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Resources by Topic: Health workforce education and training

National Health Service Corps 50th Anniversary: Q&A with Dr. Luis Padilla
An interview with Dr. Luis Padilla, Associate Administrator for HRSA's Bureau of Health Workforce and Director of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). Discusses the NHSC's 50th anniversary, as well as the many NHSC initiatives that bring healthcare professionals to underserved communities.
Author(s): Allee Mead
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 06/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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The Targeted Rural Health Education Project: Newspaper/Medical Student Collaboration Bringing Health Information to Rural Communities
Video highlighting the Targeted Rural Health Education (TRHE) program, which helps medical students at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences bring plain language health education to the communities they serve.
Date: 06/2022
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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2021 New York Residency Training Outcomes: A Summary of Responses to the 2021 New York Resident Exit Survey
Results of the 2021 New York State resident exit survey. Features statistics including percentage of physicians planning to work in rural areas, and specialty areas with breakdowns by practice location, with 5 levels of population density.
Author(s): Jinman Pang, David Armstrong
Date: 06/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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TRAIN Learning Network: COVID-19 Vaccination Training
A collection of online learning opportunities for healthcare professionals related to COVID-19 vaccination. Registration required to access courses.
Date: 06/2022
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Public Health Foundation
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Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Calls/Webinars
Up-to-date guidance for clinicians from subject matter experts on key emergency preparedness and response topics. Many recent calls are focused on COVID-19 vaccination and related concerns. Slides and webinar recordings for past COCA calls are available.
Date: 06/2022
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Mechanical Ventilation for COVID-19
Free online course designed to help licensed non-ICU hospital providers in supporting critical care respiratory therapists, physicians, and nurses in treating patients receiving mechanical ventilation. Topics include principles of mechanical ventilation, ventilator setting and adjustments, troubleshooting tips, and ventilating patients with conditions such as Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and Obstructive Lung Disease.
Author(s): Susan Wilcox, Thomas Piraino
Date: 06/2022
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Harvard University edX
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Rx for the Rural Healthcare Workforce and Access to Care
Podcast with Tom Morris of the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy about trends related to the rural healthcare workforce and efforts to overcome challenges. Discusses the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, rural hospital closures, telehealth, graduate medical education in rural areas, community health workers and community paramedics, funding opportunities to promote healthcare access in rural areas, the opioid crisis, and more.
Author(s): Jessica Nicholson
Date: 05/2022
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organization: The Conference Board
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2021 AACOMAS Profile: Applicant and Matriculant Report
Summary tables of osteopathic medical school applicants and matriculants. Features statistics including type of geographical area where applicants and matriculants were raised, with breakdowns by 6 levels of population size.
Date: 05/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
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Supporting Community-Based Family Medicine Residency Training Programs in North Carolina and their Potential Impact on Healthy NC 2030
Examines ways in which training family medicine residents in rural North Carolina communities can address disparities in healthcare access and improve rural population health metrics for all subsets of the population. Describes Healthy NC 2030, a public health initiative that seeks to bridge healthcare disparities in North Carolina. Features a county-level map showing locations of training programs in rural settings and urban settings, and statistics on the distribution of family medicine residency positions in North Carolina, with breakdowns by rural or urban setting.
Author(s): Audy G. Whitman, Geniene Jones, Danny Pate, et al.
Citation: North Carolina Medical Journal, 83(3), 173-177
Date: 05/2022
Type: Document
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Exploration of Remote Didactics at Rural Family Medicine Training Programs
Results of an electronic survey of rural family medicine residency site directors across the United States. Includes analyses through statistics with an emphasis on descriptions of current didactic practices, facilitators, and challenges to implementation. Features statistics with breakdowns by urban or rural location.
Author(s): Ying Zhang, Tessa E. Moore, Amanda Weidner, et al.
Citation: Family Medicine, 54(5), 362-363
Date: 05/2022
Type: Document
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