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2017 ANAC Conference

November 2, 2017 @ 8:00 am - November 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm


#ANAC2017 is the leading conference for nurse practitioners and nurses working in HIV and its associated conditions, co-infections and co-morbidities. ANAC2017 includes expert speakers, symposia, roundtable discussions and abstract-driven presentations.


Registration for the 2017 ANAC Conference has begun! Online registration ends October 29th. Click the “Register” button below to be redirected to ANAC’s website and register.



Please also download and view the flyer for more information or to distribute to colleagues!

Plenary Speakers:

ANAC is pleased to announce the following speakers:

Dr. Ann Kurth, Dean, Yale University School of Nursing
“Planetary Health and the Role of Nursing”

Dr. Edward Gardner, HIV Physician and Associate Professor, University of Colorado
“Update on the HIV Care Continuum: Engagement and Retention”

Dr. Raegan McDonald-Mosley, Chief Medical Officer, Planned Parenthood
“The Important Role of Safety Net Providers in Addressing Health Disparities in Reproductive Care”

Dr. Karla Thornton, Associate Director, ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) Institute
“Project ECHO: Expanding Access to HIV and Hepatitis C Care”

Dr. Karen Daley, Past President, American Nurses Association
“A 30-Year Journey Towards the Future”

Conference Agenda:

Please click the following link to visit ANAC’s webpage for a full listing of conference agenda activities! Agenda Link

Pre-conference Information

Please note before you book your travel ANAC will be offering optional pre-conference activities on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Additional information will be updated here and on the ANAC website as it becomes available.


Offsite community learning sessions: A great way to understand the regional HIV epidemic, the local response and meet our local hosts! We provide round-trip transportation, and are sponsored by Walgreens. This has been a highly-rated addition to ANAC conference since 2015. Space is limited to allow for discussion.

  • AIDS Services of Dallas: An innovative nationally recognized model of congregate housing and support services for low income and homeless individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS.
  • PRISM Health: The integration of primary care, behavioral health service and comprehensive HIV care and research opportunities is a hallmark of Prism Health (formerly AIDS Arms).

On site skills building workshops:

  • AETC Skills Building Workshop: 9am – Noon, Stigma & provider bias,
    CNE eligible.
  • ACRN Review Course: 9am – 2pm, Enhance your career by becoming certified in HIV/AIDS Nursing, CNE eligible, limited to 50 participants
  • Research Workshop: 9am – Noon, Mission mPossible: Using Mobile and Web-Based Technology to Advance HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Research, CNE eligible, limited to 40 participants
  • Pre-conference Reception: A special 30th anniversary pre-conference event is planned at the George W. Bush Presidential Library- highlighting the PEPFAR program, more information to follow


Learning Objectives

  • Analyze strategies to sustain and advocate for ongoing advances in HIV/AIDS care given shifts in the domestic political, economic and social climate.
  • Discuss innovative biomedical, psychosocial and behavioral research in HIV and associated co-morbidities.
  • Evaluate the global impact of nurses’ role in addressing HIV health disparities, HIV risk and social determinants of health.
  • Demonstrate an enhanced ability to care for key populations living with, or affected by HIV and related co-morbidities.
  • Improve nurses and other professionals’ capacity to identify, treat and care for individuals at risk for and/or living with viral hepatitis.


Don't miss the 30th annual ANAC conference going on now! Held at The Fairmont Dallas in Dallas, TX on Nov. 2-4.

Target Audience:

Nurse, Nurse practitioner, Other Advanced Practice Nurse,

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