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Texas Rural Healthcare Symposium Targets Rural Health Issues

The Texas Rural Healthcare Association, in conjunction with Paris Regional Medical Center and the Dallas and Northeast Texas Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, is presenting a one-day symposium on topics and issues facing rural healthcare in North Texas.

Topics include Legal Issues Impacting Rural Hospitals, Alzheimer’s Research Update, Advocating for Rural Health Care and Legislative Issues Impacting Rural Health Providers.

Participants can earn continuing education credits in several fields:
Up to 6 hours of AOA Category 2A CME Credits
Up to 6 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Up to 6 contact hours for nurses
Up to 6 hours for social workers and licensed professional counselors

According to Kelly Cheek, Regional Director for the Center for Community Health and Development with the West Central Texas Council of Governments, “Rural health providers face unique challenges, and TRHA is pleased to offer these providers an educational event of such caliber.” Cheek, who also serves as TRHA Board President, adds “This is a tremendous opportunity for healthcare providers in and around Lamar County to hear from state-wide experts in their respective fields, as well as collaborate with and learn from their fellow rural health professionals.”

The registration fee of $50.00 includes lunch day of the event and a pre-event reception Monday, October 21, from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at the Paris Country Club, 5335 FM 195, Paris. It will be an opportunity for individuals to network and meet other organizations serving the rural healthcare industry. There are Hors d ‘oeuvres & refreshments served.


*About Texas Rural Health Association:*

*The Texas Rural Health Association is a nonprofit organization whose primary goal is to improve the health of rural Texans. The TRHA is composed of individuals and organizations dedicated to providing leadership on rural health care issues through advocacy, communication, and education.*