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HIV and Enteropathy
General Testing Info


The Academy currently offers three distinct 3-year certifications for healthcare professionals working in HIV care.

  • HIV Specialist™ (AAHIVS) – physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners working in direct clinical care
  • HIV Expert™ (AAHIVE) – physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and pharmacists working in non-clinical environments 
  • HIV Pharmacist™ (AAHIVP) – pharmacists working in HIV-specific care environments

Each certification is earned by meeting basic eligibility requirements, and then successfully completing a comprehensive exam developed specifically for each profession.   The exam is offered yearly by application only.  For eligibility information, please click here.

For more complete overview information please click here, or select one of the options in the blue box on the left for additional detail.