Child Health Regional Meetings

September 8,  Harnett County Health Department
September 9, Pitt County Agricultural Building
September 11, Forsyth County Health Department
September 29, Haywood County Senior Resource Center

The 2015 Fall Child Health Regional Meetings will provide diverse topics for nurses, social workers, and healthcare providers working to improve the health outcomes for children and families in the public health setting.


  • Children & Youth Branch, Division of Public Health, DHHS
  • Public Health Nursing and Professional Development, Division of Public Health, DHHS
  • The North Carolina Institute of Public Health, Gillings School of Global Health, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Who should attend these workshops?

The training content is appropriate for all local Child Health staff including healthcare providers (physicians, physician assistants, social workers, nurse practitioners, and Child Health Enhanced Role Nurses). Nursing continuing education hours have been applied for. The full content for this training is approved for Child Health Enhanced Role Nurse continuing education hours for re-rostering.

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Agenda and handouts

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8:30 am: Registration

9:00 am: Child Health Program Updates

Memo: Guidance on Electronic Documentation
Form: Electronic Documentation (Word)
Memo: Coding and Billing Guidance for Retiring LU Codes
Memo: Use of LU codes in Child Health
Memo: Standing Orders
RN Scope of Practice–Clarification
Validation of Nursing Competence: What does it mean for you?

10:30 am: Break

10:45 am: Newborn Assessment and Care


11:45 am: Food Insecurity/School Nutrition


12:30 pm: Lunch and Networking

12:45 pm: Physical Activity and You!

12:55 pm: Breastfeeding Promotion and Support


1:55 pm: Break

2:05 pm: The Healthcare Provider’s Role in Improving School Readiness


2:50 pm: Americans with Disabilities Act Top Ten List

Accessibility Basics for Medical Practices

3:20 pm: Learning Summary and Questions

3:30 pm: Adjourn

CEH 5.5 hours total

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Conflict of interest disclosure

No influential financial relationships have been disclosed by planners or presenters which would influence the planning of this activity. No commercial support has influenced the planning of the educational objectives and content of this event. Any commercial support will be used for events that are not CE related. There is no endorsement of any product by NCNA, ANCC, or other credentialing bodies associated with this session. No session relates to products governed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In the event that a session does relate to products governed by the FDA, appropriate and off-label use will be shared.

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Continuing education/contact hours

6.0 hours of continuing education credit will be provided through the Public Health Nursing and Professional Development (PHNPD) Unit in the Department of Health and Human Services.

Public Health Nursing and Professional Development, Department of Health and Human Services, is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Special Note: Nurse Licensees are required to attest to having completed one of several learning activity options during the preceding license renewal cycle and be prepared to submit evidence of completion if requested by the Board. Most of the learning activity options include continuing education activities related to the nurse’s practice. The Public Health Nursing and Professional Development Unit qualifies as an acceptable provider of continuing education as defined by the Board of Nursing for the Continuing Competence process.

Attendees must attend the full program in order to receive credit.

No partial credit will be awarded.

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Dates and locations

September 8, 2015
Harnett County Health Department
307 W Cornelius Harnett Boulevard, Lillington NC, 27546

September 9, 2015
Pitt County Agriculture Center
403 Government Circle, Greenville NC, 27834

September 11, 2015
Forsyth County Health Department
799 North Highland Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC 27102

September 29, 2015
Haywood Senior Resource Center
81 Elmwood Way, Waynesville, NC 28786

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Fees: $40 per person (includes the CEH, lunch and breaks). We are unable to offer group discounts.

Make checks out to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and send to NC Institute for Public Health, Attn: Registrar, Campus Box # 8165, Chapel Hill, NC 27599.

  • The registration fee is due by August 17 for the September 8, 9, and 11 meetings.
  • The registration fee is due by September 1 for the September 29 meeting.

Important: All registration fees must be postmarked by the deadlines noted or your registration will be CANCELED. There is NO onsite registration available for these meetings.

Important Note Before You Register:

When you click “Go to Registration” below, you will be taken to our registration page. You will see a list of our programs arranged by date. Find the program you want to register for, and click “Register Now” next to it. You will then go to a login page where you can set up an account, which you will be able to use every time you register for an NCIPH program, or you can login if you have an existing account.

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Cancellation and refund policies

If you find that you cannot attend, you must cancel no later than August 17 for the September 8, 9, and 11 meetings and September 1 for the September 29 meeting. Any cancellation received after the deadline will be charged the full registration fee. All cancelations must be received in writing. You may send cancellations to Cherelle Whitfield at Substitutions from the same organization are allowed up until the day prior to the meeting with prior notification to

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More information

For more information, contact Jacqueline McIver, (919-966-3309) or Avia Mainor, (919-966-9599).

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