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Strong Evidence-base for Embracing CHWs into the Public Health and Healthcare Workforce
Description

Target Audience
This activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, certified diabetes educators and other interprofessional health care professionals.

Learning Objective
At the end of this activity, the attendees should be able to:

• Summarize the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommendations for interventions engaging community health workers can be used to improve health outcomes and prevent disease and increase health equity.
• Explain the roles and competencies that CHWs can play in diabetes management and type 2 diabetes prevention.
• Discuss action steps that webinar participants can take to capture the contributions of CHWs in their individual settings.

Accreditation Statements

Physicians, Nurses and Pharmacists
In support of improving patient care, the American Diabetes Association is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

Pharmacists: The Universal Activity Number is: JA4008193-0000-20-004-H01-P

Physician Assistants

The American Diabetes Association has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

 

 

Dietitians

CPE Accredited Provider

The American Diabetes Association is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).  Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive 1.0 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion of this program/material. Activity Number: 153055

 

 



Certified Diabetes Educators

To satisfy the requirement for renewal of certification by continuing education for the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE), continuing education activities must be diabetes related and approved by a provider on the NCBDE List of Approved Providers (www.ncbde.org). NCBDE does not approve continuing education. The American Diabetes Association is on the NCBDE List of Approved Providers.

Successful Completion Statement
Certificates are provided to registered participants based completion of the activity, in its entirety, and the online evaluation. For questions regarding continuing education, please email professionaleducation@diabetes.org

Dates of Validity
Release date: January 6, 2020
Valid through: December 31, 2021

Please note:

- There is no fee for CE credits for this activity.
- Estimated time to participate in this activity and complete documentation is 1 hour.

Content Validation Statements
All recommendations involving clinical medicine are based on evidence accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients; 

AND/OR

All scientific research referred to or reported in support or justification of a patient care recommendation conforms to generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.

Presenter

Durrell Fox, BS, CHW
JSI
Atlanta, GA

Betsy Rodriguez, BSN, MSN, CDE
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

 

Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Available Jan 06, 2020 to Dec 31, 2021
Cost : FREE
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
1 ACPE Credit
1 ANCC Credit
1 AAPA Credit
1 CDR Credit
1 COP Credit
American Diabetes Association 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202 1-800-DIABETES
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