Southwest Georgia AHEC
Continuing Education Newsletter
In This Issue 
SOWEGA-AHEC Welcomes New Team Member 
Child Abuse Intervention & Prevention Courses  
A Practical Approach to Opioid Use Disorders
Heart & Vascular Symposium 2018
Flint River NP Association Pharmacology Conference 2018   
FREE On-Demand Nursing Webinars

On-Demand Webinars  
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Interested in the Georgia Primary Care Summit? Check out the Summit website to keep up with key issues related to primary care.


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   December 2017   

New Addition to Our SOWEGA-AHEC Team
Student Support Coordinator
Partnerships for Healthy Communities - Child Abuse Intervention & Prevention Courses in Southwest GA
Child Physical Abuse Intervention & Prevention Training 

Target Audiences:
Nurses, Pre-Hospital Providers, Law Enforcement, Fire Departments, 911 Operators, Social Workers & DFCS Staff

FREE C hild Physical Abuse Prevention Program for emergency responders and trauma nurses that focuses on the recognition of child physical abuse, documentation of concerning findings,  reporting, and prevention.    (3.o EMS, POST, Nursing, & Social Work CE Hours Offered)  
December 11, 2017
09:00AM - 12:30PM
1:00PM - 4:30PM
Mitchell EMS Training Room 
4767 GA Hwy 37
Camilla - Mitchell County
To Register:
December 12, 2017
08:15AM - 11:45AM
Terrell County Govt Building
955 Forrester Drive SE
Dawson - Terrell County
To Register:  
December 14, 2017
09:00AM - 12:30PM
1:00PM - 4:30PM
Cuthbert - Randolph County
To Register:  
December 20, 2017
09:00AM - 12:30PM
1:00PM - 4:30PM 
Decatur County Training Room
414 Fourth Ramp
Bainbridge - Decatur County
To Register: 
Contact SOWEGA-AHEC if interested in bringing this 3.5 hour course to your facility. 
A Practical Approach to Opioid Use Disorders (PrAOUD)
Heart & Vascular Symposium 2018 
Flint River NP Association Pharmacology Conference
Save The Date:  Population Health Series 2018
Population Health Series 2018 
February 15, 2018 
Lisa Carhuff
Georgia Department of Community Health
State Office of Rural Health
Director of Hospital Services
 Upcoming Live Webinars:
Care Coordination Models
Rural Georgia Care Coordination Activities
Population Health Series 
(On-Demand Webinars) 
Human Trafficking: Role of the Health Care Provider (On-Demand Webinar) 
Using Quality Improvement to Raise Quality Scores in Primary Care  (On-Demand Webinar) 

D. Michelle Huskey, MS, RRT-NPS
Continuing Education Coordinator
Distance Learning Coordinator
Southwest Georgia AHEC

  Connecting Students to Health Careers
 Health Professionals to Communities
 Communities to Better Health 

SOWEGA-AHEC Serving the Following Southwest Georgia Counties : 
Atkinson, Bacon, Baker, Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Calhoun, Clay, Clinch, Coffee, Colquitt, Cook, Crisp, Decatur, Dooly, Dougherty, Early, Echols, Grady, Irwin, Lanier, Lee, Lowndes, Miller, Mitchell, Pulaski, Quitman, Randolph, Seminole, Stewart, Sumter, Terrell, Thomas, Tift, Turner, Webster, Wilcox, & Worth.