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New Symposium Series for Healthcare Professionals Offered at MCC

Posted: December 31, 2015

Nurses, social workers, healthcare administrators and other healthcare practitioners will learn how to effectively lead efforts to provide quality patient care in today's ever-changing healthcare landscape through a new symposium series that begins in February at Manchester Community College.

MCC's Workforce Development Center and the HT3 for Healthcare Training Grant are partnering with the Southern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center, and the Office of Minority Health & Refugee Affairs of the Department of Health and Human Service at the State of New Hampshire for "A Symposium Series in Healthcare: Leadership and Service Delivery in the Changing Marketplace." Sessions will be held at 1066 Front Street in Manchester, and include expert panel discussions and a guest speaker. Participants who attend all three sessions will receive up to 10.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU's).

The symposium series is part of the HT3 for Healthcare (High Tech; High Touch and High Demand Training) Grant to Manchester Community College. The $2.5 million grant is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. The Community College System of NH is an equal opportunity employer, and adaptive equipment is available upon request to persons with disabilities.

Session I: Building Personal Leadership Skills in Healthcare

Learn valuable insight and practical approaches to enhance current leadership skills. Topics include: Leadership Skills and Styles; Resiliency; The importance of Critical Thinking and Healthcare; Mission Statements; and Culture Effective Organizations.

2/19/16 (snow date 2/26/16)
8am registration / networking
8:30am – 12:30pm (this includes panel interaction and guest speaker)

Session II: Communication Skills for Healthcare

Identify and create methods to identify communication gaps before information is disseminated throughout an organization. Topics include: Emotional Intelligence: Change Management; Walking the Walk; and Effective Communication.

3/11/16 (snow date 3/18/16)
8am registration / networking
8:30am – 12:30pm (this includes panel interaction and guest speaker)

Session III: Characteristics of a Successful Healthcare Organization

Learn how to make your organization successful and sustainable while retaining patients and employee morale. Topics include: Patient Centered Care; Team Work and Impact on Quality Improvement Processes; Change Management; Culture Effective Organizations; Common Reasons for Termination; and How to Achieve Career Advancement.

4/22/16 (snow date 4/29/16)
8am registration / networking
8:30am – 12:30pm (this includes panel interaction and guest speaker)

Cost is $75 for each session or $150 if you register for all three sessions at the same time. Attend all three sessions to earn a certificate of completion and up to 10.50 CEU's. Contact Kathy DesRoches at (603) 206-8161 for more information or click here to register.

Southern NH AHEC is an Approved Provider of continuing nursing education by the Northeast Multistate Division (NE-MSD), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 10.5 contact hours. Activity Number: 1163