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Early Careerists Community

Are you a student or do you have five years or less work experience in health information and technology? Join us for free webinars, information sharing, new ideas and practical solutions. We'll help you build a solid foundation for strengthening your abilities, acquiring more experience and advancing along your health information and technology career path.

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Upcoming Webinars & Events

Getting started with a health information and technology career? Our Early Careerists Webinar Series will give you the tools you need to grow your expertise in the exciting field of healthcare information and technology.

Strategic Goal Setting For Long Term Career Success

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 | 12:00pm CT | 1:00pm ET

Wendy Whitmore, MBA, Chief Learning Officer, 4MedPlus Corporation

The Health Information and Technology Industry is uniquely challenging. No two years are ever the same, with professional opportunities presenting themselves at every turn. Set goals and establish a strategy to meet industry demands.

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So You Want To Work Remotely? Best Practices For Success With Distant Teams

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 | 11:00am CT | 12:00pm ET

Joseph Ronzio, CPHIMS, DHSC, MBA, SHIMSS, USAF, Deputy Chief Health Technology Office, Veterans Health Administration

Michael Palone, MPH, RPh, Vice President, Project Realization, Swisslog Healthcare

Today's workforce is becoming more and more virtual. Being able to work effectively in this environment is critical. Employers who have a remote workforce also need to consider several factors that impact a successful organizational culture. This presentation will touch on all these aspects of working remotely.

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I Graduated….Now What? Emerging Career Opportunities Outside of Acute Care 

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 | 11:00am CT | 12:00pm ET

Breanna Rehor, Student Success Coach, University of Wisconsin, HIMT
Nellie Mitchell, Associate Chief, PAS, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Madison, WI
Justin Rathkamp, Veterans Experience Officer,Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Madison, WI

As you get closer to graduation, or if you have recently graduated, you may be thinking… now what? This panel discussion will highlight several non-traditional health IT career options to consider. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will be used as an example to showcase some of these new career options. A case study of a recent graduate at the VA in Madison, WI in a new kind of Health IT position will be featured. Details on how to apply and navigate the complexity of the VA will also be discussed. This impactful webinar is perfect for students with or without a military background, and all early careerists looking to advance their career.

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Workforce Development Trends and Opportunities

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 | 11:00am CT | 12:00pm ET

David Marc, PhD, CHDA, Associate Professor, Department Chair, Health Informatics Graduate Program Director, The College of St. Scholastica

Eric Nordgren, Program Manager, Department of Health Informatics and Health Information, The College of St. Scholastica

The nature of health information and technology is changing and growing at a rapid pace. This is resulting in career opportunities that are evolving quickly. The job titles, requirements and responsibilities are still being defined, yet there are clear market trends that are important for emerging professionals to recognize and understand. This webinar will focus on how the evolution of health information technology careers are providing emerging professionals opportunities that were unavailable just a few years ago. Details will be provided on the wide variety of roles available in the market today, where the industry is headed, and the skills and knowledge that are sought after. Tips on how to take advantage of these trends in your career and positioning yourself properly will be highlighted.

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Health IT Continuing Education Hours for CPHIMS and CAHIMS

These program are approved for up to 1.0 continuing education (CE) hours for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS) and Certified Associate in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CAHIMS).

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