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Integrating CHWs into Your Pediatric Asthma Team

November 21, 2014 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

CHWIntegrating Community Health Workers into your Pediatric Asthma Team

A Learning Session for Providers and Home Visiting Programs

Friday, Nov 21, 2014 from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Location TBD in the Twin Cities

This free workshop will feature Megan Sandel, MD, MPH and Anne Walton, RN, AE-C from Boston Medical Center who will discuss the implementation and value of team-based CHW strategies to improve asthma outcomes based on their nationally-recognized Reducing Ethnic/Racial Asthma Disparities in Youth (READY) program and related work underway in New England and around the US.

Clinic representatives who attend will be eligible to apply for a planning mini-grant to help introduce CHW approaches within their organizations utilizing an online tool kit available in 2015.

This event is co-sponsored by the Centers for Public Health Education and Outreach at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and CEU certificates will be offered for attendance.  Participants may earn up to 3.0 contact hours or 180 minutes or 0.3 CEUs.

This Alliance program is offered with support from The St. Paul Foundation and Minnesota Community Measurement.  Space is limited so please register today.

To learn more about the Minnesota Community Health Workers Alliance, go to http://mnchwalliance.org/.

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Date:
November 21, 2014
Time:
8:30 am - 11:30 am
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