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News Blasts

Click here: June Two 2017 June One 2017 to view Northeast Region News Blasts for events and opportunities for participation.  

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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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Rural Health Fellows Program

Click here to find out about the  Rural Health Fellows Program A year-long, intensive program designed to develop a community of rural health leaders.   Geographic coverage: Nationwide   Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2017   Sponsor: National Rural Health Association

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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 stroke later. Make healthy choices such as not smoking, limiting alcoholic beverages, eating healthier, and exercising to reduce your risk....

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National Institutes of Health Directory

  Please click on this LINK  for the National Institutes of Health Directory.  

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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...

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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 by 2025. Describes contributing factors, such as physician retirement and burnout caused by the pressure of regulatory demands. Also details...

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Adolescent Health Guide for Health Care Providers (DSHS)

  AHG 08 2016   Designed for health-care providers and other professionals who provide services, information, and support to young people. It offers guidelines on health and health-related legal issues pertinent to the adolescent years.

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Teenage Confidential: Health Consent and Privacy for Adolescents

      It takes just five minutes to learn about medical consent and confidentiality laws and best practices that affect adolescent health care. Creating a trusting relationship with your young patients can put them on the path to becoming healthy, knowledgeable adults.   Click on this LINK to view the training module.

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Need A Doctor / Necesita un Doctor?

Sliding Fee / Tarifas variables Low Fee / Costos Bajos CHIP Medicare Private Insurance / Seguro Privado Medicaid STAR Plans Please click on this link If you   Need A Doctor / Necesita un Doctor?

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Newsletters from Texas AHEC-Waco

View the Waco Region Newsletters

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National Health Service Corps (NHSC)

  You can access the HRSA National Health Service Corps page through this LINK   Currently accepting scholarship application through April 27 7:30pm EST   You can apply to the Scholarship Program if you are committed to primary care and accepted to or enrolled in an accredited U.S. school in one of the following...

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Medicaid Outpatient Pharmacy Prior Authorization: Your Step-by-Step Guide

  Take five minutes to learn when and how to obtain prior authorization for medications prescribed for patients covered by Medicaid fee-for-service and managed care. Your knowledge can help ensure that your patients receive their prescriptions without delay or complication.   Please click on this LINK to learn about the Medicaid Outpatient Pharmacy...

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Longview Regional Medical Center Spring 2017 Training Flyer

  Please click on this LINK to view the health professions training opportunities available at Longview Regional Medical Center.

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Kamp Kenner Health Career Summer Camp 2017

Kamp Kenner is an annual summer overnight camp for high school students interested in discovering the health care field. Students will explore the different health professions, visit health institutions, learn how to prepare for college, gain hands-on experience and much more. Kamp Kenner 2017 applications are now open!

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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 Program Week, March 5-11. The U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers are joining the American Farm Bureau Federation in urging...

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