through self-study modules and board-review style questions, the website addresses the epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, management, and prevention of STDs. Funded by a grant from the CDC for the National Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training Centers and developed by the University of Washington STD Prevention Training Center. Free CME and CNE available.