Some neighborhoods have higher rates of pedestrian and bike crashes.
Finger Lakes Works Announces "SkillUp® Finger Lakes"
Finger Lakes Works is now offering the “SkillUp® Finger Lakes” program to local residents and employers in Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates Counties. SkillUp Finger Lakes is an online portal with free access to over 5,000 courses from Skillsoft, a nationally recognized training provider of workplace, business, technical and IT courses. Available topics include Microsoft Office, Effective Customer Service, Project Management, Leadership, Critical Thinking, CompTIA, and many more.
Local businesses can use SkillUp Finger Lakes for new hire training. Custom curricula can be developed for particular employers or industries.
Upcoming Event: Trauma Informed Care: Foundations and Implementation in Long Term Care
URMC's Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center is hosting a training directly addressing the Final Rule implementation of trauma informed care in long term care settings. The training will take place from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Nov. 22 at Monroe Community Hospital.
Continuing education credits are available for physicians, social workers and nursing home administrators.
RBJ: Demand Drives Local Expansion of Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Programs
Rochester Business Journal reports that The College at Brockport, St. John Fisher College, University of Rochester and RIT are expanding their Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant programs to meet increasing demand for healthcare for the aging population.
Upcoming Harm Reduction Webinar from the Region IV Public Health Training Center
An Introduction to Harm Reduction will take place from 12:00 to 1:30pm on Nov 18. Presented by Robert Childs, MPH, a Technical Expert Lead at JBS International focusing on rural overdose prevention projects, this webinar will introduce harm reduction principles and goals and will cover basics of and barriers to Syringe Service Programs and Naloxone distribution.