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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 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 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 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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World TB Day

Designed to build public awareness that tuberculosis today remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing the deaths of several million people each year, mostly in the third world. 24 March commemorates the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch astounded the scientific community by announcing that he had discovered the cause of tuberculosis, the TB bacillus. At the time of Koch's announcement in Berlin, TB was raging through Europe and the Americas, causing the death of one out of every seven people. Koch's discovery opened the way toward diagnosing and curing tuberculosis.

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