Women's Health Branch: Training

Current and past trainings along with web sites listed below are just a few examples that you may use to obtain continuing education credit when available. You will need to follow instructions for receiving credit from the Women's Health Branch (WHB) or other web sites. It is your responsibility to maintain your receipt of credits from each training in a file for documentation purposes and to take all credits upon leaving the agency. Share this page with all local women's health staff including your providers, nurses, enhanced role nurses, health educators, nutritionists, social workers, management support, budget/financial personnel, etc. If you locate other web sites that women's health staff can use, please email the web address/URL to Mary Rodgers.

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Training

NEW - Family Planning/Title X Medical Director Required Trainings Resource List - 03/16/20

 Required Title X/Family Planning Trainings - 09/21/20

Family Planning Staff Title X Orientation and Annual Trainings Checklists and Template Training Policies - 09/21/20

  • Family Planning Staff Title X Orientation and Annual Trainings Checklists (XLS, 66 KB) - 09/21/20; Required to initiate by 10/01/16; NOTE: Click and implement all 10 tabs at the bottom of the Excel Spreadsheet. Women’s Health Nurse Consultants will monitor for this required checklist.
  • Template Training Policy (Word, 16 KB) - 11/14/16; NOTE: WHB staff has developed a Template Training Policy to assist agencies in implementing use of the Annual Trainings Checklists.
    • Agencies should personalize the policy prior to adopting its use.
    • Local Title X Training and Orientation policy should state whether all staff working in the Title X program will complete the webinar on an annual basis with each Calendar Year (CY) or Fiscal Year (FY).
  • 10/18/16 - Archived webinar: Annual Trainings Checklists and Training Policy Webinar. The live webinar was held on October 14, 2016. The purpose of the webinar is for regional and state staff to review both documents and encourage local staff to ask questions about these two documents.
    • Post-Webinar Q&A 10/25/16 (PDF, 151 KB) - 04/30/19; DISCLAIMER: The answer to Question 9 has changed with the publication of a revised Local Health Department Record Retention Schedule effective March 1, 2019. To determine how long the orientation documents must be retained after separation, please review the current Local Government Record Retention Schedule and consult with your County Human Resources/Personnel staff.  Annual training checklists should still be maintained for a period of five years after the training, then may be destroyed in accordance with agency policy and procedure.

The Local Health Director or designated staff is responsible for assuring these training requirements are met and may carry out that responsibility however she/he chooses. This component will be monitored by the Regional Women’s Health Nurse Consultants during monitoring site visits.

Are you NEW or CURRENT Family Planning Staff? (Choose/click one)

 NEW Family Planning Staff - 09/21/20

As stated in local agency Family Planning policy/procedure/protocol, the Title X Orientation, Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect 2020-2022, , Human Trafficking required training must be completed in the Calendar (CY) or Fiscal Year (FY) by NEW Family Planning staff, staff paid with Title X funds and/or other employees the agency may require who provide direct services to FP clients.

Within the first thirty (30) days of employment, NEW Family Planning Staff, staff paid with Title X funds and/or other employees the agency may require who provide direct services to FP clients must complete the following two (A-C) training requirements below. 

 A. Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect 2020 – 2022 Webinar - 09/21/20

The North Carolina Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect 2020 – 2022 Webinar was September 1, 2020, 9 – 11 am.

Complete steps 1 - 3 below by December 31, 2020 to comply with the 2020 – 2022 federal Title X program’s training requirement in North Carolina.

  1. View the archived Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect 2020 – 2022 Webinar (1 hour, 58 minutes) and handout.

    Instructions to view the archived webinar are as follows. 

    • Allow time for the recording to load. Depending upon your connection, it may load in a few seconds or several minutes.
    • To hear the recording try Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox web browsers.
    • Adjust your internal or external computer speaker volume as needed to hear the presenters.
    • If 2 people are speaking at one time or another issue occurs, please press the “pause playback” button and press the “resume playback” button to correct the issue.
  2. Direct questions about the recording to Mary Rodgers

  3. After viewing the live or archived recording of the webinar, complete the NC online attendance survey to document attendance and to download a Certificate of Attendance for each employee.
    • Each employee should keep a certificate copy for their personal file. Take a copy of the certificate when employment ends.
    • Do NOT send the certificate and there is no roster to email to Women's Health Branch.
    • There is NO nursing continuing education credit available.
  4. Staff must provide a signed copy of their training certificate to their FP Nurse Coordinator and/or Nursing Director/Supervisor/Manager, to file per agency policy AND document requested information on the employee’s “All Title X Staff Annual Training” checklist tab of the Annual Trainings Checklists (XLS, 66 KB) 09/21/20.

 B. Human Trafficking - 09/21/20

The Family Planning National Training Center's (FPNTC) archived “Human Trafficking in the Family Planning Setting Webinar” was broadcast on June 25, 2013.

Complete 3 steps below to comply with the 2020 federal Title X program’s training requirement in North Carolina.

  1. Create a Family Planning National Training Center (FPNTC) training account, login and enroll, to view the archived Human Trafficking in the Family Planning Setting Webinar and handout AND view any one (1) Human Trafficking Prevention Resources (PDF, 168 KB; 05/29/20).
    • The webinar may be viewed individually or as a group. When choosing a group viewing, discussion is encouraged. The webinar is 1.5 hours long.
    • Depending upon your internet connection, it may take 5 minutes or more to download the archived recording. If you have download issues, try another web browser like Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, try downloading it at different times of the day and/or consult the local IT staff.
  2. Complete the NC online roster survey to document the review of the archived webinar handout and the review of any one (1) Human Trafficking Prevention Resources. At the end of the NC online roster survey, print the NC Calendar Year (CY) or Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Human Trafficking Certificate of Completion.
    • Each employee should keep a NC certificate copy for their personal file. Take a copy of the certificate when employment ends.
    • Do NOT send the certificate and there is no roster to email to the Women's Health Branch.
    • There is NO nursing continuing education credit available.
  3. Staff must provide a copy of their training certificate to their FP Nurse Coordinator and / or Nursing Director / Supervisor / Manager, to file per agency policy AND document the training date on their “All Title X Staff Annual Training” checklist tab of the Annual Trainings Checklists (XLS, 66 KB) 09/21/20.

 C. Title X Orientation - 09/21/20

The Title X Orientation webinar for the federal Title X program is also important to understand the program and its requirements. The Title X Orientation: Program Requirements for Title X Funded Family Planning Projects eLearning course is required to be taken ONLY ONCE.

Complete 3 steps below to comply with the 2020-2022 federal Title X program’s training requirement in North Carolina.

  1. Each employee will create a Family Planning National Training Center (FPNTC) training account to manage current and future FPNTC courses, log in and enroll in the Title X Orientation: Program Requirements for Title X Funded Family Planning Projects eLearning course (45 – 90 minutes depending upon person).
    • Follow the FPNTC instructions in creating and accessing your training account.
    • Depending upon your internet connection, it may take 5 minutes or more to download the archived recording. If you have download issues, try another web browser like Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, try downloading it at different times of the day and/or consult the local IT staff.
  2. At the end of the course each NEW employee will press the “Click HERE” button to complete the online FPNTC evaluation and download a FPNTC Certificate of Completion OR Continuing Education Certificate. Each person should keep a certificate copy for their personal file.
    • If download problems occur, the attendee must contact the FPNTC. Do NOT send the certificate and there is no roster to email to the Women's Health Branch.
  3. Staff must provide a copy of their training certificate to their FP Nurse Coordinator and / or Nursing Director / Supervisor / Manager, to file per agency policy AND document the training date on their “All Title X Staff Annual Training” checklist tab of the Annual Trainings Checklists (XLS, 66 KB) 09/21/20.

 CURRENT Family Planning Staff - 09/21/20

As stated in local agency Family Planning policy/procedure/protocol, the Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect 2020 – 2022 Webinar and Human Trafficking Webinar required trainings must be completed in the Calendar (CY) or Fiscal Year (FY) by CURRENT Family Planning staff, staff paid with Title X funds and/or other employees the agency may require who provide direct services to FP clients.

 A. Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect 2020 – 2022 Webinar - 09/21/20

By December 31, 2020, CURRENT Family Planning staff and other staff identified by the agency are required to complete the Mandatory Reporting 2020-2022 Webinar requirements listed below.

The North Carolina Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect 2020 – 2022 Webinar was September 1, 2020, 9 – 11 am.

Complete steps 1 - 3 below by December 31, 2020 to comply with the 2020 – 2022 federal Title X program’s training requirement in North Carolina.

  1. View the archived Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect 2020 – 2022 Webinar (1 hour, 58 minutes) and handout.

    Instructions to view the archived webinar are as follows. 

    • Allow time for the recording to load. Depending upon your connection, it may load in a few seconds or several minutes.
    • To hear the recording try Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox web browsers.
    • Adjust your internal or external computer speaker volume as needed to hear the presenters.
    • If 2 people are speaking at one time or another issue occurs, please press the “pause playback” button and press the “resume playback” button to correct the issue.

    Direct questions about the recording to Mary Rodgers

  2. After viewing the live or archived recording of the webinar, complete the NC online attendance survey to document attendance and to download a Certificate of Attendance for each employee.
    • Each employee should keep a certificate copy for their personal file. Take a copy of the certificate when employment ends.
    • Do NOT send the certificate and there is no roster to email to Women's Health Branch.
    • There is NO nursing continuing education credit available.
  3. Staff must provide a signed copy of their training certificate to their FP Nurse Coordinator and/or Nursing Director/Supervisor/Manager, to file per agency policy AND document requested information on the employee’s “All Title X Staff Annual Training” checklist tab of the Annual Trainings Checklists (XLS, 66 KB) 09/21/20.

Staff will no longer use the Family Planning / Title X Required Yearly Training Sheet to document this training; however, the sheet should remain in the local files to provide documentation that past training was completed for state and federal monitorings.

 B. Human Trafficking - 09/21/20

The Family Planning National Training Center's (FPNTC) archived “Human Trafficking in the Family Planning Setting Webinar” was broadcast on June 25, 2013.

Complete steps 1-4 below to comply with the 2020 federal Title X program’s training requirement in North Carolina.

  1. Review the webinar handout from the archived Human Trafficking in the Family Planning Setting Webinar. To help track any FPNTC trainings taken, staff will need to create a Family Planning National Training Center (FPNTC) training account, login and enroll in courses.
  2. View any one (1) Human Trafficking Prevention Resources (PDF, 168 KB; 05/29/20) individually or as a group. When choosing a group viewing, discussion is encouraged.
  3. Complete the NC online roster survey to document the review of the archived webinar handout and the review of any one Human Trafficking Prevention Resources. At the end of the NC online roster survey, each employee must print the NC Calendar Year (CY) or Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Human Trafficking Certificate of Completion.
    • Each employee should keep a certificate copy for their personal file. Take a copy of the certificate when employment ends.
    • Do NOT send the certificate and there is no roster to email to Women's Health Branch.
    • There is NO nursing continuing education credit available.
  4. Staff must provide a copy of their training certificate to their FP Nurse Coordinator and / or Nursing Director / Supervisor / Manager, to file per agency policy AND document the training date on their “All Title X Staff Annual Training” checklist tab of the Annual Trainings Checklists (XLS, 66 KB) 09/21/20.
  5. Staff will no longer use the Family Planning / Title X Required Yearly Training Sheet to document this training; however, the sheet should remain in the local files to provide documentation that past training was completed for state and federal monitorings.

 Women's Health Non-Required Trainings - 03/20/20

 Women’s Health Agreement Addenda Webinar - March 17, 2020 - 03/20/20

A. Women’s Health Agreement Addenda Webinar, 3/17/20, 9 - 11 am

Purpose: Attendees will learn about changes to the 2020 - 2021 Family Planning and Low-Risk Maternal Health Agreement Addenda

Suggested Audience: Directors, managers and lead Family Planning and Maternal Health staff

Slides:

Handouts:

Recording: Listen to the webinar (1 hour, 37 minutes)

Roster/Certificate: Each attendee of the live or archived webinar should complete the short online survey to document attendance and to download a Certificate of Completion. There is NO paper roster.

B. Women’s Health Agreement Addenda Webinar, 3/17/20, 11:15 - 11:45 am

Purpose: Attendees will learn about changes to the 2020 - 2021 High-Risk Maternal Health Agreement Addenda

Suggested Audience: Directors, managers and lead Maternal Health staff

Slides:

Handouts:

Recording: Listen to the webinar (31 minutes)

Roster/Certificate: Each attendee of the live or archived webinar should complete the short online survey to document attendance and to download a Certificate of Completion. There is NO paper roster.

 Family Planning Non-Required Trainings - 10/20/20

 1. Reproductive Health Services in the Age of Telehealth for North Carolina Local Health Departments (NCLHDs) (NCPD Contact Hours and CPH Recertification Credits offered) - 10/20/20

Purpose: Telehealth services have gained increased popularity as a way to provide access to necessary healthcare while reducing patients’ and providers’ risk of exposure to the novel Coronavirus. The popularity of telehealth services will likely persist even after vaccines and treatments have reduced the risk of face to face visits. Family Planning (FP) staff should attend this webinar to assess their clinic’s readiness to offer telehealth services and to enhance their ability to provide telehealth services beyond the pandemic. In an electronic age where access to healthcare services no longer must be bound to a physical site, Family Planning clinics may need to adapt and adopt this service delivery modality in order to remain a preferred provider of reproductive health services. The intent of this webinar is to discuss best practices for telehealth and virtual client discussions for Family Planning services. Coding and billing issues will not be addressed in the webinar.

Time/Date: 9:00 – 11:00 am; Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Suggested Audience: Nurses, Medical Director, Medical Doctors, Certified Nurse Mid-Wives, Physician Assistants, Social Workers and other clinical staff are welcome to attend.

Objectives:

  1. Define the different modalities of telehealth.
  2. Determine which reproductive health visits can be provided through via telehealth.
  3. Examine and detail their organization’s readiness and capacity to provide telehealth.
  4. Explain how telehealth may affect patient access to healthcare services.

Speaker: Velma V. Taormina, MD, MSE, FACOG

Archived Webinar, Handout, and Evaluation: Handout (PDF, 598 KB). Each person should complete the online course evaluation to download a professional development certificate (2.0 hours) and/or CPH Recertification Credits.

Listen to the webinar recording (1 hour, 32 minutes) - 10/20/20

Credit - Nursing continuing professional development (NCPD):

  • NCPD Contact Hours and Certified in Public Health (CPH) Recertification Credits may be earned upon successful completion.
  • For successful completion, participants must attend 100% of educational activity and complete the online course evaluation. There will be no partial credit awarded.
  • The Public Health Nursing Institute for Continuing Excellence is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 2. Fertility Awareness Based Methods (FABMs) Webinars (NCPD Contact Hours and CPH Recertification Credits offered) - 03/24/20

A. Fertility Awareness Based Methods of Family Planning (FABMs): What are they and how do they work webinar? - 2/5/20

Purpose: Attendee will learn Fertility Awareness Based Methods (FABMs) of family planning; the female cycle: what happens and why?; estimating the effectiveness of FABMs and an overview of effectiveness of specific FABMs.

Suggested Audience: New and seasoned healthcare providers, nurses and any other staff who will attend both webinars.

Slides: Slides (PDF, 1.9 MB)

Recording: Listen to the webinar (1 hour, 15 minutes)

Credit: Complete the online course evaluation to download a professional development certificate (1.5 hours).

  • Disclosures
    • NCPD Contact Hours and CPH Recertification Credits may be earned upon successful completion of the educational activities.
    • For successful completion, participants must attend 100% of educational activity and complete the online course evaluation. There will be no partial credit awarded.
    • No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity.
    • The Public Health Nursing Institute for Continuing Excellence is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

B. How to Use Fertility Awareness Based Methods (FABMs) in the Real World: Counseling and Applications Webinar - 3/4/20

Purpose: Attendee will review FABM applications and learn about counseling and educational tools.

Suggested Audience: New and seasoned healthcare providers, nurses and any other staff who will attend both webinars.

Slides: Slides (PDF, 744 KB)

Recording: Listen to the webinar.

Credit: Complete the online course evaluation to download a professional development certificate (1.0 hour).

  • Disclosures
    • NCPD Contact Hours and CPH Recertification Credits may be earned upon successful completion of the educational activities.
    • For successful completion, participants must attend 100% of educational activity and complete the online course evaluation. There will be no partial credit awarded.
    • No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity.
    • The Public Health Nursing Institute for Continuing Excellence is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 3. Reproductive Life Planning: Deciding If Or When to Have Children Webinar (Pre-recorded) - (Certificate of Attendance offered) - 01/24/20

The Reproductive Life Planning: Deciding If Or When to Have Children Webinar was pre-recorded. The recording is 17 minutes, 39 seconds. ALL staff and supervisors in Nursing, Social Work, Health Education, Interpreters and others are encouraged to view the recording, webinar slides and handout (see slides 11-12) below before providing Reproductive Life Planning counseling and education.

  • Two copies of the laminated handout (see slides 11-12) were mailed in January 2020 to the Nursing Director/Manager/Supervisor and Family Planning Nurse Coordinator.
  • The two laminated handouts should be used during clinic and/or community Reproductive Life Planning counseling and education sessions as teaching tools. Additional copies can be made locally. Handouts for local printing: English (PDF, 2 MB), Spanish (PDF, 2 MB).

Elizabeth Draper, RN, State Family Planning Nurse Consultant, is the webinar presenter. The pre-recorded webinar provides information to help staff better prepare individuals to identify their own personal goals about becoming pregnant and facilitate their own reproductive health needs. The viewer will complete the following learner outcomes.

Slides, Brochure and Roster/Evaluation/Certificate of Completion

Webinar Recording

General instructions to view the recordings are as follows.

  • Please allow time for the recording to load. Depending upon your connection, it may load in a few seconds or several minutes.
  • When viewing the recording if 2 speakers are speaking at one time or another issue occurs, please press the "pause playback" button and press the "resume playback" button to correct the issue.
  • Adjust your internal or external computer speaker volume as needed to hear the presenters.
  • The recording can be heard by using Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Internet Explorer web browsers.
  • Direct questions about the recording to Mary Rodgers.

 4. Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Clinical Education for Providers - February 3, 2017 - (No CEs offered)

The Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC): Clinical Education for Providers Webinar, originally aired on Friday, February 3, 2017. This webinar is designed for MDs, Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives, Physician Assistants and other health care professionals, who work in either public or private clinics and with women of childbearing age.

The sixty-minute webinar features presentations by Drs. Matt Zerden, Velma Taormina and Julia Oat-Judge on the following topics:

  • Implementing same-day insertion practices
  • Improving and enhancing tiered counseling and interactive counseling with patients
  • ACOG (The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists) of recommendations for immediate postpartum LARC insertion
  • Accessing and receiving training on LARC insertion and removal

Handout

Choose one slide set in color or in black and white to print or review while viewing the webinar recording.

Webinar Recording - A certificate of attendance is no longer available after 03/06/18.

Listen to the 59-minute Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC): Clinical Education for Providers Webinar.

General instructions to view the recording are as follows.

  • Please allow time for the recording to load. Depending upon your connection, it may load in a few seconds or several minutes.
  • When viewing the recording if 2 speakers are speaking at one time or another issue occurs, please press the “pause playback” button and press the “resume playback” button to correct the issue.
  • Adjust your internal or external computer speaker volume as needed to hear the presenters.
  • The recording can be heard by using the Microsoft Internet Explorer and the Mozilla Firefox web browsers.
  • Direct questions about the recording to Tara Shuler.

 5. New and Improved "Be Smart" Family Planning Program Webinar - December 10, 2014; 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - (No CEs offered)

The New & Improved "Be Smart" Family Planning Program Webinar was on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Medical providers, coordinators, health educators, administrative staff, financial assistance staff, eligibility workers and/or anyone who is involved in Family Planning will find the webinar helpful in answering questions about the Medicaid “Be Smart” Family Planning (FP) program. The webinar will help agencies understand the changes and reasons for those changes. An amendment to the Medicaid State Plan was approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to convert the "Be Smart" Family Planning Waiver to the "Be Smart" Family Planning Program, effective October 1, 2014. The name is being changed to reflect that the program is no longer a waiver (demonstration); the "Be Smart" designation will be maintained to minimize confusion.

Agenda

  • Program’s Benefits & Goals
  • Difference Between the New “Be Smart” FP Program State Plan Amendment (SPA) and the old FP Waiver (who is covered, service coverage)
  • Service Limits
  • General Billing Tips
  • Application Process

Trainer's Names

Cheryl Kovar, PhD, MSN, RN, CNS – State Family Planning Nurse Consultant, Women’s Health Branch
Marcia Swartz, M.S.W. – “Be Smart” Family Planning Program Manager, Women’s Health Branch

Roster and Certificate

After viewing the live or archived webinar, please complete the ONLINE roster and download the Certificate of Completion. There is NO continuing education (CE) credit.

Handouts

Optional handouts to download:

Webinar Recording

Listen to webinar recording.

General instructions to view the recording are as follows.

  • Please allow time for the recording to load. Depending upon your connection, it may load in a few seconds or several minutes.
  • When viewing the recording if 2 speakers are speaking at one time or another issue occurs, please press the “pause playback” button and press the “resume playback” button to correct the issue.
  • Adjust your internal or external computer speaker volume as needed to hear the presenters.
  • The recording can be heard by using the Microsoft Internet Explorer and the Mozilla Firefox web browsers.
  • Direct questions about the recording to Mary Rodgers.

 Maternal Health Non-Required Trainings - 11/23/20

 1. Perinatal Hepatitis C: Testing Recommendations, Linkages, and Care Webinar – December 2, 2020 (No contact hours offered) - 11/23/20

The Perinatal Hepatitis C: Testing Recommendations, Linkages, and Care Webinar will be on December 2, 2020 12 - 1:30pm. Directors of Nursing, Supervisors/Managers (who oversee Maternal Health (MH) Clinics) and MH Nurse Coordinators and/or Providers are encouraged to view the archived webinar recording.

The webinar objectives are as follows. Participants will:

  • identify when Hepatitis C screening should be done according to CDC 2020 update.
  • increase their understanding of how to counsel prenatal clients about Hepatitis C screening and diagnosis.
  • discuss perinatal transmission prevention and management of Hepatitis C positive clients.
  • increase their knowledge of North Carolina resources for pregnant clients who screen positive for Hepatitis C.

 Handout and Webinar Recording

Will Post By December 2, 2020. Handout (PDF, KB). Each person should complete the online course evaluation to download a certificate and to document attendance.

Will Post By December 7, 2020. Listen to the webinar recording (hour, minutes)

Presenters
Christina Caputo, MPH
Viral Hepatitis Program Manager, Communicable Disease Branch

Rachel Urrutia, MD, MS, FACOG
Medical Director, Women’s Health Branch

 2. Perinatal Oral Health Webinar - November 22, 2019 (No Contact Hours offered) - 11/26/19

The Perinatal Oral Health Webinar was on November 22, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00 pm. Directors of Nursing, Supervisors/Managers (who oversee Maternal Health (MH) Clinics) and MH Nurse Coordinators and/or Providers are encouraged to view the archived webinar recording. The webinar objectives include:

  • Explain how oral health affects overall health
  • Describe how maternal oral health impacts the child’s oral health
  • Implement new perinatal oral health framework guidelines
  • Explain the importance of collaborative practice between medical and dental providers and maternal/child oral health outcomes
  • Summarize the perinatal oral health collaborative practice framework for medical and dental providers

Presenter
Barbara Smith, MS, RDH
Perinatal Oral Health Coordinator
Oral Health Section, Division of Public Health
NC Department of Health and Human Services

 Handout and Webinar Recording

General instructions to view the recordings are as follows.

  • Please allow time for the recording to load. Depending upon your connection, it may load in a few seconds or several minutes.
  • When viewing the recording if 2 speakers are speaking at one time or another issue occurs, please press the “pause playback” button and press the “resume playback” button to correct the issue.
  • Adjust your internal or external computer speaker volume as needed to hear the presenters.
  • The recording can be heard by using Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Internet Explorer web browsers.
  • Direct questions about the recording to Mary Rodgers.

 3. Opioid Use in Pregnancy Webinar - November 14, 2019 (No Contact Hours offered) - 11/26/19

The Opioid Use in Pregnancy Webinar was on November 14, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00 pm. Directors of Nursing, Supervisors/Managers (who oversee Maternal Health (MH) Clinics) and MH Nurse Coordinators and/or Providers are encouraged to view the archived webinar recording. The webinar objectives are as follows.

  • Identify the importance of acknowledging the barriers to accessing care
  • Participants will increase their knowledge on North Carolina resources for pregnant and parenting women with a Substance Use Disorder (SUD)
  • Participants will increase their understanding of how to access care for pregnant or parenting women with a SUD
  • Participants will be able to discuss new federal legislation requiring states to develop plans of safe care for infants identified as ‘affected’ by substances in utero and how this is being done in North Carolina

Presenter
Judith Johnson-Hostler, MA, LCAS, NCC, LPC-A
Perinatal Addiction Specialist
Division of Public Health, Women’s Health Branch
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

 Handout and Webinar Recording

General instructions to view the recordings are as follows.

  • Please allow time for the recording to load. Depending upon your connection, it may load in a few seconds or several minutes.
  • When viewing the recording if 2 speakers are speaking at one time or another issue occurs, please press the “pause playback” button and press the “resume playback” button to correct the issue.
  • Adjust your internal or external computer speaker volume as needed to hear the presenters.
  • The recording can be heard by using Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Internet Explorer web browsers.
  • Direct questions about the recording to Mary Rodgers.

 4. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Counselor Update Webinar

To access the archived SIDS Counselor Update Webinar, click https://www.mombaby.org/safe-sleep/, scroll to the bottom of the web page, click the NC SIDS Counselor Update Webinar and Resources section and click the links January 2019 Webinar and Webinar Slides. Direct webinar questions to Rebecca Severin.

 5. Risk Reduction for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Other Sleep-Related Causes of Infant Death Webinar

Support families in understanding the risks and ways to create safer sleep spaces for their infants. Safe Sleep NC has a NEW online provider training and NEW patient materials. The 1-hour training for providers topics include:

  • Key sleep-related infant death terms
  • National and state trends regarding sleep-related deaths;
  • The latest safe sleep recommendations;
  • Ways to communicate risk-reduction messages about sleep-related causes of infant death to parents and caregivers; and
  • Resources available for additional patient and provider support.

This training was approved by the North Carolina Nurses Association and provides 1.5 contact hours. Staff may access the archived webinar. If you have questions or concerns about the archived webinar and promoting safe sleep messaging within your clinic or practice, please reach out to Megan Canady or 919-843-7865.

 6. Breastfeeding: Making it Work Webinars

Making it Work: Assisting and Engaging Employers – May 31, 2017
This recorded 90-minute webinar, featuring Cathy Carothers from Every Mother, Inc. provides information for public and private health professionals and para-professionals to learn more about how to support and engage employers who want to support moms who want to continue to breastfeed as they return to work and school.

Making it Work: Assisting and Empowering New Mothers Webinar – May 11, 2017
This recorded 90-minute webinar, featuring Cathy Carothers from Every Mother, Inc. provides information for public and private health professionals and para-professionals to learn more about how to support new moms returning to work or school who want to continue to breastfeed.  

The May 11 and 31, 2017, recorded 90-minute webinars can be accessed at the N.C. Breastfeeding Coalition website. A Certificate of Attendance is available for download at the end of each webinar. Webinar and certificate questions should be directed to Tara Shuler.

 7. Maternal Health Billing and Handout (May 12, 2017) - 06/04/20

The Maternal Health Billing and Coding handout will clarify billing/coding expectations within Maternal Health clinical services. The handout reviews information on sliding fee scale/encounter forms, standing orders and Enhanced Role Registered Nurse (ERRN), childbirth education, tobacco cessation and counseling, forms of payment, billing for antepartum care, Pregnancy Medical Home (PMH) Program, maternity/obstetrical Billing, prenatal patients with high risk diagnosis, and opportunities for agency decision.

Download handout (PDF, 652 KB)

 8. Give Birth to Hope: A Unique Approach to Public Cord Blood Donation Webinar - August 31, 2016

The Give Birth to Hope: A Unique Approach to Public Cord Blood Donation Webinar was on August 31, 2016, 9:00 - 10:00 am. Health Care Providers, Nurses, OB Care Managers (OBCMs) and Social Workers are encouraged to view the archived webinar recording. The webinar addresses:

  • the Carolinas Cord Blood Banking Program.
  • information about the cord blood donation and collection process to be able to share information with pregnant women.
  • the potential life-saving options through the Be The Match registry.

Presenters

  • David Hall, MD
  • Jessica J. Burgess, BA; Marketing Manager, Carolinas Cord Blood Bank
  • Deborah Wood, BEd; Collection Sites Coordinator, Carolinas Cord Blood Bank

Webinar Recording and Slides

General instructions to view the recording are as follows.

  • Please allow time for the recording to load. Depending upon your connection, it may load in a few seconds or several minutes.
  • When viewing the recording if 2 speakers are speaking at one time or another issue occurs, please press the “pause playback” button and press the “resume playback” button to correct the issue.
  • Adjust your internal or external computer speaker volume as needed to hear the presenters.
  • The recording can be heard by using the Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox web browsers.
  • Direct questions about the recording to Mary Rodgers.

 Behavioral Health Trainings

 1. Validated Tools for Behavioral Health Screening: The How and Why of Using Them Webinar

The Validated Tools for Behavioral Health Screening: The How and Why of Using Them Webinar was on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 9:30 am - 10:30 am. This webinar offered an overview of the Modified 5P’s, PHQ-9 and Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. The presenter focused on clarifying the intent and purpose of using these screening tools with prenatal and postpartum clients; when during pregnancy and postpartum to use them as outlined in the FY18-19 Maternal Health Agreement Addendum; and why the tools should be used. Local health department staff who work with prenatal or family planning clients and administers substance use or depression screening tools to clients were encouraged to attend.

Trainer's Name

Rebecca Moore-Patterson, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work Consultant, Women’s Health Branch

Slides and Webinar Recording

Slides (PDF, 774 KB) and Slide Corrections are as follows:

  • Slide 2: Bullet 3: Maternal Health Agreement Addendum to Maternal Health and High-Risk Agreement Addenda
  • Slide 2: Bullet 6: C1 & C2 forms to Maternal Health History C1 & C2 forms
  • Slide 8: Heading: Agreement Addendum FY 18-19 to Maternal Health and High-Risk Maternity Agreement Addenda FY 18-19
  • Slide 16: Heading: Agreement Addendum FY 18-19 to Maternal Health and High-Risk Maternity Agreement Addenda FY 18-19
  • Slide 17: Bullet 3: C1 & C2 forms to Maternal Health History C1 & C2 forms

Listen to the Validated Tools for Behavioral Health Screening: The How and Why of Using Them Webinar (45 minutes)

General instructions to view the recording are as follows.

  • Please allow time for the recording to load. Depending upon your connection, it may load in a few seconds or several minutes.
  • When viewing the recording if 2 speakers are speaking at one time or another issue occurs, please press the “pause playback” button and press the “resume playback” button to correct the issue.
  • Adjust your internal or external computer speaker volume as needed to hear the presenters.
  • The recording can be heard by using Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome web browsers.

 2. Licensed Clinical Social Workers - Required New Hire Orientation

 Health Equity Training - 06/12/20

Resources for Advancing Health Equity, June 2020 (PDF, 327 KB) 06/12/20

 Media Review Training - 05/28/19

Title X Family Planning Media Review is required by all local health departments in North Carolina. North Carolina Health Departments are required to submit a summary of their Family Planning Media review meeting, with DHHS 3491 (PDF, 31 KB) forms filled out to Program Consultant, Family Planning and Reproductive Health Unit, Women’s Health Branch, 1929 MSC, Raleigh, NC 27699. If no new materials are added in a year, a letter stating that should be sent to the same address.

If you have questions regarding Media Review, please call 919-707-5695.

 Pregnancy Care Management Training

 Pregnancy Care Management: Lessons Learned from the Field Training - September 19, 2013

Description: The Women’s Health Branch Regional Social Work Consultants presented the topic "Pregnancy Care Management: Lessons Learned from the Field" at the North Carolina Public Health Association’s Annual Educational Conference in Asheville, NC on September 19, 2013. Direct any content questions to your Women’s Health Regional Social Work Consultant.

Trainer’s Names:
Tonya Dennis, LCSW, MSW- Eastern Region Social Work Consultant
Tracy Hamilton, ACSW, MSW - Northern Region Social Work Consultant
Deborah Smith, LCSWA, MSW - Southern Region Social Work Consultant
Kelly Spangler, LCSW, MSW, MPA - Western Region Social Work Consultant

 Handouts

 Pregnancy Care Management Quality Improvement Training - August 27, 2013

Description: The Pregnancy Care Management Quality Improvement Training was held 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at the Village Inn Event Center, Clemmons, NC.

Pregnancy Care Management supervisors, Pregnancy Care Managers, and others involved in oversight of local Pregnancy Care Management programs were encouraged to attend the in-person training. Contact hours for the in-person training were provided through Northwest Area Health Education Center, following attendance at the in-person session and the completion of a post-event online evaluation. Direct any content questions to your Women’s Health Regional Social Work Consultant.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the training session, participants will be able to:

  1. Provide three examples of using data to develop Quality Improvement activities for Pregnancy Care Management.
  2. Describe two techniques for developing patient-centered care management interventions.
  3. List three best practices for building effective relationships with Pregnancy Medical Home providers.

 Handouts


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