HIV, AIDS, and STI Training Calendar

Training and Training Order

Agency staff should not perform HIV or HCV rapid testing independently until they have completed the course requirements and the initial assessment.

Becoming a HIV Tester

To be considered “ready to test” for HIV testing, individuals should complete the following training courses in this order:

  1. HIV 101
  2. STD 101
  3. SC STD/HIV Laws
  4. HIV Testing in Nonclinical Settings (Note: This is NOT a DHEC course. It is offered by a 3rd party)
  5. Rapid HIV Testing (Hands On) (Note: You will not be allowed to register for this course without completing ALL the required courses)

Becoming a HCV Tester

To be considered “ready to test” for HCV testing, individuals should complete the following courses in this order:

  1. HIV 101
  2. STI 101
  3. Understanding Viral Hepatitis
  4. SC STD/HIV Laws
  5. Rapid HCV Training (Hands On) (Note: You will not be allowed to register for this course without completing ALL the required courses)

We require our sub-recipients to complete refresher training every three years. In addition, when participants complete the course HIV and HCV testing courses, they must complete an initial, 6-month, and 12-month assessment.

Online Modules

Online Kahoot! modules are offered for HIV 101, STI 101, Understanding Viral Hepatitis, and SC HIV STD Laws. Individuals are allowed to register for online modules once. Registrants must complete all sections, quizzes, and activities of the modules and pass with a score of 80% or higher. If the minimum passing score is not met, then registrants will need to take the course with an instructor. To register for online Kahoot! modules, please e-mail masseyad@dhec.sc.gov.

Training Calendar Last Updated: 2/11/2024

Date Training Course Time Location Pre-requisite Courses Registration
1/30/2024 Rapid HIV Testing 9am-4pm In-person HIV 101, STI 101, SC Laws, HIV Testing in Non-Clinical Settings e-mail masseyad@dhec.sc.gov to register
2/6/2024 Rapid HIV Testing 9am-4pm In-person HIV 101, STI 101, SC Laws, HIV Testing in Non-Clinical Settings e-mail masseyad@dhec.sc.gov to register
2/6-2/8/2024 HIV Testing in Nonclinical Settings 10am-3pm Virtual None Register
2/8/2024 HIV 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
2/13/2024 STI 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
2/14/2024 Culture & Engagement of Same-Gender Loving Men 9am-1pm Virtual None Register
2/15/2024 PrEP Navigation 201 9am-11am Virtual PrEP Navigation Register
2/20/2024 HIV 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
2/22/2024 STI 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
2/27/2024 Understanding Viral Hepatitis 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
3/5/2024 Rapid HIV Testing 9am-4pm In-person HIV 101, STI 101, SC Laws, HIV Testing in Non-Clinical Settings e-mail masseyad@dhec.sc.gov to register
3/7/2024 Rapid Hep C Testing 9am-4pm In-person HIV 101, STI 101, SC Laws, Understanding Viral Hepatitis e-mail masseyad@dhec.sc.gov to register
3/13-3/14/2024 Fundamentals of Motivational Interviewing for HIV (MI) 11:30am-4:30pm  Virtual None Register
3/14/2024 HIV 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
3/19/2024 HIV 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
3/21/2024 STI 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
3/26/2024 Understanding Viral Hepatitis 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
3/27/2024 Fundamentals of HIV Prevention Counseling 9am-3:30pm Virtual HIV 101 Register
4/2/2024 Rapid HIV Testing 9am-4pm In-person HIV 101, STI 101, SC Laws, HIV Testing in Non-Clinical Settings e-mail masseyad@dhec.sc.gov to register
4/9/2024 STI 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
4/11/2024 HIV 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
4/16/2024 HIV 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
4/18/2024 STI 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
4/23/2024 Understanding Viral Hepatitis 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
4/24/2024 PrEP 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
4/24/2024 PrEP Navigation 1pm-3pm Virtual None Register
5/7/2024 Rapid Hep C Testing 9am-4pm In-person HIV 101, STI 101, SC Laws, Understanding Viral Hepatitis e-mail masseyad@dhec.sc.gov to register
5/8/2024 Culture & Engagement of Same-Gender Loving Men 9am-1pm Virtual None Register
5/8-5/9/2024 Fundamentals of Motivational Interviewing for HIV (MI) 11:30am-4:30pm  Virtual None TBA
5/13/2024 Rapid HIV Testing 9am-4pm In-person HIV 101, STI 101, SC Laws, HIV Testing in Non-Clinical Settings e-mail masseyad@dhec.sc.gov to register
5/14/2024 STI 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
5/16/2024 HIV 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
5/16/2024 PrEP Navigation 201 9am-11am Virtual PrEP Navigation Register
5/17/2024 SC STD HIV Laws 9am-1pm Virtual HIV 101, STI 101 Register
5/21/2024 HIV 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
5/23/2024 STI 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
5/28/2024 Understanding Viral Hepatitis 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
6/6/2024 HIV 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
6/11/2024 STI 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
6/12/2024 Fundamentals of HIV Prevention Counseling 9am-3:30pm Virtual HIV 101 Register
6/18/2024 HIV 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
6/20/2024 STI 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
6/24/2024 Rapid HIV Testing 9am-4pm In-person HIV 101, STI 101, SC Laws, HIV Testing in Non-Clinical Settings e-mail masseyad@dhec.sc.gov to register
6/25/2024 Understanding Viral Hepatitis 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
7/9/2024 STI 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
7/11/2024 HIV 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
7/16/2024 HIV 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
7/18/2024 STI 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
7/23/2024 Understanding Viral Hepatitis 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
7/24/2024 PrEP 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
7/24/2024 PrEP Navigation 1pm-3pm Virtual None Register
7/30/2024 Rapid HIV Testing 9am-4pm In-person HIV 101, STI 101, SC Laws, HIV Testing in Non-Clinical Settings e-mail masseyad@dhec.sc.gov to register
8/6/2024 Rapid HIV Testing 9am-4pm In-person HIV 101, STI 101, SC Laws, HIV Testing in Non-Clinical Settings e-mail masseyad@dhec.sc.gov to register
8/8/2024 HIV 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
8/13/2024 STI 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
8/14/2024 Culture & Engagement of Same-Gender Loving Men 9am-1pm Virtual None Register
8/15/2024 PrEP Navigation 201 9am-11am Virtual PrEP Navigation Register
8/20/2024 HIV 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
8/22/2024 STI 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
8/27/2024 Understanding Viral Hepatitis 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
9/3/2024 Rapid HIV Testing 9am-4pm In-person HIV 101, STI 101, SC Laws, HIV Testing in Non-Clinical Settings e-mail masseyad@dhec.sc.gov to register
9/4/2024 Fundamentals of HIV Prevention Counseling 9am-3:30pm Virtual HIV 101 Register
9/10/2024 STI 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
9/12/2024 Rapid Hep C Testing 9am-4pm In-person HIV 101, STI 101, SC Laws, Understanding Viral Hepatitis e-mail masseyad@dhec.sc.gov to register
9/13/2024 SC STD HIV Laws 9am-1pm Virtual HIV 101, STI 101 Register
9/17/2024 HIV 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
9/19/2024 STI 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
9/24/2024 Understanding Viral Hepatitis 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
9/26/2024 HIV 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
TBA Rapid HIV Testing 9am-4pm TBA HIV 101, STI 101, SC Laws, HIV Testing in Non-Clinical Settings e-mail masseyad@dhec.sc.gov to register
10/8/2024 STI 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
10/9/2024 PrEP 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
10/9/2024 PrEP Navigation 1pm-3pm Virtual None Register
10/10/2024 HIV 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
10/15/2024 HIV 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
10/17/2024 STI 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
10/29/2024 Understanding Viral Hepatitis 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
TBA Rapid Hep C Testing 9am-4pm TBA HIV 101, STI 101, SC Laws, Understanding Viral Hepatitis e-mail masseyad@dhec.sc.gov to register
11/6/2024 Fundamentals of HIV Prevention Counseling 9am-3:30pm Virtual HIV 101 Register
11/7/2024 Rapid HIV Testing 9am-4pm In-person HIV 101, STI 101, SC Laws, HIV Testing in Non-Clinical Settings e-mail masseyad@dhec.sc.gov to register
11/8/2024 SC STD HIV Laws 9am-1pm Virtual HIV 101, STI 101 Register
11/12/2024 STI 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
11/13/2024 Culture & Engagement of Same-Gender Loving Men 9am-1pm Virtual None Register
11/14/2024 PrEP Navigation 201 9am-11am Virtual PrEP Navigation Register
11/19/2024 HIV 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
11/21/2024 STI 101 9am-12pm Virtual None Register
11/26/2024 Understanding Viral Hepatitis 9am-12pm Virtual None Register

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