Public Health Grand Rounds

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What: This panel discussion will highlight the current practices and future directions for providing public health services with special focus on medically underserved populations. Today, nurses and CHWs serve communities in a variety of ways, such as working with pregnant women, in diabetes health care and education, and in programs for cardiovascular health. They bring unique strengths and skill sets to provision and implementation of health and health care interventions in collaborative models of care. This presentation will discuss some of the experiences and research in Michigan.

When: 1 – 2:30 pm

Where: Room 1655 in SPH I

Who:  Dr. Barbara Israel will act as the instructor for this event. The webcast itself will feature the following speakers:

  • Katie Mitchell, MSW. Project Coordinator Michigan Community Health Worker Alliance; Healthy Lifestyles Research Specialist, University of Michigan, School of Social Work.
  • LeeAnne Roman, PhD. Associate Professor Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.
  • Hasina Bankston, MSW(c), Community Health Worker, Maternal and Infant Health Program South Team, Kent County Health Department
  • Sue Sefton, RN, BSN, Public Health Nurse, Maternal and Infant Health Program South Team, Kent County Health Department
  • Patricia Duthie, BSN, RN, Director of Community Health Education, Spectrum Health Healthier Communities
  • Debbie Edokpolo, MSW, Assistant Deputy Health Officer, Ingham County Health Department

Why: Participants in this event will receive a Certificate of Completion and can earn 1.5 Nursing Contact Hours. This event is a valuable learning opportunity for public health and community health practitioners-nurses, community health workers, health educators, social workers, physicians; students in allied health, and  anyone interested in population health services including health care faculty and students and those specializing in public health/community health nursing.

To learn more about this event and to register, visit here.

courses

CHWs and Nurses: Roles and Relationships for Population Health Improvement (Onsite) CHWNF0413

Dates and Times Apr 16, 2013 to Apr 16, 2013
Meeting Days: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (EST) Room 1655, SPH I
Location University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor URL
Credit Certificate of Completion; 1.5 Nursing Contact Hours
Instructors Barbara A. Israel, DrPH, MPH
Cost No Charge
Availability Register

 

Public Health Grand Rounds:

Community Health Workers and Nurses: Roles and Relationships for Population Health Improvement (Onsite ONLY)

To register for the live webcast, please register here Live Webcast link .

Speakers

Katie Mitchell, MSW, UM-SSW & MICHWA. Project Coordinator Michigan Community Health Worker Alliance; Healthy Lifestyles Research Specialist, University of Michigan, School of Social Work.

LeeAnne Roman, PhD. Associate Professor Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

Panel Discussion Group:

Hasina Bankston, MSW(c), Community Health Worker, Maternal and Infant Health Program South Team, Kent County Health Department

Sue Sefton, RN, BSN, Public Health Nurse, Maternal and Infant Health Program South Team, Kent County Health Department

Patricia Duthie, BSN, RN, Director of Community Health Education, Spectrum Health Healthier Communities

Debbie Edokpolo, MSW, Assistant Deputy Health Officer, Ingham County Health Department

Description

A changing health and healthcare landscape will bring enhanced roles for working relationships between nurses and community health workers (CHWs). This Public Health Grand Rounds session will describe current practices and future directions for providing public health services with special focus on medically underserved populations. Today, nurses and CHWs serve communities in a variety of ways, such as working with pregnant women, in diabetes health care and education, and in programs for cardiovascular health. They bring unique strengths and skill sets to provision and implementation of health and health care interventions in collaborative models of care. This presentation will highlight some of the experiences and research in Michigan.

Target Audience

Public health and community health practitioners-nurses, community health workers, health educators, social workers, physicians; students in allied health; anyone interested in population health services including health care faculty and students and those specializing in public health/community health nursing.

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