Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 1:00 PM ET
ChangeLab Solutions will host a webinar entitled, "Pass
(on) the Salt: The Business Case for Sodium Reduction". The webinar will
feature the business rationale for reducing sodium in settings such as state
and local governments, hospitals, and workplaces, and explain how sodium
reduction may result in a positive return on investment.
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Join NACCHO and Summit County Public Health (Summit County, Ohio) on the upcoming webinar highlighting robust referral networks linking primary care providers with public health and community resources that can be an effective model for improving health outcomes and promoting health equity for all populations. During this webinar, Summit County Public Health will describe their experiences working with local and state partners to build bi-directional referral networks between public health and primary care physicians.
Click here to access recording and slides.NACCHO, the American Heart Association (AHA) and Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) hosted a webinar focusing on the public health rationale for reducing population sodium intake and recent research that has called sodium recommendations into question. The aim was to help health professionals make sense of the sodium science, clarify confusion about guidelines regarding salt and health, and provide state and local examples of successful implementation of sodium reduction guidelines.
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Archived Webinar - Million Hearts Lessons from the Field: Improving Quality and Accuracy in Blood Pressure Monitoring
This webinar provided an overview of evidenced-based hypertension protocols developed by and used in four local health departments in the United States as one of the key strategies for impacting cardiovascular disease prevention. APHN provides consultation on the role and contribution of the PHN, evidenced based resources as well as case studies of public health nurses impacting cardiovascular disease.
- Identify factors involved in proper blood pressure measurement in screening for hypertension.
- State the roles of community/public health nurses in blood pressure measurement.
- List evidenced-based protocols develop and being used in practice.
- Increase awareness and understanding of local efforts to implement the Million Hearts initiative in cardiovascular disease prevention.
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