PCMH Learning Network Lehigh Capital PA - May 29, 2024

May 29, 2024

We learned during the 2023 learning sessions that PCMH practices were seeking more education on how to more effectively address workforce shortages. This learning session will teach PCMH healthcare team members about ways to develop strategies to train and develop staff to help promote retention and growth, including externships and apprenticeships, and provide information about relevant regulatory and policy updates and changes.

Agenda:

8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. – Welcome – Suzanne Cohen, Senior Director of Population Health, The Health Federation of Philadelphia

8:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Report outs: Workforce Shortage Areas and Strategies to Address

9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Clinical and Non-Clinical Pipelines to Address Workforce Shortages

Melisa Burnett, Workforce Development Manager, Hamilton Health Center, Inc.

Jeannine Peterson, MPH, Hamilton Health Center, Inc.

9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Loan Repayment Options for a Range of Roles – Ed Naugle, Ph.D., Director, Pennsylvania Primary Care Office, PA Department of Health

10:00 a.m. to 10:25 a.m. – Behavioral Health Workforce Strategies

Judd Mellinger-Blouch, MPA, CPRC, Director, Pennsylvania Primary Care Career Center, Pennsylvania Association for Community Health Centers

10:25 a.m. to 10:35 a.m. Break

10:35 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Physician Assistants in Primary Care: Recent Regulatory Changes & Licensure – Hillary Snyder, PA-C, Anesthesia Physician Assistant Fox Chase Cancer Center

11:00 a.m. to 11:25 a.m. – Partnerships for Workforce Pipelines

Susan Biggs, M.S., Executive Director, Healthcare Education, Office of Academic Affairs and Workforce Development, Harrisburg Area Community College

11:25 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Wrap Up & Evaluation

Target Audience

Nurse

Physician

Social Worker

Learning Objectives

• Describe approaches to providing career ladders for staff to address workforce shortages.

• Identify strategies for training staff to promote retention and professional growth.

• Describe regulatory and policy changes that support staff working at the top of their licenses.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.00 ASWB
  • 3.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/29/2024
Course expires: 
09/30/2024
Event starts: 
05/29/2024 - 8:30am EDT
Event ends: 
05/29/2024 - 3:00pm EDT

We learned during the 2023 learning sessions that PCMH practices were seeking more education on how to more effectively address workforce shortages. This learning session will teach PCMH healthcare team members about ways to develop strategies to train and develop staff to help promote retention and growth, including externships and apprenticeships, and provide information about relevant regulatory and policy updates and changes.

We learned during the 2023 learning sessions that PCMH practices were seeking more education on how to more effectively address workforce shortages. This learning session will teach PCMH healthcare team members about ways to develop strategies to train and develop staff to help promote retention and growth, including externships and apprenticeships, and provide information about relevant regulatory and policy updates and changes.

Agenda:

8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. – Welcome – Suzanne Cohen, Senior Director of Population Health, The Health Federation of Philadelphia

8:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Report outs: Workforce Shortage Areas and Strategies to Address

9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Clinical and Non-Clinical Pipelines to Address Workforce Shortages

Melisa Burnett, Workforce Development Manager, Hamilton Health Center, Inc.

Jeannine Peterson, MPH, Hamilton Health Center, Inc.

9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Loan Repayment Options for a Range of Roles – Ed Naugle, Ph.D., Director, Pennsylvania Primary Care Office, PA Department of Health

10:00 a.m. to 10:25 a.m. – Behavioral Health Workforce Strategies

Judd Mellinger-Blouch, MPA, CPRC, Director, Pennsylvania Primary Care Career Center, Pennsylvania Association for Community Health Centers

10:25 a.m. to 10:35 a.m. Break

10:35 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Physician Assistants in Primary Care: Recent Regulatory Changes & Licensure – Hillary Snyder, PA-C, Anesthesia Physician Assistant Fox Chase Cancer Center

11:00 a.m. to 11:25 a.m. – Partnerships for Workforce Pipelines

Susan Biggs, M.S., Executive Director, Healthcare Education, Office of Academic Affairs and Workforce Development, Harrisburg Area Community College

11:25 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Wrap Up & Evaluation

 

Zoom Meeting
Harrisburg, PA
United States

Suzanne Cohen, Senior Director of Population Health, The Health Federation of Philadelphia

Melisa Burnett, Workforce Development Manager, Hamilton Health Center, Inc.

Jeannine Peterson, MPH, Hamilton Health Center, Inc.

Ed Naugle, Ph.D., Director, Pennsylvania Primary Care Office, PA Department of Health

Judd Mellinger-Blouch, MPA, CPRC, Director, Pennsylvania Primary Care Career Center, Pennsylvania Association for Community Health Centers

Hillary Snyder, PA-C, Anesthesia Physician Assistant Fox Chase Cancer Center

Susan Biggs, M.S., Executive Director, Healthcare Education, Office of Academic Affairs and Workforce Development, Harrisburg Area Community College

 

 

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and The Jewish Healthcare Foundation. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 5.5 continuing education credits.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 5.5 contact hours.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.00 ASWB
  • 3.00 Attendance
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