ACU supports the health care workforce by providing opportunities for continued professional development and interaction with other health professionals committed to the underserved.
Upcoming Conferences and Webinars
Feb. 17 – 20,Managing Ambulatory Health Care, Hyatt Regency Austin, Austin, TX, offered by the Migrant Clinicians Network and the National Association of Community Health Centers. This intensive 4-day program is designed for health center clinicians who have undertaken significant managerial responsibilities.
Feb. 23 – 27, HIMSS 14 Annual Conference & Exhibition, in Orlando, FL, sponsored by the Health Information Management Systems Society.
March 9-11, 15th Annual International Summit on Improving Patient Care in the Office Practice and Community, sponsored by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, in Washington, DC. ACU-KP scholarships are available to cover registration costs. Seedetails here.
April 22 – 24, 37th Annual Rural Health Conference, in Las Vegas, NV, sponsored by the National Rural Health Association.
April 28 – 29, Promising Practices, Tobacco-Free Living and Health Eating in Low Socioeconomic Status Communities, sponsored by the Break Free Alliance.
May 28-30, 2014 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium, New Orleans, LA.
Ongoing: Addressing Tobacco Use with Dental Patients, a self-paced online course, presented by the National Association of Community Health Centers, DentaQuest, and Break Free Alliance, for oral health providers to implement tobacco screening in their practice and address tobacco use among their patients. Access the course here.
Ongoing: Free, online training on diabetic eye disease for community health workers presented by the National Eye Health Education Program. Intended for health educators who want to help educate their communities about diabetic eye disease and the importance of eye health. The training uses the Diabetes and Healthy Eyes Toolkit. Access the training and the toolkit here.
Ongoing: Roots of Health Inequality, a web-based course and learning collaborative on social justice in public health practice offered by the National Association of County and City Health Officials.
Ongoing: free CE accredited clinical education modules based on the comparative effectiveness research from the AHRQ Effective Healthcare Program. The modules cover a variety of disease content with specific attention to the safety net population including, but are not limited to diabetes management, cardiovascular diseases, mental health, and infectious diseases.