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 and register for upcoming live CHAMPS Distance Learning Events:

CHAMPS/CCHN 2018 TEAM BASED CARE DISTANCE LEARNING SERIES

The five-part 2018 CHAMPS/CCHN Team Based Care Series will bring locally and nationally recognized experts focusing on the specific skills that clinical support staff, providers, and others need to be effective in implementing team based care and health equity focused initiatives. Registration is separate for each individual event; space is limited, so participants from the same site are encouraged to share a computer.

Target Audience:  These events are tailored to health center clinical teams and support staff, although staff from all areas of the health center are welcome.

Cost:  All live events in this series are FREE for health centers (Health Center Program Awardees) and Primary Care Associations (PCAs) in Region VIII (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, and WY), including link to event and CME credit.  Please visit the CHAMPS Region VIII Health Centers and Primary Care Associations webpage to determine if your organization qualifies for free participation.

Credit:  Determination of 1.5 hours of Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credit through American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) for each event is pending.

Session 1:  Understanding and Implementing Foundations of Team-Based Care

Date/Time: Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 12:00-1:30PM Mountain Time / 1:00-2:30PM Central Time
Speakers: Taylor Miranda, MPH, Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN) Practice Transformation Projects Manager, JoJo Gelderman, CCHN Quality Initiatives Specialist, plus health center representatives (TBD)

Overview: This presentation will address the foundational building blocks needed to implement team-based primary care within a health center, and will refer to “The 10 Building Blocks of High-Performing Primary Care.” Health center representatives will share their experiences implementing empanelment, building a quality improvement infrastructure, restructuring team-based roles and responsibilities, and engaging leadership. Participants will be able to assess and identify how the team-based care model presents opportunities for improvement within their own practice.

Registration: Space is limited, so participants from the same site are encouraged to share a computer.
Click HERE to register for Session 1.

Session 2:  Strategies for Maximizing the Team

Date/Time: Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 12:00-1:30PM Mountain Time / 1:00-2:30PM Central Time
Speakers: Alexia Eslan, Senior Consultant, John Snow Institute, plus health center representatives (TBD)

Overview: Coming soon.

Registration: Space is limited, so participants from the same site are encouraged to share a computer.
Coming soon.

Session 3:  Effective Team Communication with the Patient in Mind

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 12:00-1:30PM Mountain Time / 1:00-2:30PM Central Time
Speaker: Deborah Center, MSN, RN, CNS, CTACC, Center for Nursing Excellence

Overview: Coming soon.

Registration: Space is limited, so participants from the same site are encouraged to share a computer.
Coming soon.

Session 4:  Integrating Motivational Interviewing into Clinic Workflows

Date/Time: Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 12:00-1:30PM Mountain Time / 1:00-2:30PM Central Time
Speaker: Kathleen Garrett, University of Colorado

Overview: Coming soon.

Registration: Space is limited, so participants from the same site are encouraged to share a computer.
Coming soon.

Session 5:  Sustaining Team Based Care

Date/Time: Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 12:00-1:30PM Mountain Time / 1:00-2:30PM Central Time
Speaker: Carolyn Sheperd, MD

Overview: Coming soon.

Registration: Space is limited, so participants from the same site are encouraged to share a computer.
Coming soon.

More information about speakers, event overviews, learning objectives, etc. is coming soon.
This series is a collaboration between CHAMPS and Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN).

CHAMPS/CCHN 2017 OUTREACH AND ENROLLMENT DISTANCE LEARNING SERIES

The final webinar in the CHAMPS/CCHN 2017 Outreach and Enrollment Distance Learning Series occurred on September 21, 2017.  To access the archived webinar recordings and resources visit the Online Archived CHAMPS Distance Learning Events page.  If you have an Outreach and Enrollment training request, contact the CHAMPS Programs/Outreach & Enrollment Coordinator.