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Trauma Informed Pediatric Care: Iowa ACEs Data and 21st Century Practice

This course will cover the following five sections:

  • ACEs and Iowa Specific Data
  • ACEs Health Impact
  • Framework ACEs and Toxic Stress
  • Provider Roles
  • Trauma Informed Care (TIC) Scenario Application

You will have the opportunity to practice and a chance to apply the knowledge.

Length

One hour

Intended Audience

Pediatric medical providers...

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Molly Kellogg Podcasts

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Motivational
interviewing forms the foundation of this practical program. The focus here is
on the basic counseling skills that are essential for Value Enhanced Nutrition
Assessment (VENA). The program can be used by a group of staff together or by
individual counselors in their own time. It is all on-line and available
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Body Mass Index Assessment: Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Picture of young girl in a wheel chair, and a young boy being measured by a doctor

There are four sections in this course:

  • Section 1: Overview of BMI Assessment: Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
  • Section 2: Weighing the Child with Special Health Care Needs
  • Section 3: Measuring Height in the Child with Special Health Care Needs
  • Section 4: Managing Behavior while Measuring BMI in the Child with Special Health Care Needs

There is a post-test at the end of the course. You have to score 80% or...

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Motivational Interviewing: Supporting Patients in Health Behavior Change

Mother with hands on young daughter's shoulders talking to a female doctor.

This course is designed to equip healthcare providers and ancillary staff with the knowledge and tools to optimize patient behavior change to ultimately improve health outcomes. The following are the topics that will be covered in this course:

  • Components of Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Benefits of Using Motivational Interviewing
  • Traditional Expert-Centered Model vs. MI Patient-Centered Model
  • Principles of MI
  • Readiness to Elicit...
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Salt and Sodium Reduction: Opportunities for Change

Various pictures of women in front of food or at the grocery reading nutritional labels

There are four sections in this course:

  • Section 1: Salt and Sodium – Sources and Recommendations
  • Section 2: Public Health Imperative
  • Section 3: Campaigns and Actions
  • Section 4: How Can You Use this Knowledge

Intended Audience

Healthcare providers who screen and treat WISEWOMEN patients; Physicians, Physicians Assistants, Nurses, Medical Assistants and health educators.

Learning Objectives:

At the end...

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Cholesterol: Everything You Need to Know to Provide Patient Education

Collage of images:  fresh vegetables, a stylized figure holding a heart over its head, and representation cutaway of an artery with plaque build-up inside

There are ten sections in this course:

Overview

  • Section 1: Background 
  • Section 2: Detection and Evaluation 
  • Section 3: Goals and Treatment Overview 
  • Section 4: Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC)
  • Section 5: Drug Therapy
  • Section 6: Metabolic Syndrome
  • Section 7: Specific Dyslipidemias
  • Section 8: Population Groups at Risk
  • Section 9: Adherence 
  • ...
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A Guide To Educating Patients

Collage of various doctor-patient consultation situations

There are five sections in this course:

  • Section 1: Introduction
  • Section 2: Step 1 – Assessment
  • Section 3: Step 2 - Planning
  • Section 4: Step 3 – Implementing
  • Section 5: Step 4 – Documenting

There is a post-test at the end of the course.

Intended Audience

healthcare providers that contract with the Iowa Department of Public Health WISEWOMAN/Care for Yourself program to provide cardiovascular screening...

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