Learning Opportunities

Electronic Health Record Certification, Feb. 9-May31. Offered online through Richmond Community College in Hamlet, NC. This course will prepare students to sit for the Electronic Health Records Certification Exam and earn the credential offered through the National Healthcareer Association. For more information contact Lauren Holland, or call (910)410-1848.

Feb. 18, noon-1 p.m., Webinar on Meaningful Use & HIPAA: Meaningful Use in 2015 including HIPAA requirements for Meaningful Use Stage 1 or 2, featuring Karen McKeithen Schaede, J.D. North Carolina Medical Society Foundation, in cooperation with the North Carolina Medical Group Managers, will discuss what you need to know to attest for Meaningful Use in 2015. This webinar is free but you must register to attend. Space is limited so register early.

NCTracks Training for February include:

Wednesday, Feb. 18 – 9 – 11 a.m.Recipient Eligibility

Tuesday, Feb. 24 – 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.Prior Approval – Medical (Professional)

Tuesday, Feb. 24 – 1-4 p.m.Submitting a Professional Claim

These courses will be offered in-person at the CSC facility in Raleigh. They include hands-on training and will be limited to 45 participants in each course. You may register in SkillPort by logging on to the secure NCTracks Provider Portal and click Provider Training to access SkillPort. Open the folder labeled Provider Computer-Based Training (CBT) and Instructor Led Training (ILT). The courses can be found in the sub-folder labeled ILTs: On-site. Refer to the Provider Training page of the public Provider Portal for specific instructions on how to use SkillPort.


The North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance (NCHICA) fifth Thought  Leader Forum, on Using Analytics for Population Health Management. Feb. 25 at the Research Triangle Foundation of NC, 12 Davis Dr., Research Triangle Park. The registration fee is $50 NCHICA members/$75 non-members/$25 students. Click here to register. The deadline to register is Feb. 24.


MAHEC’s Spring CE offerings include:

February 19th – May 28:   “MAHEC Motivational Interviewing for Health Care”

March 13-14: “Everything Has Changed: New Prevention & Management Recommendations in Primary Care” 

March 24:  “Practical Matters in Dementia Care”                                                                                

April 30: “Finding Stability: Management to Live Better with  Parkinson Disease or  Essential Tremor”

May 6-8:  MAHEC Women’s Recovery Conference”  

May 8: “Healthcare Express Track”  

May 12:  “You’re Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don’t – A Unique Documentary About Living with Alzheimer’s and Post-Film Panel Discussion”

Save-the-Dates: June 3-6: “Southeast Pain Symposium”

Cleveland Clinic Florida has three cutting-edge medical symposiums coming up in February 2015. They are part of Cleveland Clinic Florida’s week-long Digestive Disease Institute’s Education Week. Visit the website for details.

  • 26th Jagelman / 36th Turnbull International Colorectal Disease Symposium, Feb. 10-15, 2015 at the Harbor Beach Marriott Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  • 4th Annual Gastroenterology & Hepatology Symposium, Feb. 12 – 14, 2015 at the Harbor Beach Marriott Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  • 14th Annual Surgery of the Foregut Symposium, Feb. 14 – 18, 2015 at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, FL.

Save March 4, 2015 for North Carolina Pregnancy & Opioid Exposure Project’s conference, “Pregnancy & Opioid Exposure: Improving Outcomes for Women, Infants, and Families” in Greensboro. Learn the current and emerging approaches to best support families at risk for experiencing opioid exposed pregnancies in North Carolina. Medical, behavioral health, justice, child welfare and other professionals working with women of childbearing age, and their infants, are encouraged to attend.


Duke Geriatric Education Center presents a three-part workshop on Improving Care Through Interprofessional Collaborative Practice, March 25, April 8 and April 22. 8:30 a.m – noon, Croasdaile Village Retirement Community, Durham. More information and register.

ICD-10 Boot CampNCMGMA’s General Code Set TrainingMarch 26 & 27, 2015, 8 am – 5 pm, Women’s Educational Center, Greensboro, NC. This intensive 2-day, 16-hour, General Code Set Training is designed specifically for coding staff and intended to give attendees a comprehensive understanding of guidelines and conventions of ICD-10 as well as fundamental knowledge of how to decipher, understand and accurately apply codes in ICD-10. This Training is approved for 16 CEUs through AAPC. Get more information and register.

Sixth Annual Addiction Medicine ConferenceApril 10-11, Asheville, Learn more and register.

Save the date — June 12, 2015, for Go SIMple, an opportunity to learn about the hottest trends in simulation education from experts. The training session will be held at Campbell University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Lillington, NC.




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