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Rural Care for Heart Failure

Sessions will be held the every other Thursday starting October 29, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST, through March 18, 2021.

For more information and to register, visit the course page.

Audience: The course should be attended by clinicians who treat heart failure: Primary Care teams- Family practice, General Medicine, Hospital Medicine,ED or Acute Care providers, General Cardiology, Associate Providers (Nurse practitioner, Physician Assistants), Pharmacists, Nurse Care Managers or VNA

Note: Participants who attend all sessions within the course will receive a certificate of completion.

Learning Outcome: At the conclusion of this learning activity, the participant, using an evidence-based, tele-mentoring case-based approach, will be able to provide care to the patient with heart failure.

Accreditation:

Physicians: Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity carries 10.0 contact hours.

Maintaining Safe School Operations: COVID Conversations with Community Clinicians and DHHS

Sessions will be held the first Friday of the month starting November 6, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST, February 5, 2021.

For more information and to register, visit the course page.

Audience: Community pediatric clinicians in New Hampshire including primary care providers and school nurses.

Note: Participants who attend all sessions within the course will receive a certificate of completion.

Learning Outcome: At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will be able to discuss current state COVID care guidelines related to safe school operation including the care of symptomatic children and factors to consider regarding school clearance and re-entry.

Accreditation:

Physicians: Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity carries 4.0 contact hours.

Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network

Dartmouth-Hitchcock, JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., and the NH Citizens Health Initiative at the UNH Institute for Health Policy and Practice, in collaboration with the ECHO Institute at University of New Mexico and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), are regionally sponsoring a planned Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network. This initiative will provide no-cost training, mentorship, and support from regional and national experts to nursing home personnel.

To learn more about participation please click here to fill out this interest form.

Audience: ECHO sessions are open to any nursing home teams, including, but not limited to, medical directors, nurses, administrators, direct care workers, and patient and family representatives.

Nursing homes will receive several incentives for participating, including a stipend based on participation in weekly sessions, support with implementation and adoption of quality improvement practices and measures, and value-based incentives for meetings metrics.

More information will be available soon about dates and participation requirements.

Introduction to Global Oncology: Current Challenges and Ideas for Improving Care in Low Middle and High Resource Settings

Sessions will be held the third Monday of the month starting October 19, 2020, 7:00 am to 8:00 am EST, through June 21, 2020.

For more information and to register, visit the course page.

Audience: Hematology-Oncology Fellows, Internists who care for patients with hematologic or oncologic problems, Oncology Nurses, Public Health experts, Global Oncology researchers.

Note: Participants who attend all sessions within the course will receive a certificate of completion.

Learning Outcome: At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will be able to discuss the overall care of oncology patients around the world including prevention, education, and the social and human impact of cancer in order to improve awareness of clinical practice in settings with variable health resources.

Accreditation:

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Effective Care of Chronic Pain Made Simpler

Sessions will be held every other Tuesday starting September 8th, 2020, 12:00 to 1:00 pm EST, through January 19, 2021.

For more information and to register, visit the course page.

Audience: Anyone who treats people with chronic pain: Primary Care Teams, Urgent and Emergency Care Teams, Nursing Professionals, Behavioral Health Providers, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, and all others with interest.

Note: Participants who attend all sessions within the course will receive a certificate of completion.

Learning Outcome: At the conclusion of this activity, participants with new knowledge of the complex nature of chronic pain and biopsychosocial contributor of pain, will be able to identify diverse approaches in the treatment of chronic pain in order to support a safe and effective plan of care.

Accreditation:

Physicians: Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity carries 10.0 contact hours.

The Roles of Community Health Workers and Support Specialists: The Path Forward

Sessions will be held bi-weekly starting Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 9:00 to 10:00 am, through December 15, 2020.

For more information and to register, visit the course page.

Audience: New Hampshire Community Health Workers including patient navigators, care coordinators, outreach workers, resource specialists, peer support workers, family support specialists and other similar roles.

Note: Participants who attend all sessions within the course will receive a certificate of completion.

Keeping the Momentum Going: Meeting Perinatal Quality Measures During COVID

Sessions will be held monthly starting Thursday, July 23, 2020, 12:00 to 1:00 pm, through October 22, 2020.

For more information and to register, visit the course page.

Audience: Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire perinatal care teams

Note: Participants who attend all sessions within the course will receive a certificate of completion.

Learning Outcome: At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to describe best practice strategies for three unique clinical issues that must be addressed by perinatal care teams: quantitative blood loss assessment, management of hypertension during pregnancy, and appropriate treatment for women with substance use disorders during COVID.

Accreditation

  • Physicians: Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Nurses: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity carries 4.0 contact hours.

 

Previous courses

Name Date Range Audience
Preparing for Back to School: A Focus on Young Children's Mental Health August 19 – September 9, 2020 School Staff
Living Well After Cancer: Exercise and Oncology Survivorship April 23 – August 6, 2020 Health fitness specialists
Mental Health and Substance Use: Part 1 August 13 – November 5, 2019 Primary care teams
Win-Win Strategies to Address Employee Substance Use October 10 – November 21, 2019 Employers
Mental Health and Substance Use: Part 2 January 14 – April 7, 2020 Primary care teams
Supporting Our Students January 7 – June 2, 2020 High School staff
Learning Together about COVID-19 April 27 - May 26, 2020 Primary care teams
Planning and Clinical Management of Perinatal COVID-19 cases April 9 - June 4, 2020 Perinatal medical professionals
The Roles of Community Health Workers and Support Specialists during COVID-19 April 21 - May 26, 2020 Community Health Workers
Science & Practices to Keep Workers Safe and Businesses Productive as the COVID-19 Pandemic Changes April 22 – June 17, 2020 Employers

Contact us

If you have questions or want more information, email us at ECHO@hitchcock.org.

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