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SAVE THE DATE: Charles L. Spurr Piedmont Oncology Symposium

Feb 25, 2021 8:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in COVID-19, symposium, cancer, oncology

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Join us on April 30th, 2021 for the Charles L. Spurr Piedmont Oncology Symposium! This virtual meeting will provide didactic presentations and case studies so that participants will gain knowledge about best practice and new advances in treating oncology patients.

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Register TODAY for the upcoming Electronic Fetal Monitoring (EFM) Certification Exam Review Course

Feb 24, 2021 4:10:00 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Obstetrics, Labor & Delivery, OB/GYN

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Take this course to hear from our very own Mona B Ketner, MSN, RN C-EFM, Nurse Educator at Northwest AHEC about the Fetal Monitoring Certification Exam. 

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This two-day workshop focuses on areas of knowledge that may be seen on a Fetal Monitoring Certification examination. The conference may also be used as an annual update or for cross-training purposes.

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Southern Trans Health and Wellness Conference - Registration Now Open!

Feb 22, 2021 10:24:00 AM / by NW AHEC

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Join us VIRTUALLY for the Southern Trans Health and Wellness Conference on April 15-16, 2021 - Agenda details have been posted and registration is now open! 

STHWC_logo_finalThe Southern Trans Health and Wellness Conference is designed to highlight best practices, innovative research and authentic community partnerships to center the lived experiences of impacted populations and to support the health, racial equity, equality and wellness of transgender, non-binary, intersex and gender-expansive communities.

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Curiosity, Unlimited Memory, and the PIC Method

Feb 16, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Andrew Brewer posted in Educator, engagement, learning, training, memory

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I was on the Cybex elliptical for some early morning cardio listening to the QuickRead Podcast summarizing the book Unlimited Memory by Kevin Horsley. Here I heard of the PIC method to increase the ability to store long term memory. The PIC method of learning is thinking about your Purpose, Interest, and Curiosity about the topic at hand. No matter the modality of a learning activity, we must ask ourselves what is our purpose for participating, why are we interested, and how can we enhance our curiosity towards the subject matter. Approaching a learning activity this way helps you dial in your concentration and helps you create long term memory to retain new information, clinical pearls, and life lessons.

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Continuing Education At Your Leisure - 2021 Practical Pediatrics Conference

Feb 16, 2021 8:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski

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Coming to you in April...this continuing medical education activity is intended for pediatricians, as well as family medicine physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and nurses who provide care to infants, children and adolescents.

This year's iteration will be entirely virtual. Participants will have the entire month of April to view recorded lectures at their leisure. All lectures must be viewed to receive continuing education credit.

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What You Need To Know About COVID-19 Vaccines: A Virtual Community Conversation

Feb 15, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by NW AHEC posted in COVID-19, Vaccines

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We wanted to make sure you saw this important update on what you need to know about COVID-19 Vaccines.

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A Mission to Care

Feb 12, 2021 12:00:00 PM / by Andrew Brewer posted in Social Determinants of Health, NCDHHS, telehealth, engagement, Wellness, public health, Healthcare Insights, mental health, Healthy Opportunities, community

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I recently connected with Jeremy Moseley, the Director of Community Engagement of FaithHealth, to discuss the mission and their ministries. Their mission is to build, align and animate religious and community assets to improve access to health care and the health of the community - a mission that aligns well with Northwest AHEC's. 

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Person Centered Care in a Virtual World: Oxymoron or Opportunity?

Feb 12, 2021 10:03:45 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in COVID-19, mental health, Substance Use

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Join us on April 1st, 2021, 12:00-1:30PM for this LIVE WEBINAR to discuss Engaging and Treating Clients with Substance Use and Co-occurring Disorders in the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

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The High-Risk Newborn: Sharing the Care 2021

Feb 12, 2021 8:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Nursing

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Live Webinar on May 26, 2021 from 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

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Preventing Provider Burnout in 2021:Taking Time to Care for Ourselves

Feb 11, 2021 2:08:00 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Webinar, Nursing

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Join us on May 6, 2021, 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM for this very timely live webinar. This retreat will focus on self-care and helping professionals to prevent personal burnout in their care of others.

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