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NEW Telehealth Training Modules

Telehealth Training Modules Julie Holt, RN, MSN, CPNP- Regional Director Employer Engagement - Greater Sacramento and Mara Manuel, RN, MSN, clinical expert Psych Mental Health Nurse. Open Source provided by Health Workforce Initiative from Grant # 19-456-006   from the Community College Chancellor’s Office.You can access the three modules here for your use. https://ca-hwi.org/curriculum/access-curriculum/

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2nd CNA Educators Conference December 2020

CNA Educators Conference “Building Resilience in our CNA Workforce”This conference will provide CNA Program Directors, Faculty, and Teachers with the tools to build a resilient workforce in this current climate. The need for CNAs continues to grow. Our safety net more than ever needs quality certified nurse assistants to provide care…

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Skills for the Nursing Assistant

Online Course to Help Adult Learners Get Job SkillsUSA Learns Website Now Teaches Communication Skills for Nursing Assistants The Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) in collaboration with the Health Workforce Initiative has launched a free online course entitled Skills for the Nursing Assistant. The course can be found in the USA…

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BEHAVIORAL/ MENTAL HEALTH PIPELINE PROJECT

The Mental Health Pipeline Project is a grant funded by the Kaiser Foundation Hospitals in the amount of $300,000.00 for a two-year funding period beginning January 1, 2020, through January 1, 2022. To find out more about the Health Careers Symposium and Professional Development opportunities please follow this link. BEHAVIORAL/ MENTAL HEALTH PIPELINE

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Webinar SB1348 Data Collection Update 9 16 2020

Please find information to the updated information and webinar for SB1348 Data CollectionFor the Spring data, if you have a collection of data to input please proceed as normal. If the COVID-19 pandemic, limited clinical for students and you are reporting none, please enter the groups in the system with zero for…

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DCA Issues New Waiver Extensions 8 27 2020

Exercising the authority under Governor Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order N-39-20, the director of the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) issued the following waiver extensions today:DCA Waiver DCA-20-46 Waiver Extending DCA Waiver DCA-20-09 Examination Requirement for Continued Physical Therapy Treatment DCA Waiver DCA-20-47 Waiver Extending DCA Waiver DCA-20-10 Face-to-Face Supervision Requirements for Psychology…

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Nurse Tim Webinar of the Month: September 2020

QSEN in Your Curriculum: Assumptions, Active Learning and AssessmentsHelping the student develop as a professional nurse requires an instructional design that promotes growth in clinical judgment. The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Project offers faculty a framework to that end. Using the six competency domains, we will consider relevant…

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DCA Order Waiving Restrictions on Nursing Student Clinical Hours Extension

On April 3, 2020, the Director issued an Order Waiving Restrictions on Nursing Student Clinical Hours.The order was scheduled to expire on June 2, 2020, but on May 29, 2020, the Director extended the order to August 1, 2020.The Director hereby further extends the Order Waiving Restrictions on Nursing Student Clinical…

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CA Medical Association need volunteers

In an effort to ensure California physicians can continue to provide care to patients during the COVID-19 outbreak, the California Medical Association (CMA) is partnering with State of California Office of Emergency Services (OES) to provide free medical-grade personal protective equipment (PPE) – including N95 and surgical masks, gowns, gloves and…

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Webinar: Culturally Responsive, Evidence-Based Practices for Engaging Communities of Color

HWI Presents: Webinar: One of TwoDr. Johnathan Martinez, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology at California State University Northridge will be discussing with you the topic of cultural diversity and the emphasis on evidence-based care. Given the current climate and disparities in care, we have a responsibility to embody cultural humility when serving clients.As…

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