Dec
5
8:00 AM08:00

2018 Accountable Care Symposium

Event Date: 

December 5, 2018 - 8:00am to December 6, 2018 - 4:00pm

Location: 

Arizona Grand Resort & Spa 8000 Arizona Grand Pkwy│ Phoenix, AZ 85044

Contact Name: 

Leeza Henderson

Contact Email: 

info@caravanhealth.com

Contact Phone: 

916.542.4717

Caravan Health’s third annual Accountable Care Symposium returns to Phoenix, Arizona on December 5 and 6 to discuss the biggest trends and innovations in population health. 

This year’s event will take place at the stunning Arizona Grand Resort and Spa where more than 900 attendees including hospital executives, administrators, physicians, nurses, clinicians and community leaders will gather to share their vision, strategies, and experiences in value-based payments. Presenters will include experts from Caravan Health staff and clients as well as external leaders.

» Registration and more information at: https://caravanhealth.com/symposium/overview/

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Dec
10
8:30 PM20:30

AzPHA Service Project: Feed My Starving Children

Join AZPHA in our Volunteer Event to hand-pack meals specially formulated for malnourished children!  These hand-packed meals are sent to nearly 70 countries around the world where they feed orphanages, schools, and clinics to break the cycle of poverty. Each meal is specially formulated for malnourished children.

When: Monday, December 10. 2018, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Where: 1345 S. Alma School Rd, Mesa, AZ 85210

Register: https://www.fmsc.org/join-group?joincode=1931W2 

Group Name: Professional Development AZPHA  Join Code: 1931W2

For questions and/or an outlook calendar invite, please contact Lauren Savaglio-Battles at professionaldevelopment@azpha.org

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Dec
15
10:00 AM10:00

Communication in Serious Illness Train the Trainer

This Free 5.5 hour workshop trains physicians, nurses and social workers to facilitate the 2.5 hour Communication in Serious Illness workshop. This session will review a system to identify appropriate patients, training and coaching resources for clinicians, a prompt for clinicians to conduct serious illness conversations at the right time, how to use a short, simple Serious Illness Conversation Guide, suggestions to help patients discuss preferences about their care with families, and a system for documenting personalized care goals and priorities.

Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association
2800 N. Central Avenue, Suite 1450
Phoenix, AZ 85004

More Info: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/57684fb7579fb3ab7145720c/t/5af5b9e4352f5349f3f14e49/1526053351362/Flyer+for+5.5+Hour+TTT+Training.pdf

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Jan
24
7:30 AM07:30

Sexual Violence Prevention Conference

Event Date: 

January 24, 2019 - 7:30am

Location: 

Desert Willow Conference Center 4340 E Cotton Center Blvd Phoenix, AZ 85040

Contact Name: 

Diana Lee

Contact Email: 

Diana.lee@azdhs.gov

"Moving our Communities Upstream"

Registration begins October 30, 2018

» See attachment for more details.

Event Type: 

Conference

Download: 

SV Prevention Conference Save the Date.pdf

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Jan
28
8:00 AM08:00

Arizona Rural & Public Health Policy Forum

Event Date: 

January 28, 2019 - 8:00am

Location: 

Arizona State Capitol | 1700 W. Washington, Phoenix, Arizona

Contact Name: 

Rebecca Ruiz

Contact Email: 

raruiz@email.arizona.edu

Contact Phone: 

520.626.2243

The Arizona Rural & Public Health Policy Forum is designed to address current rural and public health policy issues and their impact on Arizona’s rural and tribal communities, provide information on organizations’ legislative priorities for the upcoming session, and facilitate networking opportunities.

ATTENDEES: Policymakers, county health administrators, state, local and community leaders, health care providers and others etc. 

https://crh.arizona.edu/calendar/arizona-rural-public-health-policy-forum-0

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Feb
3
to Feb 6

2019 32nd Annual Rural Health Care Leadership Conference

Event Date: 

February 3, 2019 - 8:00am to February 6, 2019 - 4:00pm

Location: 

Arizona Grand Resort & Spa 8000 S. Arizona Grand Parkway Phoenix, AZ 85044

Contact Email: 

ruralregistration@aha.org

The AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference brings together top thinkers in the field, and offers you proven strategies for accelerating performance excellence and improving the sustainability of your rural hospital.

The American Hospital Association’s 2019 Rural Health Care Leadership Conference, February 3-6, Phoenix, AZ, brings together top practitioners and thinkers to share strategies and resources for accelerating the shift to a more integrated and sustainable rural health system. We’ll examine the most significant operational, financial and environmental challenges and present innovative approaches that will enable you to transform your organization’s care delivery model and business practices.

» Registration & more information at: http://www.healthforum.com/events/rural/aha-rural-health-care-leadership-conference.shtml

 

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Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

Communication in Serious Illness Train the Trainer

This Free 5.5 hour workshop trains physicians, nurses and social workers to facilitate the 2.5 hour Communication in Serious Illness workshop. This session will review a system to identify appropriate patients, training and coaching resources for clinicians, a prompt for clinicians to conduct serious illness conversations at the right time, how to use a short, simple Serious Illness Conversation Guide, suggestions to help patients discuss preferences about their care with families, and a system for documenting personalized care goals and priorities.

Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association
2800 N. Central Avenue, Suite 1450
Phoenix, AZ 85004

More Info: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/57684fb7579fb3ab7145720c/t/5af5b9e4352f5349f3f14e49/1526053351362/Flyer+for+5.5+Hour+TTT+Training.pdf

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Nov
15
12:00 AM00:00

AzCRH Webinar: Growing the Power of Rural: The Rural Health Workforce in Arizona

Event Date: 

November 15, 2018 - 12:00pm

Contact Name: 

Jennifer Peters

Contact Email: 

petersjs@email.arizona.edu

Contact Phone: 

520.626.2254

Our 2018 National Rural Health Day Webinar!

Learning objectives:  

  1. Achieve a better understanding of the characteristics of the rural health workforce

  2. Understand 3-5 reasons for rural health workforce shortages

  3. Describe 2-3 state-level and federal-level programs that aim to address health professional shortages in rural areas

  4. Describe policies under consideration to address health workforce issues affecting rural Arizona

Presenters: Heather Carter, Sean Clendaniel, Dan Derksen and Ana Roscetti

To register: http://www.telemedicine.arizona.edu

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Nov
9
9:00 AM09:00

HSAG Webinar: SSI/SSDI: Similar but Very Different

Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) Behavioral Health Educational Webinar Series:

SSI/SSDI:Similar but Very Different

Insufficient resources often lead to crisis and inpatient admission, yet approval for and maintenance of these benefits is confusing and overwhelming: How Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) are alike and different; application, approval, and denial processes and tips.

Registration Questions

Cheryl Angotti
Project Coordinator, HSAG
cangotti2@hsag.com | 602.801.6916

Additional Resources and Information: www.hsag.com/behavioralhealth

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Oct
11
8:00 AM08:00

2018 5th Annual Arizona Health Equity Conference

Annual Arizona Health Equity Conference

Building Bridges: Connecting Communities in Research, Practice, & Policy

The Theme for 2018: Equitable Access to Care for All

Desert Willow Conference Center, Phoenix, AZ

Conference Website

You’ll have an opportunity to hear from our keynote speaker, Flavio F. Marsiglia, Ph.D, founder of ASU’s Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center (SIRC).SIRC has produced an impressive and diverse portfolio of evidence-based interventions with a high level of impact in advancing health equity among minority populations.

Following the keynote address, a panel of community leaders will discuss the social and cultural barriers seen in the populations they serve in order to provide access to care and health equity.

After lunch, participants will then have the opportunity to engage in breakout sessions focusing on clinical, research, prevention or policy.

Attendees include physicians, nurses, researches, clinicians, public health professionals, community health workers, social workers, non-profit partners and many more!

Registration is open ($50 - $100). Reserve your seat today with our special deals on early bird pricing! Early bird rate will end on August 31, 2018.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-5th-annual-arizona-health-equity-conference-tickets-47433982318

 

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Oct
3
8:00 AM08:00

The 90th Annual Arizona Public Health Association's Fall Conference & Members Meeting

Registration is now open for our 90th Annual Fall Conference & Annual Members Meeting on October 3, 2018 at the Desert Willow Conference Center. at 4340 E Cotton Center Blvd., Phoenix AZ 85040.

Our 90th Annual Fall Conference and Meeting: Integrating Care to Improve Public Health Outcomes: Primary Care | Behavioral Health | Public Health will explore efforts currently underway to integrate primary care and behavioral health, like AHCCCS' Complete Care Model and the Targeted Investment program which supports health care provider's to move toward greater integration of primary care and behavioral health.

We'll also explore the latest academic research that evaluates the outcomes of co-located and integrated models of behavioral care as part of primary care and evidence-based toolkits to assist practices including ways to measure progress. 

We’ll conduct our AzPHA Annual Meeting over a delicious buffet lunch followed by our keynote address from the American Public Health Association President Joseph Telfair, DRPH, MSW, MPH.  In our afternoon sessions, we’ll learn about new initiatives to work with managed care in two key areas that impact health outcomes: tobacco use and housing & homelessness.

We’ll close with a panel discussion with key leaders among Arizona’s Managed Care Organizations and Provider Organizations as they discuss priorities and strategies for integrating primary and behavioral health care and improving outcomes in Arizona.

After the conference we'll have a hosted reception as we celebrate AzPHA’s 90th Anniversary!

Check out our Agenda and Sponsorship Opportunities and register at www.azpha.org

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Sep
29
8:00 AM08:00

12th Annual Arizona Asthma & Allergy Conference

Wheezing & Sneezing in the Desert

Mayo Clinic Hospital - Education Center located at 5777 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85054

The Arizona & Allergy Conference provides education and networking for clinicians who care for patients living with asthma and allergies.

  • Pediatric and Adult Primary Care Providers
  • Asthma Specialists (Pulmonologists and Allergists)
  • Pediatric and Family Nurse Practitioners
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses
  • School Nurses
  • Quality Assurance and Case Managers
  • MA's
  • Anyone involved in the care of people with asthma to increase their knowledge of asthma best practices

More Information and Registration, Save-the-Date and Vendor/Sponsorship Packet

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Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

Communication in Serious Illness Train the Trainer

This Free 5.5 hour workshop trains physicians, nurses and social workers to facilitate the 2.5 hour Communication in Serious Illness workshop. This session will review a system to identify appropriate patients, training and coaching resources for clinicians, a prompt for clinicians to conduct serious illness conversations at the right time, how to use a short, simple Serious Illness Conversation Guide, suggestions to help patients discuss preferences about their care with families, and a system for documenting personalized care goals and priorities.

Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association
2800 N. Central Avenue, Suite 1450
Phoenix, AZ 85004

More Info: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/57684fb7579fb3ab7145720c/t/5af5b9e4352f5349f3f14e49/1526053351362/Flyer+for+5.5+Hour+TTT+Training.pdf

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Sep
7
8:00 AM08:00

2018 Arizona Wellbeing Annual Conference

2018 Arizona Wellbeing Commons Annual Conference

Click here to register for the free 2018 Arizona Wellbeing Commons Annual Conference! Please join colleagues from across Arizona in Phoenix on Friday, September 7, 2018, at the Desert Willow Conference Center. This is a one-of-a-kind conference for the state’s researchers, practitioners, policymakers, advocates, clinicians, and community partners working in wellbeing, from molecules to society. The focus will be on identifying collaborative opportunities to pursue in the next year. Your participation is important!

Keynote: Joe Palca, Science Correspondent for NPR

Joe Palca is a science correspondent for NPR. Since joining NPR in 1992, Palca has covered a range of science topics — everything from biomedical research to astronomy. He is currently focused on the eponymous series, "Joe's Big Idea." Stories in the series explore the minds and motivations of scientists and inventors.

 

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Aug
27
to Aug 28

2018 First Things First Early Childhood Summit

Phoenix Convention Center

The First Things First Early Childhood Summit brings together professionals, stakeholders and supporters of early childhood education and health to share innovative strategies, research and best practices that help kids be ready for school and set for life.

Ensuring that our youngest kids arrive at kindergarten prepared to succeed requires all parts of the early childhood system to work together, and the Summit offers an exciting opportunity to build both the knowledge and relationships critical to our collective success.

Register online at summit.firstthingsfirst.org/registration .

Early registration for the Summit is available from May 15 - July 22, 2018 at the rate of $199.00 per person. Standard registration for the Summit is available July 23 - August 19, 2018 at the rate of $235.00 per person. Late / On-Site registration for the Summit is available August 20 – August 28, 2018 at the rate of $270.00 per person. 

 

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Aug
25
10:00 AM10:00

Communication in Serious Illness Train the Trainer

This Free 5.5 hour workshop trains physicians, nurses and social workers to facilitate the 2.5 hour Communication in Serious Illness workshop. This session will review a system to identify appropriate patients, training and coaching resources for clinicians, a prompt for clinicians to conduct serious illness conversations at the right time, how to use a short, simple Serious Illness Conversation Guide, suggestions to help patients discuss preferences about their care with families, and a system for documenting personalized care goals and priorities.

Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association
2800 N. Central Avenue, Suite 1450
Phoenix, AZ 85004

More Info: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/57684fb7579fb3ab7145720c/t/5af5b9e4352f5349f3f14e49/1526053351362/Flyer+for+5.5+Hour+TTT+Training.pdf

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Aug
22
to Aug 23

Community Health Representatives Summit (IV)

Celebrating 50 years of Community Health Representatives service to Arizona’s tribal communities!

Prescott Resort and Conference Center in Prescott, AZ on the Yavapai Prescott Indian Reservation.

 REGISTRATION: Registration fee is $75. There are no refunds available, but you may transfer your ticket to another individual. You may register at https://chr_summit_four.eventbrite.com

CHR AWARDS: We would like to honor the service of individual CHRs and CHR programs during this year's Summit. Please consider nominating a fellow CHR and/or CHR Program. Nomination Forms are available at https://acoihc.az.gov/health-care-initiatives We are seeking nominations for the following categories:

o    Outstanding Female CHR

o    Outstanding Male CHR

o    Outstanding CHR Tribal Program

HOTEL ROOMS: A room block has been provided at the rate of $79.99 plus tax. For reservations, call 1(800) 967- 4637 and mention Code: G8821. The cutoff date to make reservations is July 27, 2018.

If you need more information, please contact Lydia Enriquez, Administrative Assistant, AACIHC at 602-542-5771 or at Lydia.Enriquez@azahcccs.gov

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Aug
16
9:00 AM09:00

Advance Care Planning Conversations Workshop (Free)

Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association 2800 N. Central Avenue, Suite 1450 Phoenix, AZ 85004
 
Thoughtful Life Conversations and Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association are pleased to offer this 5-hour workshop to train community representatives and volunteers to facilitate the 2-hour Honoring A Life: Advance Care Planning Conversations workshop.

The participants will observe a demonstration of the presentation, learn facilitator techniques and strategies, review supplemental facilitator notes and slides, participate in engagement activities, and review Arizona documents and community/state/national resources in order to successfully lead the 2-hour advance care planning workshop.  

Train the Trainer expectations will be to successfully pass a post test, successfully co-facilitate training with an approved trainer, submit all required paperwork and commit to co-host future training sessions using set curricula.  

Registration is free, but space is limited.  Register here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/honoring-a-life-advance-care-planning-train-the-trainer-tickets-47740686679

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Aug
2
to Aug 3

SW Regional Trauma Conference

  • Where

  • JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort
    3800 W Starr Pass Blvd
    Tucson, Arizona 85745
    USA
    +1 520-792-3500

Trauma affects EVERYONE. It is the leading cause of years of life lost, exceeding cancer and heart disease combined. Medical advancements and public health efforts have made an impact on this challenging problem, but injuries still remain the greatest silent epidemic of modern society. Our goal is to deliver the most current information on trauma and its management to all healthcare professionals working to combat this major health problem. Morning general sessions and afternoon concurrent breakout sessions are offered each day.


This conference has been organized under the leadership of the Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery at the Banner-University Medical Center and the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

Registration and Information: http://www.cvent.com/events/southwest-trauma-conference/fees-9aa93f8d5ed2422a84f2a42e8e6ae5de.aspx

 

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Aug
1
5:00 PM17:00

Communication in Serious Illness

This Free 2.5 hour didactic sessions objectives will review the need for a systematic approach to having more, better and earlier conversations about patient values and priorities in serious illness, define a population with serious illness who may benefit from the serious illness conversation,  and learn how to improve communication in patients with serious illness with a structured communication tool.  During this highly interactive workshop participants will have the opportunity to practice case study conversations.  Target audience is healthcare teams such as physicians, nurses, social workers and other healthcare providers.

5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Arizona Oncology
1329 N. Beaver Street, Suite 1
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

 

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Aug
1
to Aug 2

Arizona Tribal Dental Therapy Forum

We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center
10438 North Fort McDowell Road, Scottsdale/Fountain Hills, AZ 85264

There's no fee and limited seating.  You can register at https://aztribaldentaltherapyforum.eventbrite.com and you'll find more information at https://acoihc.az.gov/health-care-initiatives or at www.itcaonline.com

 

 

Registration: https://acoihc.az.gov/health-care-initiatives

Hotel Information: A room block has been set aside for this Forum. Please call 480-489-5300 to reserve your room. The room rate is $91.00 per night plus tax.

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Jul
31
to Aug 2

2018 Rural Health Data Summit

La Fonda on the Plaza Santa Fe, NM

This year the Summit is 3 days long and we’ve invited an expert speaker, Ann K. Emery, to provide a half-day master class on data visualization in Excel. We’re back in beautiful Santa Fe, just off the historic Plaza with live music each night and plenty of delicious food a short walk away. The Summit begins Monday night, July 30th, with three full days of content (July 31-Aug 2). 

Before July 1: $300

Negotiated Lodging Cost

$199 (plus taxes and fees)/night

TO REGISTER, go to our online form: https://goo.gl/Lku7bo

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Jul
28
8:00 AM08:00

Medication Assisted Treatment Training for Opioid Use Disorders

High Country Conference Center, Flagstaff, Arizona

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) of Opioid Use Disorders (OUD) involves a combination of medications that targets the brain, and psychosocial interventions (e.g., counseling, skills development) aimed at improving treatment outcomes. Research shows that medications and therapy together may be more successful than either treatment method alone.

The training is being offered to MDs, DOs, NPs, PAs and others statewide: Physicians require 8 hours of training to apply for a waiver from the Drug Enforcement Agency to prescribe buprenorphine

Space is limited. $25.00 registration fee includes lunch.

Register at: https://www.regonline.com/MATTraining

For more information, contact Rebecca Ruiz: raruiz@email.arizona.edu | 520.626.2243

Nurse Practitioners (NP) and Physician Assistance (PA) are required to complete 24 hours of training. The 8 hour MAT training will count toward the 24 hours. The additional 16 hours can be completed on-line at https://pcssnow.org/education-training/mat-training/This course has been reviewed and is acceptable for 8.0 credits of AOA Category 1A by the AOA CCME.

This course has also been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 8.00 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. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award.

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Jul
17
to Jul 20

ASU Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy- 19th Annual Summer Institute

Communicate, Coordinate & Collaborate:
Multi-Sector Strategies to Achieve a Culture of Healt
h

Flagstaff, AZ at the High Country Conference Center

The conference provides a wide variety of educational sessions for
today’s healthcare and behavioral health professionals and partners. Will showcase keynotes conducted by nationally recognized researchers and experts, as well as more than 40 breakout sessions addressing a wide range of innovative topics relevant to those working in the field.

Conference Registration Opens: Mid-May, 2018

https://cabhp.asu.edu/summer-institute

 

 

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Jul
14
9:00 AM09:00

Communication in Serious Illness

Canyon Vista Medical Center
5700 AZ-90
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635

This Free 2.5 hour didactic sessions objectives will review the need for a systematic approach to having more, better and earlier conversations about patient values and priorities in serious illness, define a population with serious illness who may benefit from the serious illness conversation,  and learn how to improve communication in patients with serious illness with a structured communication tool.  During this highly interactive workshop participants will have the opportunity to practice case study conversations.  Target audience is healthcare teams such as physicians, nurses, social workers and other healthcare providers.


 

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Jun
28
10:00 AM10:00

Webinar: Health, Justice, Homelessness and Sanitation: Confronting a National Public Health Crisis

 

Health Justice, Homelessness and Sanitation: Confronting a National Public Health Crisis

The U.S. is grappling with its worst Hepatitis A (HAV) outbreak since the federal government approved a vaccine in 1995. The outbreak has disproportionally affected people experiencing homelessness. In communities nationwide, adequate, safe, clean and accessible public toilets, sinks, laundry facilities and showers are scarce or altogether absent. Attend this webinar to learn about the connection between sanitation and hygiene access, homelessness and the national HAV outbreak; current government responses to the outbreak; and legal and policy opportunities to further sanitation and hygiene access for people experiencing homelessness.

Register

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Jun
27
12:00 PM12:00

Evidence Based Response to the Opioid Crisis: SBIRT Workshop

Evidence Based Response to the Opioid Crisis (Day 1: SBIRT Workshop)

by Health Choice Integrated Care

High Country Conference Center

201 West Butler Avenue

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Free: Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/evidence-based-response-to-the-opioid-crisis-day-1-sbirt-workshop-tickets-46344017203

SBIRT Workshop AGENDA
12:00pm: Registration
1:00pm: SBIRT Workshop: Part 1 (ASU CABHP)
2:30pm: Break
2:45pm: SBIRT Workshop: Part 2
4:00pm: Wrap Up

 

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Jun
21
to Jun 22

15th Annual AzCHOW Conference

Come celebrate Arizona's Community Health Worker workforce at the "15th Annual AzCHOW Conference: "Community Health Workers: Uniting our Voice to Advance Health Equity". The conference is at the Hotel Tucson City Center & strengthens the CHW workforce by providing training, building professional capacity and sharing knowledge about the pressing health issues facing Arizona's communities.

Community Health Workers are a vital workforce in today's healthcare system: they  connect patients to care, improve health service delivery, and advocate for vulnerable populations in our state.  They improve health outcomes while reducing costs.

We'll also be celebrating implementation of HB 2324 which will provide voluntary certification of community health workers in Arizona!  Thank you to the bi-partisan group of lawmakers that approved this groundbreaking initiative. 

The conference will take place at the Hotel Tucson City Center. Parking is free for conference attendees.  There is a block of rooms reserved at the Hotel Tucson City Center.  Studios are $79 and renovated studios are $99. 

Registration and sponsorship information is available on the AzCHOW Event Bright Page.

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