Provide resources that assist and support health care professionals

The Georgia AHEC system's goal is to increase access to primary care services in rural and urban underserved areas through the recruitment, training and retention of primary care health professionals. To this end, the programs' primary objectives are to provide education and resources to assist and support health care professionals.

Provided continuing education services to 491 minority practicing health professionals.

135 Counties in the state of Georgia have participants attending continuing education programs.

Retain

Address key issues in health professional shortage areas by providing health professionals with access to resources that support practice, reduce professional isolation, disseminate best practices, and improve quality of healthcare for medically underserved communities and health disparities populations.

4,281

continuing education participants

Continuing Education

The goal is to provide continuing educational offerings throughout Georgia for healthcare professionals seeking to expand their knowledge and skills on a continuum, increase their competency, and to maintain professional licensure and certification. Examples of past programs include:

  • RN Re-entry Programs
  • Adult Mental Health First Aid
  • Asthma Education at the Cutting Edge
  • Strolling for Your COLON
  • Nursing Update 2020
  • State Office of Rural Health Pesticide and Governance Training
  • Improving Care Management
  • Hot Topics in Primary Care
  • Georgia Rural Hospital Stabilization Progress Report

34,197

CME/CEU credit hours Provided

Serving Georgia’s Communities Since 1984

Blue Ridge AHEC Foothills AHEC Magnolia Coastlands AHEC SOWEGA AHEC SPCC Atlanta AHEC Three Rivers AHEC