Educational Events, Trainings & Resources

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  • Smoking, Vaping, and COVID-19, by Dr. Libby Stuyt's live stream presentation on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 10 AM – 11 AM. The live stream will take place here on the PDPHE Facebook page. Contact Lorie Lopez, Health Promotion Specialist, Pueblo Department of Public Health & Environment, 719 583 4346 or 760 891 9265 with any questions.

  • Roundtable on COVID Status and Resources in Pueblo County #2, Thursday, July 30, 2020, 12 – 1 pm. 1 CME credit available. Hosted By: Pueblo Health Care, Pueblo Department of Public Health & Environment, and the Pueblo County Medical Society. Presentation and Roundtable discussion intended for providers and their staff to learn more about resources available to them regarding COVID-19. Click here for more details. 

  • Parkview Medical Center Neurosciences Symposium on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. More details to come. 

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  • Health Care Policy and Financing Telemedicine Stakeholder Engagement on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. State of Colorado Health Care Policy and Financing (Department) stakeholder engagement kick-off meeting related to Telemedicine.To register for this kick-off webinar, click here. For more information on this meeting, Betsy Holt, Policy Development Stakeholder Relations Specialist at [email protected] If you are unable to attend the meeting in person or via webinar, a recording of the webinar will be posted on the Department’s website. 

  • CMS's Virtual Grand Rounds: End-of-Life Care For Your Patients in a Time of COVID-19. Wednesday, July 29, 6 - 7:30 p.m. Physicians can earn up to 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Register today for a Virtual Grand Rounds event during which expert speakers will address the crisis standards of care for palliative care, identify proactive strategies to help your patients prepare for series illness, model conversation tools, cultivate good patient decision-making around determining a decision-maker for them, and review best practices for managing severe symptoms at the end of life.

  • AAP Colorado virtual series: Honoring our healers, honoring ourselves - July 29, Aug. 12, Aug. 20, Aug. 26, 12:15-1:15 p.m. Recognizing the need to "re-fill our cups" given the toll the past several months has taken, the American Academy of Pediatrics - Colorado Chapter (AAP Colorado) invites all physicians to participate in a four-part mental health wellness series that acknowledges the importance of taking time to reflect upon issues critical to physicians and your profession. Each session will be facilitated and is designed to be a stand-alone topic, so physicians can attend as many sessions as desired. Sessions are as follows: "Honoring Ourselves: Care for ourselves, so that we may care for others" (July 29), "Honoring Our Children's Experiences (Aug. 12), "Honoring Our Stories" (Aug. 20) and "Honoring Our Diversity" (Aug. 26). Suggested donation is $25 per session. Find more information and register here.

  • HCPF Provider Leader Webinars - Aug. 20, Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 19 and Dec. 17, 12-1 p.m.
    The Department of Health Care Policy and Financing is hosting monthly provider webinars on the third Thursday of the month from 12 - 1 p.m. The dates for the provider webinars will be Aug. 20, Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 19 and Dec. 17, 2020. These webinars will cover key updates from the Department on COVID-19 and other implementation updates and be a forum to discuss what the new normal in health care may look like following the pandemic. HCPF encourages you to save the dates and attend if you can. If you are not able to make the webinar, the meetings will be recorded and posted online to view later. This virtual meeting will be held at this link. For the Provider webinar, you will use your computer for audio. During the presentation, you can use your computer's speakers or earphones to listen as it will be "listen only." Following the presentation, there will be a "Q&A" session where you can submit written questions or, if you prefer, ask your question(s) using your microphone. Audio instructions will also be available in the webinar. Find more information on the Provider Leader Resource Center: Colorado.gov/hcpf/provider-leader-resource-center.

  • Support SUD Treatment & Receive Financial Incentives within Innovation Support Project (ISP). Click here for multiple training dates and informational flyer. 

  • Mat Resources For Providers and Practices - Trainings, Forums and Substance Abuse Warmline. Click here for multiple training dates and informational flyer. 

  • Colorado Consortium Lunch and Learn sessions: Wednesdays through October. The Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention’s Provider Education Work Group continues their series of free lunch and learn sessions, held each Wednesday, 12:30-1:15 p.m. Each presentation is eligible for 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. To receive CME credit, you must pre-register here. If you would simply like to drop in, no pre-registration is required. For a complete list of topics and dates, please visit the Consortium website. All sessions will be held via Zoom at this link / Password: 620980. All events will be recorded and posted online for future viewing.

  • Federal CMS to hold COVID-19 stakeholder engagement calls. Office Hour Calls provide an opportunity for hospitals, health systems, and providers to ask questions of agency officials regarding the federal CMS’s temporary actions that empower local hospitals and health care systems to: increase hospital capacity, rapidly expand the health care workforce, reduce administrative burden and promote telehealth in Medicare.

    Upcoming Office Hour Call:
    Tuesday, July 28, 3-4 p.m. MT | Toll Free Attendee Dial In: 833-614-0820; Access Passcode: 1492795 | Audio Webcast link

  • AACME: Novel coronavirus education resources
    The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education has created a Novel Coronavirus Education Resources webpage that includes a list of accredited continuing education activities and additional resources that can help the provider and clinician community respond to the novel coronavirus public health emergency. Access the resource page here.

  • U.S. on High Alert With Coronavirus Outbreak
    This article from Medscape -- U.S. on High Alert With Coronavirus Outbreak -- is the first in a series of education clinical briefs on the coronavirus outbreak. 

  • Provider education: Wildfire Smoke and Your Patients’ Health 
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop a new online course, Wildfire Smoke and Your Patients’ Health -- with continuing education credit provided by the CDC. The free course includes sections on health effects, populations at greater risk of experiencing health effects, air quality and smoke, actions to take before and during a wildfire to reduce smoke exposure, and available resources. The course takes about 45 minutes to complete and is intended for physicians, registered nurses, asthma educators and others involved in clinical or health education. It complements the recently updated publication: Wildfire Smoke: A Guide for Public Health Officials. More resources on Wildfire Smoke and Health can be found at the EPA’s Smoke-Ready Toolbox for Wildfires.

  • Free CME self-study guide: "Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Safety" 
    The National AHEC Organization presents a free CME self-study guide to help physicians and other providers learn more about HPV vaccination safety. Take the course now to earn up to 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ hour for physicians, 1 ANCC contact hour for nurses or 1 ACPE contact hour for pharmacists. The speaker is Julianne Gee, MPH, of the Immunization Safety Office of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. After completion, participants will have a better understanding of the background of HPV vaccine, vaccine safety systems and findings, cite effective communication messages on HPV vaccine safety, provide care and counsel for patients and families. The educational program is jointly provided by Postgraduate institute for Medicine and the National AHEC Organization. Funding for this self-study guide was made possible by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention Grant No. NH23IP000960 to the National AHEC Organization. The views expressed in this written document do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.


 


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