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Mississippi Thrive Webinar

Portrait of Dr. Ruth Patterson and Lauren Elliot.

When: Tuesday, May 17, 2022, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: WebEx

Contact Info: Morgan Hamilton at or 601-815-0916
Related Link: Register Online


Dr. Ruth Patterson, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics; and Lauren Elliot, Nurse Practitioner will give the virtual Mississippi Thrive presentation, “Enhancing Literacy During the Well-Child Visit: Reach Out & Read” at noon on Tuesday, May 17, online via WebEx.

Register online.

Providers will be able to claim FREE CE credits after each session. • A 30-minute presentation on a topic of interest • 15 minutes for Q&A from providers Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 1. Recognize the importance of integrating early literacy promotion into pediatric primary healthcare visits 2. Describe the Reach Out and Read model in primary care practice 3. Introduce Barksdale Reading.