Rural PREP Webinars, 2017-2021

Are you engaged in rural practice or in rural health professions education?

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Webinar Title


Presentation Date

Design and Dissemination Studios: A Strategy for Promoting Scholarly Work in Your Program This webinar describes the process of planning and implementing a studio in detail and direct participants to resources, followed by an opportunity for the audience to engage with presenters to discuss how to use the tool more broadly. 6/24/2021
HPERC: Engaging the Community in Rural Education Primary care health professions education occurring with rural communities in rural locations is critically important to rural workforce recruitment and retention. This webinar by David Schmitz, Cindra Stahl, and Stacy Kusler seeks to engage our colleagues from the perspectives of a rural medical educator, an AHEC leader, and a rural workforce specialist. 5/20/2021
Supporting Medical Education Reforms Through Data and Local Advocacy for Rural Pipelinesadvocacy education medical school physician pipeline program recruitment retention rural Rural PREP student track workforce Rural pipeline programs can be useful tools in medical education reform to benefit counties with the gain of family physicians and production of health professionals. This webinar featuring Dr. John Wheat explores the role of rural medical educators in further reforming medical education and training and impacting local health care. 12/17/2020
The Landscape of Rural Health Researchhealth research rural Rural PREP This presentation by Jennifer Burges and Marcia Ward looks into the relationship between policy, research, and FORHP with examples of when research has influenced policy and federal programs and when policy has influenced research. 7/23/2020
Increasing Capacity and Joy in Preceptingclinical precepting residents students training workforce In this professional development webinar Dr. Schmidt shares her experience and lessons learned from precepting 3-6 learners in a teaching half-day in the office. 6/25/2020
Scholarly Dissemination to Rural Audiencesdissemination research rural Rural PREP This webinar presented by Shawnda Schroeder, PhD, MA, discusses the importance of disseminating your work as well as the various modes of dissemination with special attention paid to the journal publication process. 5/14/2020
Negotiating the IRB Processeducation research resident Rural PREP student training This webinar convenes a panel who will share their experience and wisdom in navigating the IRB process in rural communities and in the area of rural health. 7/25/2019
Targeted Rural Health Educationadvocacy education medical student nurse practitioner rural Rural PREP This webinar examines the Targeted Rural Health Education (TRHE) project, which provides health profession students with the opportunity to gain experience writing plain language health education stories based on topics from the community needs assessments or a clinical experience for publication in a rural newspaper. 6/27/2019
Welcoming Diverse Clinical Learners into Diverse Rural Communitiesclinical diversity education equity Rural PREP training This webinar briefly reviews the staffing needs of rural communities and the experiential opportunities for trainees there, and discusses methods to support learners from diverse backgrounds in these settings. 5/23/2019
Supporting Rural Programs Through Telehealth: Training, Supervision, and Collaborative Mental Health Carebehavioral education mental health rural Rural PREP telehealth workforce Webinar on potential of telehealth as an effective, well-accepted, and cost-effective platform to deliver mental health treatment to those who may not otherwise be able to access such treatment. 12/20/2018
Focus Groups in Health Research – Just the Basicsfocus groups health methods qualitative research Rural PREP Webinar describing basic considerations needed for researchers interested in using focus groups in their studies 7/26/2018
Learner Centered Research Mentoringresearch residents Rural PREP students workforce Webinar describing mentoring models, roles, and skills for successful mentoring 6/28/2018
Engaging Learners in Addressing Rural Population Healthdisparities population health public health residents Rural PREP students workforce Webinar describing health hazards associated with radon gas, the testing and remediation process, and the principles of a population health intervention 5/24/2018
Qualitative Inquiry for Rural Programseducation qualitative research resident Rural PREP student Webinar describing practical methods for qualitative research and evaluation for rural health professional educators, learners, and practitioners 12/21/2017
Microresearch for Rural Healtheducation microresearch research resident Rural PREP student training Rural PREP webinar describing the global impact of "microresearch" and explaining how to apply for a Rural PREP microresearch award 7/27/2017