Southwestern AHEC, in collaboration with community partners, has provided training providers and community health center the state in Emergency Preparedness, Customer Training, Medical Billing and Coding, Cultural HIV/AIDS, Immunization for Adults and various other topics. Trainings can be designed needs of any agency or target audience.
Through the ORBIT Collaborative (Oral Health-Bridgeport Initiative), non-dental providers (including pediatric teams and prenatal providers) are trained to recognize the signs of oral health problems and disease. This program is also being extended to parents and pregnant women in the Bridgeport and Stratford communities.
Pediatric physicians and nurses attend quarterly CDC/web-based updates hosted by Southwestern AHEC. Updates on vaccine developments and in the state’s immunization regulatory program are provided to medical providers in their offices by Southwestern AHEC staff.
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