Training Opportunities- November 6th, 2015

Mini Webinar:  80% by 2018:  Exemplary Primary Care Practices Tuesday, November 10,  1:00 p.m. ET
Registration is open for an NCCRT mini webinar exemplary primary care practices. The webinar is scheduled Tuesday, November 10 from 1:00 – 1:30 pm (ET).  You must pre-register to join the Webinar.
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This webinar is a part of an 80% by 2018 “mini webinar” series that will profile different “best practices” around 80% by 2018 in different categories.  Each is designed to deliver the content in 30 minutes or less, though speakers will be available to answer questions after the formal part of the presentation is over.
These webinars will feature real life colorectal cancer screening success stories, coupled with a review of an 80% by 2018 backgrounder. 
Speaker:  Jason P. Crawford, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Community Health Alliance, Reno, Nevada
For more information, contact Mary Doroshenk, Director, National Colorectal Cancer   Roundtable,; (202) 661- 5729.

Webinar: The Truth About Social Smoking Among Young Adults.
Smoking Cessation Leadership Center and Truth Initiative, November 10, 2015, 2:00-3:30 pm EDT. Describe unique features of young adult social smokers and trends in social smoking in the U.S.; discuss the social contexts in which social smoking is initiated and fostered among young adults and consider implications of this behavior; understand how the social context of tobacco use varies by type of tobacco product.

American Lung Association Training Opportunity
The American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific is conducting a Lung Force Expo on November 13 at the Monarch Hotel and Conference Center in Clackamas, OR. This one-day educational event is designed for healthcare professionals, patients, and caregivers to learn more about the latest trends, resources and research surrounding lung health.  Separated into a Professional Track and a Patient/Caregiver Track, each program has a unique agenda designed to increase attendee knowledge on lung cancer, COPD, asthma, and other lung health topics. CEU’s will be offered for healthcare professionals. The event will also include lunch and resources from exhibitors.  Learn more, and register for this training opportunity at this Link.

Grantees – Please consult with your liaison regarding questions about the appropriateness of attending any training or conference using TPEP or Healthy Communities funds. This list of training opportunities is provided as a resource for grantees and partners but is not an endorsement of any training or conference hosted by an external organization


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