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WEBINAR | The Role of Community Health Workers and Diabetes (10/19)

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MCN webinar the role of health promotors and diabetes

 

DATE: October 19, 2016

SPEAKERS: Ileana Ponce-González, MD, MPH, CNC, Michael Parchman, MD, MPH

 

 

Continuing Education Credit

To receive CME* or CNE credit after viewing this webinar, you must:

  • Complete the Participant Evaluation associated with this webinar
  • Send an email with your first and last name stating which webinar you completed to contedu@migrantclinician.org
Description

In this seminar participants will be able to identify the performance measures established by HRSA related to diabetes, as well as the signs and symptoms of diabetes.  Participants will also learn how to manage their diabetes via a healthy lifestyle and regular monitoring of blood glucose levels.  Focus will also be given to the role and participation of community health workers in the prevention and control of diabetes.

Learning Objectives
  1. Identify worker safety and health rights and responsibilities in the United States
    Describe the role of government agencies in protecting workers
    Recognize resources to assist workers in addressing workplace hazards
    Identification of sign and symptoms of Diabetes
  2. Describe how high levels of blood glucose can be measured in the body
  3. Encourage patients to check their glucose levels regularly
  4. Understand the role of Community Health Workers and their participation in diabetes specific programs in their health centers
Further Reading

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under cooperative agreement number U30CS09742, Technical Assistance to Community and Migrant Health Centers and Homeless for $1,094,709.00 with 0% of the total NCA project financed with non-federal sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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