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Community Health Worker ECHO Starts November 7th

October 3, 2017

Community Health Worker ECHO

Join Community Health Workers to increase your ability to effectively and efficiently empower individuals to manage their health.  Get expert Community Health Worker (CHW) knowledge in a virtual learning network with University of Missouri and Community Health Worker leaders and specialists throughout the state.

Learn about best practices and evidence-based care, including:

  • Working with diverse populations
  • Knowledge of community-based services and resources
  • Patient navigation
  • Building strong rapport with clients
  • Communicating effectively with clients and healthcare providers

Why Community Health Worker ECHO?

Project ECHO is a guided practice model that revolutionizes medical education and increases workforce capacity to provide best-practice specialty care and reduce health disparities. Community Health Workers work in a variety of areas of practice to meet the needs of the communities they serve. This Community Health Worker ECHO creates space for CHWs to share their experiences with one another in order to better prepare them for the challenges they face while supporting their communities’ ever-changing needs.

When will the Community Health Worker ECHO be held?

It will begin on November 7th and will be held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. for the next 8 months.

Registration is now open!  To register visit the link below:
http://medicine2.missouri.edu/show-me-echo/register/

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