NCMS Morning Rounds 10-27-21

Happy Wednesday! Enjoy your NCMS Morning Rounds!

October 27, 2021

The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement

The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA) is a non-profit educational institute that trains Medical Assistants to work effectively in today’s high-performing primary care settings. NIMAA was created by community health centers to provide access to education and employment opportunities in the communities they serve, while addressing a critical workforce shortage. NIMAA’s innovative training model combines online learning and instruction with extensive in-clinic experience at an affordable cost. NIMAA is a proud to be working with the North Carolina Community Health Center Association to support workforce needs of member clinics. To learn more about becoming an externship site please visit NIMAA is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools.

Workforce Self-Care Resource Repository

The Association of Clinicians for the Underserved’s (ACU) STAR2 Center is excited to share a new resource bundle focused on self-care for the health center workforce. It is important to remember the importance of organizational support, community care, accessibility, and cultural differences. This resource repository is meant to serve as a starting point for organizations to grow their support of self-care for their workforce. ACU is a HRSA-funded NTTAP.

Webinar Recording: Emergency Preparedness with CMS

Recently, the CMS Rural Health Clinic/Federally Qualified Health Center office joined for a session exploring health center emergency preparedness planning in compliance with federal, state, and local emergency preparedness requirements. If you missed it, watch the recording.

In the News

COVID Cases Falling, But Trouble Signs Arise As Winter Looms, AP, 10-25-21

Learning Opportunity 

Teletown Hall: New Look for the NC HealthConnex Clinical Portal — Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at 12 p.m.

Learn about new enhancements to the clinical viewer portal, and see a demonstration of the new features. Bring your questions on how to improve care coordination with NC HealthConnex.

Register here.


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