HIV Educational Opportunities


The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) offers ongoing educational opportunities for healthcare providers on a variety of subjects.  The Division of Sexually Transmitted and Bloodborne Diseases also offers on-site education such as agency presentations as requested.  Contact the HIV.STI.Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator, Sarah Weninger at, today with your training needs.  

Register for Upcoming Lunch and Learns: September 28, 2022 @ 12PM
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Most Recent Lunch and Learn: August 24, 2022 at 12:00PM: Using the Contextual Interview to Promote the Delivery of Compassionate Care
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Archived Lunch and Learns

 July 2022: Key Considerations for Addressing Sexual Health Through Schools

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June 2022: Data in the Dakotas - 2021 ND & SD HIV,STI and Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology


May 2022: Get Syphilis in 1 Hour or Less!

April 2022: Mycoplasma genitalium and Practicing Evidence Based Medicine in Managing STIs

March 2022: Providing PEP in the Dakotas

February 2022: HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP): New Meds, Guidelines and Controversies

January 2022: The Importance of Cervical Cancer Screening

November 2021: Fair Housing Rights and Responsibilities

October 2021: Data in the Dakotas: 2020 HIV, STI and Viral Hepatitis Data in North & South Dakota

September 2021: Respecting Identity to Improve Patient Outcomes in the Dakotas

August 2021: New! 2021 STI Treatment Guidelines

July 2021: HCV Treatment in Primary Care Settings

June 2021: Gaining Access to Care

June 20, 2022 MECT Conference

The North Dakota Department of Health’s Health Equity Office and Division of Sexually Transmitted and Bloodborne Diseases are excited to host the Make Every Connection Together (MECT) conference, a collaborative learning experience for health professionals of various disciplines. This conference will emphasize how health equity is a core component in all public health programs.  Using a health equity lens, priorities and best practices around sexual health and harm reduction will be presented to encourage dialogue and sharing among participants.  This conference will serve as a place to engage professionals on ways to address health inequities, share ideas and work together towards eliminating health disparities and achieving optimal health for all North Dakotans.  For more information and to register, please visit | University of North Dakota (  

2019 Symposium

The North Dakota Department of Health hosted a symposium on June 4-6, 2019 at the Radisson Hotel in Bismarck, ND. This event had presenters from around the state and country to discuss issues important to HIV, STD, TB and Viral Hepatitis.  Presentations are available by clicking here

Resources for Continuing Education

The following are external resources that provide continuing education credits for healthcare providers. 

HIV.STI.TB.Viral Hepatitis Educational Webinar Series

The following are a series are webinars that provide information on a variety of subjects related to HIV, STIs, TB or Viral Hepatitis.  CEUs are available from the North Dakota Board of Nursing for each of these presentations.  

*1. STI 101: Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis (30 Minutes)

*2. Viral Hepatitis 101: Hepatitis B and C (30 Minutes)

*3. HIV 101 (30 Minutes)

*4. Counseling 101 (40 Minutes)

5. Tuberculosis 101 (1 Hour)

*Required trainings for all new staff at CTR programs.