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|February 15, 2019||Alternative Care for Pain Management||Download|
|February 4, 2019||Psychological versus Neuropsychological Testing||Download|
|January 15, 2019||Insulin Biosimilar Products||Download|
|January 3, 2019||Opioid Provider Education: Changes Coming in March||Download|
|December 1, 2018||OHP Waiver Education||Download|
|December 1, 2018||Link to OHP Client Agreement to Pay for Health Services||Download|
|November 15, 2018||Oregon Psychiatric Access Line about Adults||Download|
|November 1, 2018||Diabetes Dental Benefit||Download|
|November 1, 2018||Graphic for Cyclic relationship of periodontal disease and diabetes||Download|
|October 15, 2018||Syphilis and other STI Rates Education Document||Download 1 of 3|
|October 15, 2018||Syphilis and other STI Staging Chart||Download 2 of 3|
|October 15, 2018||Syphilis and other STI Rates Summary||Download 3 of 3|
|October 1, 2018||Flu Vaccines||Download|
|September 15, 2018||Pregnancy Dental Benefit||Download|
|September 1, 2018||Lice Treatment||Download|
|August 15, 2018||Tobacco Cessation||Download|
|August 1, 2018||Stimulant Utilization||Download|
|July 1, 2018||Stimulant Comparison||Download|
|July 1, 2018||COPD Treatment||Download|
|July 1, 2018||Inhaler Costs||Download|
|May 1, 2018||Narcan Coverage||Download|
|May 1, 2018||Language Interpreters||Download|
The Transformation Center invites clinicians who serve Oregonians to a recorded free CME-accredited webinar focused on controlling high blood pressure. The webinar features Dr. Mark Backus, a Bend physician who was named a hypertension control champion by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Million Hearts® campaign.After this one-hour presentation, participants will be able to:
- Review CCO hypertension metric specifications
- Explain the implications of the SPRINT blood pressure study and new American Heart Association guidelines
- Illustrate the proper body position for taking blood pressure
- Identify ways for providers to improve blood pressure control
- Share strategies for clinics to improve blood pressure control
- Describe how to identify patients who require referral or special testing for their hypertension
When: Available on demand through September 20, 2019.
Webinar registration (includes pre-test questions for CME): Register Here
What: Tobacco cessation counseling online training for all types of providers and care team members. This training is a self-paced, online training that focuses on the Brief Tobacco Intervention and Motivational Interviewing techniques.
When: The training takes approximately 45 minutes. This self-paced course can be started, paused and resumed later as needed.
CMEs: This training has been reviewed and is accepted for up to 1.0 prescribed credit from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). For other licensing boards that may not pre-approve continuing education credits (for example, the Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists), please submit the certificate of participation to your accrediting body.
Access the training here: Register Here
Audience: CCOs, Clinics
The Transformation Center is hosting 11 patient-centered counseling trainings across the state. Dana Sturtevant, MS, RD, will lead a full-day, CME-accredited training focused on learning and practicing patient-centered counseling skills. CMEs are available at no cost to participants. Each training will be 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Click on the registration link above to view training dates and locations, as well as additional information about training content.
Audience: Oregon clinicians*, clinic staff and traditional health workers serving Oregon Health Plan members
Accreditation and Credit Designation: This activity has been planned and implemented through the joint providership of the Northwest Permanente, PC, Department of Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development (NWP CME & PD) and the Oregon Health Authority Transformation Center. NWP CME & PD is accredited by the Oregon Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians and designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Register here: Register Here
Audience: Oregon Clinicians, clinic staff and traditional health workers serving Oregon Health Plan members