Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 10/07/2019  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
•  Tickets Still Available for MMA Leadership Gala October 26th
•  MMA "Listening Session" in Portland on Friday, October 25
•  Maine Legislature's List of Bill Titles Proposed for 2020 Session
•  Maine CDC Vaping Webinar October 9th
•  2019 Breaks Record for TIck-borne Diseases in Maine
•  This Week's Public Health Updates from the AMA
•  Celebration for Our Healthy Future Thursday, October 17th Honors Lani Graham, M.D.
•  Medicare Annual Wellness Visit: Tools from the Alzheimer's Association
•  MICIS: Individual Clinical Education Sessions on Opioid Topics
129th MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  MMA Legislative Calls Finished for the Session
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
•  MICIS: 2019 Clinical & Legal Opioid Update - Fall Dates Scheduled
•  Qualidigm Rapid Induction Starting in the ED (RISE) Training
•  Maine Concussion Management Initiative (MCMI) Training Program - October 9
•  This Thursday: October 10 Webinar Presented by Baystate Financial: Protecting Your Income
•  Celebrate 65 Years of MMA Executive Leadership on Oct. 26. Tickets Available Now
•  Obesity Medicine: There is no 'one size fits all' - Monthly Lecture Series Beginning November 13th
•  MMA partners with the Maine Suicide Prevention Program and the Maine CDC/Sweetser to offer training for clinicians.
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Family Medicine Opportunity in Beautiful Western Maine
•  Medical Director - Bucksport, ME
•  Outpatient Internal Medicine Physician Bangor, Maine
•  BC/BE Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician
•  Physician
•  Nurse Practitioner
•  MaineCare Medical Director Opportunity
•  Full-time, Part-time and Leadership Opportunities for Physicians
•  Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital seeks a BC/BE General Surgeon
•  Physician Director of Primary Care
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
•  Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians
•  Volunteer Opportunity with Partners for World Health

 

MMA partners with the Maine Suicide Prevention Program and the Maine CDC/Sweetser to offer training for clinicians.

MMA continues to partner with the Maine Suicide Prevention Program to offer training for clinicians.

The Maine Suicide Prevention Program, administered by NAMI-Maine, is excited to announce their Fall schedule.   The following suicide prevention, assessment and management trainings are open for registration.  MMA works closely with NAMI-Maine to provide educational opportunities for Maine physicians and other clinical providers. CMEs and contact hours for licensure are offered as appropriate. 

Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training

Suicide Prevention Training of the Trainers

Suicide Assessment for Clinicians Training

Non-Suicidal Self Injury Training

Suicide Prevention Protocol Development Training

Suicide Prevention Curriculum Training

If you have needs not identified in the above list, please contact Nicole, Suicide Prevention Coordinator, to discuss the possibility of a customized training program.  

 

The Maine CDC and Sweetser are offering free online Suicide Prevention Training Modules!

Enrolling is easy. There are 12+ courses available at no charge. Download the flyer with enrollment info here.

Sample modules:

· Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS)

· Depressive Disorders in Children and Adolescents

· Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (CALM)

· Collaborative Assessment & Management of Suicidality (CAMS)

· Safety Planning Intervention for Suicide Prevention

· Suicide Risk Factors, Screening and Assessment