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Maryland Area Health Education Center West, also known as "AHEC West," is a rural, community-based organization serving Appalachian counties in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. To fulfill our mission to improve access to and promote quality in health care through educational and other partnerships, we collaborate with local, state, federal, and private organizations working toward mutual goals of a fair national distribution of health professionals and the elimination of health disparities due to rurality, poverty, race, and culture.

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Friday deadline for March 9 Dietetic Caucus Dinner

Feb. 24 is the deadline to register for the March 9 AHEC West Dietetic Caucus dinner & massage.
The dinner event will be held in the WMHS Auditorium, rooms 1-4. Chair massages will be offered from 4-5 p.m. with dinner from 5-6:30 p.m. The event will feature networking, games and door prizes.
Cost is $10 for dinner only, $15 for dinner and massage.
Dietetic Caucus members will be collecting food and donations for the Social Work Caucus’ annual food drive for the Western Maryland Food Bank.
For more information contact Jackie Booth at AHEC West, 301-777-9150 x-101.
Please complete the attached registration by Feb. 24. Register, pay, and schedule massage here.
 
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March 9 Nurse Practitioner Meeting & CE

The Nurse Practitioner Caucus will meet 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9 at the WMHS Physicians Conference Room for a meeting and CE. Dr. Ahmed will present the program, "Management of Chronic Kidney Disease in Primary Care."
There will be a buffet dinner, catered by the Dietary Department at the hospital. The cost is $10.50/person. We are asking each caucus member to bring $5 for a partial payment of the meal, with the NP Caucus budget picking up the balance. Thank you for understanding!
If planning to attend please RSVP to jbooth@ahecwest.org
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March 1 CE Webinar on Alzheimer's/Dementia Resources

Register for the Webinar: Alzheimer's and Dementia Resources You Can Use
 1 p.m. March 1; part of the  Alzheimer's & Related Dementias Webinar Series for Professionals
Get up to speed on the latest in Alzheimer's and dementia.
Learn what you need to know to inform, educate, and empower community members, people with dementia, and family caregivers in this webinar series. Free continuing education credit is available (CNE, CEU, and CECH). Presented by the National Institute on Aging (NIA/NIH), the Administration for Community Living (ACL), and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
This webinar takes place on Wednesday, March 1, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET.
To register, go to nih.webex.com  and enter event # 628 629 619
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Feb. 27 Psychology & Professional Counseling Caucus Meeting and Non-compliant Case Review

Psychology and Professional Counseling Caucus Meeting
and 
WMHS Non-compliant Case Review 
 Monday, Feb. 27, 2017
12:00 noon
Allegany College of Maryland
CE #6
 Please remember to bring lunch as it will not be provided.
 RSVP here
 
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Register now for March 30 Washington County Social Work Month Celebration, CE

The Washington County Social Work Appreciation Month CE & Celebration will take place on Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at the Robinwood Professional Center, Hagerstown.
 Speaker Samara Stone LCSW-C of Perfected Practice Coaching & Speaking will present a full day including: "Vintage Values, Modern Ethics & Ethics in Social Media"
 6 CEUs, Breakfast and Lunch included. Cost is $50
 **Registration is limited on a first come, first serve basis.**
 Register and pay here!
 DON'T FORGET: It is not too late to nominate the Social Worker of the Year.... Click here to nominate a Social Worker you know is worthy!
 
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Upcoming events

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  • 2/27/17 12:00 pm
    Feb. 27 Psychology & Professional Counseling Caucus Meeting and Case Review
  • 3/9/17 4:30 pm
    March 9 Dietetic Caucus Dinner & Massage AHEC West Dietetic Caucus will host a March 9 dinner & massage “de-stressing” event. The dinner event will be held in the WMHS Auditorium, rooms 1-4. Chair massages will be offered from 4-5 p.m. with dinner from 5-6:30 p.m. The program will feature networking, games and door prizes. Cost is $10 for dinner only, $15 for dinner and massage. Dietetic Caucus members will be collecting food and donations for the Social Work Caucus’ annual food drive for the Western Maryland Food Bank. Registration deadline is Feb. 24. For more information contact Jackie Booth at AHEC West, 301-777-9150 x-101.
  • 3/9/17 6:30 pm
    March 9 Nurse Practitioner Meeting & CE The Nurse Practitioner Caucus will meet 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9 at the WMHS Physicians Conference Room for a meeting and CE. Dr. Ahmed will present the program, "Management of Chronic Kidney Disease in Primary Care." There will be a buffet dinner, catered by the Dietary Department at the hospital. The cost is $10.50/person. We are asking each caucus member to bring $5 for a partial payment of the meal, with the NP Caucus budget picking up the balance. Thank you for understanding! If planning to attend please RSVP to jbooth@ahecwest.org
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