Improving Diabetes Screening and Referral to Prevention Programs Webinar

Register Now | February 21, 2017 | 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. ET

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation on blood glucose and type 2 diabetes screening. Join Healthy People 2020 and the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance on Tuesday, February 21 at 12:30 p.m. ET for a Spotlight on Health webinar about diabetes screening and prevention. We’ll discuss:

  • Provider referral to evidence-based diabetes prevention programs
  • Medicare’s focus on diabetes prevention programs

You’ll also hear from a federally qualified health center in Texas that has improved rates of screening and referral for adults with prediabetes who are at risk for diabetes.

Register today!

Tobacco and Lupus Webinar – Free CHES Credit

The Directors of Health Promotion and Education (DHPE) LEAP: Lupus Education and Awareness for Patients, Professionals and Providers Program will offer a webinar on tobacco use and lupus entitled Lasso Tobacco before Lupus Strikes at 11:30 am EST on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 featuring Emily Kohler, RDH, CTTS, CPT, who is the Tobacco Program Manager for the Big Bend Area Health Education Center (AHEC) and Rob Thomas, DrPH, EdD, MBA, Executive Director & CEO of Big Bend AHEC and Big Bend Rural Health Network.

The purpose of the webinar is to increase the lupus health knowledge and awareness of health educators, public health professionals and primary care providers. This webinar is a part of the educational offerings of the DHPE LEAP: Lupus Education Webinar Series. One free continuing education unit is offered for this webinar.

Registration Link for Tobacco and Lupus Webinar:
attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4262097774733954561

Thank you for your support of the LEAP Program. For additional information about the LEAP Program, visit the website at www.bit.ly/dhpelupus.

 

Be a Culture of Health Leader

The Culture of Health Leaders Program is pleased to announce that the Call for Applications for the 2017 cohort is now open.  Register at my.rwjf.org to access the application system. A copy of the application is attached. APA is one of the national partners supporting the program.

The application process closes at 3:00 pm Eastern Time on Wednesday, February 15. All application materials, including the required video and references, must be submitted in the online application system by the deadline.

Please consider attending the upcoming optional webinar for applicants interested in the Culture of Health Leaders Program:

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 (3:30-4:30 p.m. ET)

Registration is required: Register.

Additional information about the Culture of Health Leaders Program is available at Culture of Health Leaders website and at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's website.

Co-led by the National Collaborative for Health Equity and CommonHealth Action, the Culture of Health Leaders Program is one of four leadership development programs designed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, with national partners, to advance the next generation of leaders committed to equity and better health.

Public Health Seminar Series

The Fall 2016 Public Health Seminar Series’ next presentation:

Communicable Disease: Public Health Response and Investigation
Presenter: Sonya E. Frontin, MPH
Date:     November 22, 2016
Place:    Rutgers School of Public Health, 683 Hoes Lane West, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Time:    10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Classroom Registration is done through the NJLMN . Click the following links to register:
https://njlmn.rutgers.edu/
Click the following link to view online
http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3147394/Registration-Communicable-Disease-Public-Health-Response-and-Investigation-November-22-2016

Description
This presentation will begin with a review of Public Health and its structure at the federal; state and local level. The New Jersey Department of Health- Communicable Disease Service works closely with local county and municipal health departments and how that is done will be explained. There will be a review of the roles and responsibilities that guide reporting and investigation of communicable diseases throughout the state of New Jersey. The presentation will close with a review of a case study of a Campylobacteriosis outbreak investigation at a residential school in New Jersey- reviewing the guidelines used in communicable disease investigation.

Please see attachment for more details
1.5 - CEU/CHES/MCHES/NCH