Rural Round Table

Upcoming events

    • July 30, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
    • 2135 N Charles G Seivers Blvd, Clinton, TN 37716
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    The Rural Health Association of TN (RHA of TN) and Tennessee Hospital Association (THA) are partnering to help educate small and rural hospitals and communities around the state about the opioid epidemic. Come be a part of this free event!

    Potential Outcomes will include:

    • Provide training for developing protocols and policies in emergency departments to guide referrals and linkages to care for persons who have experienced overdose.
    • Empower individuals to make informed decisions and reduce additional exposure to harm to include:
    • Inform and educate policy makers on the science and strategy of harm reduction by providing scientific evidence of impact and providing best practice components for Good Samaritan, naloxone and MAT initiatives.
    • Educate and engage harm reduction partners to deploy a variety of strategies (outreach, communication, connection to services, infectious disease reduction).
    • Support public awareness/campaign efforts to help individuals reduce risk-taking.
    • Support and scale up key interventions for hospitals, EDs, and other clinical care settings (e.g. education on new protocols, academic detailing on linkages to care, etc.
    • Develop rapid community outreach teams, including finding and training volunteers or staff focus in on high-impact areas, for post-overdose visits to victims, friends or family members

    Draft Agenda

    “This project is funded under a Grant Contract with the State of Tennessee.”
    • July 31, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • 415 Harding Dr, Lebanon, TN
    Register



    The Rural Health Association of TN (RHA of TN) and Tennessee Hospital Association (THA) are partnering to help educate small and rural hospitals and communities around the state about the opioid epidemic. Come be a part of this free event!

    Potential Outcomes will include:

    • Provide training for developing protocols and policies in emergency departments to guide referrals and linkages to care for persons who have experienced overdose.
    • Empower individuals to make informed decisions and reduce additional exposure to harm to include:
    • Inform and educate policy makers on the science and strategy of harm reduction by providing scientific evidence of impact and providing best practice components for Good Samaritan, naloxone and MAT initiatives.
    • Educate and engage harm reduction partners to deploy a variety of strategies (outreach, communication, connection to services, infectious disease reduction).
    • Support public awareness/campaign efforts to help individuals reduce risk-taking.
    • Support and scale up key interventions for hospitals, EDs, and other clinical care settings (e.g. education on new protocols, academic detailing on linkages to care, etc.
    • Develop rapid community outreach teams, including finding and training volunteers or staff focus in on high-impact areas, for post-overdose visits to victims, friends or family members

    Draft Agenda

    “This project is funded under a Grant Contract with the State of Tennessee.”
    • August 01, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • 317 Denmark Jackson Rd Denmark, TN 38391
    Register



    The Rural Health Association of TN (RHA of TN) and Tennessee Hospital Association (THA) are partnering to help educate small and rural hospitals and communities around the state about the opioid epidemic. Come be a part of this free event!

    Potential Outcomes will include:

    • Provide training for developing protocols and policies in emergency departments to guide referrals and linkages to care for persons who have experienced overdose.
    • Empower individuals to make informed decisions and reduce additional exposure to harm to include:
    • Inform and educate policy makers on the science and strategy of harm reduction by providing scientific evidence of impact and providing best practice components for Good Samaritan, naloxone and MAT initiatives.
    • Educate and engage harm reduction partners to deploy a variety of strategies (outreach, communication, connection to services, infectious disease reduction).
    • Support public awareness/campaign efforts to help individuals reduce risk-taking.
    • Support and scale up key interventions for hospitals, EDs, and other clinical care settings (e.g. education on new protocols, academic detailing on linkages to care, etc.
    • Develop rapid community outreach teams, including finding and training volunteers or staff focus in on high-impact areas, for post-overdose visits to victims, friends or family members

    Draft Agenda

    “This project is funded under a Grant Contract with the State of Tennessee.”
    • November 20, 2019
    • 7:30 AM (EST)
    • November 22, 2019
    • 11:30 AM (EST)
    • Music Road Resort Hotel & Inn, Pigeon Forge, TN
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    Rural Health Association of TN 

    25th Annual Conference 

    The Rural Health Association of Tennessee (RHA of TN) Conference is seeking presenters for their annual event whose purpose is to educate participants about health concerns affecting rural Tennessee.

    The conference reaches a diverse audience, ranging from hospital administrators, coordinated school health personnel; public health workers and administrators; county executives; legislators; school health nurses; health professions students and faculty; physicians, nurses and other providers; health educators; county health council members; rural business leaders; rural citizens and other community leaders and policy makers.

    Interested in presenting?

    Please see the Call for Presentations, submit forms and cv/resume to rhat@rhat.org.

    *Both completed forms and cv/resume must be submitted for presentation to be considered.

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Past events

May 16, 2019 Decatur/Henderson County Faith and Recovery Forum
May 06, 2019 Middle TN Rural Healthcare Leadership Forum
April 29, 2019 East TN Rural Healthcare Leadership Forum
April 26, 2019 Hidden in Plain Sight: A Collaborative Approach to Mental Health Awareness
April 16, 2019 RHA of TN 2019 Webinar: Post-Acute Transitional Care Utilizing The Swing Bed Program
April 08, 2019 2019 Telehealth Research Symposium
March 26, 2019 RHA of TN 2019 Webinar: Rural Healthcare Board Development 101
March 13, 2019 RHA of TN Hill Day 2019
March 01, 2019 Rural Health Clinic Grant Exploration
February 21, 2019 RHA of TN 2019 Webinar: Guiding Healthcare Workforce Development
January 25, 2019 RHA of TN 2019 Webinar: Rural Health Advocacy Priorities
November 14, 2018 RHAT 24th Annual Conference (Click Here for Event Details)
July 26, 2018 2018 RHA of TN Virtual Poster Competition
July 18, 2018 2018 Rural Health Fly-In
June 26, 2018 2018 RURAL HEALTH CODING & DOCUMENTATION BOOTCAMP
June 20, 2018 2018 Tennessee Telehealth Symposium
June 19, 2018 2018 Rural Health Clinic Symposium
May 04, 2018 Middle TN Regional Workshop
April 25, 2018 West TN Regional Workshop- All Aboard: Getting on Track to Fight Opioid Addiction
March 27, 2018 2018 Tennessee Rural & Health Clinical Documentation & Coding Bootcamp
March 23, 2018 East TN Regional Workshop
March 06, 2018 RHAT Hill Day 2018
November 15, 2017 RHAT 23rd Annual Conference
November 16, 2016 Fall Conference
September 27, 2016 Rural Health Clinic Workshop
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