Our colleagues at the UNC Lineberger Cancer Network have a variety of live and on-demand content that may be of interest to you. In particular, the 'Patient Centered Care' series includes topics relevant to primary care clinicians. While it is short notice for the webinar this Friday, consider saving time on your calendar for future offerings (the March 9th event may be especially relevant for you).
Announcing some new features to the blog, accessible by using the buttons under 'Additional Resources'!
Veterans Day is November 11, 2021. Join us as we celebrate and honor all veterans for their service, sacrifice and willingness to serve for the common good.
Northwest AHEC Practice Support would like to celebrate great work going on in its seventeen-county region. Grace Clinic of Yadkin Valley in Elkin, NC was one of six Free and Charitable Clinics nationally that received funding from grantee: Becton, Dickenson and Company (NYSE:BDX) to provide multi-year diagnostic testing. This initiative which began in 2017 is called Point of Care, Enhancing Clinical Effectiveness (PoCECE) program. The PoCECE program provides a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) waived point-of-care test system consisting of instruments, reagents and quality control to perform the following tests: Cholesterol, LDL, HDL, Triglycerides, Macroscopic Urinalysis, Microalbumin, INR, Hemoglobin A1c, Strep A, HIV, Rapid Hepatitis C, Pregnancy, Flu A & B, and RSV. The grants also include technical support consisting of standard operating procedures, equipment setup and configuration, competency training and documentation.1