Southwest Georgia AHEC
Continuing Education Newsletter
In This Issue 
Post Hurricane Michael Recovery  
Southwest Georgia AHEC Scholars Program  
SOWEGA-AHEC RN Reentry Program  
Population Health On-Demand Webinars 
GBPW Student Loan Repayment Application Period Sept 1 - Oct 31 


   October 2018 

Post Hurricane Michael: Southwest Georgia Recovery 

SOWEGA-AHEC shares our community's appreciation for all the regional emergency management and public safety staff, the linemen from across many states, the Samaritan's Purse Disaster Relief teams and various community volunteers that have joined together hand in hand with our families & neighbors.   
Your time and effort continue to be a true blessing and an extraordinary encouragement in our time of need.
May each of you be blessed beyond measure for your dedicated service to our Southwest Georgia region.

Southwest Georgia AHEC Scholars Program 

Southwest Georgia
AHEC Scholars Program

New multidisciplinary program that gives health professions students a unique opportunity to practice hands-on training, experience providing care in a rural & underserved environment, work with other health professions students in their region, build their resumes and increase their professional contacts.  Students will learn how to function as an interdisciplinary team.

Financial Stipends Offered to Students  

Eligible Students

Augusta University/MCG @ Southwest Clinical Campus
Medical Students

Georgia Southwestern State University
BSN, MSN & FNP Students

UGA College of Pharmacy @ Southwest GA Clinical Campus
PharmD Students

SOWEGA-AHEC RN Reentry Program
RN Reentry Program   
  The RN Reentry Program has been designed for those nurses who are presently ineligible for reinstatement of their Georgia RN license because the license has lapsed or has been inactive.  Nurses who have active licenses returning to direct patient care who have not worked in the clinical area for some time may also benefit.
Population Health Webinar Series
Population Health Webinar Series  
Lisa Carhuff, MSN 
Georgia Department of Community Health
State Office of Rural Health
Director of Hospital Services
Five FREE On-Demand Webinars 
Nursing CE Offered

Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST): Medical Education Module 
GBPW Student Loan Repayment Options 

Application Period Open
Sept 1 - Oct 31

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.