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An Introduction to HPV - People holding hands

Understanding HPV and Its Impact

Date: October 21, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
CE Credit: Nursing, Dental Professionals
Registration Fee: Free!

This live virtual educational activity, presented by Team Maureen, will provide nurses, dental professionals, and the healthcare community the opportunity to gain knowledge of the epidemiology of HPV infections and HPV-related cancers, learn about the HPV vaccine and cancer prevention, and signs and symptoms of both oropharyngeal and cervical cancer. Attendees will also learn strategies to help engage patients in HPV prevention and will hear first-hand from a cancer survivor about how HPV-related cancer impacts both individuals and their families.

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Trauma Informed Care

Trauma and Its Impact Across the Lifespan & Trauma Informed Crisis Intervention and De-Escalation

Date: October 23, 2020 12:00 - 4:00 PM & October 30, 2020 12:00 - 4:00 PM
Credit: 
Certificate of Attendance
Cost: Free!

During this two-part educational series presented by Family Service of Rhode Island (FSRI), learn about how trauma impacts an individual's functioning, brain development, and lifelong learning. Learn trauma-informed crisis intervention strategies, techniques, and referral resources in the community. We kindly ask that you attend both sessions. This is a live, online seminar-style training and we ask that you keep your camera on during the presentation, as there will be some group discussion activities.

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Community Preceptorship

Community Preceptorship

CE Credit: Nursing, Social Work
Cost: Free!

Learn why community placement is important in the education of health care students, the basic concepts of assessing an organization's culture, and how to promote and provide nurturing interprofessional education and practice in one's agency setting.

 

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Transgender Health

An Introduction to Transgender Health 

Date: To be Determined
CE Credit: Physician, Nursing, Dental Professionals, Psychologist
Cost: To be Determined

During this virtual enduring continuing education activity, participants will learn how to provide culturally-sensitive care, improve the patient-provider relationship, and recognize barriers faced by the transgender community. Presented by Dr. Michelle Forcier, Director of Gender and Sexual Health Services as Hasbro Children's Hospital.

 

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Influenza Prevention: An Overview for Healthcare Workers

Date: To be Determined                      
CE Credit: Nursing
Cost: Free!

During this virtual enduring continuing education activity, participants will learn about influenza and  how to be better prepared to educate patients about the influenza virus and methods to protect themselves from contracting influenza. 

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MHFA

Mental Health First Aid Training

Credit: Certification
Cost: To Be Determined

Mental Health First Aid is an eight-hour class that teaches attendees to identify, understand, and respond to signs of a mental health crisis or substance use disorder, and provides participants with the skills needed to reach out and provide initial assistance to those in need.

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VDT

Virtual Dementia Tour

Date: To be Determined
Cost: Free!

The Virtual Dementia Tour (VDT) enables community members to step into the shoes of those with dementia and gain an understanding of their experiences in order to better care for them. The VDT is best suited for those who work directly with the population affected by dementia including: healthcare workers, first responders, fire fighters, community groups, local businesses, and houses of worship.

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Opioids and Overdose

Opioids and Overdose in Rhode Island

CE Credit: Nursing and Dental
Cost: Free!

Nursing Professor Dale Powis presents on the opioid crisis and how it is affecting Rhode Island. Learn about factors that influenced the opioid crisis in Rhode Island, signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose, and what can be done to intervene.

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SDOH

Nursing Implications of Social Determinants of Health

CE Credit: Nursing
Cost: Free!

Learn about how non-medical factors, or social determinants of health, impact health and health care outcomes.

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Pain Treatment Symposium

Changing the Culture of Pain Treatment Symposium

CE Credit: Physician
Cost: Free!

Learn about non-opioid therapies for pain and how providers are using evidence-based alternative treatment modalities to choose the best treatment path for their patients.

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*These activities are supported by funding from the Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Healthcare Workforce Transformation Program