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WSSU-WFUSM IPE Program Brings Together 250 Students to Collaborate On Simulated Patient Cases

May 13, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Alana Dodson, BSN, RN, MBA posted in Wake Forest School of Medicine, EHR, WSSU, interprofessional

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WSSU School of Health Sciences and WFUSM Dept. of PA Students collaborate through Northwest AHEC on inter-institutional, interprofessional program which simulate management of patient care while integrating EHR Go software. 

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Building Upon Success - Best Practices in Opioids Prescribing and Management Webinars

May 12, 2022 3:00:00 PM / by Leslie D McDowell, DNP, ANP-BC, RN posted in opioid, online learning, prescriptions

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Building on the success of previous ‘Lunch and Learn’ offerings to regional primary care practices, Northwest AHEC provided ten online self-paced modules in 2020-2022 on a variety of topics related to Best Practices in Opioid Prescribing and Management.

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Educating Public Health Nurses Across NC with Basic Fetal Monitoring Course

May 9, 2022 8:47:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Labor & Delivery, fetal monitoring, NC health department

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Northwest AHEC offered a workshop on April 13, 2022:  “Basic Fetal Monitoring for North Carolina Health Departments,” with Mona Brown Ketner MSN, RN, C-EFM serving as the faculty member. This activity, which was the second workshop of its type, educated 50 public health nurses from across NC Health Departments. The programs reached 21 of North Carolina’s 100 counties.

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Falls Screening Program Reaching Far and Wide to 17 States

May 5, 2022 9:28:00 AM / by Leslie D McDowell, DNP, ANP-BC, RN posted in Geriatric, Enduring, care planning, falls

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To meet an identified gap for clinical team members in ambulatory / primary care, Northwest AHEC developed an interactive, online, self-paced accredited program on the topic of Falls Screening, Risk Assessment and Care Planning.

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2nd Annual Northwest AHEC March for Babies Honoring Colleague

Apr 25, 2022 1:29:19 PM / by Brooke Kochanski

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Northwest AHEC joined the March for Babies movement to create positive change for moms and babies everywhere, especially those most at risk. 

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38th Annual Wake Forest Eye Center Conference

Apr 22, 2022 1:45:40 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Wake Forest School of Medicine, conference, Eye center

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We hope you can join us for this upcoming activity on May 6th! $175 to register, check out the updated agenda and speakers.

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Camp Med 2022 Summer Program Coming Soon - In Person or Virtual

Apr 22, 2022 8:45:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in health careers, camp med, summer camp

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Camp Med 2022 Summer Program is a great way to expose students to the world of possibilities in health careers. Now more than ever the need for talented healthcare workforce is a necessity. Students will be exposed to the stimulating world of working in healthcare, reflect on social determinants of health.

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School of Medicine Ranked Second in State for Graduates Practicing in Underserved Areas

Apr 21, 2022 2:30:00 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Wake Forest School of Medicine, hrsa

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U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) ranked Wake Forest University School of Medicine second in the state for producing graduates who practice in medically underserved areas, also known as Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).

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July 25-27 - Sun and Sea Conference 2022 ☀️

Apr 18, 2022 9:25:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Dentistry, Nursing, lpn, registered nurse, interprofessional

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Hi there, Imagine yourself enjoying the sun and listening to the waves...Now make sure you register so you can make that a reality in July!

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CNA Challenges & Rewards Conference: Caring for Yourself and Others

Apr 14, 2022 3:00:00 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Nursing, CNA, compassion fatigue, burnout, dementia

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Join us on June 3rd 8:30am-12:35pm for this conference! With skill and compassion, these caregivers are an exceptional group of professionals that have the benefit of spending the greatest amount of time with the persons being served. Because they are typically the first to observe changes in status, they have potential to be the source of solutions to a majority of the challenges confronting most care settings.

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