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Allied Health Webinars

The Network TA Team holds webinars for current Allied Health grantees to provide education and resources. Information on upcoming and past TA webinars for Allied Health grantees can be accessed quickly through this listing. The search tools allow you to filter past webinars by keyword.

Past Events

Past Allied Health Webinar

Sustainability Action Planning for Allied Health Networks

August 30, 2017

For rural health networks and network projects, sustainability can be defined as the ability to achieve desired outcomes and financial viability through implementation and deployment of the network’s business plan. This webinar shares information on the process of developing an action plan to identify and address opportunities for sustainability.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Evaluation Plan Review and Highlights of Networks’ Impact in Rural

June 21, 2017

Monitoring and adapting goals through the regular review of an evaluation plan helps to continue progress toward a program or network vision. This webinar reviews the strategic planning cycle and the Plan to Measure Key Data and Evaluation Scorecard templates.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Business Planning for Network Sustainability

April 5, 2017

This webinar and the accompanying toolkit explore a framework for rural health networks when creating business plans as part of their ongoing sustainability efforts. The Business Planning Guide and Business Planning Toolkit outline four key elements of a business plan that can support a systems approach to network and business planning.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Investing in Staff Satisfaction: The Cost of Turnover

February 8, 2017

This webinar reviews the costs and implications of staff turnover for rural health organizations, highlighting the importance of investing in staff satisfaction. It also explores various methods for gathering employee feedback and how to respond to staff satisfaction survey results for improved retention.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Understanding your Target Market: Value Proposition Design

December 7, 2016

This webinar reviews the importance of clear and focused value propositions for rural health networks. The presentation discusses gathering information and insights about specific target markets and provides a case study for developing value propositions for use in marketing efforts. The accompanying worksheet walks participants through the process of developing effective value propositions based on audience and service.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Intergenerational Workforce Strategies

November 9, 2016

When developing recruitment and retention practices within rural health organizations, it becomes particularly important to learn what motivates each generation and how best to handle an age-diverse workplace. This webinar discusses current generational shifts in the workforce, insights on navigating intergenerational conflicts, and strategies to consider when recruiting and retaining members of different age groups.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Recruitment and Retention Planning for Allied Health Networks

October 6, 2016

This webinar presents a toolkit designed for networks participating in the Rural Network Allied Health Training Program to support them in creating employment hiring plans. The Recruitment and Retention Plan Toolkit includes a guide with descriptive information on hiring for retention, an assessment tool, an action planning template and samples. The presentation provides an overview of the toolkit and discusses common questions around recruitment and retention.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Strategic Planning for Allied Health Networks

May 25, 2016

This webinar and the accompanying toolkit are designed to support Allied Health network grantees in understanding the dynamic and iterative nature of the strategic planning cycle. The presentation leads participants through key components of a strategic plan for a network and specific tools for developing an effective strategic plan.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Student Outreach for Allied Health Professions

March 16, 2016

This webinar focuses on how to recruit students for allied health employment opportunities in rural settings and how to retain students in the rural workforce post-graduation. Presenters also share national data on allied health professions, including employment projections and wage information. 

Past Allied Health Webinar

Program Evaluation Planning and Tools for Allied Health Networks

January 20, 2016

It is important to assess the impact of program objectives to demonstrate value, to monitor progress toward the program goals and to identify potential best practices and lessons learned. This webinar provides a useful template and guidance in writing a program evaluation plan.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Marketing for Allied Health Student Recruitment

November 17, 2015

This webinar reviews several elements for rural health networks, hiring organizations and educational facilities to consider when creating a strategic marketing plan. Focus areas include defining your target market, conducting a competitive analysis, developing value propositions and identifying promotional activities. This webinar also features insights from one community college's experiences with recruiting students into health sciences programs.