Education and Training
Healthcare Professional Education Opportunities
Educating our patients and communities begins with our own education as healthcare providers. With today’s fast-changing and ever-growing healthcare environment, continuous education and learning opportunities are crucial to sustaining healthy behaviors in Louisiana.
Gain Access to Continuing Education Opportunities
Well-Ahead gives access to several crucial resources that work to improve the overall health outcomes in Louisiana. We encourage you to take advantage of the learning opportunities and utilize the resources to help move Louisiana’s health forward. Check out our below educational opportunities.
Before an emergency is declared, it is important to have a plan and process ready to protect your family and community members in Louisiana. As a healthcare professional, trainings, tools and resources are essential to effectively be prepared for the impact of a natural disaster or public health emergency.
Fluoride varnish is the most effective protection against tooth decay for children, and we work to equip providers and schools with the resources to keep smiles healthy.
Our Provider Education Network connects healthcare providers to a wide range of educational opportunities conducted through regular learning sessions. Our wide collection of topics provides healthcare professionals with technical assistance, training, resources and best practices for managing and addressing chronic conditions.
Louisiana Diabetes Educators Network
The Louisiana Diabetes Educators Network (LaDEN) is comprised of Diabetes Educators and various health care professionals across the state of Louisiana. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are provided for dietitians and nurses upon participation.
Louisiana Diabetes Educators Network Prevents Type 2 Diabetes
The Louisiana Diabetes Educators Network Prevents Type 2 Diabetes (LaDEN Prevents!) is comprised of National DPP coordinators and lifestyle coaches.
Medication Therapy Management Trainings
Interested in learning more about providing medication therapy management services? Enroll in the 3-part Self-Guided Online Training series, which covers the basics of medication therapy management, including billing, reimbursement and how to collaborate among pharmacists and healthcare teams.
Project ECHO® is a telementoring opportunity that connects rural health professionals with care specialists on a live, virtual platform. Providers consult with specialists, so patients can remain in the comfort of their community primary care clinic.
Rural Health Workshop
Gain access to effective educational resources and networking opportunities. Our annual workshop also provides informative resources to help close the gap on rural health disparities and provide best practices for clinics in rural communities.
Adding telehealth services to your practice can expand healthcare access for your patients and community. Learn how to implement a program and partner with community organizations to offer care where it’s needed.
Tobacco Intervention Trainings
Need assistance talking to your patients about tobacco usage? The Brief Tobacco Intervention (BTI) Training helps providers learn effective ways to approach their patients, provides assistance for quitting tobacco and offers continuing education units in less than an hour.