Missouri Rural Health Day

September 28, 2022

Missouri Rural Health Day

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, in co-sponsorship with the Missouri Primary Care Association, Missouri Rural Health Association, Missouri Hospital Association, Missouri Immunization Coalition, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, Missouri Area Health Education Centers and A.T. Still University Osteopathic Medical School, announces the 2nd Annual Missouri Rural Health Day to honor the noble, community-spirited nature that prevails in rural Missouri. Missouri Rural Health Day promotes the “Power of Rural” and the ongoing efforts to communicate, educate, collaborate, and innovate to improve the health of rural Missourians.  The FREE event will be held at the Governor’s Office Building, 200 Madison Street, Room 450, Jefferson City MO.  Registration will begin at 8:30 AM, presentations will be from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, with a networking buffet-style lunch provided at no cost to the attendees.

 

Please REGISTER by November 7, 2022.  

Grants 101 Workshop

Date: September 19, 2022

Grants 101 Workshop

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs (IEA) Region 7 will host a Grants 101 Workshop in St. Louis, Missouri! Attendees will learn about the federal grant application process, where to find funding opportunities, strategies for putting together a successful application from a grantee’s perspective, engaging with foundations, and resources to support their grant writing efforts. Space for this free grants workshop is limited.

Date:  Thursday, September 29, 2022

Time:  9:00 AM – 4:00 PM CT | Registration begins at 8:30 AM.

Location: Betty Jean Kerr People’s Health Center, 5701 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis MO 63112

Who Should Attend This Workshop?
Community and faith-based organizations, hospitals, health centers, universities, community colleges, and public health departments interested in learning how to register for federal funding opportunities, where to find those opportunities, and how to create a competitive grant proposal and submit a successful grant application.

 Register here.

For more information, contact Myesha Kennedy at MKennedy@hrsa.gov.

18th Annual Health Ethics Conference

Date: September 15, 2022

18th Annual Health Ethics Conference. Burnout, incivility, and moral injury: Optimizing ethical response in times of crisis

Date: October 6, 2022

Location: Hampton Inn Events Center, Columbia, MO 65201

Through the exploration of patient and provider stories, this conference will focus on navigating ethical challenges heightened by the global pandemic, divergent belief structures, and misinformation further polarizing communities. Join to listen to wellness advocates and a range of healthcare professionals who have first-hand experience of the challenges encountered in today’s complex healthcare environment leading to rising incivility, burnout, and moral injury. Participants will explore these challenges as well as interventions, processes and resources aimed at optimizing well-being and mitigating harm to health professionals.

The conference agenda is posted on the website.

Presented By:

Center for Health Ethics
MU Office of Clinician Well-being
MU School of Medicine
MU Sinclair School of Nursing
MU Continuing Education for Health Professions
MU Extension

Accreditation Information

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Activity approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)

University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Midwest Multistate Division Provider Number MO1022-6

Other credit being pursued: Licensed Professional Counselors, Psychologists, and Social Workers with Missouri licenses.

18th Annual Health Ethics Conference

Date: August 24, 2022

18th Annual Health Ethics Conference

Burnout, incivility, and moral injury: Optimizing ethical response in times of crisis.

Date: October 6, 2022

Location: Hampton Inn Events Center, Columbia, Missouri

Through the exploration of patient and provider stories, this conference will focus on navigating ethical challenges heightened by the global pandemic, divergent belief structures, and misinformation further polarizing communities. Join the conference to listen to wellness advocates and a range of healthcare professionals who have first-hand experience of the challenges encountered in today’s complex healthcare environment leading to rising incivility, burnout, and moral injury. Participants will explore these challenges as well as interventions, processes and resources aimed at optimizing well-being and mitigating harm to health professionals.

The conference agenda is posted on the website.

Presented By:

Center for Health Ethics
MU Sinclair School of Nursing
MU Continuing Education for Health Professions
MU Extension

Accreditation Information

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Activity approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)

University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Midwest Multistate Division Provider Number MO1022-6

Other credit being pursued: Licensed Professional Counselors, Psychologists, and Social Workers with Missouri licenses

2022 Missouri Harm Reduction Conference

Date: August 17, 2022

2022 Missouri Harm Reduction Conference

Wednesday, September 21, 2022, and Thursday, September 22, 2022, 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Join the Department of Health and Senior Services this September for the second annual Missouri Harm Reduction Conference! This year’s conference will be provided at no cost and held via ZOOM. The conference sessions will be recorded and available for viewing after the event.

NASW-Continuing Education Credits and Missouri Credentialing Board-Contact Hour applications are pending approval – eligibility for credit requires live attendance of the entire conference and completion of the post-session evaluations.

To register or find more information, please CLICK HERE. Questions can be answered by emailing: MOHarmReduction@loginplan.events.

Missouri Water Fluoridation Summit

Date: August 16, 2022

Missouri Water Fluoridation Summit

October 13-14, 2022
Poplar Bluff, Missouri 
The Missouri Office of Dental Health in collaboration with our sponsors, the American Dental Association (ADA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Missouri Coalition for Oral Health and Delta Dental is hosting the first Water Fluoridation Summit on October 13-14, 2022 at the Holiday Inn in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.  Please see the registration link below. Due to spacing restrictions, it is limited to 150 attendees. The first 150 people to register will be able to attend. A waiting list will be kept in lieu of cancellations received.

Register here

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn at a discounted rate. Please see the link for booking your room!  Hotel Booking Link.

Access the agenda.

Please be aware the sessions are subject to change. There will be two, in-person tours available of the New Wave Fluoridation Feeder System, one in the morning on October 13th and one in the afternoon on October 14th. Select your choice on the registration form. A pre-recorded video of the tour will be available and will be shared in case you are unable to attend one of the in-person tours. The Office of Dental Health will do their best to accommodate everyone’s preference for a tour time.

Sessions will include ADA CERP CE credits through the Missouri Primary Care Association. These will be free of charge! Everyone is encouraged to fill out the registration form if you want to attend even if your travel approval is still pending. the Office of Dental Health is working on a virtual option and more information will follow soon.

If you have any questions or comments, please reach out to the Office of Dental Health at oralhealth@health.mo.gov or by calling 573-751-5874. The Office of Dental Health is happy to take suggestions and wants to answer any questions you might have!  Looking forward to seeing everyone in October in the beautiful little town of Poplar Bluff, which is also known as “The Gateway to the Ozarks”!

2022 Missouri Primary Care Association Annual Conference

Date: July 29, 2022

Exhibitor Registration for the 2022 Missouri Primary Care Association (MPCA) Annual Conference is now open. This year’s conference will be hosted at the Saint Charles Convention Center, Saint Charles, Missouri, Thursday, October 27, 2022. The Conference theme is Into The Unknown! Attached is the 2022 Conference Prospectus for your review. Exhibiting hours and what is included in a booth package can be found within the prospectus.  

Registration Link

Please note:

  1. Each booth package comes with entrance passes for only two to Wednesday’s evening networking dinner, Thursday’s breakfast and lunch.  If you have registered more than two booth attendants, you may purchase additional tickets by contacting the MPCA prior to the Conference or on site. 
  2. Exhibits will be available Wednesday, October 26, for set up. Booths must be set up and open by 9:00 AM on Thursday, October 27.
  3. Exhibits will be required to be open only on Thursday, October 27. Exhibitors who wish to stay on Friday, October 28 are free to do so, but meals will not be provided.
  4. The “Punch Card” Game requires conference attendees to visit at least 20 exhibitors. Exhibitors can choose to sign an attendee’s card when you feel they have made an “actual” visit to your booth. MPCA is hoping this encourages more meaningful interactions between the exhibitors and attendees.

Feel free to contribute to Friday’s prize drawing. MPCA has a booth by the registration desk and a storage room for locking up prizes to be given out the following day. MPCA is happy to work with exhibitors who want MPCA to announce their own prize winners during the Punch Card drawing.

2022 Tri-Regional Maternal Health Conference: Community-Led Interventions in the Mississippi River Delta

Date: July 29, 2022

On August 9 and 10, 2022, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) will host the 2022 Tri-Regional Maternal Health Conference: Community-Led Interventions in the Mississippi River Delta. HRSA and OASH invite partners influencing birth outcomes (i.e., doctors, nurses, midwives, doulas, peer educators, community members, and state/local public health workers) to identify actions aimed at addressing persistent inequities in maternal health, and to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality for racial and ethnic minority women residing in the Mississippi River Delta region (Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, and Tennessee).

To register or find additional programmatic information, please visit the conference website. Please note that this conference has both in-person and virtual attendance options.

If you have any additional questions, please email Ella Ewart-Pierce at ella.ewart-pierce@hhs.gov