Who We Are…
Within an innovative framework, CCAHEC partners to create and implement educational programs, addressing the dynamic needs of students, providers, and community members. To learn more about our vision, position, goals, and what we value, click the link below.
AmeriCorps Community Opioid Response Program
The Colorado AmeriCorps Community Opioid Response Program (CORP) is a statewide initiative to support local communities that are implementing strategies to reduce the impact of opioid abuse. From Sept. 1, 2018, through Aug. 31, 2019, 12 AmeriCorps members will work with the six regional Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) and several partner organizations around Colorado. The work will be focused on counties hardest hit by the opioid epidemic.
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Central Colorado AHEC
Central Colorado AHEC
South Western & Western Colorado AHECs
Mesa, Delta, Montrose, San Miguel, & Ouray Counties
San Luis Valley AHEC
What is AmeriCorps?
The Colorado AmeriCorps VISTA Community Opioid Response Program (CORP) is a statewide initiative to support local communities that are implementing strategies to reduce the impact of opioid abuse. In the 2018-2019 service year, 3 AmeriCorps VISTAs will work with partners of the Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) on capacity in local settings. The work will be focused on counties hardest hit by the opioid epidemic.
The refresher courses help a nurse, whose license has been inactive or expired for more than two years or who has not practiced nursing for a two-year period, get their license renewed as required by the Colorado State Board of Nursing.
The Central Colorado AHEC Refresher course is an online “anytime, anywhere” program where the student directs and controls their own learning environment. The program is offered through the Central Colorado Area Health Education Center (AHEC) on BlackBoard and can be accessed from any computer with internet access. The course is sponsored and managed by the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence and the Central Colorado AHEC.
This program is approved by the Colorado State Board of Nursing
The Health Careers Pre-Apprenticeship Program (HCPA) is a three-week training program aimed toward jump-starting healthcare careers for high school students!
Training includes individualized coaching and courses such as 21st Century Skills and Intro to Healthcare Culture.