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.

Continuing Education and Outreach Calendar of Events

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August 2019

Medical & Dental Integration Summit

August 8 @ 12:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Sheraton Harrisburg/Hershey Hotel, 4650 Lindle Road
Harrisburg, PA 17111 United States
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TOPICS (tentative): A panel of the three health centers participating in the Qualis Interprofessional Oral Health Integration Project to discuss what they have learned over the last year participating in that project Health center referrals and "closing the loop" between medical and dental Oral health and diabetes: dental and medical working together A panel on utilization of the public health dental hygiene practitioner Trauma informed care in dentistry HPV - what you need to know The current state of oral…

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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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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

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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October 27 @ 8:00 am - October 29 @ 5:00 pm

We See You and You are Powerful On October 27-29 the Rural Assembly will hold the Rural Women's Summit in Greenville, NC, to honor the diverse stories and experiences of rural women. 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.    

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