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Leadership and Development Training

Rural Health Education and Services (RHES) offers services to help strengthen the Kansas health care workforce through professional development and leadership training sessions. Sessions are based on survey results or your organization's requests.

SPECIAL OFFER

We are offering FREE training to Critical Access Hospitals!

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Sessions are tailored to meet your organization’s goals and can be delivered to all employees or specific groups. Trainings are mostly delivered on-site at your facility (with a few available virtually).

Critical Access Hospitals & Rural Health Clinics in Kansas will receive the services (valued at $1,600) from RHES. Health care organizations are responsible for additional materials, as applicable, and travel expenses for instructors. Additional leadership and staff development training sessions are also available.

What participating organizations are saying:

99.6%
Have found the training useful
94%
Think the implementation of the topics will help their organization be more successful
99%
Plan to implement the techniques/concepts that were introduced

Tara Morrow

Tara Morrow
KBP and Education Manager
tmorrow@kumc.edu

Tara Morrow is the KBP and Education Manager at Rural Health Education and Services, the University of Kansas Medical Center. She manages the KBP loan forgiveness program and develops and delivers curriculum to rural health care organizations helping support positive organizational cultures and increasing employee engagement. Tara received a B.A. from Fort Hays State University in Communications and an M.S.E. from the University of Kansas in Educational Policy and Leadership. She is a certified Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach and Trainer and certified as a Kansas Leadership Center Teacher and Facilitator.

She has been teaching communication, leadership, and cultural awareness courses for over 20 years at the collegiate level. Tara grew up in rural Northwest Kansas and has a passion for helping strengthen the health care workforce in rural communities. She has been a member of the RHES team for more than 15 years.

Step 1: Baseline Survey

Employee Engagement and Workplace Culture Survey
This is a staff-wide engagement survey where the results help identify the workplace culture of your organization. To foster candor, Rural Health Education and Services (RHES) collects the results as a third-party. A full report of aggregated responses, summary of highlights and recommendations is shared with the organization. (Value: $500)

Step 2: Training

Leadership and Staff Development Training Services
Select from a variety of training sessions and audience options. Session evaluations, as well as requests from participants for future training are provided to the organization. (Value: $150 - $200/hr

Step 3: Post-Survey

Employee Engagement and Workplace Culture Post-Survey
Six-months to one-year following training, RHES can re-survey employees of organizations, collect and distribute aggregate data and compare focus area results with baseline data. RHES also shares best practice information on workforce culture and engagement for the future. (Value: $300)

Additional Fees and Training

Critical Access Hospitals & Rural Health Clinics in Kansas will receive the services (valued at $1,600) from RHES. Health care organizations are responsible for additional materials, as applicable, and travel expenses for instructors. Additional leadership and staff development training sessions are also available.

Organizations are responsible for materials and travel expenses for instructors. Payment due upon receipt of invoice.

  • Actual lodging expenses
  • Travel $100/hr (Based on travel time. Includes the cost of meals)
  • Additional preparation time to create curriculum outside of these offerings.
Payment

Fifty percent (50%) is due upon order. The remaining amount is due upon completion of training and/or instructor travel.

Get Started

Email Tara Morrow, KBP and Education Manager, or call 316-293-2649.

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($200/hr) ($150/hr)

Training Sessions

Funding Statement

This project was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under Grant No. H95RH00109 (State Office of Rural Health, $179,270) and Grant No. U68HP11501 (State Primary Care Offices, $179,193), awarded to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Office of Primary Care and Rural Health. This
information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

Community Engagement

University of Kansas Medical Center
Rural Health Education & Services
1010 N. Kansas
Wichita, KS 67214
rhealth@kumc.edu
Phone: 316-293-2649