Learning Opportunities

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold Virtual Office Hours on Getting Started with Quality Measures on Monday, November 17, 2014 from 3 – 4 p.m. ET. This session will allow stakeholders an opportunity to ask a CMS representative questions about getting started with reporting and submitting prospective quality measures for the PQRS program. Spots are limited, so please register now.  Learn more about PQRS. For questions, please contact the QualityNet Help Desk 1-866-288-8912 or via email from 7a.m. – 7p.m. CT.

NCTracks training: Provider Web Portal Applications Webinar be offered Tuesday, November 18 from 9 a.m. -12 p.m. Enrollment is limited to 115 participants.  Register for these courses in SkillPort, the NCTracks Learning Management System. Logon to the secure NCTracks Provider Portal and click Provider Training to access SkillPort. Open the folder labeled Provider Computer-Based Training (CBT). The course can be found in the sub-folders labeled ILTs: Remote via WebEx. Refer to the Provider Training page of the public Provider Portal for specific instructions on how to use SkillPort. The Provider Training page also includes a quick reference regarding Java, which is required for the use of SkillPort.

For those in the western part of the state the Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) offers the following continuing education opportunity:

The Spectrum of Stroke Care- A Team-based Approach

Friday, November 21
MAHEC Education Building (Asheville)
(Save the date!)

Eleventh One Medicine Symposium to be held in Durham, NC on December 10-11, 2014. The theme this year is “Disasters and Diseases: A One Medicine Approach to Current Challenges.” Learn more about this national symposium, which aims to promote collaboration across professional disciplines and enhance preparedness for natural or man-made disasters, infectious disease outbreaks, and other challenges affecting human and animal health. Registration is open and the fee is $100.

Save the date — June 12, 2015, for Go SIMple, an opportunity to learn about the hottest trends in simulation education from experts. The training session will be held at Campbell University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Lillington, NC.



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