Provider Training and Education

First Choice's training and education materials are an important part of delivering superior health care to our members. We are committed to ensuring that all participating providers are compliant with First Choice standards, federal regulations, and South Carolina’s state regulations.

The following trainings and materials are available to you:

If you have any questions or would like more information about joining First Choice’s provider network, call Provider Services at 1-800-741-6605.

Earn CME/CNE credit with our No-Cost Provider Training

You are invited to Cooking with Gas: Health Harms from Gas Stoves, a webinar training presented by Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR)! This instructor-led training will examine the impact of environmental injustice, the increased risk of disease, and the dangers of indoor air pollutions on our most vulnerable populations.

This unique training is being offered at no cost. Providers can earn CME/CNE credit upon completion of the training session.*

Register in advance for a date and time that’s convenient for you by clicking the link below:

Date & Time Registration Link

 Wednesday February 8th 2023
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. EST  

Register for February 8th training

Thursday March 16Th 2023
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. EST

Register for March 16th training

*Accreditation Statement

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of USF Health and Physicians for Social Responsibility. USF Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

USF Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: USF Health is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour.

USF Health, the accredited provider, acknowledges Physicians for Social Responsibility as the joint provider in the planning and execution of this CNE activity.

Accredited Continuing Education Jointly Provided By:

USF HealthPhysicians for social responsibility

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Cultural Competency 

Select Health of South Carolina understands how important trust and a positive relationship between a patient and their healthcare provider can be to reducing barriers to care. For members of the LGBTQ community, encountering discrimination and societial stigma increase the risk of poorer physical and mental health outcomes.

With an aim to increase sensitivity, awareness, knowledge and help decrease potential disparities for the LGBTQ community, ongoing training will be offered on this page. Please check often for updated information and trainings.

View our cultural competency provider training.