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2022 Annual Required Compliance Training is open!

July 1st, 2022 by Cynthia Puig

Annual Required Training due by August 31, 2022 The 2022 ANTHC Annual required compliance training is open as of Friday, July 1, via the ANTHC HealthStream Learning Center (HLC). The due date for completion is Wednesday, August 31. These training courses are mandatory for all staff with a hire date of December 31, 2021 or earlier. Employees hired or rehired in 2022, as well as non-employee members of the workforce, will not have this training assigned. As an incentive for early …

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VDC Tribal Grant Writing Workshop August 8-11

June 30th, 2022 by Annie Okpealuk

VDC Tribal Grant Writing Workshop with Jay Blackwell, MA & Elton Naswood, BA  When: August 8-11 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.Location: Alaska Native Heritage CenterCost: Free The VDC (Vision, Design, and Capacity) Grant Writing curriculum has the ability to be delivered in-person. Modules are customized to each audience, includes homework, and practical application opportunities in each workshop. The curriculum was developed to support and increase the competence of technical writers to submit successful grants. Travel Support: A limited number of reimbursements are …

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Zoom Advanced Training Wednesday, July 13

June 29th, 2022 by Antonia Lawless

Join us virtually for Zoom Advanced Training from 3-4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13. During this training, we will cover: Advanced Meeting Setup Meeting Management Presentation Tools Participant Engagement Reports For the best training experience in Zoom, T&D recommend that you use a camera and microphone to participate. Sign up in HealthStream by searching the Catalog for Zoom Advanced Training. Click Enroll, or Choose a Class, to Register. Join Zoom Meeting https://anthc.zoom.us/j/97832587037 Space is limited to 16. Any questions please …

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Zoom Essentials Training Wednesday, July 13

June 29th, 2022 by Antonia Lawless

Join us virtually for Zoom Essentials Training from 2-2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13. During this training, we will cover: Joining a Meeting Scheduling a Meeting Hosting a Meeting Introduction to Taskbar Controls Additional Features For the best training experience in Zoom, T&D recommend that you use a camera and microphone to participate. Sign up in HealthStream by searching the Catalog for Zoom Essentials Training. Click Enroll, or Choose a Class, to Register. Join Zoom Meeting https://anthc.zoom.us/j/97832587037 Space is limited …

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Professional Business Writing Training this month

June 29th, 2022 by Antonia Lawless

This training is for individuals who would like to brush up on their business writing skills. Learn to write clearly, concisely, and professionally while communicating to readers in emails, reports, and other professional documents. Professional Business Writing is a 12-hour training divided into three four-hour sessions once a week: Session 1: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 13 Session 2: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 20 Session 3: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 27 Some of the topics covered include: How …

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Time Management: Setting Goals and Prioritizing training on Tuesday, July 12

June 29th, 2022 by Antonia Lawless

Join Training and Development in Zoom (https://anthc.zoom.us/j/95348804999) for Time Management: Setting Goals and Prioritizing from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12. Time Management begins with setting goals; writing clear goals allows you to prioritize your action plan which is then broken down to tasks or calendar events. This three-hour time management training topics include: 80/20 rule Urgent/ Important matrix Being Assertive Planning Wisely The Glass Jar Chunk, Block, Tackle Ready, Fire, Aim Set and visualize goals Sign …

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Training and Development Offerings July-September

June 14th, 2022 by Chelsea Wells

Training and Development has a variety of trainings you can take for free each month. Register for trainings in HealthStream or email training@anthc.org.

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Learn Microsoft OneNote on Wednesday, June 29

June 14th, 2022 by Antonia Lawless

Join Training and Development in Zoom (https://anthc.zoom.us/j/99690230007) for Microsoft OneNote from 9 – 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29. Learn the basics of how to start using Microsoft OneNote. OneNote is a note-taking program for free-form information gathering and multi-user collaboration. It gathers user’s notes, drawings, screen clippings, and audio commentaries. Notes can be shared with other OneNote users over the Intranet or network. This two-hour training includes topics such as: Introducing you to OneNote Understanding the Notebook Interface Creating …

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Join Training and Development for Customer Service training on Tuesday, June 28

June 14th, 2022 by Antonia Lawless

Join Training and Development for Customer Service on Tuesday, June 28 from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Gain the communication skills needed to help meet and exceed the customer’s needs and learn to provide the highest level of customer service! We will be reviewing a variety of customer service challenges and how we can better serve our customers while improving ourselves in the process. Learning Objectives: After this training, learners will be able to: Defining customer service, both internal and external …

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APU news: Indigenous Land Stewardship: Creating Meaningful Collaborations across Alaska course added

June 13th, 2022 by James Temte

Indigenous Land Stewardship: Creating Meaningful Collaborations across Alaska This fall semester Alaska Pacific University (APU) is excited to offer the course: Indigenous Land Stewardship: Creating Meaningful Collaborations across Alaska. This APU course was co-created with the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Alaska Conservation Foundation. The course material is geared towards agency professionals, Tribal leaders, community influencers, as well as, university students. This course is open to the public and will be offered in the fall semester.  Course Description This is …

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Essential People Skills: Interpersonal Skills on Wednesday, June 22

June 10th, 2022 by Antonia Lawless

Join Training and Development for Interpersonal Skills on Wednesday, June 22 from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. We’ve all met that dynamic, charismatic person that just has a way with others, and has a way of being remembered. This training help you work towards being that unforgettable person by providing communication skills, tips on making an impact, influencing skills, starting conversations and sharing your opinions. Learning Objectives: After this training, you will be able to: Understand the difference between hearing …

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LiverConnect Video Teleconference Tuesday, June 14

June 9th, 2022 by Chriss Homan

This teleconference features Youssef Barbour, MD with a presentation and discussion titled: Elevated Alkaline Phosphatase Workup: Case Slides Included To join the event on Zoom register here

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Burn and Soft Tissue ECHO Clinic presentation on Friction Burns on Wednesday, June 15

June 3rd, 2022 by Patty Ross

Burn and Soft Tissue ECHO Clinic presentation on Friction Burns Wednesday, June 15 from 12 p.m.-1 p.m. Angeline Washington RNC, CPN, MSN, CAPT USPHS of the hub team will provide a short didactic on Friction Burns.  Elisha Brownson MD will present a case presentation and discussion will follow. Burn and soft tissue care involves thermal injuries. Care for burn injured patients is often provided by a multi-disciplinary team, which may include surgical care, nursing care, psychosocial support, and pain management. …

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2022 Leadership Development Programs Graduation tomorrow from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. via Zoom

May 25th, 2022 by Antonia Lawless

Participants from ANTHC’s three leadership development programs; Alaska Native Executive Leadership Program (ANELP), Leadership Excellence through Advancement and Determination (LEAD) and Pathways to Leadership, will be graduating. ANTHC’s leadership programs are 9-month programs designed to increase the numbers of Alaska Native and Native American people in management and professional positions. Friday, May 27th, 1:30– 3:30 p.m., ANTHC employees share in the celebration and watch the 2022 Leadership Development Programs Graduation on Zoom, Meeting ID: 563 377 6331. Invite and share …

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Register for June’s Virtual AK Blanket Exercise Workshop

May 24th, 2022 by Rebecca Ervin

The Alaska Blanket Exercise Program is pleased to invite you to June’s Virtual Alaska Blanket Exercise (vABE) workshop. This workshop is free and open to anyone interested; please feel free to share this invitation. Registration is limited and early registration is encouraged. If you are not able to join for June, there will be monthly opportunities to attend. June’s registration link is located below: June 8 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. (AK Time)  Disclaimer: Topics will include boarding school …

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3-part Grammar Skills Training in June

May 23rd, 2022 by Antonia Lawless

This training is for individuals who would like to improve their grammar and punctuation skills to write correctly and professionally in today’s workplace. Grammar Skills Training is a 12-hour virtual training divided into three four-hour sessions once a week: Session 1: Tuesday, June 7 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Session 2: Tuesday, June 14 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Session 3: Tuesday, June 21 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Some of the topics covered include: How to analyze sentence grammar and fix sentence …

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AK Liver Disease ECHO on Thursday, May 19

May 13th, 2022 by Chelsea Wells

Brittany Keener, PharmD, will present about Hepatitis B and Other Vaccine Updates. Join us from 12-1 p.m. on Thursday, May 19. Register here: https://echo.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrcOqgqTwjHt2OI6vWpnJ9v1v3pG0BqjBc AK Liver Disease ECHO is a comprehensive program to assist Tribal Health Care Providers to provide better care to Alaska Native/ American Indian patients with liver disease. It aims to increase Tribal health care providers’ knowledge about diagnosis, treatment, management and prevention of liver disease. Each sessions begins with a liver disease didactic presented by a …

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ToP Facilitation Methods virtual workshop in June

May 12th, 2022 by Chelsea Wells

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AFHCP’s Federal Education Sharing Group (FESG) presents Sexual Trauma training June 17

May 12th, 2022 by Chelsea Wells

This training will be presented both virtually and in-person via Moodle by Tara Henry, MSN, FNP-C, SANE-A, SANE-P. Training topics include: – Overview of Sexual Assault Reporting Options and Medical Forensic Examinations in Alaska (830-1030) – Overview of Sex-Trafficking in Alaska (1045-1215) – Third topic – Non-Fatal Strangulation Assault: Physiology, Health Risks, Medical Care, and Legal Response (1330 – 1600) Accredited Continuing Education TBD – More information will be available soon For more information or to register contact Jackie Oliver …

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DiSC Communication: Productive Conflict on Tuesday, May 24 from 9 a.m.– 12 noon

May 9th, 2022 by Antonia Lawless

Join Training and Development for DiSC Communication: Productive Conflict on Tuesday, May 24 from 9 a.m. – 12 noon. This training will define conflict, help improve self-awareness of your conflict behaviors and responses to conflict. You will learn about your DiSC style in conflict and other DiSC styles in conflict. Attending will help you identify automatic destructive thoughts and understand how they can impact your conflict behaviors. You will learn how to reframe thoughts so that you can become more …

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New Timekeeping and Attendance System UKG Dimensions now live; training still available

May 8th, 2022 by Rachel Grumblis

The ANTHC Payroll team recently announced an update to our timekeeping and attendance system within ANTHC. The new system, UKG Dimensions, is now live, effective May 8. With this new system we will be able to improve reporting and streamline interactions and have faster access to time and attendance information. Another exciting feature is the new time clocks! You will be able to clock in/out with the tap of your badge. We are asking leaders within the organization to encourage …

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AK ID ECHO: HCV, HIV, PrEP, STIs session on Tuesday, May 10 from noon – 1PM

May 6th, 2022 by Fiona Brosnan

You’re invited to join AK ID ECHO for a didactic presentation on Common drug interactions for commonly prescribed medications for HCV and – part 1 presented by Rod Gordon, R.Ph., AAHIVP, Primary Care Center Pharmacy, Southcentral Foundation. Accredited Continuing Education available. Zoom registration link, https://echo.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0qc–qqj0qH9cw7gRs1d7K98I3AIvQJjHa‘ AK ID ECHO aims to increase Tribal healthcare providers’ knowledge about prevention strategies, screening, diagnosing, treatment and management of HCV, HIV, PrEP and STIs. And improve understanding of appropriate practices regarding these diagnoses. Each session …

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LiverConnect Video Teleconference

May 6th, 2022 by Chriss Homan

This teleconference on May 10 at 8 a.m. features Eyasu Teshale, MD from the Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with a presentation and discussion titled: Hepatitis E To join the event on Zoom register here

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Learn Essential People Skills: 10 Workplace Skills on Wednesday, May 18

May 4th, 2022 by Antonia Lawless

Join Training and Development in Zoom (https://anthc.zoom.us/j/92437970667) for 10 Workplace Skills training 9 a.m. – 12 noon on Wednesday, May 18. 10 Workplace Skills: Why they matter and how to build them. No matter what your position, organization, or industry, you work with people! Power skills are those skills that allow us to effectively work with others. Taking the time to build effective power skills can contribute to a more efficient, and more productive workplace. To sign up in HealthStream, …

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DiSC Communication: Working as a Team on Tuesday, May 17 from 9 a.m. – 12 noon

May 4th, 2022 by Antonia Lawless

Join Training and Development for DiSC Communication: Working as a Team on Tuesday, May 17, 9 a.m.-12 noon. Misunderstandings, miscommunications, and personality clashes prevent teams from being effective. This workshop is for individuals who would like to help their teams grow and improve productivity and efficiency while working together to form strong, cohesive teams. You will learn DiSC communication style strategies and methods to capitalize on the strengths and understand the weaknesses of each personality style to work more effectively …

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DiSC 2: Understanding Other Styles on Tuesday May 10 from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.

April 25th, 2022 by Antonia Lawless

Join Training and Development in Zoom for DiSC 2: Understanding Other Styles from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on Tuesday May 10. Prerequisite: Attend DiSC 1: Understanding You. DiSC shows that we all approach our work according to what we prioritize. Our priorities also affect how we react to the people we work with. To work more effectively with others, we sometimes have to bridge differences in style preferences and priorities. This training will help you gain an understanding of the different …

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Managing Remote Teams on Wednesday, May 4 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

April 25th, 2022 by Antonia Lawless

Join Training and Development in Zoom for Managing Remote Teams on Wednesday, May 4, 2022  from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. The emergence of a remote workforce has changed how teams work together. Remote leaders must be intentional and build processes and systems to ensure they stay connected to their team members. Learn strategies that will keep your team aligned and productive, including how to promote better communication and collaboration and how to boost morale while working to create high performing remote …

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myTalent and myCareer: New talent acquisition tools now live!

April 24th, 2022 by Fiona Brosnan

Goodbye Silk Road and hello myTalent! myTalent – ANTHC’s new talent recruitment tool As of April, 24 2022 myHR has a new feature – myTalent! The myTalent tool is our new talent acquisition system that replaces the “Request for Recruitment” process on SharePoint and the Silk Road application system.  Recruiting has listened to feedback and understands our current employment application system “Silk Road” is difficult for both applicants and hiring managers to use. The slow and antiquated Silk Road system has …

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Customer Service training on Monday, April 25 from 1-4 p.m.

April 21st, 2022 by Antonia Lawless

Join Training and Development for Customer Service on Monday, April 25 from 1-4 p.m. Gain the communication skills needed to help meet and exceed the customer’s needs and learn to provide the highest level of customer service! We will be revewing a variety of customer service challenges and how we can better serve our customers while improving ourselves in the process. This three-hour Customer Service training topics include: Defining customer service, both internal and external Recognizing how attitude affects customer …

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DiSC Personality – Understanding You on Tuesday, May 3 from 9-11 a.m.

April 21st, 2022 by Antonia Lawless

Join Training and Development in Zoom for DiSC Personality – Understanding You from 9-11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 3. Prior to the training, please complete the assessment here. Homer Simpson is an “I”, Marge Simpson is an “S”, Lisa Simpson is a “C” and Kent Brockman is a “D”. If you would like to learn your DiSC style, complete the assessment and attend this training. During this two-hour training, you will: Identify your DiSC Style Discover similarities and differences among …

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