Education and Training

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Healthcare Professional Education and Training

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.

Emergency Preparedness

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

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.

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.

Project ECHO®

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.

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.

Wednesday Webinars

Our Provider Education Network connects healthcare providers to a wide range of educational opportunities conducted through monthly webinars. Our wide collection of topics provides healthcare professionals with technical assistance, training, resources and best practices for managing and addressing chronic conditions.