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Primary Care Association (PCA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Core Competencies (2021).
Resource Type: Toolkit.
Description: This document outlines 12 domains, related tasks, and behavioral examples for Core Competencies for the Primary Care Association CEO. These domains and related tasks and examples were identified and vetted through a National Advisory Panel made up of key staff who would have interaction with the PCA-CEO position in various settings.
Heat-Related Illness Clinician’s Guide (2021).
Resource Type: Other.
Description: Agricultural work, which requires performing physically demanding work for long hours in hot and sometimes humid weather, places workers at high risk. This guide provides information to clinicians on the prevention and treatment of heat-related illness. Since workers may not be familiar with all of the symptoms of heat stress, it is important that clinicians discuss heat illness symptoms and prevention with agricultural workers and others who are at risk.
Strategies for Youth: COVID-19 Vaccination (2021).
Resource Type: Archived Webinar.
Description: Weitzman Echo special one-time session to discuss Community Health Center Inc.\'s approach on the most reassuring and expedient ways to reach youth and their parents during the COVID-19 vaccination rollout.
Strategies for Supporting Health Center Patients Experiencing Food Insecurity (2021).
Resource Type: Publication.
Description: Food insecurity has doubled since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, and has tripled among families with children. Not having enough access to food is a key contributor to negative health outcomes for adults and children alike, and it is important now more than ever for health centers to identify and support patients who are experiencing food insecurity. This resource is designed to support health center efforts to identify and assist patients who are experiencing food insecurity. It outlines key considerations around integrating social determinants of health (SDoH)-related screening and intervention into the electronic health record (EHR) workflow, highlights standardized screening tools and data elements to monitor the prevalence of food insecurity among patients, and describes several strategies to meet food-related needs.
The downloadable guide, available in the Documents to Download section below, is split into the following sections, each of which draws on foundational work from health centers and national partners:
Integrate your screening strategy into your EHR workflow-- several case studies are included
Select a standardized tool to identify food insecurity-- several tools with their related EHR integration and workflow considerations are outlined
Monitoring food insecurity among patients-- tips about coding and dashboarding are provided
Connecting patients to available resources
Provider Health IT Experience Survey: Health Center Connections HCCN (2021).
Resource Type: Template.
Description: Health Center Connections, the HCCN organized and supported by the Community Care Network of Kansas, created this survey to ask clinicians at participating health centers about their work environment, productivity, health IT in use, and health IT interventions. The intent of the survey is to collect information from clinicians that can identify opportunities to reduce provider burden through the use of health IT.
Talking About the COVID-19 Vaccine with Patients (2021).
Resource Type: Field-Generated Publication.
Description: The first step to getting patients to consider getting the COVID-19 vaccine is to talk with them and listen to their concerns. Below is a short script to do that. It is intended to be a guide, so after you get comfortable, feel free to create your own approach based on it. After the conversation, you can offer to help patients make an appointment or get more information, but let them make up their own minds. Did you have a respectful conversation? Mission accomplished!
NNOHA Operations Manual: Workforce Chapter V2 (2020).
Resource Type: Publication.
Description: This chapter provides helpful tools and resources for tackling the issues related to workforce in Health Center oral health programs. Topics include recruitment and retention of dental team members, staffing ratios, and strategies to decrease burnout.