On Demand

Georgia Safe Haven Law & Experts Provider Training (The Hope Box)

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TRAINING OBJECTIVES:

At the end of activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Ensure knowledge of Georgia Safe Haven Law and be better equipped should a mother invoke the law and relinquish her infant at your site.
  2. Detail appropriate procedures and protocols in which to follow in case of a relinquishment.
  3. Explain serious circumstances surrounding the issue of abandonment, with the goal of changing perspectives of mothers who are considering this option.

EDUCATIONAL HOURS:

The Georgia Board of Nursing deems Southwest Georgia Area Health Education Center (SOWEGA-AHEC) as an approved provider for nursing continuing education (CE). Each CE activity awards 1.0 hour towards the continuing education competency requirement for Georgia nurse licensure renewal. No partial credit offered. Activity #2021-08A Submission of evaluation required for CE certificates.

No Commercial Support Provided / Speaker & Planners Disclosed No Conflicts of Interest for Educational Activity. For More Info: info@sowega-ahec.org or 229-439-7185

Recorded 08.05.21

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Pathway to Med School Admissions Forum 2021


Thinking about a career in medicine? Learn what it takes to get into medical school.

Available On-Demand
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This interactive forum provides important information needed to pursue this challenging career. Benefit from the Q & A session led by top decision makers from Georgia’s medical schools admissions offices.

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Pandemic Lessons Learned Southwest Georgia Webinar #3

RECORDED DATE: April 2, 2021

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EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, COMMUNITY HEALTH & EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SPEAKERS:
Doug Patten, MD, Associate Dean, Augusta University Medical College of Georgia
Teresa Teasley, DNP, RN, Associate Dean, Georgia Southwestern State University
LaKisha Bryant Bruce, Director of Community Relations, Dougherty County School System
Julie Miller, Coordinator, Phoebe Putney Memoiral Hospital Emergency Preparedness
Christopher Cohilas, Chairman, Dougherty County Commissioner

OBJECTIVES:

  • Discuss lessons learned during COVID-19 pandemic related to educational institutions, community health & emergency management
  • Describe the internal interdisciplinary teamwork and external collaborations necessary to provide community resources & services in a pandemic
  • Detail how facing and recovering from a pandemic has changed communication and institutional workflow processes
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Pandemic Lessons Learned in Southwest Georgia Webinar #2

RECORDED DATE: April 1, 2021

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NURSING AT THE BEDSIDE: HOSPITALS, NURSING HOMES & LONG-TERM CARE SPEAKERS:
Kellie Register, CNO, Clinch Memorial Hospital
Lori Eubanks, CNO, Memorial Hospital & Manor
Shawn Whittaker, CNO Miller County Hospital
Evelyn Olenick, DNP, SVP, CNO, Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
Tonia Garrett, VP, CNO, Tift Regional Medical Center

OBJECTIVES:

  • Discuss lessons learned during COVID-19 pandemic related to nursing at the bedside in hospitals, nursing homes & long-term care
  • Describe the internal interdisciplinary teamwork and external collaborations necessary to provide patient care in a pandemic
  • Detail how facing and recovering from a pandemic has changed communication and institutional workflow processes
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Pandemic Lessons Learned in Southwest Georgia Webinar #1

RECORDED DATE: March 31, 2021

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ADMINISTRATION, HEALTH SYSTEMS & EMERGENCY ROOMS SPEAKERS:
Scott Steiner, President, CEO, Phoebe Health System
James Black, MD, Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
Robin Rau, CEO, Miller County Hospital
Alex Le, VP, COO, Southwell

OBJECTIVES:

  • Discuss lessons learned during COVID-19 pandemic related to administration, health systems, & emergency rooms
  • Describe the internal interdisciplinary teamwork and external collaborations necessary to provide patient care in a pandemic
  • Detail how facing and recovering from a pandemic has changed communication and institutional workflow processes
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Care Coordination Series: Documentation & Data – Understanding How to Effectively Utilize Both Within Case Management & Care Coordinator Processes

RECORDED DATE: March 11, 2021

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SPEAKER:  Lesa Schlatman, BSN, RN | HomeTown Health Program Manager

CME/CE:  Nursing CE

OBJECTIVES:

  • Recognize the importance of utilizing data, identifying trends, and tracking processes such as disease registries
  • Define why thorough documentation is important & what key information needs to be documented daily to meet compliance
  • Identify ways to improve documenting key care steps & tools that can be utilized
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Care Coordination Series: How to Engage Your patients & Improve Overall Compliance

RECORDED Date: February 11, 2021

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SPEAKER: Lesa Schlatman, BSN, RN | HomeTown Health Program Manager

CME/CE:  Nursing CE

OBJECTIVES:

  • Design care plans & patient goals that are patient friendly and motivate change
  • Describe ways to adjust to the needs of the patient: language barriers, education approaches, social determinant factors, materials and tools
  • Determine the benefits and impact of performing home visits and mobile check ins
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Care Coordination Series: Understanding Key Processes that Drive Positive Outcomes

RECORDED DATE: January 14, 2021

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SPEAKER:  Lesa Schlatman, BSN, RN | HomeTown Health Program Manager

CME/CE:  Nursing CE

OBJECTIVES:

  • Recognize the importance of proper patient follow up & frequent check ins
  • Describe proactive approaches to prevention within identified disease populations
  • Define the Continuum of care for your patient population
  • Identify availability and arrangement of services & resources that will address patient needs
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    AHEC – Your Health Careers Pipeline Resource

    RECORDED DATE:  February 4, 2021

    FREE REGISTRATION HERE

    TARGET AUDIENCE:

    Counselors, Healthcare Pathway Teachers & Science Teachers

    DESCRIPTION:

    Panel Discussion with Regional AHEC Center Directors and/or Health Careers Coordinators and the Georgia Statewide AHEC Network Program Office Director

     

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    The Sweet & Low: A Diabetes Update for Rural Health Providers On-Demand

    RECORDED DATE:  October 30, 2020

    FREE REGISTRATION HERE

    OBJECTIVES:

    At the end of presentation, the participant will be able to:

    1. Review the epidemiologic burden of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in the nation and within the State of Georgia.
    2. List risk factors for diabetes and recognize the importance of documenting the patient’s ethnicity, family history, and history of Gestational Diabetes in the patient’s medical record.
    3. List common presenting signs and symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes.
    4. List the four testing methods recommended by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for diagnosing Diabetes.
    5. Review the ADA’s evidence-based recommendations for medical care and treatment of type 2 diabetes using the 2020 Standards.
    6. Discuss ways to enhance patient adherence and understanding of the Diabetes care plan using  patient education materials that are culturally and linguistically appropriate.
    7. List and discuss an evidence-based stepwise approach to pharmacologic treatment of the patient with Type 2 Diabetes.

     

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    Georgia Human Trafficking Awareness Training

    Provided by Georgia Department of Administrative Services

    FREE REGISTRATION:  Click Here

    OBJECTIVES:

    • Provide an overview of what human trafficking is, including the various forms
    • Provide examples of the groups involved in human trafficking
    • Provide a definition of sex trafficking and key indicators
    • Highlight the various ways for reporting human trafficking
    • Outline how you can help prevent human trafficking in Georgia

    CME/CE:

    • The Georgia Board of Nursing deems Southwest Georgia Area Health Education Center (SOWEGA-AHEC) as an approved provider for continuing education (CE). This CE activity awards 1.0 hour towards the continuing education competency requirement for Georgia Nursing Licensure renewal. No partial credit offered. Activity #2020-07A.
    • GA OEMST  |  Approved GA-2020-PROV-02106  | 1.0 CE Hr: Other/General
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    Population Health Series: Introduction to Population Health

    RECORDED DATE:  December 16, 2020

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    CME/CE:  Nursing CE & GA OEMST

    OBJECTIVES:

    • Define the term “population health”
    • Describe drivers within the US health care delivery system toward value-based models of care
    • Identify sources of data to define population health needs

     

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    Population Health Series: Addressing Social Determinants of Health

    RECORDED DATE: December 16, 2020

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    CME/CE:  Nursing CE & OEMST

    OBJECTIVES:

    • Describe how “place matters” – where we live can determine how well we live and is a significant factor of life expectancy
    • Define health equity
    • Identify stakeholder engagement needed for addressing social determinants of health

     

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    Population Health Series: The Voice of the Patient

    RECORDED DATE:  December 16, 2020

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    CME/CE:  Nursing CE & OEMST

    OBJECTIVES:

    • Define patient engagement
    • Identify perspectives on patient-centered care
    • Describe effective strategies for patient centered care and the role of healthcare delivery redesign to advance patient centered care

     

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    Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment:  Medical Education Module (CE)

    RECORDED DATE: February 1, 2018

    CME/CE:  Nursing & EMS

    OBJECTIVES:

    • Recognize how POLST is different from Advance Directives
    • Apply the use of POLST in their practice
    • Determine how to respond when a patient has a POLST
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