The Washington Health­care Access Alliance is hosting their 13th annual Washington Free and Chari­table Care Confer­ence this fall from Sept. 12 – 14 in Spokane, Washington. WHAA is a private, nonprofit organi­za­tion estab­lished to support free and chari­table clinic care to uninsured and under­in­sured people through the use of volun­teer health profes­sionals, commu­nity volun­teers and partner­ships with other health providers. 

The Washington Free and Chari­table Care Confer­ence is the only free clinic confer­ence in the North­west. Nurses inter­ested in free clinic work will have the oppor­tu­nity to connect and network with free clinic leader­ship, staff and volun­teers and learn more on the following topics: 

  • Clinic Marketing and Outreach 
  • Cultural Humility
  • Advocacy 101
  • Health­care Provider Recruit­ment and Retention 
  • Behav­ioral Healthcare 
  • New Oral Health Approaches for Clinicians 
  • HPV Preven­tion
  • Outreach for Flu Prevention 
  • Funding Strate­gies
  • Partnering with Free Clinics for Patients with Food Insecurity 
  • Meeting Patient Trans­porta­tion Needs 
  • Risk Assess­ment
  • Rural Access to Pharmacy for Medicaid Patients 
  • Safety Net Clinic Survey Findings 
  • Strategic Planning
  • The Good News About the Opioid Epidemic 
  • The Work of Diabetes Ambassadors 
  • Improving Health Outcomes with Pharmacy Home Visits 

Register here.