Continuing Education

The Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine provides continuing education through the following programs:


  • The Center on Patient Safety provides continuing medical education for healthcare professionals on patient safety issues such as medical errors and adverse events. For more information contact Dr. Les Beitsch.
  • The Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Program has developed the Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training: 3-Day Foundation Course which provides an in-depth understanding of tobacco dependence as well as the essential science-based treatment tools necessary to help smokers achieve freedom from tobacco use. Continuing education is available to participants of the training. For more information visit the Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training page.