Current and Emerging Issues in Healthcare – Event Registration

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What Is It?

This event is an all day event packed with powerful and informative presentations. It is a great opportunity for students in the healthcare professions to expand their understanding of current and emerging issues.

The most important issues for healthcare providers of the future are constantly changing. Stay informed on which issues you are certain to encounter, and how they will impact your career.

The event includes several presentations in person as well as several more presentations via the web. The day is broken up by a FREE LUNCH!

The Agenda:

  • 8:30-8:45 a.m. — Registration, light breakfast
  • 8:45-9:30 a.m. — Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination – “You Are the Key”:
    • By the end of the presentation, participants will be able to:
    • Define the importance of HPV vaccination for cancer prevention.
    • Describe effective HPV vaccine recommendations for patients age 11 or 12 years, as well as for 13 years and older.
    • List the recommendations for administering the HPV vaccine to girls and to boys.
    • Develop self-efficacy in delivering effective HPV vaccination recommendations.
  • 9:30-10:15 a.m. — Vaping and E-Cigarettes — Jamie Myers, M.Ed. LPC, NCC, MACSAPP — Executive Director, Prevention Consultants
  • 10:30 a.m.-Noon — The Psychosocial Aspects of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) Treatment — Ned Presnall, MSW, LCSW –Consultant for Missouri Opioid STR Project — Executive Director, Clayton Behavioral — Adjunct professor, Washington University:
    • By the end of the presentation, participants will be able to:
    • Describe at least three facts about the state of the opioid crisis in Missouri.
    • Describe the role of the counselor and other psychosocial support staff in the treatment of OUD.
  • Noon-12:30 p.m. — FREE LUNCH!
  • 12:30-1:00 p.m. — Missouri Telehealth Network – Show-Me ECHO Project — Rachel Mutrux, Senior Program Director of Telehealth
    • By the end of the presentation, participants will be able to:
    • Describe the purpose of the Show-Me ECHO Project program.
    • Discuss how tele-behavioral health can be used in rural areas.
  • 1:00-2:30 p.m. — Medications for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and the Efficacy of Medical Treatment for OUD — Scott Breedlove, Assistant Director of the Missouri Credentialing Board
    • By the end of the presentation, participants will be able to:
    • Name the three medications used to treat OUD and how each of them are used with clients.
    • Describe the unique role that medications play in the treatment of OUD and their efficacy.
    • Describe the role of a peer support specialist on the treatment team for OUD.
  • 2:30-3:00 p.m. — Wrap-up and Evaluation — Help us continue these events by completing a very brief evaluation.

When is it?

Saturday, April 27th
8:30 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.

Where is it?

Delbert Day Cancer Institute
1060 West Tenth Street
Rolla, MO 65401

Who Can Participate?

Anyone who has an interest in these current and emerging issues.

Why Should I Attend?

A professional healthcare provider needs to be ahead of the game. This event is the perfect opportunity to expand your understanding of the most imporant healthcare issues facing the populations you will serve.

Attend this event to be a more effective healthcare provider in the future!
Meet other healthcare students and professionals to grow your network.

Limited Capacity – Register Today!

For more information contact:
Jan Shipley
[email protected]
Mid-Missouri Area Health Education Center