Take Advantage of ‘Home-Based Primary Care Training for Clinicians & Practice Managers,’ Nov. 2-3

HCCI Home-Based Primary Care course signup webpageThe University of Arizona Center on Aging (ACOA), in partnership with the Home Centered Care Institute, is proud to offer a new program featuring a first-of-its-kind home-based primary care curriculum. The program is designed for health care professionals interested in sharpening their clinical and practice management skills in home-based primary care, including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, practice managers and support staff in a practice focused on providing home-based primary care. Participants do not need to be affiliated with the University of Arizona Center on Aging to register for the course, and will receive CME credit for their participation. A total of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are available.

The first training will take place Nov. 2-3:

  • Thursday, Nov. 2 (10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.) — Kiewit Auditorium, Leon Levy Building, UA Cancer Center, 1515 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85724
  • Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 (8 a.m.-4 p.m.) – Room 103, UA BIO5 Institute, 1657 E. Helen St., Tucson, AZ 85719

To learn more or to register for the program, visit http://bit.ly/HCCICOEACOA

There is no fee for participation—the training is offered free of charge.

HCCI educational program overviewThis opportunity is part of the ACOA having been named one of eight “centers of excellence” for home-based primary care training by HCCI this summer. It is open to clinicians and practice managers statewide. For an overview of the educational program, click here [PDF] or on image at right.

Questions? Contact Nikki Figueroa, (520) 626-5800 or nrfigueroa@email.arizona.edu

Accreditation and Designation Statements

HCCI Essential Elements of Home-Based Primary Care™

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Pierpont Medical Education Institute and the Home Centered Care Institute. PeerPoint Medical Education Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

PeerPoint Medical Education Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

About the University of Arizona Center on Aging

The mission of the University of Arizona Center on Aging (ACOA) at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson is to promote long and healthy lives of older adults through coordinated programs in research, education, outreach and patient care. Established in 1980 as one of a network of Long Term Care Gerontology Centers authorized by the Older Americans Act, the ACOA was approved by the Arizona Board of Regents as a Center of Excellence at the University of Arizona Health Sciences in 1991. The center is affiliated with the UA Division of Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine in the UA Department of Medicine, the largest and one of six original departments in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. For more information, please visit the center’s website: www.aging.arizona.edu

“UA Center on Aging Joins Nationwide Network For Home-based Primary Care Education” | Posted Aug. 4, 2017

Release Date: 
09/28/2017 - 11:00am