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NWAHEC Counseling for Change: An Online Tobacco Cessation Course

Oct 18, 2021 2:24:02 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Perinatal, tobacco, infant mortality rate

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For over 15 years Northwest Area Health Education Center (Northwest AHEC) has been providing an online course called “Counseling for Change: An Online Tobacco Cessation Course”. This course is designed to provide tools to enhance the skills of healthcare providers when counseling for tobacco use including smoking cessation, exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS), the use of smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes.

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You Don't Want to Miss the Proof Alliance NC Live Webinar Series 2021

Sep 27, 2021 9:52:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Perinatal, mental health, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

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Nov. 30, 2021 / 10am – 12:15pm - The Impact of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) in Substance Use Treatment

Dec. 2, 2021 / 10am – 12:15pm - Improving Outcomes in Substance Use Treatment by Modifying Approaches for Individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Webinar Series ONLY - View this live event from your device. Participants are expected to attend both days.

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Perinatal Post Summer 2021 (Don't Miss It!)

Aug 19, 2021 8:15:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Perinatal, Pregnancy, gravidas

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The Perinatal Post is a biannual online newsletter distributed to perinatal care providers within the Northwest North Carolina area. It is published in winter and summer of each year.

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NWAHEC Counseling for Change: An Online Tobacco Cessation Course

Jul 26, 2021 4:12:08 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Perinatal, tobacco, infant mortality rate

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For over 15 years Northwest Area Health Education Center (Northwest AHEC) has been providing an online course called “Counseling for Change: An Online Tobacco Cessation Course”. This course is designed to provide tools to enhance the skills of healthcare providers when counseling for tobacco use including smoking cessation, exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS), the use of smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes.

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Save the Date November 4th for Basic Fetal Monitoring ~ Fall 2021

Jul 16, 2021 8:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Perinatal, Nursing, childbearing

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To introduce basic fetal monitoring principles to the new perinatal nurse.

Objectives Include:

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Perinatal Post Summer 2021

Jul 13, 2021 8:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Perinatal, Pregnancy, gravidas

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The Perinatal Post is a biannual online newsletter distributed to perinatal care providers within the Northwest North Carolina area. It is published in winter and summer of each year.

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Successful Virtual Conference Gravidas at Risk

Feb 10, 2021 11:27:28 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Perinatal, Nursing

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The 38th Annual Gravidas at Risk was held in November 2020 via Live Webinar with almost 150 attendees! The two-day statewide perinatal conference was held for the first time all virtual due to COVID-19. This conference addresses both inpatient and outpatient care and provides current information about clinical issues and strategies important in caring for high-risk pregnant women.
Post evaluations from the conference highlighted the huge success with attendees improving their skills, and gaining new information and ideas.

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Perinatal Post Winter 2021

Jan 29, 2021 8:06:28 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in COVID-19, Perinatal, Pregnancy

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The Perinatal Post is a biannual online newsletter distributed to perinatal care providers within the Northwest North Carolina area. It is published in winter and summer of each year.

Register for this event to access the biannual publication online and to earn 1.0 contact hours of CE credit per year free of charge. (Credit will be available when summer edition is published.)

To receive CE credit you will need to read the newsletter articles and successfully pass the post-test when available. There is no fee to register and receive credit. Click here to register!

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