Cultural Humility As A Practice

Cultural Humility As a Practice

Course Expiration Date: 10/31/19

This course is free.  

Course Description: This recording will increase participant’s knowledge of the importance of embodying cultural humility as a life-long practice. Participants will learn the three dimensions of cultural humility and how to model cultural humility in practice.

Instructor: Dr. Valerie Ekue

Target Audience: All Healthcare professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Define culture, cultural identity, cultural competency, cultural humility, and cultural safety.
  2. Recognize the difference between culture and personality; between tendencies and stereotypes.
  3. Identify dynamics of power and privilege when working with survivors of IPV.
  4. Discuss cultural humility as a practice of trauma informed care.
  5. Operationalize the steps of cultural humility and examine cultural biases.

Length of Course: 60 minutes

Certificates:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 1.0 contact hour

Respiratory Care Practitioners: 1.0 clock hour will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 1.0 clock hour of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 1.0 hour of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Massage Therapists:  This program has been approved for 1.2 hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy.  SC State Provider Number is 2. Expires 6/30/2020.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.1 CEU (1.0 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Human Trafficking in the Healthcare Setting

Recognizing and Responding to Human Trafficking for Health Care Providers

Course Expiration Date:  9/30/19

This course is free. 

Course Description:  This course is designed to educate healthcare workers on the basic definition of human trafficking, prepare healthcare workers to be able to recognize victims, and equip healthcare workers wit resources once they recognize victims.

Instructor:  Elizabeth Norris RN, BSN

Target Audience:  All healthcare providers

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this presentation, the learner will be able to:

•Educate healthcare workers on basic definition of human trafficking
•Prepare healthcare workers to be able to recognize victims
•Equip healthcare workers with resources once they recognize victims

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 1 contact hour.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 1 hour of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Respiratory Care Practitioners: 1.0 clock hour will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 1 clock hour of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 1.0 hour of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Massage Therapists:  This program has been approved for 1.2 hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy.  SC State Provider Number is 2. Expires 6/30/2020.

Upstate AHEC Credit: This program is approved for 0.1 CEUs (1 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets the SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.


The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Introduction to Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence

Introduction to Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence

Course Expiration Date: 10/31/19

This course is free.  

Course Description: This course will provide participants with an introduction to domestic violence and intimate partner violence.

Instructor: Dr. Valerie Ekue

Target Audience: All Healthcare professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • The participant will be able to define domestic/intimate partner violence to include the legal definition.
  • The participant will be able to restate 2 descriptions of abuse that may not necessarily be in the legal definition that will assist them in identifying an abusive situation.
  • Given a patient scenario the participant will be able to identify at least one type of domestic/intimate partner violence.

Length of Course: 60 minutes

Certificates:

Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by The South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 1.05 contact hours

Respiratory Care Practitioners: 1.0  clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Dietitians:  1.0 hours of CPE for registered dietitians.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 1.0 clock hours of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 1.50 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

 Massage Therapists:  This program has been approved for 1.2hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy.  SC State Provider Number is 2  Expires 6/30/2020.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.1 CEUs (1.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.


The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Lethality Assessment: A Strategy to Prevent Domestic Violence

Lethality Assessment:  A Strategy to Prevent Domestic Violence

Course Expiration Date: 9/30/19

This course is free.  

Course Description: This course will assist participants to exhibit knowledge and tools to conduct assessments and recommend services for the domestic violence victim as well those affected by domestic violence.

Instructor: Theresa Lacey, BS, CODA's Community Educator and Anna Zweede, MSW, CODA's Coordinator of Victim Services

Target Audience: All Healthcare professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss domestic violence.
  • Demonstrate a lethality assessment.
  • Review services for domestic violence victims.

Length of Course: 120 minutes

Certificates:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 2.0 contact hours

Respiratory Care Practitioners: 2.0  clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Dietitians:  2.0 hours of CPE for registered dietitians.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 2.0 clock hours of social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 2.0 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Massage Therapists:  This program has been approved for 2.4  hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy.  SC State Provider Number is 2  Expires 6/30/2020.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.20 CEUs (2.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.


The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Recognizing the Signs of Dating Abuse

Recognizing the Signs of Dating Abuse: How School Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals Can Help Students in Violent Relationships

Course Expiration Date: 1/31/20

This course is free.  

Course Description: This course explores the concept of dating violence, the difference between child abuse and dating violence, the effects of dating violence, and resources for healthcare professionals.

Instructors:  Amanda Callahan, MA

Target Audience: Nurses, Social Workers and Counselors and Therapists

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • verbalize the basics of dating violence.
  • recognize the warning signs of a violent or unhealthy relationship.
  • state how to assist a student in getting help about an unhealthy relationship.

Length of Course: 1 hour

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 1.0 contact hours.

Social Workers: This program has been approved by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners for 1.0 clock hours of non-social work continuing education.

Massage Therapists:  This program has been approved for 1.2  hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy.  SC State Provider Number is 2  Expires 6/30/2020.

Other: This educational offering provides 0.1 CEUs (1.0 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.


The Neurobiology of Trauma

The Neurobiology of Trauma

Course Expiration Date: 9/30/19

This course is free.  

Course Description: This course will assist the participant in recognizing the neurobiology of trauma related to domestic violence and to be able to implement strategies to assist victims and perpetrators. 

Instructor: Theresa Lacey, BS, CODA's Community Educator and Anna Zweede, MSW, CODA's Coordinator of Victim Services

Target Audience: All Healthcare professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • discuss the neurobiology of trauma.
  • outline effective strategies to assist victims of trauma related to domestic violence.

Length of Course: 120 minutes

Certificates:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 2.0 contact hours

Respiratory Care Practitioners: 2.0  clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Dietitians:  2.0 hours of CPE for registered dietitians.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 2.0 clock hours of social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 2.0 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Massage Therapists:  This program has been approved for 2.4  hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy.  SC State Provider Number is 2  Expires 6/30/2020.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.20 CEUs (2.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.


The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Understanding and Serving Trauma Survivors: A Domestic Violence Trauma-Informed Approach

Understanding and Serving Trauma Survivors: A Domestic Violence Trauma-Informed Approach

Course Expiration Date: 10/31/19

This course is free.  

Course Description: This course will explore the definition of trauma and describe how some may exhibit a traumatic response.  The learner will be able to identify six key principles of a Trauma-Informed Approach and understand cultural competence.

Instructor: Dr. Valerie Ekue

Target Audience: All Healthcare professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • define trauma, to include the circumstances of events and how an individual assigns meaning to the event.
  • describe how some may exhibit a traumatic response, and how to respond to this response in a way that does not re- traumatize the victim.
  • develop Individual Strategies to Prevent Re-traumatization of the certain populations.
  • discuss SAMHA’s Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach as a guide for practice.
  • identify the Six Key Principles of a Trauma-Informed Approach.
  • discuss Cultural Specific Terms; cultural differences among survivors.
  • discuss sources of implicit bias: Developmental history, Affective Experience, Culture.
  • recognize and be aware of one’s own cultural biases and prejudices at the individual and organizational level.
  • provide examples of Implicit Bias will be provided, Addressing your own explicit/implicit bias.

Length of Course: 120 minutes

Certificates:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 2.0 contact hours

Respiratory Care Practitioners: 2.0 clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Dietitians:  2.0 hours of CPE for registered dietitians.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 2.0 clock hours of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 2.0 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Massage Therapists:  This program has been approved for 2.4  hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy.  SC State Provider Number is 2  Expires 6/30/2020.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.20 CEUs (2.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.


The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Understanding Disparities and Vulnerabilities of Intimate Partner Violence Among Special Populations

Understanding Disparities and Vulnerabilities of Intimate Partner Violence Among Special Populations

Course Expiration Date: 10/31/19

This course is free.  

Course Description: This program will increase the participant's knowledge regarding intimate partner violence in vulnerable populations including: young children, teens, young adults, the disabled, elderly, Native Americans, African American Women, the LGBTQ community, undocumented immigrants, pregnant women and men. The program also focuses on the lack of cultural competency in domestic violence with an emphasis on systemic racism and overt/covert oppression, implicit/explicit biases among service providers, and systemic barriers affecting communities of color including: law enforcement, judicial systems, domestic violence service providers, lack of available community services for intimate partner violence and racial loyalty.

Instructor: Dr. Valerie Ekue and Olivia Henderson MPH

Target Audience: All Healthcare professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Define intimate partner violence on vulnerable populations.

  • Discuss the effects of intimate partner violence on vulnerable populations.

  • Discuss marginalized/un-served communities of color.

  • Identify populations residing in rural areas.

  • List the typology of barriers preventing self-reporting.

  • List difficulties receiving and seeking services.

  • Identify the lack of cultural competency in domestic violence.

  • List intersectional approaches to intimate partner violence.

  • Identify strategies for inclusion.

Length of Course: 4 hours

Certificates:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 4.0 contact hours

Respiratory Care Practitioners: 4.0  clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Dietitians:  4.0 hours of CPE for registered dietitians.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 4.0 clock hours of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 4.00 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Massage Therapists:  This program has been approved for 4.8 hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy.  SC State Provider Number is 2  Expires 6/30/2020.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.40 CEUs (4.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.


Understanding The Intersections of HIV/AIDS and Intimate Partner Violence

Understanding The Intersectionality of HIV/AIDS and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

Course Expiration Date: 10/31/19

This course is free.  

Course Description: This recording will increase participants understanding and knowledge of how HIV/AIDS diagnosis intersects with Intimate Partner Violence, particularly among marginalized populations throughout South Carolina. Participants will increase their knowledge and core competencies regarding the dynamics of IPV that will build their capacity to strengthen referral mechanisms and enhance existing collaborations with community partners.


Instructor: Dr. Valerie Ekue

Target Audience: All Healthcare professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Define Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV); Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome and Intimate Partner Violence.
  2. Explore statistical data related to HIV/AIDS and IPV.
  3. Discuss the dynamics and intersectionality of intimate partner violence and how HIV/AIDS impact survivor’s experiences.
  4. Discuss how layers of trauma may affect individual survivors of IPV by developing a trauma-informed lens.
  5. State how to advocate for survivors of IPV with a non-judgmental, trauma-informed approach.

Length of Course: 60 minutes

Certificates:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 1.0 contact hours

Respiratory Care Practitioners: 1.0  clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 1.0 clock hours of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 1.0 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Massage Therapists:  This program has been approved for  1.2 hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy.  SC State Provider Number is 2  Expires 6/30/2020.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.1 CEUs (1.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.