The institute focuses in CDC's priorized focus areas such: increase knowledge of HIV status, prevent new HIV infections, and reduce transmission of HIV (HIV prevention education and risk education.
The training targets staff that works for community based organization and health departments at a national level (staff that work with individuals at risk for HIV, peer educators and community outreach workers, etc.)
Institutes will be taught by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) with backgrounds in health education, capacity building, marketing, etc.
The institutes will cover topics that have been identified as key element to improve the performance of the HIV prevention workforce. Topics are constantly being evaluated.
The institute is streamed live in HD-video and audio, and it requires a fast internet connection, and external or built-in microphone.