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

2019 Pennsylvania EMS Summit

September 4 @ 8:00 am - September 6 @ 5:00 pm
Warehose Hotel at the Nook, 75 Champ Boulevard
Manheim, PA
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The PA EMS Conference is the largest event of its kind in south-central Pennsylvania.  We are dedicated to providing the highest quality education in a fun, professional environment. Returning to the family friendly Spooky Nook Sports Complex in Manheim, PA, we are excited to be able to offer: Nationally recognized keynote speakers Over 30 unique educational sessions Full day pre-conference sessions Over 6 hours of dedicated social and networking time 25,000 square foot vendor and exhibit hall The PA State…

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APPALACHIA STRONG: Prosperity. Progress. Growth.

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

The 2019 Appalachian Regional Commission Annual Summit hosted by the State of North Carolina. This year’s summit will include strategic workshops, site visits, panel discussions, and other ideas to continue Appalachia's prosperity, progress, and growth. Asheville, NC Registration coming early July!

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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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NRHA’s Rural Health Clinic Conference

September 17 @ 8:00 am - September 18 @ 5:00 pm

NRHA’s Rural Health Clinic and Critical Access Conferences to be held in Kansas City.  The conferences are designed for clinic ancd CAH leaders, board members, and other professionals serving rural America.  They’re NRHA’s fastest-growing events for a reason. Take advantage of the educational and networking opportunities designed for clinic and hospital professionals and board members serving rural America. Topics: Improving rural maternal health care and reducing infant mortality • Proven strategies for recruiting talented professionals, building resilient leaders, and making…

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Child Agricultural Injury Prevention Workshop

September 17 @ 8:00 am - September 18 @ 5:00 pm
$199

This workshop is ideal for farm organizations, insurance professionals, agribusiness, bankers and lenders, healthcare providers, Extension, FFA Advisors, public health officials and media. Learn how you can help safeguard children and youth who live, work and play on farms and ranches. This information can be used to develop and enhance childhood agricultural safety strategies for your organization. Interactive sessions will be facilitated by safety experts and leaders in the field of childhood agricultural injury prevention. 

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Critical Access Hospital Conference

September 18 @ 8:00 am - September 20 @ 5:00 pm

NRHA’s Rural Health Clinic and Critical Access Conferences to be held in Kansas City.  The conferences are designed for clinic ancd CAH leaders, board members, and other professionals serving rural America.  They’re NRHA’s fastest-growing events for a reason. Take advantage of the educational and networking opportunities designed for clinic and hospital professionals and board members serving rural America. Topics: Improving rural maternal health care and reducing infant mortality • Proven strategies for recruiting talented professionals, building resilient leaders, and making…

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At the Core of Care Podcast

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

At the Core of Care podcast series highlights the consumer experience of patients, families, and communities and the creative efforts of nurses and other partners to better meet their health and healthcare needs through diversity, leadership, and practice innovation. This podcast series is an initiative of the Pennsylvania Action Coalition. Funding is provided by AARP and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as part of the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action Innovations Fund. The Pennsylvania Action Coalition is partnering with Kouvenda…

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2019 Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders Annual Leadership Conference

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - September 27 @ 5:00 pm
Sheraton Harrisburg/Hershey Hotel, 4650 Lindle Road
Harrisburg, PA 17111 United States
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Join us in Harrisburg, PA Sept. 26-27 for the 2019 PONL Annual Leadership Conference. This year's conference will feature engaging speakers, opportunities to learn about the latest and greatest products from our exhibitors and the ability to network with fellow nurse leaders from across the Commonwealth.

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PSNA Annual Summit: Who Cares? We Do!

September 27 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Camelback Mountain Resort, 301 Resort Drive
Tannersville, PA 18372
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Included with Your Registration: Earn 5.0+ Contact Hours Featured Speaker: Nurse Blake Nurse Blake Meet & Greet with merchandise sales Speaker: Angela Simpson, Silent No More Foundation, on protecting healthcare workers before, during, and after an assault Safety Topics: Environmental, Bullying, De-Escalation Techniques, Coping Poster Presentations Vendors Breakfast, Lunch, and Refreshment Breaks Free Parking A Beautiful Pocono Mountain Setting! Click here for the full agenda and to meet our speakers

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October 2019

Ready, Set, Evaluate Your Coalition!

October 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dixon University Center, 2986 North Second Street
Harrisburg, PA, PA 17110 United States
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$125

This training will help participants assess the benefits of evaluating their coalitions and determine their readiness to do so. They will discuss the barriers that they have or may face when evaluating in the future and how to resolve them. Participants also will explore questions that evaluation can help answer, methods and measures that are used to evaluate coalition effectiveness. Lastly, participants will learn where to access tools to develop logic models and select methods, instruments & outcome measures. Frances…

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