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Advancing Equity: Community Health Workers' Role in Enhancing Breast Cancer Screenings and Linkage to Care

Year Developed: 2024

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

Primary Audience: Clinicians, Enabling Staff, Outreach Staff, PCAs
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff, Board of Directors, C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.)

Language(s): English

Developed by: National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: Join NNCC to explore breast cancer disparities & their impact on different communities. Discover the crucial role of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in bridging gaps & facilitating screenings & care. Learn practical strategies & best practices to implement CHW programs effectively within your practice. Additionally, find out how engaging community partnerships & collaborations can lead to holistic care solutions. Attending gives you valuable insights, actionable strategies, & real-world advice to enhance your approach to breast cancer screenings & care in your health center.

Resource Details: Activity Description: We understand health centers' critical role in providing comprehensive care, especially tackling disparities in breast cancer screenings and care among underserved communities. Join NNCC to explore breast cancer disparities and their impact on different communities. Discover the crucial role of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in bridging gaps and facilitating screenings and care. Learn practical strategies and best practices to implement CHW programs effectively within your practice. Additionally, find out how engaging community partnerships and collaborations can lead to holistic care solutions. Attending gives you valuable insights, actionable strategies, and real-world advice to enhance your approach to breast cancer screenings and care in your health center. Learning Outcomes: - Understanding the landscape of breast cancer disparities and their impact on different communities. - Exploring the pivotal role of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in bridging gaps and facilitating screenings and care. - Practical strategies and best practices to implement CHW programs effectively within your practice. Engaging community partnerships and collaborations for holistic care solutions.

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Health Equity, Emerging Issues, Operations, Quality Improvement, Special & Vulnerable Populations, Workforce

Resource Subtopic: Population Health, Community, Health, and Housing Partnerships, Enabling Services (ES), Patient Engagement, Development/Training, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH).

Keywords: Blacks/African Americans, Community Health Workers, Education - Staff (e.g., Competency-Based), Hispanic Americans/Latinos, Latinas, Residents of Public Housing.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.