Alabama Board of Nursing Alert - The Alabama Board of Nursing has become aware that nurses employed by home infusion companies operating in Alabama are delivering nursing services and nursing care infusion therapy services to include PICC lines and intrathecal infusions. These procedures are considered practice beyond basic nursing education, and nurses may not perform these procedures in Alabama unless they are doing so pursuant to a standardized procedure which has been approved in accordance with the requirements of Alabama Board of Nursing Administrative Code § 610-X-6-.12.

PDMP Software Change - Tuesday, December 12, 2017, the Alabama Prescription Drug Monitoring Program is scheduled to change its database software system to the Appriss PMP AWARxE system.

News Conference: Healthcare-Associated Infections 2016 Annual Report - Acting State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris, a representative of the Alabama Hospital Association, and a member of the Healthcare Data Advisory Council presented findings from the 2016 annual report on November 1, 2017.

Scale Back Alabama 2018 - The Scale Back Alabama 2018 competition begins in January. Online registration will be available December 1. Visit for more details.

Public Health Physicians Wanted: Apply Now! - ADPH is seeking physicians with a desire to serve the public through a career in public health. Candidates must possess the knowledge and expertise to act as a public health officer. ADPH is currently in need of physicians in multiple areas including local Public Health Areas, and state public health including Family Health Services, and Regulatory Affairs.

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Education and Awareness Seminars on Reproductive Health - On January 9-11, 2018, the Alabama Campaign will deliver Education and Awareness Seminars on Reproductive Health in Birmingham, Montgomery, and Mobile. The seminars will focus on the legislative process, how to educate legislators about reproductive health issues, and how you can be involved in our 2018 Reproductive Health Advocacy Day.

Diabetes, Cardiovascular, and Obesity Conference - The 16th annual Diabetes, Cardiovascular, and Obesity Conference will be held in downtown Montgomery on November 17.

Case Management Conference - Save the date for the 2017 Case Management Conference on Thursday and Friday, November 2 and 3, in Montgomery.

AEHA Annual Education Conference - Save the date for the Alabama Environmental Health Association (AEHA) Annual Education Conference to be held on October 17-19 in Mobile.

Focus Rally in Andalusia (October 11) - The Focus Program's annual event with breakout sessions for youth grades 7-12 and adult school chaperones is October 11 in Andalusia. Other rallies include Tuscaloosa on September 12 and Talladega on September 20.

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