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Sep

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Stay Safe During Hunting Season

Posted by on September 26th, 2016 0 comments

For many parts of the United States, fall is hunting season. Recreation.gov has tips for hunters and non-hunters to stay safe in the woods this time of year. Spotlight: Safety During Hunting Season: https://nnlm.gov/bhic/rd10

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Rural

Sep

15

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Rural Health Research Dissemination Cooperative Agreement

Posted by on September 15th, 2016 0 comments

The purpose of this program is to disseminate and market rural health services research funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) to diverse audiences, such as decision makers and rural stakeholders at national, state, and community levels, with the goal of informing and raising awareness of key policy issues important to rural… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information Literacy, Public Health, Rural, Scholarships and Grants

Sep

08

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NBCC Foundation Scholarships and Fellowships

Posted by on September 8th, 2016 0 comments Tags:

The National Board for Certified Counselors Foundation has several scholarships and fellowships available for students enrolled in a CACREP-accredited counseling master’s program. The application deadline for these opportunities is October 31, 2016. 2017 NBCCF Rural Scholarship 2017 NBCCF Military Scholarship 2017 NBCCF Minority Fellowship Program (Master’s Addictions)  2017 NBCCF Minority Fellowship Program (Master’s Mental Health)

Posted in: Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns, Rural, Scholarships and Grants

Sep

01

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NLM Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities

Posted by on September 1st, 2016 0 comments

This National Library of Medicine grant program seeks projects that will bring useful, usable health information to health disparity populations and their health care providers. Access to useful, usable, understandable health information is an important factor during health decisions. Proposed projects should exploit the capabilities of computer and information technology and health sciences libraries to bring… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information Literacy, Low Income, Minority Health Concerns, National Library of Medicine News, Rural, Scholarships and Grants

Sep

01

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Improving Health Outcomes for Seniors in Rural Communities Webinar

Posted by on September 1st, 2016 0 comments

September 19, 2016 at 1 PM CDT / 2 PM EDT Hosted by Grantmakers in Aging For registration and information, visit https://nnlm.gov/bhic/al6d. A telemedicine program in seven rural, Midwestern States supports health and wellness for older adults by focusing on proactive medical care. Understand how this service evolved, the success, and opportunities for philanthropy to be part… Read More »

Posted in: Rural, Senior

Aug

25

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Rural Diabetes Prevention Toolkit

Posted by on August 25th, 2016 0 comments

This toolkit, from the Rural Health Information Hub, includes resources and best practice to help design a program to prevent and/or manage diabetes in rural areas at the community level. Several modules provide information on how to identify diabetes, design prevention programs that are sustainable, and collect data for assessment purposes. https://nnlm.gov/bhic/ur0w  

Posted in: Rural

Jul

27

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Working in Rural Health

Posted by on July 27th, 2016 0 comments

Thinking of working in rural health, or recruiting others? This video from the Washington State Department of Health describes the benefits, from the point of view of healthcare providers. https://nnlm.gov/bhic/00gv

Posted in: Rural

Jul

13

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Asthma Treated via Telehealth

Posted by on July 13th, 2016 0 comments

Asthma is as prevalent in rural adults as in their urban counterparts, but those in rural areas may have less access to treatment. A program in Kansas which utilizes partnerships and collaboration to serve the State can be replicated in other areas. Read more about it and how to come a Certified Asthma Educator here: http://bit.ly/29EydQr

Posted in: Rural

Jul

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Telehealth: Mapping the Evidence for Patient Outcomes from Systematic Reviews

Posted by on July 7th, 2016 0 comments

AHRQ released this report based on research conducted by the Pacific Northwest Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC). The information in this report is intended to help health care decision makers—patients and clinicians, health system leaders, and policymakers, among others—make well-informed decisions and thereby improve the quality of health care services. The study identified 1,494 citations about… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health, Rural

Jun

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Grant from National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety

Posted by on June 30th, 2016 0 comments

Agricultural Health and Safety Special Project and Pilot Study Funds (Mini-grant Program) Application Deadline: August 17, 2016 Information: http://bit.ly/29cQIyF The purpose of this program is to support small-scale projects and pilot studies that address prevention of childhood agricultural disease and injury. Funds are allocated to support projects that: a) test innovative strategies; b) develop new partnerships… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Rural, Scholarships and Grants

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