65th Annual Advanced Postgraduate Course: Panel Discussion: Engaging Community Health Workers in Working with Diverse Populations

1.25 Credit

65th Annual Advanced Postgraduate Course: Panel Discussion: Engaging Community Health Workers in Working with Diverse Populations

Target Audience
This course is specifically designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, pharmacists, psychologists, certified diabetes educators, and other health care professionals who care for patients with diabetes or who manage the complications related to this disease.

Learning Objective
At the end of this activity, the attendees should be able to:

- Define and list the National CHW care roles and skills in diabetes education, prevention and access to care/treatment.
- Discuss key elements of effective interventions integrating CHWs into health care teams to improve care for diverse populations.
- Explore challenges, barriers and gaps in the CHWs workforce.
- Synthesize how to effectively engage CHWs in working with diverse populations through interactive case study.