Memphis Regional Training

Thursday March 8, 2012 – Friday March 9, 2012

Church Health Wellness Center
1115 Union Ave
Memphis, TN 38104-6646

Program

Join us on March 8 & 9, 2012 for a free regional training in Memphis, TN, for individuals and organizations interested in providing care and compassion to people experiencing homelessness. This accredited training will feature professional development and networking opportunities in order to better serve the needs of providers of homeless health care and shelter services.

Jointly sponsored by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council

After participating in this CME activity, participants should be able to describe and discuss:

  • Conditions and adverse realities of homelessness which lead to chronic, life-threatening conditions
  • Barriers to persons experiencing homelessness receiving¬† adequate diagnosis and treatment to chronic, life-threatening conditions
  • Effects of current health care reform legislation upon health care providers of individuals experiencing homelessness

This training is designed by HCH professionals for HCH professionals, specifically but not limited to individuals living and working in the southeastern United States, including clinicians and their support staff; administrators; board members; and consumers of HCH services. It will also be of value to others who provide health care and support services to people experiencing homelessness, as well as government officials and advocates.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council.  Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CMEs are typically applicable and transferable for a variety of health professions, including nursing, social work, and alcohol and drug counseling. Please check with your credentialing body to verify. There is no charge to receive credit.