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CME, CEU, Webinars, Workshops, and Narcan Training

Resources for HAHSTA Medical Providers 
CME/CEU Opportunities and Webinars


Please check back to see future trainings.


INSTI HIV-1/2 Rapid Test Workshop
Testing technology workshop will prepare participants to:

  • be able to run INSTI external controls
  • be able to collect a fingerstick blood specimen and administer the INSTI
  • HIV-1/2 Rapid test
  • become familiar with the contents of the INSTI Product Inserts (PIs) for testing and controls

    Workshops are approximately 2.5 hour.
  • Please note: These courses will not cover counseling skills, HIV/AIDS information or HIV/AIDS education.

    Currently, there are no CEUs offered for this workshop.                                                                         
    Please note: If the District of Columbia Government Department of Health is closed due to inclement weather or for any other reason the workshop will be rescheduled.


    Email Questions to the HAHSTA Trainings Coordinator.


NARCAN® (naloxone HCl) Training

The HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Administration (HAHSTA) offers Narcan/Naloxone training. This 2 hour workshop will train individuals in compliance with DC Government Law regarding how to screen individuals for an opioid-related overdose, how naloxone works on the body, when naloxone administration is medically indicated, how to administer naloxone, and precautions, warnings, and potential adverse reactions.

Below you will see the option to register for available training dates. Please click on the link and fill out the form, space is limited, and participants must be registered before attending. Workshop dates that include the “Train the Trainer” (TOT) component are limited to 10 individuals. Once you take the Train the Trainer session you will be able to train individuals in your organization and other organizations to distribute Naloxone in the District of Columbia. To be eligible for the Train the Trainer workshop, you must have completed either an in-person training or a live virtual training and you must be part of an organization that is currently a Naloxone Distribution Partner with DC Health. Once you register for the TOT training, a staff member from HAHSTA will reach out to you to verify your training date.

If you have any questions regarding your eligibility for the Train the Trainer Workshop, please reach out to HAHSTA’s Naloxone Coordinator.

Register for these NARCAN virtual workshops: 2021 Virtual NARCAN Training Dates:

Virtual NARCAN Training Dates:
 

  • May 18, 2021 Anyone can attend this training
    10 am - 12 pm
     
  • May 19, 2021 - Train the Trainer
    9 am - 12:30 pm These Sessions are limited to 10 people only
    Please Note: To be eligible for the Train the Trainer workshop, you must have completed either an in-person training or a live virtual training and you must be part of an organization that is currently a Naloxone Distribution Partner with DC Health
     
  • July 20 , 2021 Anyone can attend this training
    9 am - 11 pm
     
  • July 21, 2021
    9 am - 12:30 pm These Sessions are limited to 10 people only
    Please Note: To be eligible for the Train the Trainer workshop, you must have completed either an in-person training or a live virtual training and you must be part of an organization that is currently a Naloxone Distribution Partner with DC Health
  • September 21, 2021 Anyone can attend this training
    9 am - 11 pm

  • September 22, 2021
    9 am - 12:30 pm These Sessions are limited to 10 people only
    Please Note: To be eligible for the Train the Trainer workshop, you must have completed either an in-person training or a live virtual training and you must be part of an organization that is currently a Naloxone Distribution Partner with DC Health

But I can't attend those dates...

If you are unable to attend NARCAN® (naloxone HCl) Trainings listed above CLICK HERE to register for a DC Health sponsored web-course regarding Narcan use and administration.

Email Questions to the HAHSTA Trainings Coordinator.


OraQuick Advance HIV-1/2 Rapid Test Workshop - Virtual

  • learn what to do if there is a problem with testing and/or test kit controls
  • Workshops are approximately three (3) hours.
  • Please note: These courses will not cover counseling skills, HIV/AIDS information or HIV/AIDS education.
  • become familiar with the contents of the OraQuick Advance Product Inserts (PIs) for testing and controls
  • be able to collect an oral specimen and administer the OraQuick Advance HIV-1/2 Rapid test
  • be able to run OraQuick Advance external controls

    REGISTRATION:
    No dates have been planned at this time.