April 2023 Center for Rural Health Update
FOCUS on Rural Health
Tales from Tioga and Fort Totten about how rural experiences changed the minds of medical students.
Call for Comments on North Dakota Brain Injury
The North Dakota Brain Injury Advisory Council is requesting public feedback on the North Dakota State Brain Injury Plan draft.
Value-Driven Care for Nurses to Be Presented
Virtually May 12
Betty Rambur, PhD, RN, FAAN, will present on the role of nurses in a value-care system to North Dakota nurses on May 12.
Nine North Dakota Critical Access Hospitals Named to
The Chartis Center for Rural Health named nine North Dakota hospitals to the Top 100 list.
CRH Welcomes New Employee
Kayli Gimse joins the Center for Rural Health (CRH) as a project assistant.
Funding & Other Opportunities
North Dakota Brain Injury Network Video
The North Dakota Brain Injury Network (NDBIN) is requesting video submissions to help celebrate its 10-year anniversary. The submission deadline is May 1.
Dakota Conference on Rural and Public
The 2023 Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health will be held June 14-16 in Bismarck. Connect with healthcare professionals, educators, and students from across the state to discuss strategies and challenges related to rural health.
- The deadline for sponsor and exhibitor registration is May 1.
- Early bird registration is open for attendees. Registration and payment are due by May 24.
Applications Open for Rural Communities Opioid
The Health Resources and Services Administration has released a notice of funding opportunity for the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health.
Deadline: May 12
Dakota Brain Injury State Plan
Join Rebecca Quinn as she discusses the mission of the North Dakota Brain Injury Advisory Council and the details of North Dakota's latest Brain Injury State Plan.
In this Pediatric Mental Health teleECHO, attendees will learn about depression in children and adolescents.
Virtual Support Group
NDBIN hosts a monthly virtual support group for brain injury survivors, providers, and caregivers.
Learn about adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in this Behavioral Health in Primary Care teleECHO.
Building QSP Connections
Group Virtual Meeting
The North Dakota Qualified Service Provider (QSP) Hub hosts monthly meetings for individual QSPs and QSP agencies.
This clinic, presented by Dr. Daniel Janiczak, focuses on mood disorders in children and adolescents.
Vagus Nerve Stimulation and Brain Injury
Dr. Reis and Dr. Hennes, neurologists from The Neural Connection, will share the benefits of Vagus Nerve Stimulation and how it can impact brain injury survivors. Webinar is hosted by NDBIN.
New QSP Orientation Virtual
This monthly meeting will provide recently approved QSPs an introduction to the QSP handbook as well as resources, links, and advice to support them as a QSP.
Delirium Assessment and Management
Learn about delirium assessment and management in elderly patients in this Geriatric and Age-Friendly teleECHO.
Join this teleECHO to learn about intersectionality, the idea that forms of social stratification, such as class, race, gender, and age, are interwoven together.
This clinic will discuss sleep disorders and the impacts they can have on those affected by them.
Publications & Resources
Telehealth and the Expiration
of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, with Kathy Wibberly
In the April episode of RHIhub's Exploring Rural Health podcast, Kathy Wibberly, director of the Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center, discusses how the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency has impacted rural telehealth access. She also shares the changes patients and providers can anticipate as it comes to an end on May 11.