STUDENTS IN HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS WE ARE TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2018 AHEC SCHOLARS PROGRAM!
For our post-secondary, health professions students, who are currently enrolled in a two-year or longer degree or certification program, the Alabama Statewide AHEC Program is in the development phase for an interdisciplinary program called AHEC Scholars.
WCAAHEC will launch the program in September 2018 TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING disciplines: Medical Nursing Social work Pharmacy and Pharmacy Tech Public health Dentistry and dental hygiene Occupational therapy physical therapy Radiology tech community health workers and many others
The program offers curriculum designed for students to focus on six core topics that are critical for our future workforce: Interprofessional Education (IPE) or Team-Based Training Behavioral Health Social Determinants of Health Cultural Competency as part of Patient-Centered Care Practice Transformation Current Emerging Health Issues. Participants will receive 40 hours of training (both clinical and didactic for a total of 80 hours) each year of the program and will interact with other AHEC Scholars across Alabama.
The online classroom activities will utilize an online platform such as: Google Classroom Kaizen game application Book of the Year forum
Clinical training experiences will be interdisciplinary with at least three healthcare disciplines in an effort to better prepare health professional students to enter the workforce as part of a team.
For more information or to apply, contact:
Ms Adrian Collier,M.Ed, Program Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com 334-287-2824.