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S.T.A.B.L.E.: What to Do After Neonatal Resuscitation Has been Rescheduled for Sept 14

Jul 20, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in neonatal, hospital

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S.T.A.B.L.E. is a nationally recognized program involving care of the neonate beyond resuscitation. This webinar has been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 14 8:30am - 4:00pm. Limited to 12 participants so be sure to register ASAP.

S.T.A.B.L.E. stands for the six assessment and care modules in the program: Sugar, Temperature, Airway, Blood pressure, Lab work and Emotional.

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You Don’t Want to Miss the Addiction Research & Clinical Health (ARCH) Symposium - With Nationally Recognized Experts

Jul 19, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Social Determinants of Health, mental health, Substance Use, research, recovery, addiction, trauma, social justice, equity, health disparities, motivational interviewing, treatment

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Join us on September 9-11 for the Addiction Research & Clinical Health (ARCH) Symposium - Making the Connection: Exploring the Intersectionality of Social Justice and Addiction Care. The ARCH Symposium is unique in that it brings together professionals and experts from several different fields—from physicians and public health experts to counselors and journalists—to take a broader look at addiction care and the many systems involved. Oftentimes, the topics of addiction and recovery focus solely on the individual and overlook the many systems that individuals interact with and how these systems can work with—but more often against—someone seeking care for their substance use.

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Save the Date November 4th for Basic Fetal Monitoring ~ Fall 2021

Jul 16, 2021 8:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Perinatal, Nursing, childbearing

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To introduce basic fetal monitoring principles to the new perinatal nurse.

Objectives Include:

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Falls: Screening, Risk Assessment and Care Planning for Older Patients in the Community

Jul 14, 2021 11:03:00 AM / by Leslie D McDowell, DNP, ANP-BC, RN posted in Geriatric, Enduring, care planning, falls

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As a clinician working in an outpatient setting, are you confident in how and when to appropriately screen patients for falls?  

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Beach Meetings are BACK for 2022! Save the Dates for this Week.

Jul 13, 2021 2:03:22 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Primary Care, Dentistry, Nursing, family medicine

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Wake Forest School of Medicine and Northwest AHEC would like to invite you to Save The Date July 25-27 for Beach Week 2022! Beach Week will take place at Kingston Plantation / Embassy Suites in Myrtle Beach, SC. Sign up to be added to the list to receive more information.

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Perinatal Post Summer 2021

Jul 13, 2021 8:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Perinatal, Pregnancy, gravidas

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The Perinatal Post is a biannual online newsletter distributed to perinatal care providers within the Northwest North Carolina area. It is published in winter and summer of each year.

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More Details on Upcoming Updates on Hospital Medicine Conference @ the BEACH!

Jul 13, 2021 8:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Medicine, hospital

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Registration is Now OPEN so sign up to join us on Friday & Saturday, October 1-2, 2021 at the BEACH! Check out all the details below.

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UNCG School of Nursing receives grant to support RN-BSN program

Jul 12, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by NW AHEC posted in Nursing, uncg

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The UNC Greensboro School of Nursing has been awarded an educational mobility grant to support its Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. The one-year grant for $97,950 will support the collaborations that the RN-BSN program has with regional community colleges, the Northwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC), and the North Carolina AHEC.

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​Medicaid Managed Care: It’s Here….

Jul 8, 2021 8:25:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care

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It’s hard to believe the Medicaid Managed Care launch is upon us.  The past year and a half we have experienced many challenges to be sure. You can rest assured your Northwest AHEC Practice Support team is here to help you navigate these changes.  Below are some new resources NCDHHS has provided to help you and your practice as they launch Medicaid Managed Care. 

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Camp Med Reaches High School Students In Person and Online This Year

Jul 1, 2021 1:18:00 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in health careers, students, camp med

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Our typical Camp Med Program has traditionally been held in person throughout the Northwest AHEC 17-county region for students in grades 9-12. The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 created an opportunity to transition this program to a virtual platform where we reached 900+ students last year!

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