Continuing Education

Offering Continuing Education is one way that Southern Vermont AHEC is demonstrating their strong commitment to rural healthcare workforce development. Events are targeted to health care professionals such as physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, coders, and other medical care staff.

Upcoming CME/ CEU Events will be listed here as soon as information is available.  Please check back for regular updates. Events may also be submitted for posting via email.

Popular topics include:

  • Lyme Disease: Perspectives on Diagnosis & Treatment
  • E&M Coding Updates
  • Opioid Prescribing: Safe use and Patient Care.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Watch this page for more information on the upcoming 2018 Lyme Disease Conference to be held in the Fall!


University of Vermont Project ECHO

Treatment of Chronic Pain

This program will highlight best practices and evidence-based care for treating patients who experience chronic pain.  The program will identify strategies, screening tools, resources, and emerging topics in this field.  The intended audience is a cohort of individuals or practice teams, including family medicine, internal medicine, social work, behavioral health, and addiction medicine providers throughout Vermont.

This program is offered at no-cost to participants through a grant from the Vermont Department of Health!

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Click here for the Registration and Commitment Form


Continuing Medical Education through The Robert Larner, MD College of Medicine

JANUARY and FEBRUARY 2018 OFFERINGS:

January 29 thru February 1, 2018 – Emergency Medicine Update at the Stowe Mountain Lodge in Stowe, VT

January 29 – 31, 2018 – Current Concepts & Controversies in Surgery at the Stowe Mountain Lodge in Stowe, VT

February 2-5, 2018 – 29th Annual Eastern Winter Dermatology Conference at the Stowe Mountain Lodge in Stowe, VT

February 11-13, 2018 – Hospital Medicine 2018 at the Stoweflake Hotel in Stowe, VT

CLICK HERE for more information!

 RECENT EVENTS

 LYME DISEASE, ANAPLASMOSIS AND ZIKA UPDATE

Slides from April 2017 Lyme Update:
(Some presentations are multiple files due to file size upload restrictions)

BradleyTompkins Tickborne_Diseases_AHEC_2017

Part 1 Kelso_ZIKA Lyme Zika Update April 2017
Part 2 Kelso_ZIKA Lyme Zika Update April 2017-3
Part 3 Kelso_ZIKA Lyme Zika Update April 2017

Part 1 KYOUNG lyme2-Vt2017Apr25
Part 2 KYOUNG lyme2-Vt2017Apr25-8
Part 3 KYOUNG lyme2-Vt2017Apr25-10
Part 4 KYOUNG lyme2-Vt2017Apr25-11

Part 1 RSMITH.SoVt Lyme Mtg Apr2017
Part 2 RSMITH.SoVt Lyme Mtg Apr2017

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PAST EVENTS

PALLIATIVE CARE AND PAIN MANAGEMENT

The Vermont Ethics Network, in partnership with the Palliative Care and Pain Management Task Force, is pleased to present our 7th Annual Spring Conference: Practical Solutions:  Addressing the palliative, pain management & end-of-life care needs of seriously ill patients.  This event will take place on Friday, May 6, 2016 at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Burlington.  Register online at:  https://www.signup4.net/public/ap.aspx?EID=VEN211E&OID=50 or at the VEN website at www.vtethicsnetwork.org.

 SAFE LANDINGS

Comprehensive Pain Management, Improved Patient Care and Community Safety

This program covered the social dynamic of the Public Safety officer becoming involved with Public Health.  The audience of approximately fifty people included uniformed law enforcement officers from Vermont State Police, County Sheriff Offices, Municipal Police Department or the Department of Corrections, Child Protective Services, Social Services agencies and support staff, home visitors and health care practitioners.AHEC’s Susan White with Lieutenant General (Ret.) David P. Fridovich (left) and Dr. William Roberts CRNA, MD, PhD (right)