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IL RURAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION FALL 2018 NEWSLETTER IRHA Fall 2018 Newsletter.pdf

Rural Health Clinic Emergency Preparedness Webinar

Tuesday, December 4  |  Noon-1:00

Presenter: Robin VeltKamp, Health Services Associates, Inc.

Content: Emergency Preparedness has been in effect for one year. RHCs have been expected to have their Emergency Plan in place and to have started their first review and reassessment of the plan.   This webinar workshop will address the basics of Emergency Preparedness as a review for those clinics still in the development stage and will review the annual expectations and the reassessment of the requirements.

Cost:

  • IL Rural Health Association (IRHA) & IL Public Health Association members - Free
  • Staff of IRHA Organizational members - Free
  • Non-Members – $55.00
    Includes 12-month IRHA membership

Register Now.

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IRHA ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SPRING SCHOLARSHIPS -DEADLINE Nov 23rd

Recognizing the workforce shortages faced by rural providers, the IL Rural Health Association is offering scholarships for the 2019 Spring Semester to students with a strong interest and intent in working in a rural medically underserved area. 

IRHA is offering three $1000 scholarships in each of the following disciplines:

Medical Billing/Coding  |  HIT/Health Informatics  |  Social Work/Behavioral Health*
(*Special thanks to Gibson Area Hospital for lending their support to these disciplines)  

IRHA is offering one $2,500 Dental School Scholarship

IRHA is offering one $1,000 Dental Hygienist Scholarship

Criteria:  Students currently enrolled in one of the above mentioned programs, with a strong interest and intent of working in a rural health area who would otherwise NOT have their full tuition reimbursed through an employer. Application deadline November 23rd . Recipients will be notified in early December. 

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About the IRHA

First organized in 1989, the Illinois Rural Health Association (IRHA) is a collaborative association whose mission is to strengthen health systems for rural residents and communities through advocacy, education, networking and leadership.

 




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