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Exceeding Virtually All Expectations with High Country Conference on Respiratory Care

Mar 23, 2021 3:32:22 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in respiratory care

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In February 2021, a year into the Pandemic, the 35th Annual High Country Conference on Respiratory Care was held the first year as a virtual webinar. The event, held February 17-18, 2021, is designed BY respiratory therapists FOR respiratory therapists and students. Participants were provided with high-quality education sessions led by experts in the field. 

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Medicaid Managed Care: Virtual Office Hours for Providers

Mar 23, 2021 11:27:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid Managed Care

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Medicaid Transformation Provider Services and North Carolina AHEC are conducting a series of Virtual Office Hours for providers beginning in March 2021. These sessions offer an interactive format for providers to have their questions answered.  

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Medicaid Managed Care: Health Plan "Virtual" Meet & Greets

Mar 21, 2021 5:30:00 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care

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The NC Medicaid Provider Services team is partnering with NC AHEC to host virtualHealth Plan Meet and Greet sessions NC Medicaid consultants and health plan representatives will be available to address your concerns and questions about the transition from Medicaid fee-for-service to Medicaid Managed Care.  Virtual Meet and Greet sessions are structured as conversations between providers and ManagedMedicaid Care Health Plan staff with a Q&A for participants.  

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Wake Forest Baptist Health Ranks #18 in America's Best Large Employers

Mar 19, 2021 10:15:00 AM / by NW AHEC

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Attracting and retaining top talent while keeping the country safe is a daunting task, but the 14,000 employees at Wake Forest Baptist Health would recommend their employer to others making it #18 of America's Best Large Employers in 2021

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The Cypher offers a training experience like none other...

Mar 18, 2021 9:50:47 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in mental health

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"The Cypher offers a training experience like none other! Our conversations not only explore the intersection between hip hop and mental health, but we also foster rich conversation on a number of relevant topics within the world. Participating in The Cypher trainings provides folks with practical tools, but also exposes them to an unforgettable presentation that transcends the traditional training experience." - Speaker Andrew Watkins, MSW, LCSWA discusses what the training will provide for participants

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News from NWAHEC - Quarterly E-Newsletter

Mar 16, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski

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Are you signed up for our email list to receive Quarterly E-Newsletters with updates about Northwest Area Health Education Center (NWAHEC) and the Wake Forest School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME). We will send you a new selection of updates every few months. In the meantime, you can keep up with us on our course catalog, social media, or here on our blog.

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Volunteer Training for COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

Mar 11, 2021 8:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in NCAHEC, COVID-19, Vaccines

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Online module available to the public for statewide use

The NC AHEC Program is offering an online module titled Volunteer Training for COVID-19 Vaccination Sites free to the public in North Carolina. This training provides a general introduction to what volunteers might expect onsite and can be supplemented with additional onboarding by their vaccination team.

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Virtually Challenged Teaching and Learning

Mar 9, 2021 4:21:09 PM / by Andrew Brewer posted in Insider, Webinar, Educator, engagement, technology, curriculum, teaching, learning, interaction, training, virtual

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Almost a year into the pandemic we’ve transitioned most of our teaching and learning into completely virtual activities. By now most of us have participated in some live online activity by connecting with others via technology services such as ZOOM or Webex. For the most part, this modality seems to be delivering effective instruction in an accessible and convenient way, and literally meeting learners where they are via broadband Internet.

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Happy March Wake Forest Baptist Health Work Anniversary! 🎉

Mar 9, 2021 12:54:29 PM / by NW AHEC

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Happy March Wake Forest Baptist Health Work Anniversary! 🎉

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March is National Nutrition Month

Mar 8, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Heart Health Now, Wellness, healthy eating

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March is National Nutrition Month and the perfect time to remind you that a healthy diet is one of the best ways to protect yourself from heart disease and stroke. Use these tips to eat smarter and live healthier.

Eating healthy isn't difficult, and you don't have to sacrifice the food you love. We'll help you learnHealthy food composition with tablet how to make informed choices about what you eat. 

Please join us in honoring National Nutritional Month by spending a few minutes watching this video [heart.org] about the value of a well-stocked pantry. It features Toby Smithson, a registered dietician nutritionist, and cooking instructor Carol Ritchie.

Then, as you're stocking your own pantry at home, here are 5 Easy Ways to Find Healthier Options at the Grocery Store. [heart.org] Your health means a lot to us, and we want to help you make smart food choices to live happier and healthier!

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