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Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

Wednesday October 12th, 2022 12pm-1pm PST

Kiri Cook, M.D.

Jessica Germino, M.D.

Samaritan Cancer Resource Center

Oregon Pacific AHEC Presents:

 

Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

Activity Objectives:

  • Provide a basic explanation for how radiation works to treat cancer.

  • Go over some common scenarios in which radiation is used to treat breast cancer.

  • Review logistics and side effects of radiation therapy.

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Part 1 - Biopsychosocial Spiritual Conceptualization of Patients with Chronic Pain

Friday, July 15th, 2022 from 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM PT

Elise Bascom, PhD & Oregon Pacific AHEC Presents:

 

Biopsychosocial Spiritual Conceptualization of Patients with Chronic Pain

Activity Objectives:

  • Introduction to current definitions of chronic pain (CP) from World Health Organization (WHO) and the International

  • Association for the Study of Pain (IASP).

  • Explanation of ascending and descending pain modulation and how the body responds to different types of pain (inflammatory, neuropathic, (dysfunctional, etc.).

  • Learn about scale of CP in the U.S. in relation to trained pain providers. Identify current deficits in education

  • programs and medical institutions contributing to the magnitude of the problem.

  • Introduction to the biopsychosocial-spiritual approach in management and how to conceptualize individual patients from this model

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Part 2 - Biopsychosocial Spiritual Conceptualization of Patients with Chronic Pain

Friday, August 19th, 2022 from 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM PT

Elise Bascom, PhD & Oregon Pacific AHEC Presents:

 

Biopsychosocial Spiritual Conceptualization of Patients with Chronic Pain

Activity Objectives:

  • Introduce the history of assessing CP in the medical community. Describe how the assessment process has evolved to include more psychosocial-spiritual history in conceptualization, as these factors significantly influence approaches to patient care.

  • Discuss cultural competence in considerations for different assessments where appropriate.

  • Provide examples of specific assessments* available and their relevance to the CP story for the patient. - Explore how to assess trauma and substance use disorders as they converge with CP management. Screening

  • *Will provide resources for some assessments that are available for public use

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Part 3 - Biopsychosocial Spiritual Conceptualization of Patients with Chronic Pain

Friday, September 16th, 2022 from 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM PT

Elise Bascom, PhD & Oregon Pacific AHEC Presents:

 

Biopsychosocial Spiritual Conceptualization of Patients with Chronic Pain

Activity Objectives:

  • Providers will be able to identify limitations in pharmaceutical approaches to chronic pain management. and nonpharmaceutical treatments

  • Knowledge of complementary and alternative medication and benefits in treatment.

  • Ability to identify multiple types of psychotherapies that might address biopsychosocial-spiritual needs of patients with CP.

  • Identification of patient and provider treatment quality indicators, and how to help maximize patient-provider experience.

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Motivational Interviewing for Vaccine Conversations

Thursday, June 30th, 2022 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PT

Colleen Marshall, MA, LMFT & Oregon Pacific AHEC Presents:

Motivational Interviewing for Vaccine Conversations

Activity Objectives:

  • Identify the components of the FRAMES model

  • Describe the principles of Motivational Interviewing

  • Evaluate the use of MI in vaccine conversations

  • Identify the steps in providing medical advice in the EPE model

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Disinfectants: What Clinicians Need to Know To Reduce Risk 

Tuesday, February 8th, 2022 from 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PT

The National Pesticide Information Center, Samaritan Health Services, and Oregon Pacific AHEC Presents:

Disinfectants: "What Clinicians Need To Know To Reduce Risk"

 

Activity Objectives:

  • Explain how to utilize the EPA’s List N: Disinfectants for use against SARS-CoV-2.

  • Describe alternatives to disinfectant use at home, work, and school.

  • Describe the basic precautions for use of disinfectants and wipes against COVID-19

  • Explain the pesticide reporting requirements in your state of practice and if in a mandatory state where to report adverse health effects.

Please register Online:

 

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4690803997117355277

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WELCOME TO OUR UPCOMING EVENTS LIST

EACH ACTIVITY IS ELIGIBLE FOR 1 CME/ CE CREDIT

  • Registration is required to participate in each event. 

  • Slides will be provided for each webinar

  • Video will be posted within 1 week from the webinar

Target Audience:  Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses or any other staff who work with children, adolescents and their parents in primary care settings. 
For questions or assistance please contact carmenb@samhealth.org 

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Diabetes Teaching Tools & Metaphors – Part 2

Presented by Sara Lee Thomas, MS, RD, LD

Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Educational Objectives:

  • Describe carb digestion in relation to the pathophysiology of diabetes affects the blood sugar.

  • Discuss how the numbers used as health targets relate to the patient’s numbers and patient behavioral goals..

Register online at: 

http://bit.ly/OPAHECDiabetes2 Or 

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5501358461841285134

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Diabetes Teaching Tools & Metaphors – Part 1

Presented by Sara Lee Thomas, MS, RD, LD

Thursday, November 5, 2020 from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Educational Objectives:

  • Demonstrate how metaphors can help patients address common numeracy challenges.

    • baseball game to explain blood sugar ranges and goals to patients.

    • analog clock to teach how to convert carb grams to carb choices and vice versa.

    • dollar store to explain portions and sources of carbs amounts allowed per meal.

  • State the key parts of the label and the explain the meaning of the %DV while teaching patients how to read the Nutrition Facts Label.

Register online at: 

http://bit.ly/OPAHECdiabetes1  Or https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5369072919150648334 

 

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Pain Management during COVID-19 - Presented by Nadejda Razi-Robertson, PhD, LCSW & Andrew Suchocki, MD, MPH

Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT

Educational Objectives:

•    Increase confidence in treating chronic pain during Covid 19.
•    Increase confidence in treating opioid use disorder during Covid 19.
•    Increase understanding about adaptations in policies and procedures related to buprenorphine and opioid prescribing using telemedicine

Register online at: 
 http://bit.ly/PainCovid19 or 

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6646400865356136975 

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Using Quality Improvement Best Practices to Increase HPV Vaccination in Your Health System – Presented by Amy Wiser, MD

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT

Educational Objectives: Review evidence-based interventions/action strategies for HPV Vaccination rate improvement (Toolkits), Develop self-efficacy in delivering effective HPV vaccination recommendations, and Model resources applicable to your practice.

Register online at: 
http://bit.ly/QIP-HPV or https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2268140065986125071 

 

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You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention – Presented by Amy Wiser, MD 

Monday, October 19, 2020 from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT

In collaboration with the American Cancer Society and the Oregon HPV Alliance
Learn the Facts: Get information on the burden of HPV cancers, the appropriate HPV vaccination schedule for your patient’s age, and how to respond to parent’s questions about the HPV vaccine
Register online at:  

http://bit.ly/YATKOctober2020 or https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2959425015850127630