Agenda for Day 3

This year’s Rural Health Workshop agenda is packed full of speakers from the state and national level covering a variety of topics including mental and behavioral health, maternal and child health, regulatory risk prevention, telehealth and more! Take a look at the Rural Health Workshop schedule for each day and start planning your sessions.


Breakfast with Exhibitors

7:00-8:00 a.m.


Plenary Session

8:00-8:15 a.m.

Welcome Back

Room: Bourbeau Grand Ballroom

  • Session Speakers
    • Denaé Hebert, MBA, Executive Director, Louisiana Rural Health Association
    • Nicole Coarsey, MPA, Louisiana State Rural Health Officer, Well-Ahead Louisiana
  • Session Description

    Welcome back comments from Well-Ahead Louisiana and Louisiana Rural Health Association

8:15-9:00 a.m.

Louisiana State Legislative Updates

Room: Bourbeau Grand Ballroom

  • Session Speakers
    • Zach Snyder, JD, MPA, Policy Analyst, Louisiana Rural Health Association
    • Nicole Coarsey, MPA, Deputy Director of Programs, LDH/OPH/BCDPHA/Well-Ahead Louisiana

9:00-9:30 a.m.

Louisiana Licensing Updates

Room: Bourbeau Grand Ballroom

9:30-10:00 a.m.

Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) Update

Room: Bourbeau Grand Ballroom

Break with Exhibitors

10:00-10:30 a.m.


10:30-11:15 a.m.

The Opioid Epidemic

Room: Bourbeau Grand Ballroom

11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Workshop Closing

Room: Grand IV

  • Session Speakers
    • Denaé Hebert, MBA, Executive Director, Louisiana Rural Health Association
    • Nicole Coarsey, MPA, Louisiana State Rural Health Officer, Well-Ahead Louisiana
  • Session Description

    Closing comments from Well-Ahead Louisiana and Louisiana Rural Health Association