Aug. 21

Wellness Wednesday Farmers Market

The Wellness Wednesday Farmers Market at UNC Hospitals is scheduled from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. each Wednesday in the Children's Hospital through September.

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Caring for Women with Substance Use Disorders during Pregnancy and Postpartum class Aug. 28

All RNs who monitor pregnant and postpartum patients need to have the skills to most effectively care for women who have substance use disorders. Terminology and practice is changing and needs to be updated for clear communication among nursing staff, physicians and patients.

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Caregiver Meditation Group

A meditation group for professional and personal caregivers will meet weekly in the N.C. Cancer Hospital Chapel from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m.

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UNC Hospitals Employees win Walking Challenge for second year!

For the second year in a row, the staff at the UNC Wellness Centers and in the Employee Recreation Department have encouraged our employees to WIN the Medical Fitness Association's Walking Challenge!

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Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Class

Employee Recreation & Wellness is again excited to host the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program here at the main campus of UNC Hospitals this fall. The program consists of a one-hour session once a week for 15 weeks.

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Application deadline for Nurse Leader Fellowship Program Aug. 27

The next Nurse Leader Fellowship Program begins in October. This program is designed to enhance the leadership abilities of CNIIIs and CNIVs throughout UNC Hospitals.

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Yankee Candle Outlet discount

Yankee Candle in Mebane offering Friends and Family discount for all of UNC.

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Day One: Emerging Leaders Workshop August 21 & 22

This is a two-day professional development opportunity for employees who want to develop their leadership skills.

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New Ambulatory 'Pre-visit Planning' encounter type added

The new "Pre-visit Planning" encounter type allows a user to document preparation for a patient’s upcoming visit. You can review and update relevant information, place future orders that can be released at the visit and begin documentation that can be pulled into the visit note.

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Tramadol-containing drug products prescription orders default to print instead of e-Rx

Effective Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) deemed all Tramadol-containing drug products to be Controlled Substances placed into Class IV (DEA C-IV). The Epic@UNC drug database was updated to reflect this change and to default any newly written affected prescription orders to “print” rather than “e-Rx”.

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Additional Bereavement Support this Fall

UNC Hospitals Bereavement Support Service is offering a Community Grief Recovery Group this fall. The group is free of charge and open to anyone grieving a death regardless of faith background.

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PTO Leave Sell Back Program Enrollment ends Friday, Aug. 22

UNC Medical Center's quarterly Paid Time Off (PTO) sell-back election period for eligible employees ends Friday, Aug. 22.

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News from HR

On-site visits from Courtyard by Marriott, Employee Benefits, T-Mobile, Royal Park Apartments, and Fidelity, and an update on the value of the NC Pension Fund.

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Planned Epic@UNC Downtime Sept. 7 from 3 - 4:30 a.m.

There is a planned Epic@UNC downtime scheduled from 3 - 4:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, Sept. 7. Epic@UNC will be down for 90 minutes while the technical team applies an update, which the team must do on a bi-monthly basis. If you are logged on to the system at that time, you will receive a message requesting that you log off.

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine Course

"Principles & Practices of Complementary and Alternative Medicine" (HBEH 960), also called "Introduction to Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Health Care," is a fall-semester course held on Monday evenings from 6 - 8:50 p.m., from Aug. 25 - Dec. 1, 2014 (omitting Labor Day and Oct. 6). It has been offered since 1995 to medical and other health-profession students, as well as to faculty and staff.

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2014 Quality Expo - call for posters

Call for Posters - The Commitment to Caring Quality Expo will be held this year on Oct. 29 – 30, from 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the lobbies of the N.C. Children’s and Women’s Hospitals.

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Day Two: Emerging Leaders Workshop August 21 & 22

This is a two-day professional development opportunity for employees who want to develop their leadership skills.

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Announcing the new Research 101 portal

Are you new to research? Need a refresher in developing a proposal?

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