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Panhandle Area Health Education Center (AHEC)

PANHANDLE AHEC STAFF AND SERVICES

The Panhandle Area Health Education Center is one of five Centers in the West Texas area.  Panhandle AHEC provides services to the top twenty counties in the Texas Panhandle.  The mission of Panhandle AHEC is to address the health care provider shortage and improve health care access in West Texas through education and development of the health care workforce.

To accomplish its mission, Panhandle AHEC focuses on the following strategies:

Panhandle AHEC provides a variety of services to the health care community as well as information to high school students on the various health care careers that are available.  Click on the links below to download a list of services that Panhandle AHEC provides or is involved in.

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Click on this sentence to download the flyer, "Health Careers Presentations"


EVENTS


SAVE THE DATE

The Panhandle Area Health Education Center and the West Texas Panhandle Chapter ENA have partnered together to host the Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course and the Trauma Nursing Core Course.

Courses are offered monthly with each specific course being offered every other month.  All courses are taught at the Amarillo College West Campus in Building A.  Look for the sign directing you to the correct classroom upon arrival.

To access the Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course information brochure, click on this sentence

To access the Trauma Nursing Core Course information brochure, click on this sentence

In accordance with T.A.C. 206.74, with few exceptions, state law gives you the right to request, receive, review, and correct information about yourself collected by forms.


SAVE THE DATE

Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics Workshop

Amarillo College Center for Continuing Healthcare Education, BSA and Panhandle AHEC are offering a Nursing Jurisprudence License Renewal Workshop.  This workshop provides 7 hours of CNE's which will meet the licensing renewal requirement for RN's, APRN's, LVN's and Graduate Nurses.   This course will also meets the requirements for a nurse needing to have stipulations removed by the Texas Board of Nursing.

To access the brochure for this, click on this sentence

To receive a registration form, contact Stephanie Loya at sloya@mail.wtamu.edu

In accordance with T.A.C. 206.74, with few exceptions, state law gives you the right to request, receive, review, and correct information about yourself collected by forms.


VISTA OPPORTUNITY

Employment Opportunity as a VISTA Worker

The Panhandle Area Health Education Center has an opening for an individual to fill their VISTA Program position starting in early Fall 2015.  Detailed information about this position and the specific job duties and how to apply can be found by clicking on the sentence below which will link you to the job description.

VISTA Job Description:  Click on this sentence to access the VISTA Job Description.

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AWARDS BANQUET AND CELEBRATION

The Texas Nursing Association District 2 and the Panhandle Organization of Nurse Executives are hosting an awards banquet and celebration of the top 25 Panhandle Great Nurses.  The event is being held at the Amarillo Civic Center Grand Ballroom on Monday, October 17, 2016 starting with a networking session at 5:00PM followed by dinner and awards at 6:00 PM. 

For contact information and a link to nominate a great nurse, click on this sentence.

In accordance with T.A.C. 206.74, with few exceptions, state law gives you the right to request, receive, review, and correct information about yourself collected by forms.


HOUSING THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE

The Panhandle Area Health Education Center assists many health professions schools in placing their students in rural hospitals and clinics to gain experience and complete the required clinical portion of their training.  Students completing their clinical experience in a rural location, away from Amarillo, are in need of housing while they work in a community.  Living in the community while completing their clinical allows the student to experience the positive benefits of living in a rural location. 

To find our more about how you and or someone in your community could host a student when they are completing their clinical experience, click on the link below to download an informational brochure.

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