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HIV Navigation Services Training (HNS)

Next Date: 
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 8:00am to Friday, January 26, 2018 - 5:00pm


The HNS course is designed to improve navigation skills for those delivering prevention services to people living with HIV and high risk HIV- individuals. This comprehensive course package is for service providers who want to know more about navigation skills, how navigation fits in the overall field of HIV prevention, structural components of a navigation program, and professional conduct.

By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Explain how navigation services support at-risk populations (people living with HIV and high risk HIV- people) obtain better health outcomes
  • Name the components of the HNS protocol
  • Describe how Navigators work as part of a professional team to support a client through the HIV Continuum of Care
  • Identify the required core competencies and knowledge of HNS
  • Apply the skills and knowledge of HNS
  • List the areas of need for Navigator professional development
  • Examine organizational capability to provide navigation services
  • Identify next steps to enhance organizational capacity

Describe how quality assurance components support clients, the client Navigators, and agencies

Target Audience: Navigation staff from:

  • Community-Based Organizations
  • Health Departments
  • Health Care Organizations implementing HIV programs and services

General navigation programs that seek to incorporate HNS as an additional component to their existing navigation services


Completion of the HNS pre-course online module is required. The pre-course takes about 45 minutes to complete, and details will be sent with the acceptance letters.


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