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Diabetes Continuous Quality Improvement: MCN Webinar (English) (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Diabetes management continues to be a focus of health center quality improvement efforts, especially for those who are serving special populations with unique needs, such as Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs). More Details...

Guide for Patient Self-Management of Chronic Illness through “Tele-education” (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This Guide for Patient Self-Management of Chronic Illness highlights one way of providing “tele-education” to patients using WhatsApp®, a virtual messaging application that allows video and voice calls, text messages, and so much more all through a wireless internet connection. More Details...

The Health of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Patients Served at Health Centers: An Analysis of the 2020 Uniform Data System (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This report examines current patient demographics and utilization of health services at health centers serving Asian Americans (AAs) and Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (NH/PIs), and highlights the differences between these centers and the national average of all health centers in the United States. More Details...

How Increased Use of Technology During COVID-19 has Influenced Diabetes Outcomes in Children (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The COVID-19 pandemic created a global shift affecting families worldwide and has caused immense mental and physical consequences to children. At its onset, much of the world was placed on lockdown, which limited human interaction and replaced it with virtual forms of communication reliant on technology. Increased reliance on social platforms and the internet at large have altered child development to the extent that their mental and physical health is at stake. More Details...

Tips to Help Health Centers Address Disability & Chronic Disease Discrimination (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This tip sheet provides advice as well as key resources to help staff of health centers and look-alike programs quickly improve their understanding of the important role they can play in helping to identify discrimination at its earliest stages and how to mitigate it by leveraging their own medical authority and resources within the community. More Details...

The Role of Family Caregivers in Older Adult Nutrition (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This National Center for Health in Public Housing (NCHPH) and National Center for Equitable Care for Elders (NCECE) webinar shared approaches to working with caregivers to address barriers to healthy eating and provide nutrition education that meets the diverse needs of older adults. More Details...

Addressing Barriers to Diabetes Management for Residents of Public Housing (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This Facebook Live session reviewed behavioral interventions that incorporate promising practices for public housing residents to manage diabetes and its complications. More Details...

Diabetes Control Education and Management (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The blog touches on subjects regarding costs of diabetes, how diabetes affects the body, culture & stigmas, and SDOH factors. The blog offers an educational guide on diabetes control and management. More Details...

Chiropractors as part of Health Center Teams (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar discussed the value of chiropractic treatment as a primary care intervention. Our panelists discussed the role of chiropractic specialists in the primary care team and reviewed the integration of chiropractic services. More Details...

La Esperanza Verano 2022: Problemas emergentes entre las poblaciones de MSAW (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: La Esperanza es un boletín de noticias para y sobre Promotores y Promotoras de Salud. Es publicado dos veces al año por MHP Salud. More Details...

La Esperanza Summer 2022 Edition: Emerging Issues among MSAW Populations (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: La Esperanza (Hope) is a bilingual newsletter dedicated to the work of Community Health Workers across the country. MHP Salud, collaborators, and CHWs themselves write articles specifically for and about their work More Details...

Integrating HIV Prevention into Primary Care (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar discussed best practices for integrating HIV prevention (e.g. HIV testing, PrEP and linkage to care) into primary care within the context of enhancing clinical workforce development. More Details...

Diabetes Management and Oral Health (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The harsh working conditions can place MSAWs at higher risk for health complications as they are most likely to skip meals and take medication at prescribed times when working long shifts.1 Besides lack of health insurance, linguistic barriers, and lack of time for general medical care, MSAWs face a lack of dental insurance and dental care, which can lead to deteriorating oral health. Dental disease is one of the most common and preventable diseases but is not always the priority of patients managing diabetes More Details...

Familismo & Fatalismo: How Cultural Beliefs Affect Health Care (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Hispanic/Latinos are the largest non-white group in the United States and have the highest rates of Diabetes as compared to other ethnic groups; this can be related to the lack of healthcare, genetics, obesity rates, insulin resistance, lower economic status, and sociocultural factors. The concept of Familismo & Fatalismo is central in Hispanic/Latino cultural values. If the health care provider does not consider these beliefs, treatment recommendations are likely to be ignored. A proven strategy to overcome these cultural barriers is the implementation of Community Health Workers (CHWs). More Details...

Integrating Oral Health and Primary Care for Patients with Diabetes: Promising Practice (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This promising practice features Horizon Health Care, Inc. in South Dakota. This health center implemented a medical and dental integration program for patients with diabetes while participating in NNOHA\'s Integration of Diabetes and Oral Health Learning Collaborative. More Details...

National Audience Webinar and Launch of SDOH Innovations Showcase Competition (Part I) (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: During the keynote, Dr. Hasshan Batts shared how his personal journey has informed community-based efforts to improve the health and well-being of structurally marginalized people in Allentown, PA. Dr. Batts is currently the Executive Director of the Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley where he uses the concept of “Radical Welcome” to engage with individuals that are often excluded from community efforts. Dr. Batts also shared how PNLV is currently leading an innovative community engagement project in partnership with a community health center, health system, university, and community partners. During this session, the innovation competition activity and requirements were shared with attendees. More Details...

Diabetes Prevention for Patients of Color at Community Health Centers Webinar (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In the “Diabetes Prevention for Patients of Color at Community Health Centers” webinar, AAPCHO and the National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (NNCC) held a 90-minute webinar focused on the unique needs of patients of color in diabetes prevention efforts. More Details...

A Framework for Health and Housing Partnerships for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution: Health and Housing Partnerships build community capacity to bridge barriers to health equity. (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Addressing the COVID pandemic through vaccine distribution gives communities the opportunity to find strategies and activities that ensure communities with limited access all are included. Health and housing partnerships can work to break down structural barriers to ensure there is access to vaccines, vaccine boosters and other therapies that move the country moves health equity. More Details...

Addressing Tobacco Dependency to Reduce COVID-19 Risks and Complications Webinar Series (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Smoking is a major risk factor for most respiratory related infections. The early evidence in this area found that compared with non-smokers, smokers are more likely to develop serious COVID-19 disease. Recent studies also show that current smokers have been more likely to access various forms of smoking cessation assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. This offers an opportunity for Health Centers to offer smoking cessation services, referrals, and in-house psychological and pharmacological interventions. These two webinars provided examples of cessation plans and resources that can be shared with patients trying to stop smoking. More Details...

The Health Of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians And Pacific Islanders Served At Health Centers: An Analysis of the 2019 Uniform Data System (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This report examines current patient demographics and utilization of health services at health centers serving Asian Americans (AAs) and Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (NH/PIs), and highlights the differences between these centers and the national average of all health centers in the United States. More Details...

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