Continuing Education – Community Outreach & Events

Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health

Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health’s continuing education programs and community outreach events focus on a wide range of topics important to rural health advocates. PORH provides information and resources including: rural migrant and immigrant health, leadership and management skills, community health needs assessments, program evaluation, grant writing technical assistance, and more. In addition, PORH hosts a variety of events and is affiliated with several state and federal partners that host events pertinent to rural health, as well.

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September 2019

Continuing Distance Education Program – CNE HOURS

September 4 @ 8:00 am - December 6 @ 5:00 pm

Continuing Distance Education Program - Receive 18 CNE hours! September 4th - December 6th 2019/Early bird registration is until August 23, 2019. Calling all nurses serving rural communities! Get the tools necessary to help farmers and ranchers in your community, while earning 18 Continuing Nursing Education hours. The Nurse Scholar program is a distance learning opportunity available to rural nurses provided by experienced health & safety educators. Increase your knowledge base in prevention, identification, and assessment of diseases related to agricultural…

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October 2019

WONCA World Rural Health Conference

October 12 @ 8:00 am - October 15 @ 5:00 pm

The National Rural Health Association and the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center invite you to be a part of the 16th WONCA World Rural Health Conference October 12-15, 2019 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. With this conference, we will bring together providers, educators and researchers in the pursuit of improving health care for all rural populations across the globe. Expand your knowledge of rural health best practices through interactive scientific programs and skill workshops. Learn the latest healthcare advances…

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PA-Nurse Residency Collaborative Summit: The Subtle Side of Leadership

October 26 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Sheraton Harrisburg/Hershey Hotel, 4650 Lindle Road
Harrisburg, PA 17111 United States
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Description Please join the PA Nurse Residency Collaborative for their second summit entitled: "The Subtle Side of Leadership: Change Management, Resiliency, and Influence" Objective: Describe how direct care nurse leadership lead to innovations addressing quality and safety objectives in your institution Agenda: 0700-0730- Registration 0730-0740- Welcome 0740-0820- Jeff Doucette, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAANSystem Vice President at Jefferson Health, Speaking on Change Management and Leadership 0820-0835- Break 0835-0915- Paula F. Coe DNP, MSN, RN, NEA-BC Vice President, Nursing Education and Professional…

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Announcing the 2019 Rural Women’s Summit!

October 27 @ 12:00 am - October 29 @ 12:00 am

The 2019 Rural Women's Summit, to be held October 27-29 in Greenville, SC. The Rural Women’s Summit emphasizes the role rural women play in creating a more equitable and inclusive nation.   This Summit is designed for rural practitioners, leaders, and advocates to articulate the broad civic, political, and cultural impact of women’s leadership in rural America, to name the ways rural women are agents of change, to call out the barriers rural women face every day, and to proclaim the powerful role rural women play in…

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Pennsylvania Health Access Network

October 28

SAVE THE DATE 11th annual health conference: A New Path Forward: Moving Toward Fairer, More Equitable Healthcare in Pennsylvania this October 28th in Harrisburg.  Learn about key issues facing Pennsylvanians when accessing care and to discuss how to collectively build a fairer, more affordable, more just healthcare system in the Commonwealth. Advocates, policy experts, lawmakers, activists, and other stakeholders can plan to discuss issues like: The High & Rising Costs of Prescription Drugs, Pennsylvania's New Online Health Insurance Marketplace, Transportation as a…

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2019 Rural Human Trafficking Summit

October 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us on October 29 for the 2019 Rural Human Trafficking Summit Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, State College, PA Did you know..... Human trafficking is second largest criminal industry in the world behind illegal drugs and soon could be the leading crime in the world? Human trafficking is a $150 billion industry, with thousands of victims in the United States? Pennsylvania has the 11th highest number of cases reported in the nation? This is happening in our community?…

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April 2020

Annual Community and Public Health Conference SAVE THE DATE

April 14, 2020

The Annual Community and Public Health Conference will be held at the Eden Inn and Resort in Lancaster, PA on April 14, 2020!

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