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Past Initiatives

Vaccination as a Team Sport

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Date: Oct. 5, 2020

This training gave students a way to understand the critical role of the interprofessional team in addressing vaccine hesitancy, learn effective communication strategies to talk with your future patients about vaccines and hear the latest information about COVID-19 vaccines.



Compassion Fatigue Webinar

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Date: June 23, 2020

This training provided health care professionals an opportunity to learn important strategies that support mental health and resilience.



Virtual 5K

Going the Social Distance Virtual 5K

Ended May 9.



Increasing Resilience and Well-Being Workshop

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Date: April 29, 2020

As a response to the demands COVID-19 put on health care professionals, this training provided an opportunity to strengthen resilience and reduce caregiver fatigue by teaching self-care strategies that support mental health and well-being.



Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Drive

Dates: April 6-24

With support from North Idaho AHEC, Idaho WWAMI Medical Education Program students organized a PPE supply drive to help hospitals, clinics and first responders around Moscow, Pullman and surrounding areas. The students called 150 small medical clinics, dental and veterinary offices, construction companies and research labs to round up excess PPE inventory. In addition, WWAMI students helped coordinate an online inventory survey and staffed a drop-off point on campus where the local community to safely donate materials.

Materials donated were:

  • 90 surgical masks
  • 170 N95 masks
  • 2,232 gloves (in varying sizes)
  • 2 goggles
  • 1 face shield

Thank you, Donors!

We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to the following businesses and individuals who have donated materials to the WWAMI PPE Drive. Thank you for helping us in our mission to protect Palouse health care workers.

  • Cedar Veterinary Hospital
  • Jonathan Hickling
  • Jason Bryant
  • Jennifer Snodgrass
  • Bailey Vail
  • Dr. Jeff Seegmiller
  • Anonymous Donors
  • University of Idaho Canola Program
  • Dr. Peter Fuerst
  • Michael McGriff

Contact AHEC

Phone: 208-885-0131

Email: nidahec@uidaho.edu

Web: www.uidaho.edu/ahec