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Join Us Feb 23 & 24 for the Opioid Workforce Expansion Conference

Jan 18, 2022 12:45:28 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Substance Use, recovery, opioid, uncg, treatment, hrsa

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This two-day virtual conference, hosted by the UNCG and NCAT Joint Programs in Social Work funded through the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) Opioid Workforce Education Program, will offer students, behavioral health and substance use professionals, field instructors, and community partners opportunities to learn from experts in the field of substance use prevention, treatment and recovery from a cultural humility and racial equity lens.

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Looking for Great Benefits and An Awesome Team to Work On? Look No Further!

Jan 13, 2022 9:30:00 AM / 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, Practice Support Quality Improvement Specialist and  Program Assistant positions. 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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Starting this Month 1/21 - Brenner FIT Academy For Professionals

Jan 12, 2022 11:36:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in brenner fit

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Learn new, effective skills from the Brenner FIT® experts in pediatric obesity to help your patients and their families make positive health changes in a safe, family-centered way.

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Registration Open for 2022 NC Annual STI Update

Jan 11, 2022 2:00:00 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in STD Update, STIs, hiv

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The 2022 Update will provide up-to-date information on prevention, management and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The format of this activity will include interactive responses and case studies of common disease states that may complicate treatment, explore emerging infections, the future of testing technique implementation, and STI prevention strategies. View more info on our website.

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Register Early for the 2022 Interpreter Summer Series

Jan 10, 2022 8:15:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in ethics, interpreter

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Spots are limited so make sure you check it out and reserve yours!  The summer series starts in May with Level 1. Levels 1-4, combined, provide 40 hours of medical interpreter training which is a requirement to take the national certification exams.

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What is your skin telling you?

Jan 10, 2022 12:45:00 AM / by Andrew Brewer posted in dermatology, podcast

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Amy McMichael, MD, Chair and Professor of Dermatology at the Wake Forest School of Medicine, sat down with us to talk about all things skin - from alopecia to Lupus and beyond.

Amy was recently named the 2022 recipient of the Medical Dermatology Society Lifetime Achievement Award. The annual award is given in recognition of the recipient’s lifetime of inspired patient care as a medical dermatologist, mentoring of future medical dermatologists, and research to advance medical dermatology. The Medical Dermatology Society is dedicated to improving the care of patients whose skin diseases or therapies have substantial systematic consequences, fostering research in medical dermatology, and assuring medical dermatology expertise in community and academic settings.

Listen to this episode of the Healthcare Insights in Northwest North Carolina on our podcast host at https://soundcloud.com/nwahecwebmaster or search for "Healthcare Insights in Northwest North Carolina in your favorite podcast player.

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Next Month - 2022 Best Practices in the Prevention and Treatment of Disordered Eating Series

Jan 7, 2022 9:00:04 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in healthy eating, disordered eating, eating disorders

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This series of one-hour lectures will provide health care providers with best practices for prevention, screening, identification and treatment of disordered eating.

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Join us February 9-10 for the 36th Annual High Country Conference

Jan 6, 2022 2:40:54 PM / by Brooke Kochanski

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Agenda details have been posted for this virtual conference and registration is now open! #36HighCountry

After careful consideration, the 36th Annual High Country Conference on Respiratory Care will continue to be held virtually in 2022. The health and safety of our attendees, speakers, planning committee and staff remains our priority.

Objectives
  • shutterstock_1704738664-1Provide up-to-date, patient-centered and evidence-based practices in respiratory care.
  • Explain the importance of respiratory therapists in improving patient outcomes and quality of life.
  • Discuss new treatments and advancements in technology associated with respiratory care.

February 9  -10, 2022
Virtual Conference

View the full agenda and choose to attend both days or just one or the other.

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Happy January Wake Forest Baptist Health Work Anniversary!

Jan 6, 2022 10:26:43 AM / by Brooke Kochanski

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Happy January Wake Forest Baptist Health Work Anniversary! 🎉

Jan 2022Anniversaries

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Happy Holidays from Northwest AHEC

Dec 21, 2021 8:30:02 AM / by Brooke Kochanski

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During the holiday season, our thoughts turn gratefully to our partners who have made our success possible. It is in this spirit that we say thank you and best wishes for the holidays and New Year!

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