Learning Opportunities Center

Understanding Human Factors to Improve Patient Safety is a workshop offered by the North Carolina Quality Center PSO, Tuesday, May 3, or Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at the North Carolina Hospital Center in Cary. Dr. Ron Shapiro, a certified human factors professional and consultant, will conduct the workshop and demonstrate how this knowledge can be transformed into patient safety improvements. Early Bird registration ends today. Additional details and registration are available at http://www.ncqualitycenter.org/downloads/2011HFFlyer.pdf.

The Patient-Centered Medical Home with Dr. William Warning will be presented by the Western North Carolina/Buncombe County Medical Society (WNC/BCMS), 6:30 – 8:30pm, on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at the Thomas Bacon Auditorium, Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) in Asheville. Click here to register for this free event. 

The NC MedAssist Program: RX for NC, Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 10:00 – 11:00 am, a Webinar hosted by Care Share Health Alliance and presented by NC MedAssist, Lori Giang, Executive Director; Mike Darrow, Program Director/NCAFC; Med Assist staff. Space is limited so reserve your seat now at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/359629153.

New Option for Influenza Prevention: An Influenza Vaccine for Older Adults, Web-Enhanced Audio Conference, featuring Marvin Bittner, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska. The Web/Audio Conferences will be available (to hear the presentation for all dates, call 1-877-230-9940 and enter participant code):

            April 12, 12:30 – 1:30pm        (49398658)

            April 14, 12:30 – 1:30pm        (49398662)

            April 20, 12:00 – 1:00pm        (49399418)

The weblink for all dates is http://sanofiamericas.adobeconnect.com/fluzonehighdose/. Please RSVP three days prior to the date you select to Jill Blalock, MPH, [email protected].

The Medication Access and Review Program (MARP): How You Can Obtain Free Medication for the Uninsured in Your Community, is a webinar offered by Care Share Health Alliance and presented by the state Office of Rural Health and Community Care, Tuesday, April 19, 2011, 10:00 – 11:00 am. Click here to reserve your webinar seat.


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