Free Webinar on the Management of Alcohol Use Disorder

Thursday, October 22, 2020
10 am – 11 am PT / 1 pm – 2 pm ET

The National Clinician Consultation Center (NCCC), in partnership with the HRSA Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC), will be hosting a free webinar for health center clinicians. Unhealthy alcohol use remains a growing public health issue in the United States, contributing significantly to the global burden of disease and posing challenges to the everyday practice of primary care. In this webinar, we will define the spectrum of unhealthy alcohol use and compare therapeutic approaches, focusing on pharmacological treatment options. We will also provide strategies for managing withdrawal, an especially important issue during COVID-19.

Anti-Stigma Strategies to Support the Many Pathways to Recovery

Friday, October 23
1:00-3:00 PM

The RCORP-ETC meeting will provide a new on-line stigma reduction training. This esteemed series of speakers will speak to the different pathways of recovery from the perspective of practitioner and patient.  

TN Maternal Mortality Review Infographics
The state of Tennessee established the Maternal Mortality Review and Prevention Committee in January 2017. The team is composed of a multidisciplinary expert panel that is tasked to review maternal deaths and report recommendations for changes to any law, rule, or policy that would promote the safety and well-being of women and prevention of maternal deaths.

The TN Department of Health developed infographics on TN-Maternal Mortality, and recently released updated versions with 2018 data.

Enhancing Healthcare for Adults on the Autism Spectrum

Starting in November 2020

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center is seeking clinicians – physicians, advanced practice nurses, and physician assistants who provide care for adults on the autism spectrum, or who want to serve this population – to participate in ECHO Autism through live videoconferencing sessions. ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) is a model is being used worldwide to provide training in more than 50 medical conditions.

The first series will start in November 2020. Clinicians can join the live video conferences from home or the office over lunch or a break. For more information, watch this six-minute video presented by Vanderbilt principal investigator Beth Malow, M.D., M.S., and study coordinator Janet Shouse.