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Continuing Education Credit (CEU)

We are pleased to offer 1 hour of CNE or CME* credit at no cost to participants.   

Migrant Clinicians Network is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.  

*Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

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MCN MAKES A DIFFERENCE IN 2015

Take a look at highlights of MCN's services and programs in action during 2015!

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MCN is committed to providing high quality continuing education to health care providers serving migrant farmworkers. MCN's comprehensive clinical education program helps to develop excellence in practice, clinical leadership, and the dissemination of best models and practices.

 

UPCOMING WEBINARS

CHWs - Heat Stress (Spanish)

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Antes de los días de verano, aprenda cómo los Promotores de Salud pueden ayudar en prevenir enfermedades a causa del calor

Before the dog days of summer, learn how community health workers can help prevent heat stress (This webinar will be presented in Spanish.)

25 de Mayo de 2016 a la 1:00 pm ET (zona horaria del Este)  May 25, 2016 at 1 pm ET

Oradora (Speaker):  Antonio Tovar, PhD

Descripción: El día era de 95 grados afuera cuando María Jiménez, una joven de 17 años,  se derrumbó de agotamiento por el calor en una granja en California.  María murió dos días después.  Cada año, cerca de 30 trabajadores mueren por causa de enfermedades relacionadas con el calor en los Estados Unidos.  El trabajo al aire libre en las industrias  intensivas en mano de obra plantea riesgos serios para los trabajadores. Sin embargo, las enfermedades causadas por el calor se pueden prevenir fácilmente.  

Este taller ayudará a los trabajadores de salud comunitarios  reconocer y prevenir las enfermedades por causa del calor entre los trabajadores que trabajan en situaciones de riesgo.  Los estudios de casos demostrará cómo reconocer las síntomas y efectos a la salud de la insolación.  Los participantes de este taller también recibirán recursos para la prevención de las enfermedades causadas por el calor.

Description: It was 95 degrees when Maria Jimenez, 17 years old, collapsed from heat exhaustion at a farm in California. She died two days later.  Each year, nearly 30 workers die from heat-related illness in the United States. Outdoor work in labor-intensive industries poses serious risks for workers, but heat-related illness can be easily prevented.

This workshop will help community health workers recognize and prevent heat-related illness among at-risk workers. Case studies will show how to recognize the symptoms and health effects of heat-related illness. Participants in this workshop will receive resources for preventing heat-related illness.

Objetivos de Aprendizaje (Learning Objectives):

1. Reconocer las síntomas de la insolación y cómo responder a estas situaciones
Recognize symptoms of heat-related illness and how to respond

2. Identificar los pasos que pueden tomar los trabajadores para prevenir las enfermedades a causa del calor
Identify steps workers can take to prevent heat-related illness

3. Revisar los derechos y obligaciones de los trabajadores y empleadores
Review employer and worker rights and responsibilities related to heat stress

4. Familiarizarse con los recursos de prevención de las enfermedades causadas por el calor
Become familiar with heat stress prevention resources

REGISTRARSE

Este material será producido bajo la subvención número SH-27640-15-60-F-48-SH5 de la Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos.  Ni los puntos de vista ni las políticas del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos serán necesariamente reflejados;  ni la mención de nombres comerciales, productos comerciales, u organizaciones implica la aprobación por el Gobierno de EE.UU. / This material will be produced under grant number SH-27640-15-60-F-48-SH5 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It will not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

CHWs - Heat Stress

MCN

Before the dog days of summer, learn how community health workers can help prevent heat stress

June 8, 2016 at 1 pm ET

Speaker: Juliana Simmons, MSPH, CHES

Description: It was 95 degrees when Maria Jimenez, 17 years old, collapsed from heat exhaustion at a farm in California. She died two days later.  Each year, nearly 30 workers die from heat-related illness in the United States. Outdoor work in labor-intensive industries poses serious risks for workers, but heat-related illness can be easily prevented.

This workshop will help community health workers recognize and prevent heat-related illness among at-risk workers. Case studies will show how to recognize the symptoms and health effects of heat-related illness. Participants in this workshop will receive resources for preventing heat-related illness.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize symptoms of heat-related illness and how to respond
  2. Identify steps workers can take to prevent heat-related illness
  3. Review employer and worker rights and responsibilities related to heat stress
  4. Become familiar with heat stress prevention resources

REGISTER

This material will be produced under grant number SH-27640-15-60-F-48-SH5 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It will not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

CHWs - Chemical Safety

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It’s your right to know! Helping Community Health Workers Promote Chemical Safety on the Job

June 22, 2016 at 1 pm ET

Speaker: Kerry Brennan

Description: José Navarro was excited for his new career after landing a job in the poultry industry. After five years on the job, 37 year-old Navarro began coughing up blood. He died soon after when his lungs and kidneys failed. His death triggered a federal investigation raising questions about the health risks associated with the use of toxic chemicals in poultry plants.  

Millions of workers are exposed to chemicals everyday on the job. All workers have the right to know about the chemicals they work with and community health workers can be an important source of information and support for workers. This workshop will teach community health workers how to explain what happens when someone is exposed to chemicals and how workers can best protect themselves 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize how workers become exposed to chemicals and illnesses
  2. Describe basic safety practices when working around chemicals
  3. Understand the role of community health workers in identifying and preventing work related illnesses and hazards

REGISTER

This material will be produced under grant number SH-27640-15-60-F-48-SH5 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It will not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

CHWs - Health and Safety

MCN

Community Health Workers Can Make a Difference in Helping People Stay Safe and Healthy on the Job 

August 17, 2016 at 1 pm ET

Speaker: Amy Liebman, MPA, MA

Description: Milton “Tito” Rafael Barreto Hernandez was 22 years old when he died. He was killed when he was pulled into a machine at the concrete crushing facility where he worked.  This work-related death could have been prevented and would likely never have happened had the right safety procedures been followed.  Low-wage workers like Tito often work in dangerous jobs and immigrants are more likely to die or get hurt at work.  In spite of dangers on the job, all workers have the right to a safe and healthy workplace. This training for community health workers will equip you with the knowledge you need to empower people to advocate for their rights on the job. Additionally, participants will come to understand how to seek help in case of a dangerous work environment and to be familiar with resources to assist workers.   

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify worker safety and health rights and responsibilities in the United States
  2. Describe the role of government agencies in protecting workers
  3. Recognize resources to assist workers in addressing workplace hazards

REGISTER

This material will be produced under grant number SH-27640-15-60-F-48-SH5 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It will not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

ARCHIVED WEBINARS

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For any questions or additional information about MCN Sponsored Webinars, please email our Continuing Education Assistant at contedu@migrantclinician.org