Friday, September 13, 2019

Fall Continuing Professional Development Highlights



Lowcountry AHEC


Lowcountry AHEC is offering programs this November to recognize National Hospice and Palliative Care Month by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.
  • End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Core Course | November 8-9 at MUSC joint-provided with MUSC’s Palliative Care Program.  
  • Living Mindfully: Self-Care for the Care Provider | November 12 at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital
  • 3 C’s of End-of-Life Nursing: Caring Ethics, Communication and Compassion Fatigue | November 20  at MUSC (South Park training room)
 Register online at Lowcountry AHEC’s website.

Pee Dee AHEC


Pee Dee AHEC has been co-sponsoring “Infant Adoption Training Initiative: Understanding Infant Adoption” programs throughout its 12-county region, presented by Sharon Cole, the assistant director of South Carolina Adoptions. This free, 4.5-hour professional development opportunity funded through the Department of Health and Human Services, is developed for nurses, social workers, and other helping professionals to learn how to discuss adoption as an option with patients and clients who may not be certain if they can parent a child.  The training also provides more information about adoption law and practices in each state, birth fathers’ rights and responsibilities, and issues related to counselling teens, social and cultural influences associated with adoption and nondirective counseling techniques. Pee Dee AHEC has co-sponsored trainings at Tidelands Health, Waccamaw Medical Park South Conference Center, and McLeod Regional Medical Center. An upcoming training scheduled is scheduled for September 12 at Prisma Health Tuomey. Register online via Pee Dee AHEC’s website.

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