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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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TVH & Mid-Urethral Slings - A Hands on Course

Dec 20, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in OB/GYN, Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Join us on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022 from 8 am–4 pm for this course! Will be in person at Wake Forest School of Medicine (475 Vine Street., Winston-Salem, NC 27101).

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Tailored Care Management (TCM) Role with Members Involved in the Criminal Justice System

Dec 17, 2021 10:14:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Substance Use, tailored care management, criminal justice

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Join us on January 28, 2022 9-11AM. In this course, we will assist participants in understanding the needs of the justice-involved population. We will provide an overview of mass incarceration, the criminal legal system, and the impact on people who suffer from mental illness and substance use disorder. 

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Published Article: Community-engaged research in translational science: Innovations to improve health in Appalachia

Dec 14, 2021 7:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in rural health, Wake Forest School of Medicine

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The Wake Forest Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Program in Community-Engaged Research (PCER) published an important paper outlining proceedings from the Appalachian Translational Research Network (ATRN) Health Summit that was hosted in September 2020. Northwest Area Health Education Center partnered to provide the Summit which brought together 141 attendees, making it a very successful virtual conference during the pandemic.

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2022 North Carolina Lactation Educator Training Program

Dec 14, 2021 7:00:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski

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Three Webinars
Feb. 16-17, Apr. 6-7, May 18-19
Plus two clinical days to be scheduled

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Upcoming Activity Spotlight - Mark Your Calendar!

Dec 13, 2021 8:24:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Webinar, continuing education series, online learning

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We hope you will enjoy this selection of activities coming up from Northwest Area Health Education Center (NWAHEC) and the Wake Forest School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME). Most activities are still virtual learning with blended learning options. We have some IN PERSON activities coming up in the Spring and Summer of 2022.

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Join Us for 10th Annual Breastfeeding Forum 2022

Dec 7, 2021 7:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Breastfeeding

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10th Annual Breastfeeding Forum will be held on March 30, 2022 - Live webinar only!

This one-day conference will focus on techniques to assist women with breastfeeding, and update care providers on breastfeeding techniques and tips to ensure a successful breastfeeding experience.

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Counseling for Change - Online Self-Paced Learning from NWAHEC

Dec 1, 2021 8:18:43 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Perinatal, tobacco, infant mortality rate

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In the United States, tobacco use continues to be a leading cause of preventable disease, disability and death. Healthcare providers can play an important role in reducing rates of tobacco use by offering tobacco cessation counseling.

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Save the Date - 8th Lenoir-Rhyne Symposium on the Future of Healthcare

Nov 30, 2021 8:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in mental health, social work, psychology

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Mark your calendar and join us on March 30, 2022 from 8:45AM - 5:00PM for the  8th Lenoir-Rhyne Symposium on the Future of Healthcare: The New Normal in Healthcare. The event will be in person at Lenoir-Rhyne University - Belk Centrum at 625 7th Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601.
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2022 Academic Progression Conference: Building the Future of Nursing Workforce

Nov 23, 2021 8:15:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in NCAHEC, Nursing

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The NC AHEC Nurse Council and the NC Community College System invite you to join us! This annual event hosted by the NC AHEC Nurse Council and the NC Community College System brings together academic leaders from all levels of nursing education.

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