Archive for the ‘Conferences’ Category
Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
The US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services invite you to join them for a webinar on health insurance literacy and the Health Insurance Marketplace. This webinar will provide basic information on how health insurance works, how to use your health insurance and where to find consumer-friendly resources. A brief update on the Marketplace will also be provided.
When: Thursday, June 19th at 4pm Eastern
Registration (no pre-registration required): http://bit.ly/1qpMmFb
Conference Number: PW6650566
Dial-In number: 1-888-455-1840
NOTE: New Coverage to Care health insurance literacy resources are available for download in English and Spanish: http://1.usa.gov/1uBw89x
Friday, June 6th, 2014
The American Public Health Association invites you to a webinar hosted by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People exploring the intersections of faith and health. The webinar will feature opportunities for faith leaders and the faith community to address active living and healthy eating among their congregations and communities. Both the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Million Hearts Initiative of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will share how they’ve partnered with faith leaders and their communities around active living and healthy eating. We will also hear from exemplary faith leaders on how they engaged and motivated their communities to adopt healthier lifestyles.
Intersecting Faith & Health: Transforming Congregations and Communities
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
8:00–9:00 p.m. EDT/7:00–8:00 p.m. CDT
Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month. In observance, the Office of Adolescent Health is hosting a live webcast on positive youth development. The webinar will focus on the research behind positive youth development, how community programs have been suing positive youth development and future interventions.
May 7, 2014 2:00 – 3:00 Eastern Time
Find more information about the Positive Youth Development for Teen Pregnancy Prevention Webinar online here: http://1.usa.gov/Sy6Wp2
Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – Health Resources and Services Administration, Center for Integrated Health Solutions, will be hosting a webinar on medication self-management. This webinar will approach the topic of self-management and medication use from three perspectives. This webinar recognizes that, while medications can be very effective tools in promoting recovery, they alone will not be sufficient for many persons with serious and/or prolonged conditions. For these individuals, the medications we currently use do not “cure” serious mental illnesses or addictions.
April 10, 2014 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Eastern Time)
For more information and to register, visit the SAMHSA web site: http://bit.ly/1eoCGRm
Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Office of Minority Health will host a webinar in honor of Minority Health Month. Speakers will discuss CMS’ ongoing efforts to reduce and eliminate health disparities, and their work encouraging newly insured consumers to use preventive services and primary care.
April 9, 2014 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
For more information, and to register, visit the CMS web site: http://bit.ly/1gI67Oc
Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
Migrant Clinicians Network has designed the series *Essential Clinical Issues in Migration Health* for new as well as seasoned clinicians who are interested in understanding more about the migrant population. The series is divided into six webinars which cover a wide breadth of knowledge and skills to help clinicians provide quality care to one of the most difficult to reach populations in the United States.
Each module is accredited for an hour of Continuing Nursing or Continuing Medical Education. If you enroll for the entire series you will receive 6 full hours of free continuing education.
For more information and to register, go to the Migrant Clinicians Network web site: http://bit.ly/1gyfAat
Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
Adult vaccination rates in the U.S. are very low. This webinar from the Virtual Immunization Communication Network presents evidence-based strategies and communication resources to support healthcare and public health professionals in educating and encouraging adults to get vaccinated.
March 20, 2014 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)
For more information and to register, visit the VIC Network web site: http://bit.ly/PMwHR9
Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center is offering a webinar series on stories from various tribal cultures that speak to the sacredness of women. Women are sacred is a belief that is central to most Native cultures; restoring and strengthening this belief will not only strengthen Indian women, but will strengthen our families, our communities, and our Nations.
The next webinar in the series:
White Buffalo Calf Woman
January 29, 2014 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Mountain Time)
For more information and to register, go to the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center website: http://bit.ly/1lkSIUJ
Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
Interested in a suite of online training to establish telehealth services for mental health and substance use? The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration-Health Resources and Services Administration, Center for Integrated Health Solutions offers just that! After completing the training, participants will be able to identify service models and understand important pieces need to start a telebehavioral health program.
Find more information online: http://1.usa.gov/18Pzb3F
Monday, November 4th, 2013
The Rural Assistance Center and the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy hosted a webinar on October 1, 2013 focused on HIV/AIDS in Rural America. In an effort to reach stakeholders and in support of the National AIDS Strategy this webinar focused on the Ryan White Program, Research and Prevention.
- Janice C. Probst, PhD, Director, South Carolina Rural Health Research Center and Professor, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health discussed research findings on HIV/AIDS in Rural America.
- Bill Yarber, Senior Director Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention presented on HIV/AIDS Prevention.
A link to the recording and supporting materials are available at the Rural Assistance Center’s web site: http://bit.ly/19veL35