This year, the MUSC College of Health Professions Department of Healthcare Leadership & Management has teamed up with Carolinas Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development (CSHSMD) to co-present a two-day conference on October 22-23 in Charleston. This conference is designed to offer healthcare administrators, executives, clinicians, information technologist, leaders, faculty and students in the healthcare industry an opportunity to exchange ideas.
For many years, orientation for school nurses in South Carolina has been an in-person event; however, due to COVID-19, this orientation, like so many other in-person events, was cancelled this past year. Yet the need to orient South Carolina's school nurses remains critical. Recognizing this need, a team consisting of Lowcountry AHEC staff, South Carolina Association of School Nurse President Dawn MacAdams and South Carolina Department of Education State School Nurse Consultant Vicky Ladd developed a plan to deliver the orientation as an online, self-paced course. The instructors supported the format change, working to convert their in-person sessions to online content, and Lowcountry AHEC will provide nursing credit for the series over the next two years. The orientation went live in the fall of 2020 and is available at no cost to South Carolina school nurses on the new and improved South Carolina AHEC Learning Portal. To find out more and register, visit the Foundations of School