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La 3ra Conferencia Anual de Mujeres

Para celebrar y continuar una tradición anual, Migrant Clinicians Network y el Consulado de México en Austin organiza la Cuarta Conferencia Anual de Liderazgo de Mujeres que se celebrará el 10 de noviembre de 2018 en Austin.  Para registrarse por favor haga click aquí.

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National LGBT Health Education Center Webinar: Best Practices in Behavioral Health for Sexual Minority Women

This webinar will discuss health dispaities and risk factors among sexual minority women by exploring the ways in which stigma and lack of culturally affirming care impact health outcomes.  Jane Powers will also highlight strategies that could be used to address implicit provider bias in care for sexual minority women.  For more information and to register for this event please click

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MCN/NNCC: Learning Collaborative Module 6

DEVELOPING MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING SKILLS:  This final session will involve extensive role playing exercises so that participants can practice the skills learned in Session 5.  Participants will be encouraged to bring challenging cases to the group for discussion and problem solving.

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MCN/NNCC: Learning Collaborative Module 5

INTRODUCTION TO MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING:  This session will lead participants through the key elements of motivational interviewing, with a particular focus on how to enage socially and ethnically diverse patient populations.  The sessions will examine the key elements of motivational interviewing including the four general principles of -- 1.  express empathy, 2.  develop discrepancy, 3.  roll with resistance, and 4.  support self-efficacy.  The session will emphasize specific skills and tools used to create a systematic approach to engaging patients.&n

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MCN/NNCC: Learning Collaborative Module 4

SUPPORTING PATIENT-SELF MANAGEMENT IN A TEAM-BASED SETTING:  In this session, we will explore the institutional and systems-based approaches for health center staff to build continuity and sustain their patient engagement efforts.  Participants will identify facilitators and barriers to achieving a culture of patient engagement and create SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound) goals for their health center

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MCN/NNCC: Learning Collaborative Module 3

PATIENT SELF-MANAGEMENT AND GOAL SETTING:  Patients with chronic diseases make day-to-day decisions about their health. The key to better health is for the health center team to engage with patients in the process of self-management so that the health center can fully support patients for better health outcomes. In this session, we will discuss some of the key strategies that have been proved effective in engaging patients in self-management.  In particular, we will focus on tools to improve goal setting and on strategies to support patients in reaching their health goals.

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MCN/NNCC: Learning Collaborative Module 2

TEAM-BASED ENGAGEMENT STRATEGIES:  This session will outline the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) "Be Prepared to Be Engaged" strategy for patient activation and will incorporate role playing exercises and Q&A.  Participants will review case studies beforehand and come prepared to think through patient care scenarios in which Be Prepared to Be Engaged can be utilized.

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MCN/NNCC: Learning Collaborative Module 1

Participants in the virtual learning collaborative will attend six (6) learning sessions consisteing of live web-based platform training, offline team-based activities, and facilitated office hourse.  Click here to register for the series.   

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MCN Webinar: Esquemas de Vacunación para Niños y Niñas Durante el Año Escolar 2018 - 2019 (Tercera Sesión)

 Esta es la sesión final de la serie en donde revisamos los requisitos de vacunación para los niños en edad escolar en Puerto Rico que han cambiado para el año escolar 2018-2019.  

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Addressing Structural Vulnerabilities in Healthcare for Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers

The notion of structural vulnerability addresses the challenges of caring for individual patients within the large context of power hierarchies, institutional barriers and economic inequalities. Rooted in teh concept of social determinants of health, understanding structural vulnerablities allows medical students and clinicians to more clearly and critically confront the social structures that make people sick. Migrant and seasonal agricultural workers operate within the cross-section of a number of structural vulnerabilities.

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