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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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American Diabetes Association – 2017 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

Learn about the American Diabetes Association Standards of Care in Diabetes The American Diabetes Association released the new 2017 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes early this year. The standards share new findings related to diabetes and psychological health, access to care, expanded and personalized treatment options, and tracking hypoglycemia...

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Public Health Degrees

PublicHealthDegrees.org, is a resource dedicated to researching educational opportunities within public health to help make the decision to get your degree, go back to get your degree, or further your education with a master’s or doctoral degree in public health.

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Texas AHEC East Program Highlights

  To view the Program Highlights, please click on this LINK.

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Money Smart

  Money Smart Train-the-Trainer Webinar (Money Smart Program)    Vea esta página en español   Register Now:   The FDIC will present a Train-the-Trainer webinar, on financial education, focusing on FDIC’s Money Smart Program, February 22, 2017 at 1pm ET.   Train-the-Trainer sessions are offered via regularly scheduled Live Meetings. You must register in advance to participate.   If you have...

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National Diabetes Education Program – Taking Care of Your Diabetes Means Taking Care of Your Heart

  February is American Heart Month—a time for celebrating love and friendship. February also is a great time to talk to your patients with diabetes about taking care of their heart.   People who have diabetes have a greater chance of having a heart attack or a stroke. So make sure that...

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Preceptor/Student Highlight

Preceptor/Student Highlight: Featuring Dr. Woods-Campbell (left), a Family Health Center OB/GYN physician and preceptor for Texas AHEC East, with Tiffany Du (right), from the University of Texas Medical Branch Physician Assistant Program. This month, we would like to spotlight Dr. Terri Woods-Campbell and Physician Assistant student, Tiffany Du. Dr. Woods-Campbell knew she...

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Texas AHEC East Recognized for a Quarter Century of Service to its Communities

Celebrating 25 years of Making Communities Healthier! Several Texas AHEC East staff and State representatives posed for a pic after the resolution. Read More

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National Center for Inter-Professional Practice and Education

  47 tools provided at this website for potential use with IPE https://nexusipe.org/advancing/assessment-evaluation

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Public Health Links – Disease and Prevention Control

  Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy (University of Minnesota) Tuberculosis Unit and HIVNET Projects – Case Western Reserve University CDC Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion CDC National Center for HIV, STD & TB Prevention (U.S. Centers for Disease Control) NIH Division of Microbiology &...

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