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October 8th - Charles L. Spurr Piedmont Oncology Symposium

Sep 10, 2021 9:24:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in CME, cancer, oncology


The Charles L Spurr symposium is designed for physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, navigators and other health care professionals dedicated to the field of hematology and oncology in settings across the continuum of care. Attendees will benefit from an interactive learning environment in which renowned faculty will present the latest in evidence based oncology care. This virtual meeting will provide didactic presentations and case studies so that participants will gain knowledge about best practice and new advances in treating oncology patients. Participants will return to practice with practical strategies for navigating therapeutic and diagnostic options and care delivery to improve patient outcomes.
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Enhancing the Cancer Care Continuum: Essentials for the Primary Care Provider Series

Sep 9, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in CME, cancer


Gynecologic Cancer Basics & FAQ on Monday, September 20, 2021 at 11:30AM. Join us for A FREE VIRTUAL CME EVENT. PRESENTED BY: David Shalowitz, MD, MSHP!

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Registration OPEN - Update on Hospital Medicine Conference

May 26, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in CME, Medicine


Registration is open so make sure to sign up to join us at the beautiful Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort in Hilton Head, SC. Register now for the early bird rate of $400!

Using evidence-based medicine, this conference provides the latest updates on hospital medicine that you can implement in your daily practice.

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Free Virtual CME Event: Enhancing the Cancer Care Continuum

Apr 27, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in CME, cancer


Join us on May 11th 5:30PM-6:45PM for Essentials for the Primary Care Provider. It is important for primary care teams in the WFBCCC to better understand cancer and the cancer system, and to promote the primary care role whilst a patient is either receiving active treatment or transitioning into survivorship. This series will cover updated cancer screening guidelines and techniques for providers to implement them in their practices. Topics include the latest in screening guidelines, which patients are at a higher risk for certain diseases, how to have decision-making conversations with patients, and how to put this all into practice.

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Health Coaching - a growing part of the healthcare extender model

Mar 30, 2021 9:23:59 AM / by Andrew L. Brewer, MS, NBHWC posted in telehealth, engagement, instruction, training, Wellness, public health, mental health, CME, Healthy Opportunities, culinary medicine, healthy eating, food, Community, health careers, respiratory care, behavioral health, Health coach


We hear the term health coach more and more these days so I wanted to explore the role of the health coach in this blog post. A health coach is a coach for people who want to or who are contemplating making behavioral changes that result in a healthier lifestyle. A health coach is a type of healthcare extender trained to help others set goals and be accountable for themselves as they begin a journey to improve their overall health and quality of life.

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Healthcare Demystified on our Podcast

Mar 2, 2021 12:44:41 PM / by Andrew L. Brewer, MS, NBHWC posted in Primary Care, Keeping Kids Well, technology, learning, interaction, Wellness, public health, food insecurity, Healthcare Insights, CME, Healthy Opportunities, culinary medicine, healthy eating, food, Community, family medicine

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One of my favorite things to do it sit, listen, and talk with interesting people. For almost two years now I have had the pleasure of sitting down with some beautiful humans and recording these conversations for our Healthcare Insights in Northwest North Carolina podcast https://soundcloud.com/nwahecwebmaster

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Save the Date - Updates on Hospital Medicine Conference

Feb 9, 2021 3:00:00 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in CME, Medicine


Save the Date! October 1-2, 2021
We'll Be Back...At The Beach!!

Mark your calendar to join us at the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort in Hilton Head, SC.

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