Eastern Area Health Education Center

Advance Your Career with Continuing Education in Eastern NC

As the healthcare industry changes its practices, technologies and standards, it is important for healthcare professionals to have a way to stay up to date. Eastern AHEC is here to offer advanced resources for the healthcare community in eastern North Carolina. We help professionals in allied health, dentistry, medicine, mental health, nursing, pharmacy and public health advance their careers and stay on top of their fields. One of the many ways we do this is through continuing education and professional development in Greenville and all across eastern North Carolina. Many of our programs are multidisciplinary and/or interprofessional in nature.

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Whether you’re looking to maintain licensure or specialty certifications for AMA, NBCC, CNE, ACPE, LCSW, LPC, LCAS, LPCS and others, we offer a number of courses and events that can fulfill your requirement.

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If you are a nurse with an inactive license, consider the NC AHEC Nurse Refresher program, which offers self-paced online instruction and a precepted clinical experience in eastern North Carolina. Call 252-744-5216 for more information.

For a listing of scheduled rounds and conferences go to Brody School of Medicine at ECU Scheduled Rounds & Conferences.

You can also check the statewide AHEC continuing education calendar.

Continuing Education for All Healthcare Professionals

At Eastern AHEC, it’s our goal to strengthen the region’s healthcare community by bridging healthcare and education. Make sure to read through our additional resources for continuing your professional education.

If you are looking for relevant ways to stay up-to-date in your field, turn to Eastern AHEC and our options for continued education. Have questions about what courses are best for you? You can contact a specific department or our office at 252.744.5221 for assistance.

Eastern AHEC serves healthcare providers with continuing education across the eastern NC region.

Classes & Events

Respecting Choices ® First Steps® and Last Steps® Advance Care Planning Facilitator Certification

Caring of the Critically Ill Cardiac Patient

Children & Anxiety: Signs, Symptoms, and Strategies and Practical Applications of Mindfulness Strategies to Support Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Eastern Regional Stroke Conference 2017: The Holistic Approach to Stroke Care in Rural Eastern North Carolina

Leadership for Supervisors

Promoting Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for Substance Using Clients

The Ethics of Being Trauma-Informed

Neurosurgery Update

The First Annual Statewide AHEC Clinical Supervision Summit: Enhancing Skills and Intertwining Best Practices

Coronal Polish Certification for Dental Assistant II

Aspiration/Reflux: Tissue Damage and Management

Dementia Best Practices With Teepa Snow

Human Services: What Every County Commissioner Should Know

Psych 101: Management in the Clinical Setting – Adult Care 8:30 am – 11:45 am Pediatric Care 1:15 pm – 4:30 pm

Helping Traumatized Children Learn and Succeed Through the Implementation of Trauma-Informed Care

Rehab Assessment: Documenting for Medical Necessity

“Mind-Full or Mindful? Promoting Hope and Healing Through Mindfulness Interventions in Couples Therapy

Brief Child Forensic Evaluations in Cases of Alleged Abuse

Psych 101: Management in the Clinical Setting – Adult Care 8:30 am – 11:45 am Pediatric Care 1:15 pm – 4:30 pm

Maternal and Infant Best Practices in 2017

Respecting Choices ® First Steps® and Last Steps® Advance Care Planning Facilitator Certification

Health Sciences Boot Camp

The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Core Curriculum

Health Sciences Boot Camp

Client Violence: Keeping Yourself and Others Safe

Nitrous Oxide Certification

Too Hot to Handle: A Review of Malignant Hyperthermia

2017 Breastfeeding Symposium

Annual Children’s Services State of the Art Conference

NC Environmental Health Law

Advanced Fetal Monitoring

The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Core Curriculum

Wound Management: Guidelines for Assessment and Care

Respecting Choices ® First Steps® and Last Steps® Advance Care Planning Facilitator Certification

Mammography Symposium 2017

Respecting Choices ® First Steps® and Last Steps® Advance Care Planning Facilitator Certification

A-Z Diabetes Educator Boot Camp

Downeast Society of Radiologic Science 2017-2018

The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC)

Downeast Society of Radiologic Science 2017-2018

Cardiovascular Symposium 2017

Downeast Society of Radiologic Science 2017-2018

Downeast Society of Radiologic Science 2017-2018