Topics: Health workforce education and training

For more information and resources, see RHIhub’s Education and Training of the Rural Healthcare Workforce topic guide.

Using Telehealth to Put Patients at the Center of Healthcare

Mario Gutierrez


Mario Gutierrez, MPH, Executive Director of the Center for Connected Health Policy’s National Telehealth Policy Resource Center, discusses the important role telehealth plays for rural patients in delivering healthcare directly to their homes and communities.

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July 26, 2017

Winter 2015

UMKC nursing students present their final practicum project.


Distance Education

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February 26, 2015

Missouri RN Earns BS Nursing Degree Online

Virginia Slaughter


A profile of Virginia Slaughter, a nurse who earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree through the University of Missouri Kansas City RN-BSN Rural Nursing Initiative, a distance education program.

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February 26, 2015

An Interview with Robert T. Trachtenberg

Robert T. Trachtenberg


The Executive Director of the National AHEC Organization discusses its evolution, and how AHECs build the rural healthcare workforce.

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November 18, 2014

Managing Your Medical School

As we move to patient-centered care, we need to pay more attention to the percentages of medical school graduates practicing what is needed and where they are needed.

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May 17, 2012