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Clinical Workforce Development Fall 2023 Webinar Repository: English and Spanish Versions Available (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The following publications present a summary of the NTTAP Fall 2023 activities and findings from an analysis of activities presenting relevant and pertinent information on clinical workforce development More Details...

Pediatric Mobile Van Services: A Resource Document (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Ensuring access to health care services for all segments of the population, especially children, is a significant challenge. Pediatric Mobile Van Services have emerged as an effective solution by bringing health care directly to the community. By embedding care in the community, services are tailored to the unique health care needs of families. This innovative approach not only increases access, but also promotes care and overall well-being among the pediatric population. More Details...

NTTAP Webinar Series 2023-2024 - Strategies for Advancing Health Equity in Health Centers (March 14, 2024) (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Join our upcoming webinar to explore strategies for advancing health equity within health centers. Learn specific approaches, including steps for developing a health equity plan utilizing Community Health Center, Inc. (CHCI) best practices as a framework, creating a health equity team, and establishing priorities and goals to guide health equity work. Attendees will leave with increased confidence in developing their health equity plan at their health center. More Details...

NTTAP Webinar Series 2023-2024 - Data-Driven Health Equity: Strategies for Collecting Patient Data in Health Centers Webinar (March 7, 2024) (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Join our upcoming webinar as we dive into key strategies for using identity data in population health management. Expert faculty will highlight the importance of gathering data to address health disparities, with a focus on utilizing Electronic Health Records (EHR) for both internal and patient-focused justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) purposes. Participants will gain confidence in advancing health equity with strategies to collect and use demographic data for developing and monitoring health equity plans. More Details...

Health Center Resilience in the Face of Cyber Adversity: A Case Study of the Family Health Center of Worcester’s Ransomware Incident, February 2024 (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The use of ransomware -- malicious software that restricts access to computer systems with financial demands -- has escalated, targeting health centers and putting countless lives at risk. This dire reality came to the forefront during the alarming ransomware attack on the Family Health Center of Worcester, Inc. (FHCW), where the personal health information and care continuity for thousands of patients were compromised. This resource uses FHCW's experience as a case study to demonstrate the imperative of preparedness and the strength of a community-centered response in ensuring the continuity of healthcare services amidst the ever-growing tide of cyber vulnerabilities. More Details...

Mental Health Needs Affecting Agricultural Workers: Cultivating Mental Health: The Community Health Worker's Role with Agricultural Workers (2024). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: “Boosting Mental Health in Agriculture: The Vital Role of Community Health Workers,” a crucial conversation hosted by MHP Salud. This enlightening session, recorded on January 17th, sheds light on the significant mental health challenges faced by agricultural workers and the empowering role Community Health Workers (CHWs) play in addressing these issues. More Details...

Building Bridges: Health Center Strategies for Maintaining Relationships with Growers, Contractors, and Employers (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: NCFH developed this publication to provide strategies, specifically for health centers, for maintaining relationships with growers, contractors, and employers that employ Migratory and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs). More Details...

Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence and Human Trafficking: Health Center Preparedness Before, During, and After Emergencies (2024). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Developed in collaboration with Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO) and Health Partners on IPV and Exploitation, this educational brief focuses on equipping health centers (HCs) with the necessary tools and knowledge to support Asian Americans (AA) and Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islander (NH/PI) survivors of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Human Trafficking (HT) during natural disasters and public health emergencies (emergencies). Structural barriers, language access, and lack of culturally responsive organizations often leave these survivors vulnerable. More Details...

Creating Community-Based Health Education Materials for Indigenous Farmworkers (2024). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: This toolkit offers insight and strategies for creating culturally sensitive and accessible health educational materials for Mesoamerican Indigenous Farmworker Communities. More Details...

HITEQ Highlights: What to Do About Health IT Hazards Associated with Copy and Paste in the EHR: HITEQ Highlights Webinar (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Copy and paste functionality can support efficiency during clinical documentation, but may promote inaccurate documentation with risks for patient safety. This webinar discussed three key areas where health centers can consider implementing safe practice recommendations: Define copy and paste as a health IT safety issue by identifying the potential patient safety risks Review safe practice recommendations and implementation strategies to mitigate health IT-related hazards and safety issues Disseminate evidence, tools and practices for implementation More Details...

Enhancing Language Access: Assessing Health Center Staff Competency (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH) will address the critical need for health centers to properly assess the language competency and qualifications of their staff, as well as highlight the significance of having adequate bilingual staff, to address language barriers for diverse patient populations. By the end of this webinar, health center staff will recognize the importance of minimizing language barriers in healthcare and access tools to assess language competency, including NCFH’s new tool, Assessing Bilingual Staff Competency Tool, to improve overall care and patient health outcomes. More Details...

Training the Next Generation: Best Practices for Gaining Leadership Support and Implementation Planning (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Join Community Health Center, Inc.’s National Health Center Training and Technical Assistance Partners (NTTAP) and the Northwest Regional Primary Care Association (NWRPCA) to gain foundational knowledge for building your health center’s health professions education and training (HP-ET) programs! Expert panelists will discuss best practices and tools for gaining support from leadership, stakeholder analysis, and implementation planning. This webinar will build off of the previously recorded Training the Next Generation: Investing in Workforce Training webinar from April 2023. If you were not able to attend or would like a refresher, we welcome you to watch the recording! More Details...

HITEQ Highlights: Crossing The Chasm of Innovation - One FQHC's Journey to Operationalize its Telehealth Strategy: HITEQ Highlights Webinar (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this HITEQ Highlights webinar, we focused on the intersection of telehealth strategy and operations. One health center\'s experience of leveraging telehealth as a tool for expanding service delivery and patient access will be a jumping off point from which to consider the benefits (and challenges) of dedicated telehealth resources within an organization. Participants learned how telehealth might benefit recruitment efforts and review relevant resources for ongoing telehealth support. More Details...

Harnessing the Power of Outreach and Enabling Services to Address Social Drivers of Health Webinar (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: As a part of a collaborative project for the Bureau of Primary Health Care’s National Training and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreement, the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), MHP Salud, the National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC), and Health Outreach Partners (HOP) facilitated a webinar on enabling services (ES) and social drivers of health (SDOH). The facilitators and panel of speakers discussed the role of ES staff in screening for and addressing SDOH and how data can be used for meaningful change. Speakers also shared successes, challenges, best practices, and other useful knowledge on addressing social risk factors and building community partnerships. More Details...

Mobilizing an Emergency Response for Agricultural Workers (2023). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Agricultural workers are an integral part of the community and U.S. economy. Even when doing essential work, migratory and seasonal agricultural workers (MSAW) have multiple barriers when accessing healthcare and social services. These factors may make the MSAW population more vulnerable to emergency situations related to natural disasters and/or national emergencies. This Guide describes how to mobilize an emergency response for MSAWs through the following three key steps: 1. Identify and locate MSAW populations during emergencies. 2. Develop a communication strategy. 3. Collaborate with community partners for outreach and resources. More Details...

Implementing Nurse Practitioner (NP) and NP/Physician Associate (PA) Postgraduate Training Programs: Program Development, Recruitment Strategies, and Accreditation (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Join us and our peers at Open Door Community Health Centers as we dive into the key elements of successful primary care NP/PA residency programs. Discover program structure, recruitment strategies, bias reduction techniques, and the accreditation process. By the end of this webinar, you\'ll gain insights to implement and sustain effective NP/PA residency programs and enhance your clinical workforce development approach. More Details...

Navigating Compliance Challenges with the Information Blocking Rule: A Collection of Case Studies: HITEQ Center and Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP, September 2023 (2023). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) 21st Century Cures Act Information Blocking Rule (Info Blocking Rule) prohibits covered actors – including health care providers, health IT developers of certified health IT, and health information exchanges/health information networks– from engaging in practices likely to interfere with, prevent, or materially discourage access, exchange, or use of electronic health information (EHI). The Info Blocking Rule includes eight exceptions that provide actors with certainty that, when their practice interferes with the access, exchange, or use of EHI and meets the conditions of one or more exception, such practice will not be considered information blocking.1 More Details...

Getting Candid: The Importance of Trust in Youth Substance Prevention (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Trust is a crucial component for effective conversations with youth surrounding substance use. Collaborative conversations with trusted adults are more important than ever given youth are reporting elevated stress, lack of belonging, and mental health concerns. Join the National Council for Mental Wellbeing for a webinar highlighting Getting Candid: The Importance of Trust in Youth Substance Use Prevention Initiative, the role of trust in conversations with youth substance use and identifying 3-4 substance-specific messages to utilize with youth. More Details...

NTTAP Webinar Series - June 8, 2023: Re-engaging Patients in Dental Care (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The COVID-19 pandemic has created several challenges for our country’s health care infrastructure, and the community health center workforce is no exception. Join us as we describe strategies to get patients back into dental care. Along with these strategies, participants will learn how to recognize challenges in dental practices, as well as how to engage the interdisciplinary care team through role redesign and integration to increase access to comprehensive care. More Details...

NTTAP Webinar Series - May 18, 2023: The Changing Landscape of Behavioral Health Care: What is the “new normal” going to look like? (2023). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in significant shifts in the mode of care from face-to-face to virtual interactions. Join us as we discuss the challenges currently facing behavioral health care and at least one strategy for each. Along with these strategies, panelists will go over what integrated behavioral health care was and is before and following COVID-19, as well as what actions should be taken going forward to increase access to comprehensive care. More Details...

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