Indiana Rural Health Association Annual Conference August 7-8

IRHA’s Annual Conference brings together physicians, nurses, pharmacists, public health professionals, and other rural health practitioners and advocates with residents of rural communities.  Practitioners from the field and national experts discuss current topics, as well as share the experiences of others in public health and rural health care delivery, along with the latest information regarding the start-up and on-going management of rural health care delivery models.

Conference Objectives
At the conclusion of the Conference, participants should be able to:
* Understand the benefits of Interprofessional Education (IPE) in health care training;
* Understand how rural areas are affected by trauma, how those areas can be helped through a developed statewide trauma system, and how rural areas can help themselves benefit;
* Review the major challenges and potential health strategies to address the growing problem of prescription drug abuse in Indiana
and the United States;
* Understand how the provisions of the Affordable Care Act might impact oral health in rural Indiana;
* Apply contemporary knowledge about health care quality to the smaller rural provider setting;
* Identify practices and technologies that can improve the care of patients and can be implemented by rural providers.

For more information and to register, please visit the conference website

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