West River Area Health Education Center

Posts for 2022

Federal Funding to Support Nurse, Rural Public Health Telehealth Training

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A recent grant from HRSA has provided South Dakota-based Avera Health with $2.5 million to support the nursing and rural public health workforce through telehealth and virtual care training.

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South Dakota Monthly EMS Education

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Sanford Health EMS Education offers continued competency education for EMS agencies and personnel.

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EMT Training for High School Students

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Become an EMT from the comfort of your high school classroom!

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Dr. Teresa Bormann Named South Dakota's 2022 Community Star by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health

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Dr. Teresa Bormann, Site Director for the Pierre Rural Family Medicine Residency, was named South Dakota's 2022 Community Star by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health.  

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SOUTH DAKOTA STATE LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM (SLRP)

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Department of Health Awarded $1,509,000 for State Loan Repayment Program: Applications Now Available!  The South Dakota Department of Health (DOH) was recently awarded $1,509,000 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to support a State Loan Repayment Program within South Dakota. For the next three years, South Dakota will receive $503,000 annually to support primary care providers working full-time or half-time in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). Full-time recipients can receive up to $25,000 yearly for a two-year service commitment in one of the qualified areas.

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WRAHEC Updates: Summer 2022 Newsletter

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See what the WRAHEC has been up to!

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Rx via drone

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UND, the Three Affiliated Tribes and others test idea of delivering medications via drone.

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2022 PCORI Annual Meeting

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Register today for the 2022 Patient-Centered Outcome Research Institute (PCORI) Annual Meeting (October 26-27).

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September is Suicide Prevention Month

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Did you know that South Dakota has a statewide Suicide Prevention Plan?

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Monthly AHEC Scholar Profile - September 2022

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Meet one of our 2021 AHEC Scholars!  This month we are excited to feature Alina Hanak, a pyschiatric mental health nurse practioner (PMHNP) student at Maryville University.

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