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Camp Med 2022 Virtual Summer Program Open to High School Students

Jun 1, 2022 8:58:12 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in health careers, camp med, summer camp

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Northwest Area Health Education Center (NWAHEC) is gearing up for another fun and informative virtual Camp Med this summer. Last year’s camp hosted more than 600 participants from North Carolina and beyond. This year the self-paced camp will be available again to students in grades 8 to 12, from June 1 through July 31.

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Congrats to UNCG School of Nursing RN to BSN Graduates!

May 24, 2022 8:06:12 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in NCAHEC, Nursing, uncg, registered nurse

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Congrats to the UNCG School of Nursing Students who graduated! May Commencement was held on May 5th and this photo was taken with four RN to BSN graduates. Students in the photo are from left to right: Breean Falcon, Michele Stretz, Carrie Hill (Director), Stephanie Hooks, and Bianca Engram.

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NCPAT Conference: Developing an Effective Program to Address Abusive Behaviors

May 23, 2022 10:55:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in behavioral health, recovery, counseling, intervention

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Join us virtually on June 16-17, 2022 for the NCPAT Conference. This year’s conference will feature a highly interactive learning experience from the House of Ruth Maryland Training Institute. Topics will include research on effectiveness of intervention programs, program design, being part of a community coordinated response, and supporting resilience and self-care.

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Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Announces $1 Million Gift to Senior Services Capital Campaign

May 17, 2022 3:00:00 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Community, senior services

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Northwest AHEC has a long term department service to Senior Services of Winston-Salem. This article highlights Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist gift toward the construction of the new Intergenerational Center for Arts and Wellness which had its groundbreaking ceremony on April 27th. . 

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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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