Reach Out and Read-Carolinas is part of the nationwide Reach Out and Read organization.

2017 Carolinas Literacy Summit

Who should attend? Reach Out and Read Medical Champions, Physicians, Nurses, Residents, Site Coordinators, Support Staff, Volunteers, Funders, Partners
Date: Friday, May 5, 2017
Cost:*FREE to all NC and SC attendees
*Reach Out and Read Providers/Clinics OUTSIDE of SC or NC who are obtaining CME credits are required to pay a $25 registration fee. Questions?
Where: Charlotte, NC, Harris Conference Center (Building II) *Smoke-free campus*, DRIVING DIRECTIONS

This Summit has been APPROVED for 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ and 4.5 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hours - please see below for details!

AGENDA (Tentative)
8:30-9:30 Continental Breakfast/Networking
9:30-11:00 BRAIN-Dr. Dana Suskind, Thirty Million Words Initiative
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-12:45 FAMILY-Building systems with families at the heart, Best practices and new talking points for implementing Reach Out and Read with families in an evolving technological world
12:45-1:45 Lunch/Networking
1:45-2:45 SYSTEM-Policy and Policy Innovation-Examining the Birth to Five landscape across the Carolinas, and your role as a partner in creating positive social impact.
2:45-3:15 Overview of two new tools to equip you with research, resources, training, continued learning, and connections locally, statewide, and nationally

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Please register by April 28th! If it is past this date you may still be able to attend, but please Email Us.

This conference is jointly provided by Charlotte AHEC and Reach Out and Read Carolinas

Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC is the continuing medical education provider for this activity.

Continuing Medical Education (CME):
ACCREDITATION STATEMENT This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC and Reach Out and Reach Carolinas. The Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Continuing Medical Education (CME):
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT The Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

CEU Statement: This Live Activity fulfills the requirement for .45 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), representing 4.5 contact hours.

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE):
4.5 CNE Contact hours will be awarded for nurses who attend the entire conference. No partial credit will be awarded.

CREDIT STATEMENT: Charlotte AHEC is an approved provider of continuing nursing education (CNE) by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

There has been a courtesy room block set up at Springhill Suites. The rate is $109/night for a King and $119/night for two doubles and this rate is only guaranteed through April 4, 2017 at 5 PM. To book at this hotel online with our preferred rate please CLICK HERE or call 800-991-7249 and refer to the group "Reach Out and Read."