Register for Summer Courses Now!

June 16th, 2021 by sdpatraw

The BHA Training Center is offering a wide range of courses this summer. The registration deadline is June 30, 2021 and classes start on July 15th! For more information view the course calendar for Summer 2021 here and and view course descriptions here!

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Diabetes Education Basics

April 12th, 2021 by Kyle von Bose

A CE Course for Health Aides through the ANTHC Diabetes Program.Diabetes Education Basics: Supporting a Person with Diabetes to Live Healthyin Their Community. An interactive, hands-on VIRTUAL course designed for CHA/Ps Focuses on teaching diabetes education to people with diabetes who livein rural Alaska 7 interactive/virtual classes (12pm – 1pm) May 4, 6, 10, 13, 17, 19, 25 7 CE Credits for CHA/Ps Registration forms can be found at the Distance Learning Website.Contact Teresa Hicks to register by this Friday, …

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Come join us at this year’s virtual Integrated Care Forum for Alaska’s Health Aides every Thursday and Friday from May 6-21, 2021! We are highlighting the benefits of treating the whole person both mind and body. This is an opportunity to learn alongside your fellow Community Health Aides and Dental Health Aides and Behavioral Health Aides. Click here for a complete Agenda-At-A-Glance! Register Here!

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COVID-19 Weekly update March 23rd

March 11th, 2021 by jbragg

Join us for our weekly COVID-19 update where Dr. Phillip McGuiness will talk about acute mental status changes in the elderly. Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/93830305350?pwd=bWwvQ3lldUdCRC82SDRhcGQyRmxWdz09

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Weekly Covid-19 update March 30th

March 11th, 2021 by jbragg

Join us at noon on Tuesday March 30th for discussion with Jennifer Summers to talk about alcohol and substance abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic. Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/93830305350?pwd=bWwvQ3lldUdCRC82SDRhcGQyRmxWdz09

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COVID-19 Weekly update

February 4th, 2021 by jbragg

Join us for our weekly COVID-19 update on February 9, 2021 at 1200   Dr. Jodie Totten will be talking about Pediatric dehydration Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/93830305350?pwd=bWwvQ3lldUdCRC82SDRhcGQyRmxWdz09#success

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Cultural Value: Humor

February 2nd, 2021 by sdpatraw

We all like a good laugh right? Many believe that laughter and a good sense of humor “does good, like a medicine” as the proverb says. Researchers have shown this to be true and even tell us how it works.  It turns out that laughing and smiling actually release neurotransmitters in your brain like dopamine, endorphins, and serotonin. These neurotransmitters are referred to as the “feel good” chemicals in our system. A surge of these neurotransmitters in your system are …

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COVID-19 Weekly Update

February 1st, 2021 by jbragg

February 2, 2021 at 1200 Please join us on Tuesday when Dr. Liz Ohlsen from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services will be talking about schools and sports and COVID-19 zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/93830305350?pwd=bWwvQ3lldUdCRC82SDRhcGQyRmxWdz09#success

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COVID-19 Weekly update

January 25th, 2021 by jbragg

January 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Join us for our weekly COVID-19 update from 1200 to 1300 every Tuesday Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/93830305350?pwd=bWwvQ3lldUdCRC82SDRhcGQyRmxWdz09 This week’s (January 26) topic is: Food Security in rural Alaska during COVID-19 Learn with us as we discuss Sustainable Food systems, harvesting and gardening, as well as how local solutions enhance local food systems and contribute to reductions in chronic disease Speaker:  Marcia Anderson, MS RDN; Health Promotions Manager at ANTHC

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Weekly COVID-10 Update January 5

January 4th, 2021 by jbragg

We will talk about Long haul COVID symptoms  and Treatment for COVID and will do a vaccine update.  With Dr. Ellen Hodges, Dr. Coleman Cutchins, and Dr. Joe McLaughlin. Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/93830305350?pwd=bWwvQ3lldUdCRC82SDRhcGQyRmxWdz09#success

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Weekly COVID-19 Update December 29

December 29th, 2020 by jbragg

Topics:   Goals of Care Discussion with Dr. Kyle Pohl and guest   COVID-19 Vaccination distribution in Nome – lessons learned   Community Health Aides and vaccine distribution Speakers:  Dr. Kyle Pohl, Dr. Mark Peterson,  Dr. Ellen Hodges, and the DHSS COVID-19 Response team. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/93830305350?pwd=bWwvQ3lldUdCRC82SDRhcGQyRmxWdz09

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COVID-19 Vaccine CE

December 21st, 2020 by jbragg

A new CE lesson has been created on COVID-19 Vaccines! This includes a general overview of vaccines, steps in the development and approval of vaccines.  You will learn specifically about the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines that are starting to become (or soon to be!) available in Alaska! This CE will provide up-to-date information and useful resources specifically for CHA/Ps as well as preparing you with information to answer the questions you are likely to hear from your patients and in …

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Weekly COVID-19 Update, Dec 15

December 14th, 2020 by Kyle von Bose

Please join us Tuesday, December 15th as we discuss Promoting COVID-19 Vaccination in our communities. Presenters include Dr. Bob Onders and Alicia Nelson.  Let’s brainstorm together ways we can encourage people to be vaccinated and bring an end to this pandemic. Share your ideas by email or bring them to the meeting. Please bring your questions or if you prefer you can send them beforehand to: clgolnick@anthc.org. To join the Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/93830305350?pwd=bWwvQ3lldUdCRC82SDRhcGQyRmxWdz09 Meeting ID: 938 3030 5350Password: CHAP2020 Dial by your …

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Weekly COVID-19 Update, Dec 8

December 3rd, 2020 by jbragg

Please join us on Tuesday December 8th at 1200 till 1300. TOPIC: Drs. Joe McLaughlin, Ellen Hodges, Anne Musser and the DHSS COVID-19 Response team will be discussing the CDC’s new Coronavirus Quarantine Guidelines, the BINAX Now Cards, and influenza immunization. Please bring your questions or if you prefer you can send them beforehand to: clgolnick@anthc.org. Christine Golnick is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/93830305350?pwd=bWwvQ3lldUdCRC82SDRhcGQyRmxWdz09 Meeting ID: 938 3030 5350Password: CHAP2020 Dial by your location        877 …

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Health Aide Continuing Ed Series

September 12th, 2020 by sdpatraw

This series of online trainings was developed specifically for Alaska’s Health Aides – Behavioral Health, Dental Health, and Community Health. Each session is aimed to build on current knowledge and skills, while providing information and skills necessary to be a member of an interprofessional team of healthcare workers. Each webinar will be 90-120 minutes in length, with the full series taking place over the course of eight weeks via the Zoom online meeting platform. Fee: $20 per session, all sessions …

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ANTHC CHAP is pleased to announce a new formal process for addressing end user comments and suggestions in a timely fashion and completing CHAM content revision.  Please see the flowsheet below that outlines the entire process.  Please send all communications about CHAM concerns/suggestions/changes through the Contact Us system by highlighting within the eCHAM or by emailing us at echam@anthc.org by using the “Contact” at the upper right corner of the eCHAM screen.  Please do not send additional emails or messages …

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2020 CHAPCB Newsletter Vol 21 Issue 1 May

July 7th, 2020 by egonzalez

Issue highlights: February 2020 Certifications Certification Extensions Board Membership ANTHC CHAP Medical Director Weekly COVID-19 Meeting

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In mid-March of 2020 our lives changed forever as news broke of the pending COVID-19 global pandemic.  As the Behavioral Health Aide (BHA) Program reviewed our upcoming BHA training calendar we felt fortunate to have decided early on to prioritize distance delivery methods to instruct Alaska’s BHAs.  BHAs across the state must be trained to meet the requirements for a certification program that is modeled after the Community Health Aide Program (CHAP).   BHAs, like CHAPs and DHATs, are trained to …

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ANTHC will be sponsoring a weekly Web based series starting in October and running through November. It will be held every Friday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM weekly and is intended to increase the level of service that Behavioral Health Aides, Dental Health Aides and Community Health Aides provide to their rural communities. Registration opportunities coming soon.

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COVID-19

May 8th, 2020 by jbragg

As you likely know by now the pandemic has reached the corners of the globe. Do you feel like you are ill-prepared? We here at ANTHC CHAP are here to help. We are hosting a weekly COVID-19 presentation on Wednesdays from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM with varying topics related to COVID-19. Interested? For more info or topic suggestions email :CHAPCOVID-19weeklyupdates@anthc.org Helpful Links for COVID-19 information: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services COVID site Center For Disease Control (CDC) …

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January 2020 CHAPCB Newsletter

February 4th, 2020 by egonzalez

Highlights in this issue include: 2019 Behavioral Health Aide Forum September 2019 CHAPCB Certifications eCHAM Updates Metric Conversion

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