Diabetes Continuum of Care: Effective Service Delivery Approaches to Improve Health Literacy

April 7, 2020
8 a.m. HT / 11 a.m PT / 2 p.m. ET

This webinar is the third part of the Diabetes in Special & Vulnerable Populations: A National Learning Series, on effective strategies to prevent, treat, and manage diabetes among special and vulnerable health center program patients.

After watching this webinar, participants will be able…

  • Explain the importance of health literacy for successful self-management of chronic conditions
  • Describe the impact of low health literacy has on diabetes prevention and outcomes among patients from special and vulnerable populations
  • Develop practical strategies to communicate health information and help patients build health literacy skills over time

Speakers and Panelists:

  • Teresita Lawson, RPh, CDE, Clinical Pharmacist, Zufall Health Center
  • Kelly Volkmann, MPH, Health Navigation Program Manager, Benton County Health Services
  • Alicia Gonzales, MSSW, Chief Operations Officer, National Center for Farmworker Health

NCA Collaborating Partners:

  • Esly Reyes, MPH, Program Director, MHP Salud
  • Gladys Carrillo, LCSW, Manager of Health Center Engagement Services, National Center for Farmworker Health
  • Jose Leon, MD, Chief Medical Officer, National Center for Health and Public Housing
  • Shannon Patrick, MPH, Program Director, MHP Salud

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