Upcoming Live Distance Learning Events

In an effort to offer CHC personnel remote avenues for continuing education, CHAMPS hosts live, online webcasts five or more times each year.  Please refer to the descriptions for each event for more information about available credit, topics, presenters, etc.  Most CHAMPS live distance learning events are FREE for all health centers (Health Center Program Grantees and FQHC Look-Alikes) and Primary Care Associations (PCAs) in Region VIII (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, and WY), including computer link and CE credit, and fees for links to webcasts and/or CE credit may apply for other participants, unless otherwise indicated in the descriptions for each event below. Please visit the Region VIII Health Centers and PCAs page to determine if your organization qualifies for free participation in most live CHAMPS distance learning events.

Please click or scroll down to learn more about upcoming live events:

CHAMPS Online Series: Care Coordination Essentials
Presented by the Patient Navigator Training Collaborative 

Event Overview: This event is a three-part interactive online learning series with speakers from the Patient Navigator Training Collaborative (PNTC) developed for Care Coordinators practicing at health centers in Region VIII (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY). Join for any one session or the whole series. This series is appropriate for all levels, whether you’ve been in your role for years or are brand new. Learn some new skills and connect with your peers.

Date/Time: The following Tuesdays from 12:00-1:30PM MT / 1:00-2:30PM CT

  • May 21: Motivational Interviewing (MI) for Care Coordinators
    • Join us for a “Taste of MI”! Learn four key motivational skills that will help you connect with clients on behavior change, with time for guided practice and discussion.
  • June 4: Navigating Families in Conflict
    • Family dynamics can be tough! Learn how to identify families in conflict, navigate different family situations, and how to plan an intervention with a family in conflict.
  • June 18: Caring for Yourself When You’re a Care Coordinator
    • Burnout is a concern, especially for those who strive to help others every day. Learn strategies to embrace resilience, well-being, and self-care.

Target Audience: Care Coordinators at health centers in Region VIII (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY) including Patient Navigators, Case Managers, and others in similar roles.

Cost: Participation in the webinar is FREE for participants from Region VIII Health Centers.

Registration: Advanced registration for this online series is required. Please register here, on the Patient Navigator Training Collaborative website. Once in the PNTC system, you may register for any or all of the events in the series. All sessions will be presented via Zoom web conferencing. Joining the event with a webcam or on a mobile device equipped with camera and microphone is highly preferred. If you wish to participate but do not have access to a webcam, please contact the CHAMPS Clinical Quality Improvement Director.

Please contact the CHAMPS Clinical Quality Improvement Director with any additional questions.

CHAMPS Webinar: 2019 Immunization Update
JoEllen Wolicki, RN, BSN, Nurse Educator, Immunization Services Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Date/Time: Thursday, June 13, 2019, 11:30AM-1:00PM MT / 12:30-2:00PM CT

Event Overview: This annual presentation is intended to update health center staff on the latest recommended immunization schedules and the most recent Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) immunization recommendations.

Target Audience: Clinical leadership, clinicians, and clinical support staff at health centers in Region VIII (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY) including physicians, PAs, NPs, nurses, MAs, and other interested health care professionals. 

Credit: 1.5 hours of Prescribed Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit has been applied for with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Determination of credit is pending.

Cost: Participation in the webinar is FREE for participants from Region VIII Health Centers.

Registration: Advanced registration for this online event is required. Please click here to register.

Please contact the CHAMPS Clinical Quality Improvement Director with any questions.