Pacific AETC – Central Valley & Northern Interior

Pacific AIDS Education & Training Center - Central Valley & Northern Interior

Region of Central Valley

The Pacific AETC – Central Valley & Northern Interior (Pacific AETC – CVNI) is located at the University of California, Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, CA and serves 32 counties ranging from the border of Oregon to Kings and Tulare Counties. Pacific AETC – Central Valley & Northern Interior provides clinical training and capacity building assistance to providers of high-volume urban HIV clinics as well as low volume, rural community health centers throughout central and eastern Northern California. The training center offers an array of HIV/AIDS training and educational activities, including didactic seminars, workshops, conferences, preceptorships, on-site clinical mentoring, clinical consultations, and telehealth programs. Many programs are targeted towards healthcare professionals providing care to underserved populations in community health clinics, rural community health centers, and correctional facilities.

Region Served:

Northern Central Valley: Sacramento, Siskiyou, Modoc, Trinity, Shasta, Lassen, Tehama, Plumas, Glenn, Butte, Sierra, Colusa, Sutter, Yuba, Nevada, Yolo, Placer, El Dorado, Solano, Amador, Alpine, San Joaquin, Calaveras, and Mono Counties

Southern Central Valley: Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Merced, Mariposa, Madera, Fresno, Kings, and Tulare Counties

Contact Information:

(916) 734-3365


On-Demand Trainings:

To watch the video, please register by clicking on the button below the description. If this is your first time registering for a Pacific AETC event, you will need to create an account. After registering, you will be sent a confirmation email with the link to watch the video.

There will be a link to an evaluation survey in the video description. We would appreciate it if you took a moment to complete the survey. It only takes a couple of minutes, and our funding depends on the response rate of these evaluations.

Creating Responsive and Compassionate HIV Care Systems for Women in California’s Central Valley

This 65-minute recording will discuss how to improve communication and referrals throughout the healthcare journey, from the moment a woman decides to test, seeks support services and care, and how we can create responsive systems and structures.

Recorded 3/20/2024

HIV Prevention and Sexual Health for Women in California’s Central Valley

This 64-minute recording will discuss HIV prevention options with people that identify as women. This includes education around sexual and reproductive health, HIV and STI testing, harm reduction, HIV PEP and PrEP, stigma and how to empower women to make informed decisions about their wellness.

Recorded 3/13/2024

The Impact of HIV in California’s Central Valley: The Data and the Experiences of Women

This 74-minute recording will focus on the socio-environmental factors, healthcare landscape, HIV epidemiological factors and the lived experiences shaping the health outcomes of women living in the Central Valley.

Recorded 3/6/2024

What’s New with Flu, RSV, and COVID-19 Vaccines

This 61-minute recording will inform healthcare workers about current flu COVID-19 vaccination recommendations for people with HIV, summarize new RSV vaccine options, and review approaches to address patient vaccine concerns.

Recorded 10/2023

Latin X Culture and Community Series

This three-part series delves into the complex relationship between substance use and HIV within the Latinx community for an audience of healthcare providers including mental health clinicians, substance use counselors, case managers, and pharmacists serving marginalized populations and unhoused individuals in North, Central, and Bay Area CA.

Recorded 8/2023

Central Valley: Congenital Syphilis

This 27-minute recording will inform healthcare workers about California’s congenital syphilis data and programmatic response, best practices for congenital syphilis in the Central Valley, and the connection between perinatal HIV and congenital syphilis.

Recorded 2/2023

Central Valley: HIV and Vaccinations

This 54-minute recording will inform healthcare workers about the risks, benefits, and eligibility criteria for the COVID-19 vaccine and booster(s), influenza vaccine, Monkeypox vaccine, and other routine vaccinations for people with HIV.

Recorded 10/2022


Archived On-Demand Trainings:

To see additional information, click the “Register Here” button.

Northern CA: Assisting Partner Services Symposium

Recorded 3/2022

HIV 101

Recorded 6/2021

Health Insurance 101

Recorded 6/2021

Ryan White Clinics: Preparing for the 2020-2021 Flu Season Amid a Pandemic

Recorded 10/2020

Sacramento County: HIV Epidemiology and Methamphetamine

Recorded 8/2020

Effects of Methamphetamine on the Brain and the HIV Epidemic

Recorded 8/2020

Challenges of HIV Mental Health and Addiction: Basic Science to Treatment

Recorded 8/2020

Addiction Treatment in Acute Care

Recorded 8/2020

Public Benefits Navigation for People with HIV

Recorded 6/2020

The Impact of COVID-19 and Pandemics on Mental Health

Recorded 6/2020



Additional Resources

Local Resources:
Sacramento Region PrEP Community Resource List (updated 11/2021)

A list of organizations in Alpine, El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, and Yolo Counties that offer PrEP or PrEP-related services, as well as insurance they accept.

Sacramento Region HIV, Meth, and Mental Health Resources (updated 11/2020)

A list of organizations that offer treatment for HIV, methamphetamine use, or mental health, as well as any restrictions they may have.

Alpine County / El Dorado County / Placer County

Sacramento County / Yolo County

Printable Guides
ICD 10 Billing Code Trifold Brochures (updated 8/2021)

Includes ICD 10 billing codes for PrEP and/or related healthcare services.

PrEP Billing Codes / HIV Billing Codes

Combined PrEP & HIV Billing Codes

Pocket Guide for PrEP Screening (updated 1/2023)

Includes information regarding indications, contraindications/cautions, testing, prescriptions/doses, side effects, efficacy, counseling, monitoring, billing codes, medication assistance, and resources for further information. Updated January 2023 to include injection PrEP and reformatted for easier printing.

Pocket Guide to Open-Ended Sexual Health Questions (updated 1/2023)

Includes information regarding creating a welcoming clinical environment, preparing to take a sexual history, questions to ask during a sexual history, the 5 P’s, and resources for further information. Updated January 2023 for easier printing.

Insurance Resources:
ADAP Acceptable Supporting Documents – English (updated 8/2021) / ADAP Acceptable Supporting Documents – Spanish (updated 3/2020)

A list of documents that are acceptable to determine eligibility for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP).

ADAP Formulary (updated 6/2023)

List of medications covered by ADAP.

CA Office of AIDS Programs – Income Thresholds (updated 4/2023)

List of maximum incomes per family size for insurance programs including CA Office of AIDS Programs, Medi-Cal Expansion, Aged & Disabled Medi-Cal, and Covered California.

Covered CA Special Enrollment Period – English/Spanish (updated 7/2021)

Description of and eligibility information for a special enrollment period for Covered California health insurance coverage.

Covered CA & Immigration – English/Spanish (updated 7/2021)

Immigration status and eligibility information for Covered California health insurance coverage.

EB-HIPP FAQ – English / EB-HIPP FAQ – Spanish

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions for the Employer Based Health Insurance Premium Payment (EB-HIPP) Program.

Trauma Informed Care (updated 5/2022)

Includes information regarding the history of trauma informed care (TIC), stress responses and protective factors, and TIC tool applications for HIV providers.

Opportunistic Infections (updated 5/2022)

Includes information regarding symptoms, prevention, and treatment of common opportunistic infections that occur in people with HIV, as well as recommendations for beginning ART during an active opportunistic infection.

Back to Local Partners
Pacific AETC - Central Valley & Northern Interior

It was great to have various people discuss their roles and work they do. It gave me an overall view of the services that are in our communities.

Northern CA: Assisting Partner Services Symposium, Pacific AETC-CVNI, March 23-24, 2022
Pacific AETC - Central Valley & Northern Interior

I thought you had great speakers who were very knowledgeable in their subject matter and very willing to share.

Northern CA: Assisting Partner Services Symposium, Pacific AETC-CVNI, March 23-24, 2022
Pacific AETC - Central Valley & Northern Interior

It was all useful and so much more than I expected. Thank you.

Central Valley: Opportunistic Infections, Pacific AETC-CVNI, April 15, 2022
Pacific AETC - Central Valley & Northern Interior

This flowed very well and I will share the video to other front line workers.

HIV 101, Pacific AETC-CVNI, 2022 On-Demand Training
Pacific AETC - Central Valley & Northern Interior

Keep them coming!!

Central Valley: PrEP for Transgender and Gender-Nonbinary Patients, Pacific AETC-CVNI, July 26, 2022
Pacific AETC - Central Valley & Northern Interior

Collaboration with local partners was excellent

Central Valley Community Collaborative, Pacific AETC-CVNI, September 15, 2022, Fresno, CA

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Shaila Faulkner Ohashi

Program Coordinator


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