Learning Opportunities

The Triangle Medical Managers Association will host a special meeting July 16 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree with featured speaker, Patrick Conway, President and CEO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North CarolinaLearn more.

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MAHEC is offering two courses to help treat patients with opioid use disorders: “Providers’ Clinical Support System: Buprenorphine Office-Based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders, The “Half and Half” Course,” and “Recovery Within Reach: Building Team Expertise in Office-Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT).” The next session will be held Sept. 28. Learn more and register.

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Registration for Erlanger’s 11th Annual Trauma Symposium is open. The Symposium will be held Aug. 9-10, at the Chattanooga Convention Center.  Learn more and register.

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NC Society of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (NCS-ACOFP) 2018 Annual CME Conference will be held Aug. 9 – 12 at the Pinehurst Resort. Earn up to 21 hours of CME credit.  Conference begins with a pre-conference Dermatology Workshop on Thursday.  Review the complete schedule and lecture topics here. Register by July 10th to be eligible for the Early Bird rates.  See the rates on the Registration form. Questions please contact Nancy Guy, NCS-ACOFP Director at 910-893-7960 or guy@campbell.edu.

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ASAP (Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project), in partnership with Duke University World Food Policy Center, University of North Carolina Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, and MAHEC, will present Healthy Eating in Practice August 26-29, 2018, at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC. This is a hands-on conference for physicians and other health care professionals, focused on changing the culture of health care to better support healthy eating behaviors, particularly in children and families, and prevent chronic diet-related diseases. Register by June 30 for early-bird discounts. Special rates are available for RN, NP, PA, and dietitians/nutritionists.

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Health:Further, an annual health festival held in Nashville, August 27-29, seeks to bring together a  community of doers and thinkers dedicated to building the future of health based on the ideals that health is a human right, and that health must be supported sustainably and affordably. This year, there will be a specific track for physicians interested in medical innovation and leveraging their clinical expertise in the innovation space with presentations from the American Medical Association, Society of Physicians Entrepreneurs, AngelMD, and several others. Learn more and register.

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The NC Institute of Medicine’s Annual Meeting will focus on Team Based Care on Sept. 7, at the McKimmon Center, Raleigh. Learn more.

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The 30th Annual Fall Foliage Cancer Conference will be held Oct. 12-13 at the Omni Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa in Asheville, NCLearn more and register.

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Registration is open for The Southeast Institute for Innovation in Palliative and Supportive Care at the University of Alabama will hold the Forging the Future of Palliative Care Summit 2018 on Nov. 1-2, in Birmingham, AL. Learn more and register.

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NCTracks has Computer-Based Training (CBT) courses on a variety of topics available to providers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year. Anyone who is a registered user with NCID access to the NCTracks secure Provider Portal can access and take a self-paced course. A list of courses available can be found here and under Quick Links on the NCTracks Provider Training page of the public Provider Portal.

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MAHEC, working with the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians, The Governor’s Institute on Substance Abuse and Project Lazarus: A Project of CCNC, is offering A Guide to Rational Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain, an online education course. The course is designed for all prescribing health care practitioners who are interested in an overview of the rational prescribing approaches for persons with chronic pain disorders. It will fulfill the North Carolina Medical Board’s requirement of at least one hour of continuing education designed specifically to address prescribing practices for chronic pain management. The course cost is $15 for the first 6 months. Offers 3 hours of AAFP, AMA/AAFP Equivalency, and CDE; www.mahec.net/opioid.

 

 

 

 

 
 

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