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Social Determinants and Health Equity: Widening the Lens of Health Promotion

Course Description

This two-day course will examine the effects of social determinants of health such as economic status, stigma, homophobia, racism and other social and political issues on risk, prevalence, and access to services.  A model and continuum of approaches will be introduced to assist prevention and care providers with implementation strategies to address these concerns.  Participants will become familiar with strategies for improving health equity so that individuals are more empowered to make healthy choices regardless of their living condition, income, sexual orientation or ethnic background.

Training Objectives

By the end of this training participants will be able to do the following:

1.         Define terms related to social determinants of health

2.         Explain how the values of social and personal responsibility may influence people’s understanding of health outcomes

3.         Explain the relationship between social determinants and population health outcomes

4.         Describe health disparities as demonstrated by current epidemiological data

5.         Describe how social determinants affect an individual’s health seeking behaviors

6.         Describe how social determinants can explain disparities in disease prevalence

7.         Select ways to integrate a social-determinants-of-health perspective into current health promotion and                   prevention work

Sep 28-29, 2017
Denver, CO
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0 Credit Hours $0.00
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Facilitation Skills for Patient Navigators Conducting Group Interventions

The primary goal of this two-day training is to enhance participants’ facilitation skills relevant to Patient Navigators delivering group-level interventions. This course will focus on the development of new skills as well as the enhancement of existing skills.  This course is appropriate for an audience of varying experience. Participants will have the opportunity to assess their own facilitation skills and understand their strengths and how to fortify their skills.

Oct 11-12, 2017
Denver, CO
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3-Day STD Intensive

The highly rated 3-Day STD Intensive Course includes an STD didactic review, hands-on practicum rotations, case management discussions and lab demonstrations. Each course is limited to 5 participants and courses often fill up months in advance, so applicants are urged to register early.

After completing this registration form, you will be contacted by a member of the Denver PTC staff for a brief interview to determine course eligibility. You will then be given an access code to complete the registration process. You are not registered for this course unless you have received a confirmation that the registration process is complete. All Intensive courses are held in Denver. The Denver PTC Clinical Branch is affiliated with the Denver Metro Health Clinic, the region's largest STD clinic.

Oct 31-Nov 2, 2017
Denver, CO
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22.75 Credit Hours $195.00
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Jan 30-Feb 1, 2018
Denver, CO
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22.75 Credit Hours $195.00
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Wet Prep Workshop

This course will present knowledge and techniques necessary for the proper collection, examination and reporting of vaginal wet preps. Participants will have the opportunity to enhance their microscopic skills and examine specimens containing Trichomonas, yeast, "clue" cells, red and white blood cells.

Location:  Denver Public Health Department, 605 Bannock St., Denver, 80204

Time:  9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Dress:  Casual

Food:  Light breakfast will be provided.  Lunch is on your own.

Continuing Education:  4.5 credit hours are awarded upon completion of the course.

For more information, contact course instructor Teri Anderson at 303-602-3602, teri.anderson@dhha.org or program assistant Victoria Myers at 303-602-3608, victoria.myers@dhha.org

Dec 12, 2017
Denver, CO
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4.5 Credit Hours $60.00
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Dec 15, 2017
Denver, CO
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4.5 Credit Hours $60.00
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