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Continuing Education

The Road to Health Toolkit

Activity Number

SS1128

Activity Title/Topic

The Road to Health Toolkit

Origination/Expiration/Renewal Dates

November 1st, 2008/ November 1st, 2011/ November 1st, 2013

Location

http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/ndep/ce_RoadtoHealth.htm

Hardware/Software

Computer-Internet

Materials

The Road to Health Toolkit

Prerequisites

None

Format

This is a Web-based course.

Contact Information

CDC/ATSDR Training and Continuing Education Online
1-800-41TRAIN or 404-639-1292
E-mail at ce@cdc.gov

Support/Funding

No

Method of Participation

You may participate in the webinars by viewing the program information above. To evaluate the webinar, receive a certificate, and be able to print-out an on-going transcript of all your TCEOnline CE activities for credits/contact hours, please go to: www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline.

Fees

No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.

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Program Description

The Road to Health Toolkit provides community health workers/promotores de salud, nurses, health educators and dietitians with interactive tools that can be used to counsel and motivate those at high risk for type 2 diabetes. These tools will help reduce their risk for type 2 diabetes by encouraging healthy eating, increased physical activity, and moderate weight loss for those who are overweight.

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Objectives

After this activity, the participant will be able to

  • Identify the findings of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) study.
  • Discuss how to read nutrition labels to identify healthier food choices.
  • Identify tools that can be used to teach the concepts of portion size versus serving size and techniques to control portion size.
  • Explain the importance of physical activity and techniques for its promotion.

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Target Audiences

The target audiences that may most benefit from these materials include community health workers/promotores de salud, nurses, health educators, dietitians, and others working with populations at high risk for type 2 diabetes.

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Faculty/Credentials

The Road to Health Toolkit was written by
Betsy Rodríguez, MSN, CDE, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Jane Kelly, MD, CDC
Michelle Owens, PhD, CDC

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Accreditation Statements

This activity for 2.5 contact hours is provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which is accredited as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditations.

The CDC has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. The CDC is authorized by IACET to offer .2 CEU's for this program.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is a designated event for the CHES to receive 2.5 Category I contact hours in health education, CDC provider number GA0082.

Note to Nurses: CDC is accredited as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation. ANCC credit is accepted by most State Boards of Nursing.

California: The California Board of Nursing will accept CDC’s ANCC credit for self-study courses. However, they will not accept ANCC credit for courses offered within the state of California. When applying for re-licensure using ANCC credit, write-in “ANCC self-study.” A provider number is not needed.

Iowa: Courses that are presented via "live" distance learning technologies, such as teleconferences or satellite programs, must be covered by an approved Iowa provider if they are attended at a site within Iowa. There are no exceptions to this requirement.

However, courses taken as self-study over the Internet, are acceptable if they are either covered by an approved Iowa provider, granted special approval, are approved by the ANA (or ANCC), the NLN, the NFLPN, NAPNES, or if they are approved by a board of nursing in another mandatory continuing education state.

Reference: IAC 655, Chapter 5 - 5.2(2)f(i)”

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Method of Participation

Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education Credit

  • Go to the CDC/ATSDR Training and Continuing Education Online at http://www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline. If you have not registered as a participant, click on New Participant to create a user ID and password; otherwise click on Participant Login and log on.
  • Once logged on to the CDC/ATSDR Training and Continuing Education Online Web site, you will be on the Participant Services page. Click on Search and Register. Enter the course number (SS1128) or a keyword under Keyword Search. Click on View.
  • Click on the course title: The Road to Health Toolkit. Select the type of CE credit you would like to receive and then click Submit. Three demographic questions will come up. Complete the questions and then Submit. A message will come up thanking you for registering for the course. If you have already completed the course, you may choose to go right to the evaluation and post-test. Complete the evaluation and Submit. Complete the post-test and Submit. A record of your course completion will be located in the Transcript and Certificate section.
  • When asked for a verification code, please use CHW07.
  • Continuing education credits for additional professions may be offered in the future. Visit http://www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline for updates.

If you have any questions or problems, please contact:
CDC/ATSDR Training and Continuing Education Online
1-800-41TRAIN or 404-639-1292
E-mail at ce@cdc.gov

The materials and continuing education credits are free. Requirements for obtaining continuing education include reading The Road to Health Toolkit User’s Guide, Flipchart (English and Spanish), and Activities Guide, registering on the CDC’s continuing education Web site (http://www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline), and completing an evaluation form and post-test.

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Release and Expiration Dates

Release Date: November 1, 2011
Expiration Date: November 1, 2013

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Disclosure Statement

In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use. CDC, our planners, and the presenters for this seminar do not have financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. This presentation does not involve the unlabeled use of a product or product under investigational use. There was no commercial support for this activity.

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Acknowledgments

We would like to acknowledge the following for contributions made to this toolkit from members of the following:

National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) Hispanic/Latino Work Group:
Isabel Salinas Almendárez, MPH, Current Chair
Paul Baker, BA
Julia Burgos, BA
Javier Carrillo, MPH
Yanira L. Cruz, MPH, DrPH, Past Chair
Luby Garza, MS, RD, LD
Eliana Loveluck, MSW
Cheryl Metheny, MS, RD/LDN, CDE
Wanda Montalvo, RN, MSN, ANP
Jaime Torres, DPM, MS

NDEP African American African Ancestry Work Group:
Janet Brown-Friday, RN, MSN, MPH

CDC:
Leticia R. Dávila, MPH, NDEP ORISE Fellow
Rita V. Díaz-Kenney, MPH, RD, LD
Sabrina Harper, MS
Jane Kelly, MD
Michelle Owens, PhD
Betsy Rodríguez, MSN, CDE
Dawn Satterfield, RN, PhD

National Institutes of Health (NIH):
Joanne Gallivan, MS, RD
Rachel Weinstein, MEd

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