The North Carolina Medical Society Foundation in cooperation with the North Carolina Medical Group Managers, is offering a webinar, Everything You Need to Know About Physician Burnout with Clark Gaither, MD, a.k.a., Dr. Burnout, and Medical Director at the North Carolina Physicians Health Program (NCPHP) on Tuesday, March 21 from noon to 1 p.m. The webinar will focus on the scope, costs, hallmarks, causes and remedies of this rapidly growing concern. The webinar is free, but registration is required and space is limited. Register here.
Save the date: March 30 for the NC Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance (NCHICA) Health Policy Workshop. Topics to be covered include: MACRA, the NC Medicaid transition, the NC HIEA and the future of the Affordable Care Act. Learn more. Register.
A Quality Improvement Workshop focused on prevention wellness and quality measures will be held on Tuesday, April 4, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) Center for Physician Leadership in Raleigh. This workshop will outline the services you can provide your patients to promote health and wellness and improve the health of your community, increase practice revenue and improve your quality scores. Click HERE for a full agenda and to register.
Wake AHEC will present a course titled “Improving Provider Communication + Self-Care = Thriving Practices and Patients” on May 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the William Friday Center in Chapel Hill. Learn more and register.
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
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.