Training and Events


CCHN Training Calendar


Vital Clinical Documentation for the CHC Provider
Ongoing webinar series
Clinical documentation is the core of effective and safe patient care. Coding within CHCs continues to be challenging for providers and coders. Our web-based program offers a step-by-step curriculum where participants will learn key components of coding patient history, physical exams and medical decision-making. Using real life clinical examples, participants will see that it’s not the quantity of documentation that matters–it’s the quality.
Registration: Click here to register. Cost: $100 per participant 


Institutional Strategies for Promoting Resilience and Reducing Burnout
Webinar, August 21, 2017, 12:00-1:30 p.m. MT 
National surveys of US physicians indicate a burnout rate of over 50%. Burnout, a syndrome of emotional exhaustion, cynicism, and low self-efficacy, is associated with medical errors, lower quality of care, lower rates of patient satisfaction, less adherent patients, and impaired professionalism. Individual physicians may engage in strategies to prevent and reduce burnout or improve personal resiliency, but institutions also play a key role in identifying and implementing strategies to improve physician well-being. This webinar will review the evidence-based organizational approaches to reduce physician burnout.
Registration: Click here to register. Cost: Free


Building Skills for Effective Teams (BSET)
January 2018-January 2019 
Starting January 2018 through January 2019, CCHN and the Center of Nursing Excellence will host Building Skills for effective Teams (BSET) training. BSET, a highly-rated training program designed specifically for Community Health Centers (CHCs), focuses on expanding participants’ leadership expertise, interpersonal knowledge, and emotional intelligence needed to confidently function within their CHC’s integrated care teams and quality improvement efforts.

Over the course of a 12-month period, the BSET Program will include four 2.5 day workshops with ongoing executive team coaching between workshops, and the implementation of a UDS (Uniform Data System) quality improvement capstone project.

Teams must include at least two providers from the following professions: primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, dentists, psychiatrists, psychologists, LCSWs, marriage and family therapists, and other licensed behavioral health providers.*

* CHCs interested in this training opportunity but unable to meet the two provider requirement should email Kim Moyer at

All members of teams must commit to attend all scheduled dates.
• Session 1 of 4: January 18-20, 2018
• Session 2 of 4: March 21-23, 2018
• Session 3 of 4: May 9-11, 2018
• Session 4 of 4: June 20-22, 2018
• Capstone Celebration: January 18, 2019

Click here for more details on teams, dates and times, location, curriculum, capstone projects, registration.

If you have any questions please email Kim Moyer at
Registration: Click here to register. Cost: $475


Uniform Data System (UDS) Training
October 30, 2017, 8:30am-4:30pm MT, Check-in begins at 7:30a
CCHN is pleased to announce that this year’s in-person UDS Training, in cooperation with BPHC, will be held on Monday, October 30, 2017. The training will cover how to complete the annual UDS report, with a focus on changes for 2017 reporting and proposed changes for 2018 reporting. 
This training is aimed at those CHC staff responsible for gathering and reporting the data elements included in the UDS report, as well as management and clinical staff who need to understand the definitions and concepts used. The training will be held at the Drury Inn and Suites Denver Stapleton, 4550 North Central Park Blvd, Denver, CO 80238. If you have any questions please email Kim Moyer at
Registration:  Click here to register. Cost: $85 (Covers registration fees, printed manual, and flash drive); $75 (Covers registration fees and flash drive)


Health Care Advocate Training Program
November 2017-March 2019; Session 1 Nov 3-4, 2017

Provides over 40 hours of CME credit from AAFP

Click here for additional program details and application instructions.

CCHN was awarded a Primary Care Leadership grant from the Colorado Health Foundation  to develop a program focused on developing a cohort of effective CHC clinician champions who will successfully advocate within their organizations, communities and/or state for health care policies that support comprehensive, person-centered care. This hands-on learning opportunity will help clinicians discover how to advance the health of their communities through the power of advocacy and leadership. The training will have a rural focus and is open to all CHCs. We will kick off the program November 3, 2017.

The Health Care Advocate Training Program (HCA), a one-of-a-kind program, blends leadership development and advocacy training in an experiential learning environment. Participants will be provided with a set of defined leadership and advocacy skills as well as needed health care policy information and context that will allow them to become impactful advocates for change. Participants will also have opportunities to network with and learn from local, state, and national health care experts along with legislators working for our communities.

All but one in-person sessions will be held in La Junta, CO. There will be one in-person training in February 2018 held in Denver, CO.

CHC executives will nominate clinicians employed at CHCs with preference given to those who work at rural locations from the following disciplines:
• Physicians
• Physician Assistants
• Nurse Practitioners
• Registered Nurses
• Licensed Behavioral Health Providers
• Dentists
• Dental Hygienists

Interested CHC clinicians will need support from executive leadership (CMO, CDO, Clinic Director, HR Director, CEO, etc.). CHC executives can also nominate CHC clinicians who are passionate about the CHC model of care and have a desire to hone their leadership and advocacy skills. The goal of the program is to bring the highly respected voice of the health care provider to the table to help inform and influence health care policy impacting Coloradans.

Cost: $300

Contact Kim Moyer at if you have questions.

This training was made possible through grant funds awarded by the Colorado Health Foundation.


CCHN Webinar Archive
 CCHN cultivates a robust training archive that contains all webinars produced through various partnerships and collaborations such as CCHN and CHAMPS Lunchtime Learning Professional Development and Outreach & Enrollment Distance Learning Series. Click here to access the webinar archive.

Additional Training:

Project ECHO – Clinical Practice Support
CCHN and ECHO Colorado
See website for date and time details
Attention primary care providers! ECHO Colorado is accepting pre-registrations for the 2016 learning community on Hepatitis C and other topics. Join our learning community to gain a clearer understanding on Medicaid requirements, current diagnosis tools and best treatment options. Learning curriculum will last for approximately six months and meet twice per month starting March 9, 2016. Space is limited to 20 participants so sign up today!
Registration: Click here to learn more.

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