Nurses: Fitting CHWs into your Public Health or Health Care Practice
What is the role of the Community Health Worker? How are organizations using the combined skills of their CHWs and their nurses to better promote health?Register
- Audience: Heads of local or regional health departments and managers or directors in city or state public health agencies, providers and primary care team members, emergency department management, community health workers and medical assistants, social workers, hospital nurses, school nurses, organizations in community-based prevemtion and care, social service staff
- Format: Webinar
- Date/Time: March 15, 2017 (Archived)
- Price: Free
- Length: 1 hour
- Competencies: Financial Planning and Management
- Learning Level: Awareness
- Supplemental materials: None
About this Webinar
At a time when Community Health Workers are increasingly important as a way of reaching vulnerable populations, hear from a leader who directs implementation across multiple programs and settings. Whether your organization already employs community health workers and wants to integrate their practice more effectively, or is considering how to introduce them and define their roles, this webinar will allow you to hear from both nurses and CHWs. Discover how working together has influenced their scopes of work and effectiveness.
What you'll learn
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the role of the Community Health Worker in comparison to the role of the public health or other nurse
- Describe two models of CHW & nurse collaboration from real cases
- Identify areas for potential improvement in collaborating with CHWs
Subject Matter Expert
Senior Program Manager
Institute for Public Health Innovation
Registration and Contact Hours
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