The Annual NC “One Community in Recovery” Conference is a yearly conference planned by a statewide committee of behavioral health providers and advocates, many of whom have lived experience with recovery from mental health and/or substance use.
Join us on June 2, 2023 / 8:30 am–12:45 pm at Hawthorne Inn / Winston-Salem, NC
The North Carolina Annual STI Update was held on March 22, 2023, as fully remote for presenters and attendees for the third year in a row. Hosting it virtually allowed Northwest AHEC and partners to offer the longstanding and reputable continuing professional development activity to a larger audience.
What will North Carolina's population look like in coming years? NC ranks ninth nationally in population aged 65 and older and has undergone significant demographic changes in the 21st century. Assessing and understanding the demographic changes and their implications will be critical in addressing age-related issues, catalyzing change, and preparing for the future of North Carolina.
Clinical Corner is a series of 4 online microlearning activities focused on high priority health indicators in North Carolina, as outlined in Healthy North Carolina 2030. Achieving the goals of Healthy NC 2030 requires engaging partners across multiple sectors to improve population health and drive health equity over the next decade (Healthy NC 2030, p.17). Each module uses the Results-Based Accountability framework of ‘Turn the Curve’ thinking, and should take about 15 minutes to complete.
You don't want to miss this one-day conference will focus on techniques to assist women with breastfeeding. In person in Asheville NC!
Live Webinar on May 24, 2023 - Register Today! The goal of this conference is to enhance the health care professional's understanding of current management techniques in providing care to the high-risk infant.
Practice Support Team Provides Valuable Resource for Newton Family Physicians - Managing Difficult Patient Situations
One of Northwest AHEC's practices in located in Catawba County recently received a training from Practice Support staff on Managing Difficult Patient Situations. Practice Administrator for Newton Family Physicians P.A., Melissa White, commended our staff and services "NWAHEC is a valuable resource for us and recently assisted us in some valuable training for my staff."
Three years after the world shut down and forced a stay-at-home order due to COVID-19 pandemic response, Northwest AHEC is looking back and REFLECTING on what we have learned.
Grant Awarded to NWAHEC & WFUSM Internal Medicine Residency for Telehealth Patient Home Monitoring
In an effort to improve physician skills and experience with Telehealth, Northwest AHEC and Wake Forest School of Medicine Internal Residency were awarded a grant to produce online learning for physicians and distribute medical supplies to patients. Funding allowed telehealth technology capabilities to be fully integrated in two clinics.