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 2017 IMMUNIZATION UPDATE
Presented by: Donna Weaver, RN, MN, Nurse Educator, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Date: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Time: 11:30AM-1:00PM Mountain Time / 12:30-2:00PM Central Time

Target Audience: Clinical and clinical support staff at federally-funded health centers (FQHCs) in Region VIII including physicians, PAs, NPs, nurses, MAs, and other interested health care professionals.

Overview: The purpose of this presentation is to update healthcare personnel on the latest recommended immunization schedules and the most recent Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) immunization recommendations.

Learning Objectives: At the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe at least one change made to the recommended childhood/adolescent immunization schedule for 2017
  • Explain the differences in the vaccination schedules for the two Meningococcal B vaccines
  • State which patients can receive the 2-dose HPV series
  • Explain the purpose of the third figure added to the child and adolescent immunization schedule

CME: This Live activity, CHAMPS 2017 Immunization Update, with a beginning date of 06/13/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cost: This event is FREE for staff of 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. Fees apply for other participants: $75 per link to the webcast and/or $15 per person for CME credit. Please visit the Region VIII Health Centers and PCAs page to determine if your organization qualifies for free participation in this live CHAMPS distance learning event.

Registration: This event will take place online, and advance registration is required. (Register once per computer being used.) Please click here to register. Handouts and log-in information will be emailed to all registrants the day before the event.

*CHAMPS/CCHN 2017 OUTREACH AND ENROLLMENT DISTANCE LEARNING SERIES*

Overview: Hosted by CHAMPS and Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN), these one-hour distance learning events will take place during the summer of 2017, and will highlight effective outreach and enrollment strategies and discuss specific issues affecting health center enrollment staff.

Dates & Topics:
Thursday, June 22 – A Guide to Storytelling: Unleashing the Power of Personal Narrative
Thursday, July 27 – Leveraging O&E Assisters in Community Health Centers
Thursday, August 24 – Strengthening Your Compassion Resiliency Toolkit
Thursday, September 21 – Preparing for OE5: Addressing Changes in the Marketplace

Times: All events will take place from 11:00AM-12:00PM MT.

Target Audience: While these trainings will be developed with outreach and enrollment staff in mind, other health center and PCA staff members may find the content applicable to their positions.

Cost: These events are FREE for staff of health centers (Health Center Program Grantees and FQHC Look-Alikes) and Primary Care Associations (PCAs). Continuing education credit is not available for these events. Fees apply for other participants: $50 per link to the webcast. Please visit the Region VIII Health Centers and PCAs page to determine if your organization qualifies for free participation in this live CHAMPS distance learning event.

Registration: Check back soon for more information.

Save-the-Date Flyer: 2017 CHAMPS/CCHN CHC O&E Distance Learning Series Flyer