Off the Cuff June 17, 2019

 

Off the Cuff: CVH Clinical and Community Connections for State & Local Public Health Departments
Information from state and national partners
Facilitated by the Cardiovascular Health Network of NACDD
Issue 150, June 17, 2019
Contact us at healthsystems@chronicdisease.org

 

Calls and Webinars Worth Your Time

Develop or Strengthen Community Health Workers Infrastructure Webinar
Tuesday, July 9, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET

Sponsor: CDC Divisions for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention and Diabetes Translation

This webinar will review and discuss the recently released CDC tools and resources and their applicability to statewide infrastructure and sustainability for Community Health Workers (CHWs). The discussion will be designed to foster a rich dialogue among CDC cooperative agreement funding recipients, and to encourage learning from each other. Further, discussions will focus on how these tools and resources can support or be integrated into states’ respective efforts and contexts.

Learning objectives for this webinar are:

  • Discuss availability of recently published Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention/Division of Diabetes Translation (DHDSP/DDT) resources and tools that can support or be integrated into efforts that focus on developing or strengthening statewide infrastructure and sustainability for CHWs.
  • Select tools and resources based on the applicability to one’s own context.
  • Highlight state examples of how tools were, or could be, used for infrastructure and sustainability for CHWs.
  • Discuss key take away messages from the webinar for developing or strengthening statewide infrastructure and sustainability strategies related to CHWs. 
Click here to register.

News and Resources from CDC, NACDD, and National Partners

From CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
Science-in-Brief 
 

Science-in-Brief (SIB): Turning Science into Action synthesizes research findings from peer-reviewed journal articles into concise and user-friendly summaries. Each brief contains a short synopsis of the journal article and highlights how findings might be applied to the work in cardiovascular health promotion.

Expanding Pharmacy Technicians Roles to Assist With Patient Medication Adherence
A summary of findings described in recent articles exploring the role of pharmacy technicians and their impact on increasing medication adherence in populations with or at risk for cardiovascular disease.

Visit Science-in-Brief publications for the full archives.