Training Opportunities- September 4th, 2015

America Walks Webinar: Surgeon General’s Call to Action on Walking and Walkable Communities September 15, 2pm (ET)
Learn how to use the Call to Action and join the conversation with an exclusive webinar offered by America Walks which will provide a briefing on the Call to Action and discussion with representatives from leading organizations on how they plan to implement it in their work. Register.

CDC Webinar: State Strategies to Improve Population Health and Control Cost September 8, 3:00pm (ET) This webinar will provide specific, evidence-based population health strategies that can be integrated into healthcare delivery systems to improve health outcomes that are cost neutral or can show a positive return on investment within three to five years.

HHS Webinar: Increasing Consumer Use of Recommended Preventive Services Using eHealth Tools September 10, 2:00pm (ET) This webinar will describe how eHealth tools can increase the use of recommended clinical preventive services. Health professionals can leverage consumer-facing eHealth tools to reach consumers in new ways through the use of application programming interfaces, content syndication, and the interoperability of electronic health records.

Engaging Individuals at Risk of Diabetes: Health Plan Outreach Strategies September 9, 2015   1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET (10-11:30 Pacific)
Wonder how health plans are reaching high-risk, diverse individuals for life-changing interventions? Register and participate in America’s Health Insurance Plan’s (AHIP) complimentary webinar to showcase health plan efforts with implementing the CDC’s National Diabetes Prevention Program and effective outreach outreach strategies consumers at risk of diabetes type II.  Spanning Commercial and Medicaid covered individuals, urban and suburban settings, employer and insurer experiences, health plans will share how they are reaching an incredibly diverse group.

Webinar Highlights Include:

  • The components of the CDC National Diabetes Prevention Program, a one year lifestyle change program.
    • Health plan strategies for engaging individuals at high risk for diabetes, specifically hosting sessions utilizing varied settings – workplace, community, provider, and retail centers.
    • Use of multiple delivery models to demonstrate value and scalability through outreach and educational efforts around the National Diabetes Prevention Program in California, Florida, New Mexico, New York, and Wisconsin.
  • Just added – A CDC presenter will discuss new CDC funding opportunities to compliment national diabetes prevention efforts.

Learn More and Register Today

Upcoming Ask the Expert Session: Understanding the Issues: How to Use Community Assessment, Evidence, and Theory to Inform Your Cancer Control Approaches On Monday, September 14 at 12 p.m. ET the GW Cancer Institute will host an interactive discussion on successful cancer control strategies using community assessment, evidence and theory. The discussion will feature three experts from the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network, who will discuss how community assessment can improve the process for selecting, adapting and evaluating an evidence-based approach. Register today! #TAPaskexpert

Grantees – Please consult with your liaison regarding questions about the appropriateness of attending any training or conference using TPEP or Healthy Communities funds. This list of training opportunities is provided as a resource for grantees and partners but is not an endorsement of any training or conference hosted by an external organization

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