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Brooke Kochanski

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Return to nursing or reactivate your license with NC AHEC’s RN Refresher program

Sep 21, 2021 8:33:58 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Nursing, rn refresher

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Nurse Refresher Course is online and self-paced, helping you continue to balance work, life, and your career.

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Don't Miss the Best Practices in the Prevention and Treatment of Disordered Eating Series

Sep 17, 2021 1:14:59 PM / 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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Check Out the Line-up of Speakers for 8th Annual Wake Forest NCORP Research Base

Sep 16, 2021 9:41:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in mental health, cancer, research

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This virtual meeting is designed to familiarize attendees with current understanding of the etiology and treatment options for selected unmet cancer and treatment related symptoms, toxicities and CCDR challenges. It will also review the current and planned studies developed by the Wake Forest NCORP Research Base addressing these issues.

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Save the Date 10/22 for 26th Annual Building Partnerships for Healthier Hearts

Sep 15, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in CME, heart health, cardiovascular

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Registration is now open for this upcoming virtual conference. Join us on Friday, October 22nd.

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Don't Miss the Winston-Salem Dance Medicine Conference 2021

Sep 13, 2021 4:00:00 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in dance medicine, physical therapy

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Participation in dance as a sport continues to grow. As a result of increased participation, therefore, there is a growing need for health care providers to understand this group of athletes and their unique demands: their biomechanics are extreme, their psychosocial stressors are significant and the treatments they require are unique.

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October 8th - Charles L. Spurr Piedmont Oncology Symposium

Sep 10, 2021 9:24:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in CME, cancer, oncology

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The Charles L Spurr symposium is designed for physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, navigators and other health care professionals dedicated to the field of hematology and oncology in settings across the continuum of care. Attendees will benefit from an interactive learning environment in which renowned faculty will present the latest in evidence based oncology care. 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. Participants will return to practice with practical strategies for navigating therapeutic and diagnostic options and care delivery to improve patient outcomes.
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Gravidas at Risk 2021: Join Us 11/16-11/17

Sep 9, 2021 10:34:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Webinar, Pregnancy

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For 39 years the Gravidas at Risk Annual Perinatal Conference has been keeping attendees informed of the clinical issues and strategies important in the care of high-risk pregnant women. We had a very successful webinar last year for this activity and will hold this years conference via live webinar again. Holding webinars allows for better reach to our target audience and helps Health Department nurses obtain this critical information even on limited time and travel budget. 

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The Roderica “Nicole” McLaurin Grant

Sep 9, 2021 10:08:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski

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Roderica “Nicole” McLaurin was a beloved staff member of the Northwest AHEC. She unexpectedly passed away in October 2020 after delivering her second son, Dylan. Nicole grew up in Winston Salem and graduated from Fayetteville State University. During her childhood she was a little sister in the local Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) organization. When she returned home from college, she worked at BBBS and became a Big Sister herself. She lived the vision of the organization “all youth achieve their full potential.”

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Enhancing the Cancer Care Continuum: Essentials for the Primary Care Provider Series

Sep 9, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in CME, cancer

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Gynecologic Cancer Basics & FAQ on Monday, September 20, 2021 at 11:30AM. Join us for A FREE VIRTUAL CME EVENT. PRESENTED BY: David Shalowitz, MD, MSHP!

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Diversity and Inclusion in Behavioral Health Online Series

Sep 8, 2021 8:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in mental health, behavioral health, diversity and inclusion

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In this series, we will explore implicit bias, intersectionality, and other cultural factors that affect behavioral health treatment. You will learn about strategies and resources for supporting LGBTIQA, Muslim, Latinx, and African-American clients and how to create a more welcoming and inclusive practice. You may attend individual sessions or the entire series.

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