Southwest Georgia AHEC
Continuing Education Newsletter
In This Issue 
Intersection of Rural Health & Behavioral Health 

A Practical Approach to Opioid Use Disorders
Heart & Vascular Symposium 2018
FREE On-Demand Nursing Webinars

Coming Soon Events

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


Interested in Student Loan Repayment Options for Physicians, PAs, APRNs in Georgia?   

   November 2017   

HealthTecDL Live Webinar
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
 Kay Newberry Brooks, EdD, LPC
CEO / Executive Director
Aspire Behavioral Health & Developmental Disability Services
A Practical Approach to Opioid Use Disorders (PrAOUD)
Heart & Vascular Symposium 2018 
Partnerships for Healthy Communities - Child Abuse Intervention & Prevention in Southwest GA
Child Physical Abuse Intervention & Prevention Training 

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

FREE C hild Physical Abuse Prevention Program for emergency responders and trauma nurses that focuses on the recognition of child abuse, documentation of concerning findings,  reporting, and prevention.    (3.o CE Hours Offered)  
Contact SOWEGA-AHEC if interested in bringing this 3.5 hour course to your facility.
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.