Kirwan Institute’s Implicit Bias Module Series

The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity’s Implicit Bias Module Series will introduce the participant to insights about how our minds operate and help the participant understand the origins of implicit associations. Access Training

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New Free E-Learning Program on Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals

The Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health (OMH) announced a new, free and accredited e-learning program: Improving Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals. The program, available via OMH’s Think Cultural Health website, is designed to develop behavioral health providers’ knowledge and skills related to culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS).  This online program […]

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National Resource Center on Lupus

The website provides a collection of up-to-date resources and information on lupus. Doctors, scientists, health educators, and people with lupus work together to create resources and programs.  Topics to browse include understanding, diagnosing, treating, living, and coping with lupus. Access Resource

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Moving Toward Health Equity for the LGBTQ Community

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people face health disparities that are connected to stigma, discrimination, and denial of civil and human rights. This training will explore the mental and physical effects of these phenomenon on the LGBTQ community, such as higher rates of psychiatric disorders, substance abuse, suicide, cancer, homelessness, and violence and […]

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EveryONE Project toolkit

In its first major announcement for The EveryONE Project, the AAFP has compiled an initial screening toolkit to help you recognize and respond to various social factors that impact the health of your patients. As you know, the social determinants of health aren’t always related to poverty level or socioeconomic status. Screening questions are vital […]

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Understanding your Numbers

What you should know about managing your Type 2 Diabetes. Understanding Your Numbers. Type 2 diabetes can lead to other serious problems like heart disease, nerve damage, and kidney or eye problems. The good news is that keeping blood glucose (blood sugar), blood pressure, and cholesterol on target can help you prevent or delay these […]

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Risk Stratification in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

Risk Stratification in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) and Cardiovascular Disease (CVD). The population health goal of risk stratification is to compile a prioritized list of patients ordered by the level of risk and the reason for the risk. Risk stratification is an important element of population health management, particularly in patients with type […]

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Motivational Interviewing

Using Motivational Interviewing for patients with diabetes. The basic approach to interactions in motivational interviewing is captured by the acronym OARS (Open-ended questions, Affirmations, Reflective listening, and Summaries). See examples of how to use OARS in patients with type 2 diabetes. Learn four ways to tailored motivational interviewing to match the patient’s level of self-efficacy […]

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