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Opioid Clinical Conference - Save the date! The 2018 Opioid Clinical Conference "Crisis in Alabama: From Silos to Solutions" will be held on Friday, August 10, 2018 in Birmingham, Alabama. Registration details are coming soon.
11th Annual Women's Health Update Conference - The Office of Women's Health Eleventh Annual Women's Health Update will be held Friday, August 3, 2018, at the St. Vincent's Health System Bruno Conference Center in Birmingham, Alabama. This year's theme is: "Closing the Gaps in Women's Health, A Look at the Opioid Crisis." This event is a continuing education offering for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, social workers, dietitians, and other health care providers.
Free Adapted Physical Education Workshop - ADPH, the Alabama State Department of Education, an Huntingdon College/Alabama Ability Sports Network is hosting a free one-day workshop on adapted physical education at Huntingdon College in Montgomery on July 27. CEUs are available.
Free SUIDI Training - ADPH is providing Child Injury & Death Scene Re-Enactment and Scene Reconstruction SUIDI Training where attendees will learn the skills needed to provide an investigation that will lead to a more accurate determination of the cause of injury and persons responsible. This free training will be held in various cities during the months of July and August.
Substance Misuse Program - ADPH and Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is offering a multidisciplinary education program that will advance attendees' knowledge of and abilities to combat prescription drug misuse and illicit drug use in Alabama. The free programs will take place in Florence, Dothan, Mobile, and Birmingham on various dates in June, July, and August. CEUs are available.
Tips From Former Smokers® News Conference - Join us Wednesday, May 23, at 10 a.m. for a satellite news conference featuring Tips From Former Smokers® Spokesperson Tiffany, A Successful Quitter. Tiffany will be in the studio live to answer your questions, along with State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris. You can watch the news conference live at the Alabama Public Health Training Network.
Summit on Antimicrobial Stewardship - Registration is now open for the Summit on Antimicrobial Stewardship scheduled for Saturday, May 19 in three locations: Auburn, Birmingham and Huntsville. CEUs are available for pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and nurse practitioners.
NIH Community Listening Session on Minority Health and Health Disparities - Calling all community advocates, clinical and public health professionals, non-profit and faith-based organizations representing NIH-designated health disparity populations to join the National Institutes of Health for a virtual listening session on Wednesday, May 2 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Montgomery discussing the Minority Health and Health Disparities Strategic Plan.
Updates on HIV Prevention Webcast - This April 30 webinar provides an update on the current HIV epidemic, in addition to disparities impacting the African American community related to treatment, stigma and prevention. A regional federal speaker will discuss guidelines for prevention of HIV transmission through daily treatment also known as PrEP. Considerations related to post-exposure prophylaxis or PEP will also be discussed during this free one-hour webinar in observance of National Minority Health and STI Awareness Months.
2018 Employee Health & Fitness Walk - The annual Employee Health & Fitness Walk is teaming up with National Walk @ Lunch Day in 2018 at the State Capitol on Friday, April 13. This day is aimed at promoting awareness for the benefits of physical activity and improving overall employee health and wellness. This event will include a one mile "Fun Walk" around the State Capitol and will offer multiple start times.