Healthy Weight Competencies Web Resources
MedlinePlus: Exercise and Physical Fitness
Healthfinder.gov: Nutrition and Fitness Links
New on the MedlinePlus Weight Control page:
Medline Plus, Monday January 17, 2011: Big Breakfast May Not Lead to Fewer Daily Calories
Medline Plus, Friday January 14, 2011: Health Tip: Slow Down When You Eat
Medline Plus, Thursday January 13, 2011: The More You Walk, the Lower Your Diabetes Risk
Medscape Education Diabetes and Endocrinology: “People Don’t Eat Nutrition, People Eat Food: An Expert Interview With Melinda M. Manore, PhD, RD, CSSD CME/CE”
Medscape: “10,000 steps daily 5 days a week three times more protective than just 3,000 steps a day”
Daily caloric intake calculator: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/calorie-calculator/NU00598
Core Competencies Web Resources
Follow-up Resources from Organizational Skills Class
Links to videos about CHW/PNs
bcbsmnfoundation | April 02, 2010
Go with community health worker Sheena Loth on the job with Intercultural Mutual Assistance Association in Rochester, MN
immigrant wellness, social connectedness, community health workers, Blue Cross Foundation
2. Same but longer version
bcbsmnfoundation | August 25, 2009
This program produced by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation introduces several of Minnesota' outstanding community health workers, their work and successes. CHWs link diverse communities with the health care system.
CHW, community health worker, cultural competence
Visionycompromiso | January 04, 2010
The role of Promotoras as community leaders, visionaries and the bridge between social services and community.
Vision Compromiso, Promotoras
Rural Desk: Community Health (Promotoras)
Department of Public Health in support of community health workers
Follow-up Resources from Assessment Skills Class
1. “What if…” Moments of Emergency
Patient Care Assessment/ Instructions for Completing Major Incident Report Form
How Should Incident Reports Be Handled?
2. Case Management
Human Services Case Management Definition
Social Work Best Practice Healthcare Case Management Standards
Medical/Chronic Disease Case Management
3. Barriers to Accessing Health Care and Social Services
Healthy People 2010 Access to Quality Health Services
Overcoming barriers to self-monitoring of blood glucose
Follow-up Resources from Documentation Skills Class
Information on the difference between interpretation and translation
Follow-up Resources from Communication Skills Class
Follow-up Resources from Patient Case Presentation Skills Class
For information about testing to become a contract interpreter or translator with the U.S. State Department, contact:
U.S. Department of State, Office of Language Services, 2401 E St. NW., SA-1, Room H1400, Washington, DC 20522. Internet: http://languageservices.state.gov
Information on obtaining a position as an interpreter and translator with the Federal Government is available from the Office of Personnel Management through USAJOBS, the Federal Government's official employment information system. This resource for locating and applying for job opportunities can be accessed through the Internet at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov or through an interactive voice response telephone system at (703) 724–1850 or TDD (978) 461–8404. These numbers are not toll free, and charges may result. For advice on how to find and apply for Federal jobs, see the Occupational Outlook Quarterly article “How to get a job in the Federal Government,” online at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ooq/2004/summer/art01.pdf.
Job fairs for Interpreter jobs are usually held a few times a year. Jobs for interpreters are usually available on a part time or per-diem basis. There are organizations who have dedicated interpreters. One can search for places that hire interpreters and check in with them about available jobs.
IMIA website is a good source to access jobs and related resources as well at www.imiaweb.org
Follow-up Resources from Service Coordination Skills Class
Sunday, December 12, 2010 Telegram and Gazette article: More for less? PRIMARY CARE TRIAL ROLLED OUT IN REGION
New England INDEX is a project of the Shriver Center, a division of the UMMS.
Last updated 6/27/2013.