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Virtual 7th Annual Wake Forest NCORP Research Base Event Boasts Highest Attendance Ever

Dec 3, 2020 9:52:03 AM / by Brooke Kochanski



Held in October 2020, the 7th Annual NCORP (NCI Community Oncology Research Program) Research Base event will be one that attendees will never forget. The event was ENTIRELY VIRTUAL this year as we continue to push through the COVID-19 Pandemic and presented via livestream webinar with small group discussions. We are happy to report that the attendance was the highest it has ever been this year and participants were extremely pleased with the meeting! With the event being held in a virtual format, it provided the opportunity for inclusion of more speakers from around the country to come and share their knowledge with attendees. It also allowed for increased participation by interested attendees thereby increasing exposure and knowledge about the Wake Forest NCORP research base activities.

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Essential Evidence Plus Tool

Dec 1, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by NW AHEC


The AHEC Digital Library is also pleased to offer free access for all ADL users to Essential Evidence Plus, an evidence-based point-of-care tool, during a three month trial period.

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Complementary/Alternative Medicine in 2021 - LIVE WEBINAR

Nov 30, 2020 3:54:30 PM / by NW AHEC


alt medComplementary/Alternative Medicine in 2021

LIVE WEBINAR on March 19, 2021 9:30am-3:15pm

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Providing and Sustaining for the Health of Our Community

Nov 23, 2020 1:06:06 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Social Determinants of Health


SHFBThe Northwest AHEC staff had the honor of hearing from the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC about all the wonderful things they have going on in the community. Myya Carson presented to our staff and Chef Justin Davis did a virtual cooking demo of an apple tart and oatmeal strudel. 

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina's Mission: To provide food assistance through a network of partners, while educating and engaging our communities in the elimination of hunger and its causes.

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March of Dimes Ready for Life NC: The Power of Collective Action

Nov 23, 2020 12:21:13 PM / by Brooke Kochanski


marchofdimes2squareMarch of Dimes Ready for Life NC:
The Power of Collective Action

Livestream Webinar
December 17, 2020
9:00am - 1:15pm
FREE to attend - registration required!

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Training for Adoption Competency

Nov 20, 2020 9:09:00 AM / by NW AHEC


adoptionTraining for Adoption Competency - Deadline to Apply Dec 4th, Training dates Jan 8 - June 4, 2021

Training for Adoption Competency (TAC) is a post-Master’s curriculum created by the Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.) with the assistance of a National Advisory Board of adoption experts. It is a comprehensive, evidence-based training designed exclusively for licensed mental health professionals, providing clinical knowledge and skills needed to effectively serve the adoption and kinship network.

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Hot off the press...Provider Contracting Deadline for Inclusion in Open Enrollment and Auto-Enrollment clone

Nov 20, 2020 8:13:08 AM / by NW AHEC


MedicaidThe North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) issued guidance for Provider and Health Plan contract deadlines for inclusion in open enrollment and auto-enrollment as part of North Carolina’s transition to Medicaid Managed Care.

Provider contracts must be signed and mailed to health plan by:

  • Feb. 1, 2021, for inclusion in open enrollment, and
  • April 12, 2021, for inclusion in auto-enrollment.

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35th Annual High Country Conference on Respiratory Care

Nov 18, 2020 2:30:26 PM / by Brooke Kochanski


High Country headerFebruary 17 - February 18, 2021

Registration NOW OPEN!

On behalf of Northwest AHEC and the Planning Committee, we invite you to attend the 35th Annual High Country Conference on Respiratory Care. This event is designed BY respiratory therapists FOR respiratory therapists and students. Participants will have opportunities to attend high-quality continuing education sessions led by experts in the field.

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Healthcare Insights Podcast Featuring Michael Sugg, President of Goler Community Development

Nov 17, 2020 9:40:04 AM / by Brooke Kochanski


msuggMichael L. Suggs is the President of the Goler Community Development Corporation, a faith-based community development corporation that is revitalizing a community in downtown Winston-Salem. 

In this episode of Healthcare Insights Podcast, Andrew Brewer discusses social determinants of health, racial disparities in health with Michael Suggs as they talk about how Goler has been keeping these at the front of mind.

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Tips for Celebrating Turkey Day and Shopping Safely

Nov 16, 2020 8:12:00 AM / by NW AHEC


NCDHHS released new guidance for Thanksgiving celebrations and Black Friday shopping to help North Carolinians gauge the risks, protect their friends and loved ones, and slow the spread of COVID-19.

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