Continuing-Education670

Continuing Education

Offering Continuing Education is one way that Southern Vermont AHEC is demonstrating their strong commitment to rural healthcare workforce development. Events are targeted to health care professionals such as physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, coders, and other medical care staff.

Upcoming CME/ CEU Events will be listed here as soon as information is available.  Please check back for regular updates. Events may also be submitted for posting via email.

Popular topics include:

  • Lyme disease: Perspectives on Diagnosis & Treatment
  • E&M Coding Updates
  • Opioid Prescribing: Safe use and Patient Care.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Continuing Medical Education through The Robert Larner, MD College of Medicine

JUNE 6-9 — FAMILY MEDICINE REVIEW COURSE

at the Sheraton Conference Center in Burlington, VT

SEPTEMBER 14-15 — TRANSFORMING PRIMARY CARE AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

at The Essex in Essex, VT

SEPTEMBER 27-29 — PRIMARY CARE SPORTS MEDICINE

at the DoubleTree Hotel in Burlington, VT

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER, PLEASE SEE:

www.med.uvm.edu/cme

RECENT EVENTS

 LYME DISEASE, ANAPLASMOSIS AND ZIKA UPDATE

Slides from April 2017 Lyme Update:
(Some presentations are multiple files due to file size upload restrictions)

BradleyTompkins Tickborne_Diseases_AHEC_2017

Part 1 Kelso_ZIKA Lyme Zika Update April 2017
Part 2 Kelso_ZIKA Lyme Zika Update April 2017-3
Part 3 Kelso_ZIKA Lyme Zika Update April 2017

Part 1 KYOUNG lyme2-Vt2017Apr25
Part 2 KYOUNG lyme2-Vt2017Apr25-8
Part 3 KYOUNG lyme2-Vt2017Apr25-10
Part 4 KYOUNG lyme2-Vt2017Apr25-11

Part 1 RSMITH.SoVt Lyme Mtg Apr2017
Part 2 RSMITH.SoVt Lyme Mtg Apr2017

BRIDGING THE DIVIDE

Goals of this inter-professional conference are for primary care physicians, nurses, physician assistants, social workers, pharmacists, physical and occupational therapists, community health teams, policymakers and others to engage in discussion, learn together, and collaborate to enhance care and improve health.  Continuing Education credits will be available.

Additional information on the 2017 conference will be forthcoming.  Please stay tuned.

Bridge

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PAST EVENTS

PALLIATIVE CARE AND PAIN MANAGEMENT

The Vermont Ethics Network, in partnership with the Palliative Care and Pain Management Task Force, is pleased to present our 7th Annual Spring Conference: Practical Solutions:  Addressing the palliative, pain management & end-of-life care needs of seriously ill patients.  This event will take place on Friday, May 6, 2016 at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Burlington.  Register online at:  https://www.signup4.net/public/ap.aspx?EID=VEN211E&OID=50 or at the VEN website at www.vtethicsnetwork.org.

 SAFE LANDINGS

Comprehensive Pain Management, Improved Patient Care and Community Safety

This program covered the social dynamic of the Public Safety officer becoming involved with Public Health.  The audience of approximately fifty people included uniformed law enforcement officers from Vermont State Police, County Sheriff Offices, Municipal Police Department or the Department of Corrections, Child Protective Services, Social Services agencies and support staff, home visitors and health care practitioners.AHEC’s Susan White with Lieutenant General (Ret.) David P. Fridovich (left) and Dr. William Roberts CRNA, MD, PhD (right)