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The Road to Health Toolkit Training Guide and Video
Road to Health Toolkit Training Guide and Video
December 1st, 2008/ December 1st, 2011/ December 1st, 2013
This is a Web-based course.
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The goal of The Road to Health Training Guide is to 1) help readers learn how to use the Road to Health Toolkit and 2) increase knowledge and skills regarding type 2 diabetes prevention among community health workers (CHWs) in Hispanic/Latino and African American/African communities, so they are able to clearly relay the following message: Type 2 diabetes does not have to be our destiny because it can be prevented or delayed in people at high risk for the disease.
The following are the learning objectives for these materials.
At the end of the training, the participant will have the knowledge, skills, and competency to—
- Define types, symptoms, and complications of diabetes.
- List at least three major findings of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) study.
- Explain how type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed.
- Identify at least five risk factors for type 2 diabetes.
- Explain the importance of making small lifestyle changes to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.
- Define serving and portion size for common foods.
- Demonstrate how to use the Road to Health Toolkit.
- Conduct a role play activity by using the Road to Health Toolkit Flipchart.
- Identify serving size, total calories, and saturated fat on Nutrition Facts labels.
- Use the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) Food and Activity Tracker to record food and drink intake and physical activity.
- Use the NDEP Fat and Calorie Counter to demonstrate how to determine the grams of fat and calories eaten.
- Use the poster Step by Step—The Road to Health to introduce, summarize, and end the training workshop.
- Communicate the three key prevention messages to help prevent or delay
the onset of type 2 diabetes—
- 5 percent to 7 percent weight loss, if overweight
- Making healthy food choices and following a low fat, low calorie meal plan
- Physical activity for 30 minutes five days a week.
- State the role of CHWs in helping people learn how to prevent or delay
type 2 diabetes by:
- Explaining the roles CHWs have in the community.
- Learning tips from CHWs.
- Develop and strengthen a partnership with the NDEP.
The target audiences that may most benefit from these materials include people who develop or offer train-the-trainer workshops for CHWs/promotores de salud who work with Hispanic/Latino or African American/African Ancestry people. Other health care professionals, diabetes educators, health educators, nurses, dietitians, and community educators may also use this Road to Health Training Guide.
The Road to Health Training Guide was written by
Martha Londoño, PhD, Scimetrika, Independent Consultant
Betsy Rodríguez, MSN, CDE, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Leticia R. Dávila, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Jane Kelly, MD
Michelle D. Owens, PhD
Maralis B. Mercado, MPH
Ashley Heath, MPH
Ana Toro, MA
Carol Brownson, MSPH, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Diabetes Initiative
James M.Galloway, MD, University Medical Center cardiologist, Indian Health Service
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity provides 2.0 contact hours.
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Reference: IAC 655, Chapter 5 - 5.2(2)f(i)
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 (SS/DV1306) or a keyword under Keyword Search. Click View.
- Click on the course title: The Road to Health Training Guide. 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 can choose to go right to the evaluation and posttest. Complete the evaluation and Submit. Complete the posttest and Submit. A record of your course completion will be located in the Transcript and Certificate section.
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- 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:
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1-800-41TRAIN or 404-639-1292, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The materials and continuing education credits are free. Requirements for obtaining continuing education include reading The Road to Health Training Guide and Video, registering on CDC’s continuing education Web site (http://www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline), and completing an evaluation form and posttest.
Release Date: 12/1/2011
Expiration Date: 12/1/2013
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.
We acknowledge the contributions made to this toolkit from members of the following:
National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) Hispanic/Latino and the
African American/African Ancestry Work Groups
Jane Kelly, MD
Michelle Owens, PhD
CDC would like to thank the following individuals who pilot tested the materials:
Kristina Ernst, BSN, RN, CDE
Susan McCarthy, MPH, CHES
Susan Butler, EdD, CHES
Irene Heaston, MSN
Mary Ellen Sagatys, MSN
Deborah McGill, MSN, CHES
Katharine Fitzgerald, MPH, MID, CHES
Ashley Heath, MPH, CHES
Heather Speer, MPH, CHES, COE
Aisha Hasan, MSN
The following persons were part of the review process of these materials:
Rita Diaz- Kenney, MPH, RD, LD
Luby Garza, MS, RD, LD
Joanne Gavillan, MS, RD
See The Road to Health Training Guide for more information.
See The Road to Health Training Video for more information.