Thursday, October 20, 2016

Upcoming Programs: November & December


November 1

Critical Care Basics

November 2

Maintaining Balance and Mentoring for the Busy Health Professional 

EMS Case Presentations: Neurology Cases

November 3

Differences Between Addiction, Physical Dependence, Tolerance, Abuse and Pseudo Addiction

November 4

Preceptorship: Setting the Tone for Excellence in Healthcare

Bullying in the Workplace

November 5

Health Minister and Faith Community Nurse: Domestic Violence in the Community

November 7

Mindfulness Practice and Application

November 9

Hemodynamics Monitoring - ICU

Hemodynamics Monitoring for the Step Down

November 10

PCCN Certification Review Course

Advanced Stroke Life Support (ASLS)

Adult Physical Assessment

World Diabetes Day Conference

November 11

How to Lead a Successful Therapy/Support Group

The Ties that Bind: Understanding Domestic Violence

Holiday Tears: Mourning the Loss of a Loved One or Helping Those Who Do

Behavior Management for Primary Care

November 12

A New Approach to the Evaluation and Treatment of Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

November 14

IV Therapy for LPN's

November 15

Introduction to IV Therapy

Principles of Geriatric Polypharmacy

November 17

Basic EKG

Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse (CPEN) Review Course

Mental Health First Aid

November 18

SCSCW Fall Study Group 3: Neurobiology of Trauma

November 19

Treatment for Acquired & Progressive Neurological Patients: Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, and Multiple Sclerosis

November 21

Focus on What's Strong, Not Wrong: An Introduction to the Protective Factors Framework

November 22

Introductory Excel Pivot Tables

Intermediate Excel Pivot Tables

November 29

Advanced Stroke Life Support (ASLS)

Orthopaedic Review Course

November 30

5th Annual Day of Social Work


December 1

Anger: The Misunderstood Emotion

IV Therapy

CCRN (Critical Care Certification) Review Course

December 2

Introduction to IV Therapy

APTA (American Physical Therapy Association) Clinical Instructor Education and Credentialing Program 

Professionalism in Nursing: Creating Excellence and Power in Nursing

December 5

Food Addiction: Myth or Epidemic?

Optimization of Care in Schizophrenia

December 7

EMS Case Presentations: Trauma Cases

December 8

Nursing Informatics Boot Camp

Lab Values Interpretation 

Lifestyles of the Frazzled and Frustrated

The NAON Orthopaedic Nursing Review Course

December 9

What You Don't Know About Grief Can Hurt You

Clinical Applications of Therapeutic Yoga

December 13

Phlebotomy Skills for the Healthcare Professional

December 14

Recognition, Care and Treatment of Sepsis for Nurses

December 16

Disasters: Working with Clients and Staff When a Disaster Hits

Leadership Academy for Today's Nurse Leaders

December 19

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Chemotherapy

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

2016 Recipients of South Carolina AHEC Family Medicine Awards

Halford Award for Leadership in Humane Education

Presented to Lindsey Clarke, MD

Dr. Rob Tiller, Self Regional Family Medicine Residency
Program Director and Dr. Lindsey Clarke,
Halford Award Recipient
The South Carolina AHEC is pleased to announce that Lindsey Clarke, MD, is this year’s recipient of the Halford Award.  Dr. Clarke is the Director of Resident Education and Associate Program Director at the Self Regional Family Medicine Residency Program in Greenwood.  Dr. Clarke has been an integral part of the faculty for over ten years and has served as the family medicine department chair and directed medical student rotation electives.  Dr. Clarke received the program’s Faculty Teacher of the Year Award in 2010 and was recognized as South Carolina AHEC’s Preceptor of the Year in 2015. 

Dr. Clarke is actively committed to community service and international service and recently completed his tenure as Chairman of the Board of Volunteers in Medical Missions.  In addition, he volunteers at the local free clinic and serves as a medical advisor with A Place for Us, a home for women who need shelter and assistance during their pregnancies. According to Dr. Rob Tiller, Program Director at Self Regional Family Medicine Residency Program, “His examples of service have demonstrated to our residents that a competent and compassionate family physician can change a community for the better.” 

The Halford Award is presented to a family medicine residency training program faculty member in recognition of outstanding leadership in providing humane education. The award is named for Dr. James Halford, who was the founding director of the AnMed Health Family Medicine Residency Program. Award winners demonstrate a caring attitude and respect for patients, residents and students; value human dignity; and demonstrate a passion and joy for teaching, learning and working with others. 

Sharm Steadman Excellence in Family Medicine Education Award

Presented to Kelly Jones, PharmD, BCPS

The South Carolina AHEC is pleased to announce that Kelly Jones, PharmD, BCPS, is this year’s recipient of the Sharm Steadman Excellence in Family Medicine Education Award.  Dr. Jones has been a committed faculty member of the McLeod Family Medicine Residency Program for 27 years and embodies the consummate teacher.  Dr. Jones has been recognized with the Teacher of the Year Award on numerous occasions and was named South Carolina AHEC’s Educator of the Year in 2016.  Residents and faculty recognize his knowledge and skills, and he serves as counsel for graduates and health professionals from across the state. 

The Sharm Steadman Excellence in Family Medicine Education Award is given to a non-physician member of the faculty of a South Carolina family medicine residency program who has distinguished him/herself as an outstanding teacher and role model. The award is named for Sharm Steadman, PharmD, who was a professor with the USC Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, where she practiced for 25 years. Dr. Steadman received this award herself in 2012 as she represented exactly what this award was created to recognize:  excellence in resident education, with demonstrated skills in teaching, curriculum development, mentoring, research, and leadership.