Comprehensive assessment of community health worker (chw) readiness to deliver asthma education in the community: Innovative approaches to chw hiring, training, and the evaluation of job performance
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Chronic disease management and prevention
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related education
Discuss new and innovative ways to recruit, hire, and train CHWs. Describe the content of the rigorous 75-hour asthma and CHW core competency training. Identify ways to evaluate CHW readiness to deliver health education in the community. Explain the importance of critically evaluating the training and education process of CHWs to provide effective services to the target population and maintain the quality of the intervention.
Keyword(s): Training, Asthma
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked on the Sinai Asthma Program for the past 12 years. I helped create the content and evaluation tool for the Sinai Asthma Program CHW training. Additionally, I assist in the CHW hiring process at the Sinai Urban Health Institute.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.