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What You Need to Know Before Starting Your Practice Sponsors: These activities are jointly provided by Global Education Group and ASiM. Grantor: Supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. Each video activity offers: 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for physicians, per activity.

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CATCH My Breath for Middle School and High School

Don’t forger to register March 27, 2018 12 PM – 1 PM (CDT) E-Cigarette Prevention:  CATCH My Breath for Middle School and High School The CATCH My Breath Youth E-cigarette Prevention Program’s goal is to increase students’ knowledge of E-cigarettes, nicotine and addiction dangers while cutting their intended use of the product in the future. Learn...

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Current and Emerging Health Issues

Current and emerging health issues (e.g., Zika virus, pandemic influenza, opioid abuse, geographically relevant health issues, etc.) are an integral part of professional development and continued education for care givers. https://www.cdc.gov/ http://www.astho.org/default.aspx

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Social Determinants of Health

Social Determinants of Health includes five key area (determinants) and how the conditions in which we live explain in part why some Americans are healthier than others and why Americans more generally are not as healthy as they could be. https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives/topic/social-determinants-of-health http://www.who.int/social_determinants/en/

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Behavioral Health Integration

Behavioral Health Integration promotes the development of integrated primary and behavioral health services to better address the needs of individuals with mental health and substance use conditions. Many primary care providers are integrating behavioral health care services and the Center for Integrated Health Solutions monitors activities and models around...

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Cultural Competency

Cultural Competency seeks to improve individual health and build healthy communities by training health care providers to  effectively deliver health care services that meet the social, cultural, and linguistic needs of patients recognizing and addressing the unique culture, language and health literacy of diverse consumers and communities. https://www.samhsa.gov/capt/applying-strategic-prevention/cultural-competence https://hpi.georgetown.edu/agingsociety/pubhtml/cultural/cultural.html

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Inter-professional Education

Inter-professional Education (IPE)  (also known as interdisciplinary training)  supports a coordinated, patient-centered model of health care that involves an understanding of the contributions of multiple health care professionals; The core concept animating IPE — “that no single profession can optimize patient care.” http://dental.nyu.edu/aboutus/interprofessional-education.html https://www.americannursetoday.com/interprofessional-education/

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WEBINAR: E-cigarettes and Vape Pens 101

E-cigarettes and  Vape Pens 101 Are you feeling behind on all the fuss about E-cigarettes? What are they? Why are so many people using them? What’s in the big clouds of smoke? Are they safe? This webinar will answer all these questions and more. Our presenter, Dr. Steve Kelder is an original...

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Medical Crossfire® :Nurse Practitioners and Nurses Combating Heart Failure

Explore the role of the nurse practitioner and the nurse at the forefront of the multidisciplinary team, with a focus on the appropriate use of current and evolving treatment options, thus improving their abilities to promote shared decision-making with their patients, and ultimately improve their patients’ functional outcomes as...

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Live Smart Texas Newsletter, Spring 2018

The LST collaborative agree to work toward the: Development of resources to build community infrastructure and capacity to implement culturally-competent, evidence-based practices, particularly in communities at high risk for obesity; Development of funding of an obesity prevention research agenda; and, Creation and dissemination of a shared obesity prevention policy agenda to address...

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Targeting Metastatic Melanoma: Evidence-Based Treatment Selection, Combinations, Sequencing, and Adverse Event Management

Target Audience: This activity has been designed to address the educational needs of medical oncologists. It may also be of benefit to surgical oncologists, pathologists, dermatologists, oncology nurse practitioners (NPs), oncology PAs, oncology pharmacists, and other healthcare providers interested in the management of melanoma. Statement of Need: During the past 5 years,...

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Texas AHEC East incorporates HRSA’s 6 core topic areas into its programs

Goal –AHEC participants in health technical and professional education programs are better prepared for, and choose a primary health care practice setting serving people in rural and other medically underserved areas to address unmet health care needs. One objective in meeting this goal is to ensure all six (6) core...

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Practice Transformation

Question: What is practice transformation? Answer: Practice transformation is a high-level change in clinical and operational processes that aims to support new team-based models of health care delivery. Providers will need ongoing training and support to function within teams in their professional roles. Inter-professional team models are designed to provide better care coordination,...

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Continuing Medical Education

Continuing Education Sites Free CME.com freeCME.com® is a division of AHC Media, a Relias Learning Company, trusted for more than 40 years by doctors, nurses and other medical professionals to provide current, evidence-based continuing education to designed to improve patient outcomes. AHC Media, a Relias Learning Company, is dedicated to improving...

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While many physicians in the United States report frustrations with their work, the public continues to hold health care providers in high regard.

Nearly nine-in-ten Americans (87%) who have seen a health care provider in the past year say their concerns or descriptions of symptoms were carefully listened to, and 84% say they felt their provider “really cared about (their) health and well-being,” according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in...

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Modification to the TEXAS AHEC EAST PROGRAM

 Texas AHEC East is honored to have served the people and communities of the Eastern half of Texas over the past 26 years.  Unfortunately, budget cuts have necessitated program reductions in some regional operations effective August 31, 2017.  We are transitioning to strategic staffing in order to continue to...

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Activities and Resources

Activities: Age appropriate  health career presentations are available upon request.  Information includes introduction to health careers, choosing a health career, and preparing for a health career. Resources: The H.O.T. Jobs Directory is a product of the East, West, and South Texas Area Health Education Centers (AHEC), the Texas Education Agency (TEA), and...

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2017 CHW Coalition Conference Registration Confirmation

The Education Committee of the Northeast Texas CHW Coalition appreciates your support and registration for the third Annual Northeast Texas CHW Coalition Conference scheduled for July 14, 2017 at 8:00 am. Now is the perfect time to get your payment process started and submitted so it will not hinder your check...

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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...

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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 of depression in youth and young adults. Gives guidance on how to provide support. Highlights recommended treatment approaches. Includes a...

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