Month: October 2013

Ready for E-Learning? 4 Steps to Evaluate In-Person CHW Training Program

When it comes to training your healthcare team, the meaning of “success” isn’t always the same. Budget cuts, changes in workforce and differing work environments can mean that a format that worked in the past may not work now.

That’s why a regular evaluation of a community health worker training program is a smart move. Scheduled assessments mean your organization stands to earn the highest return on investment. Plus, paying attention to how well people are learning will boost your staff’s involvement in the overall educational program. For many health departments and health systems, the biggest question when it comes to evaluating a professional development program is when does it make sense to move to online training.

New Online Course from Cancer Resource Foundation Gives Prostate Health Team Members Convenient, Affordable Option to Gain Core Skills

Marlborough, MA, October 15, 2013 – Patient care teams that focus on prostate health now have another option to add to their training arsenal. Cancer Resource Foundation, a leader in educational resources for the cancer community, and organizers of the Boston Prostate Cancer Walk & 5K Run is now offering a new course, Core Competencies …

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Complimentary E-book: CHW E-Learning Strategy Essentials

A Step-by-Step Strategy Guide for Training Community Health Workers Online

E-Learning Strategy Essentials A Step-by-Step Strategy Guide for Training Community Health Workers OnlineThings are moving fast in the world of training health workers: expansion of jobs, updates to health guidelines, changes in healthcare law–all in the midst of budget cutbacks and limited resources. Many organizations need a way of keeping their staff trained and are considering moving to an online training program. The big question is no longer, “Should we implement an e-learning program?” but, “How should we implement an e-learning program?”