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New Course: Hand Hygiene, Glove Use, and Preventing Transmission of C. difficile

As part of the Clean Hands Count campaign, we are pleased to announce a new course: Hand Hygiene, Glove Use, and Preventing Transmission of C. difficile. This free course offers continuing education (CE) and covers the following topics: Hand hygiene and glove use for the C. difficile patient, Best practices for glove use, and The role of cleaning to prevent the spread...

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New SAMHSA Behavioral Health Publications

Click on this LINK or the links below for more information about new Behavioral Health Publications recently published by SAMHSA. Understanding Depression Caregiver: Provides caregivers with a general overview...

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May is Stroke Awareness Month

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in Texas. Anyone, including children, can have a stroke. The changes you make now can reduce your chances of having a...

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Opioid Prescription Practice Training Modules

The CDC launches online training modules for safer opioid prescription practice The  Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) launched an online training course focused on opioid prescription practices. The series features eight modules, of which one has been released thus far. The first module can be accessed here: https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/training/  The training program offers recommendations for prescribing opioids more safely and effectively. It...

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Population Health Management May Worsen Physician Shortage Mar 22, 2017

  The link, Population Health Management May Worsen Physician Shortage, discusses the growing issue of physician shortage in the United States, with a projected shortfall of up to 88,000 physicians...

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Ag Safety Awareness Program Week, March 5-11.

Explore your safe space during Ag Safety Awareness Program Week, March 5-11 If you care about someone, tell them, “Get out of My Space!” That’s the theme of Agricultural Safety Awareness...

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“Building Bridges for Better Community Health” – A Northeast Texas CHW Coalition Conference

Click this LINK to access the 2017 CHW Coalition Conference Flyer. Program Information Multiple hours of DSHS certified and non-certified CEU hours will be available for CHW and CHWI participants who attend and complete the presented programming.  Social Worker CEUs (provided by TJC) will also be available. This event is scheduled on July 14, 2017 at Tyler Junior College West Campus...

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A Northeast Texas CHW Coalition Invitation

The Northeast Texas Community Health Worker Coalition invites your attendance at the following presentation. Guest Speaker         Rosalia Guerrero-Luera Program Manager Texas Public Health Training Center Community Health Worker Training Program University of Texas...

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