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Join Us for 10th Annual Breastfeeding Forum 2022

Dec 7, 2021 7:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Breastfeeding

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10th Annual Breastfeeding Forum will be held on March 30, 2022 - Live webinar only!

This one-day conference will focus on techniques to assist women with breastfeeding, and update care providers on breastfeeding techniques and tips to ensure a successful breastfeeding experience.

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Counseling for Change - Online Self-Paced Learning from NWAHEC

Dec 1, 2021 8:18:43 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Perinatal, tobacco, infant mortality rate

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In the United States, tobacco use continues to be a leading cause of preventable disease, disability and death. Healthcare providers can play an important role in reducing rates of tobacco use by offering tobacco cessation counseling.

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Save the Date - 8th Lenoir-Rhyne Symposium on the Future of Healthcare

Nov 30, 2021 8:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in mental health, social work, psychology

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Mark your calendar and join us on March 30, 2022 from 8:45AM - 5:00PM for the  8th Lenoir-Rhyne Symposium on the Future of Healthcare: The New Normal in Healthcare. The event will be in person at Lenoir-Rhyne University - Belk Centrum at 625 7th Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601.
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2022 Academic Progression Conference: Building the Future of Nursing Workforce

Nov 23, 2021 8:15:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in NCAHEC, Nursing

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The NC AHEC Nurse Council and the NC Community College System invite you to join us! This annual event hosted by the NC AHEC Nurse Council and the NC Community College System brings together academic leaders from all levels of nursing education.

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Behavioral Health Reverse Integration Online Series

Nov 22, 2021 9:06:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in mental health, behavioral health, online learning, integrated care

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This online series will focus on the reverse integration process and provide details on how to implement this new model of care. It is offered as an FREE online series that is self-paced with 5 modules to choose from. 

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Save the Date & Call for Proposals: 13th Annual NC “One Community in Recovery” Conference: Healing Together After Being Apart

Nov 18, 2021 3:30:00 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in mental health, Substance Use, recovery

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Join us April 27-29, 2022 for this annual conference. The planning committee for the NC “One Community in Recovery” Conference is excited to announce the dates for our 13th annual program. This year’s conference will be a hybrid model with in-person sessions and online sessions via virtual platforms.

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November is National Diabetes Month

Nov 18, 2021 1:54:00 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in diabetes

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November is National Diabetes Month, a time when communities across the country team up to bring attention to diabetes. This year's focus is on prediabetes and preventing diabetes.

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Social Determinants of Health - Innovations in Care Delivery Article (NEJM Catalyst)

Nov 16, 2021 9:09:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Social Determinants of Health

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The Northwest AHEC Practice Support Team supports social, physical, and economic environments which promote attaining the full potential of health and well-being for all. This blog segment will highlight impactful publications which promote improved health outcomes through Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) each month.

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Register Now for Cultural Competence, Ethical Issues in Supervision, and Addressing Cultural Trauma in Treatment

Nov 15, 2021 9:50:50 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in mental health, social work, psychology

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Join us on January 15, 2022 from 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM for this webinar. This program will be beneficial to psychologists, counselors, social workers, and other mental health professionals.

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Come Work For Us - Several Positions Available

Nov 11, 2021 12:41:36 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in practice support

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We would invite you to review the job posts below and apply to join our team, we're hiring for two Continuing Education Coordinator positions, two positions for Practice Support Quality Improvement Specialists and one Program Assistant position. The Northwest Area Health Education Center of Wake Forest School of Medicine provides and supports educational activities and services with a focus on primary care in rural communities and those with less access to resources to recruit, train and retain the workforce needed to create a healthy North Carolina.

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