Upcoming Meetings & Events for the Alameda Health Consortium & Community Health Center Network

Apr
4
Tue
2017
Trauma & Resilience Training-Part 3 @ Community Health Center Network, Plaza A&B
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Trauma and Resilience: Caring for our Communities and Ourselves PART 3

What is the impact of community trauma on patients and professionals in clinical care services?

How might an understanding of trauma inform patient care and how we care for ourselves? 

Join us for a continuation of this speaker series for our community health center providers and staff. You may attend this event without having been to previous sessions. 

CHCN/AHC health centers are consistently faced with high numbers of patients with trauma, depression, anxiety, and substance abuse disorders. This series will conclude with an overview of the current state of knowledge about types of trauma, and the trauma-informed movement as it relates to health and health center professionals and staff. 

Learning Objectives:
1. Review definitions of trauma and trauma informed care
2. Review how childhood trauma results in adult disease and poor outcomes
3. Describe ways of addressing trauma in health care
4. Emphasize the importance of caring for yourself as you care for others
5. Illustrate ideas to support clients with direct, past, or vicarious trauma.

Part 3 Trainer:
Leigh Kimberg, MD
Program in Medical Education for the Urban Underserved (PRIME-US) & Professor of Medicine University of California San Francisco


This program is currently under review and anticipates being approved for 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s). 

Community Health Center Network (CHCN) is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

This course is currently under review and anticipates approval for 1.5 hours of Continuing Education credit for LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs, and MFTs as required by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Provider Approval Number: 131264
Apr
5
Wed
2017
Motivational Interviewing Training @ AHC/CHCN
Apr 5 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Motivational Interviewing: A Client-Centered Communication &
Behavior Change Approach

Trainer: Steven Malcolm Berg-Smith, MS, CWP, MINT certified

This intensive training will introduce participants to the theory, principles, and skills of Motivational Interviewing (MI) and related motivation-enhancing behavior change approaches. Participants will be guided through a sequence of learning activities to explore and shape counseling practice behavior with clients, and to initiate a process for developing proficiency in MI. Learning activities will include: real-life demonstrations, videotape examples, “real-plays”, small group exercises, and participant practice with feedback.

Learning Objectives:
1. Identify and practice the key method, principles and skills of Motivational Interviewing;
2. Demonstrate how MI skills are utilized to enhance behavior change and;
3. Apply the clinical tasks for each stage of the “Stages of Change” model;

You must register to attend.


Community Health Center Network (CHCN) is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education.
CHCN designates this live educational activity for a maximumof 6 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM.


Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This course meets the qualifications for 6 hours of Continuing Education credit for LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs, and MFTs as required by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Provider Approval Number: 131264
Apr
12
Wed
2017
Hepatitis B & C Training: Updates, Screening, Treatment, Linkage to Care @ AHC/CHCN
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hepatitis B: Update on Epidemiology, Screening, Treatment and Prevention
Speaker: Rachel Baden, MD; Chair, Department of Medicine, Highland Hospital

This session will provide a comprehensive update on the epidemiology, screening and treatment guidelines for the prevention and management of Hepatitis B. Participants will gain a healthy respect for the long term consequences of HBV as well as the risk factors for reactivation. We will discuss who should be referred for treatment and how to effectively screen for hepatocellular carcinoma in this patient population.

Learning Objectives:
1. Explain who to screen and the screening process for Hepatitis B
2. Describe new insights into the management of chronic infection with Hepatitis B
3. Develop a healthy respect for Hepatitis B reactivation

Hepatitis C: Screening and Linkage to Care
Speaker: Robert Wong, MD, Director of Research and Education, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Highland Hospital

This presentation will highlight the current national screening recommendations for the diagnosis and management of chronic HCV infection. We will identify high risk groups that would benefit from HCV screening. We will review the evidence regarding current rates of successful linkage of care and identify barriers to achieving successful linkage of care. We will review the diagnostic evaluation and management of chronic HCV, including a brief overview of the treatment approach and treatment options available.

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the epidemiology and natural history of chronic hepatitis C
2. Learn the appropriate treatment algorithms and diagnostic workup of these conditions
3. Identify strategies to help improve linkage of care after HCV diagnosis
4. Describe current treatment options for chronic hepatitis C

Community Health Center Network (CHCN) is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education. 
CHCN designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. 
Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Apr
13
Thu
2017
Know Your Rights Training for Health Center Staff @ Alameda Health Consortium - Plaza Suites A&B
Apr 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Know Your Rights Training for Health Center Staff

Lunch will be provided

During a time of pressure on immigrant communities, what are the rights of health centers, health center staff and patients?
How do we respond to inquiries appropriately and in a way that does not create further panic?
This training opportunity is open to all health center frontline staff who are interested in learning more about immigrant rights and advocacy resources.

In partnership with Centro Legal De La Raza and Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO).

May
31
Wed
2017
Food Insecurity Training: What Providers Should Know @ AHC/CHCN - 4th Floor Training Room
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Food Insecurity: What Providers Should Know

Continuing Medical Education Series
Designated for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM

Good nutrition is fundamental for staying healthy and assisting the body to heal when ill. Food Insecurity- having limited access to healthy food and/or an inability to afford food can impact the prevention and management of disease and health. Many providers are unaware of the epidemiology linking food insecurity and health outcomes and strategies to address this disparity in the clinical environment. In this CME program providers will:

1. Understand the epidemiology linking food insecurity and poor health outcomes.
2. Learn how to screen patients for food insecurity in the clinical setting.
3. Learn strategies to better manage health and medical conditions for food insecure patients.
4. Learn how the health care team and clinic staff can coordinate referrals to local food resources.

When: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Time: 600pm-8:00pm
(Dinner will be Served 5:45 to 6:30pm)

Location: Community Health Center Network (CHCN)
101 Callan Ave, 4th Floor*, San Leandro, CA
*PLEASE NOTE: 4th Floor is new location.

Presenters:

Rita Nguyen, MD Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF and Hospitalist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, Medical Director of Healthy Foods Initiative at ZSFG.

Njeri McGee-Tyner – Elligibility and Enrollment Director at the Alameda Health Consortium.

Kate Cheyne, MPH Research Manager at the Alameda County Community Food Bank.

Community Health Center Network (CHCN) is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education.
CHCN designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. 
Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of Continuing Education credit for LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs, and MFTs as required by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Provider Approval Number: 131264