Sessions Tagged With 'health literacy'

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Connecting Health Insurance and Ag Viability

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 10:00 am EDT

Health, access to care and health insurance affect the vitality of agricultural enterprises and farm and ranch families, according to results from a national research project funded by the USDA. Designed for Extension, tax, loan, health and other agricultural advisors,...

Understanding Health Literacy

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Nancy Crevier, Cathy Newkirk, Jatunn Gibson

Members of the national Cooperative Extension Health Literacy Action Team invite you to a webinar Understanding Health Literacy. The objectives of this webinar are to raise awareness of health literacy and to provide an update on the progress of the Health Literacy...

How Basecamp Works

Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Elizabeth Kiss

Want to learn more about Basecamp and its application? Dr. D. Elizabeth Kiss will introduce us to Basecamp and how the Creating Healthy Communities CoP is using it to collect and share health literacy and health insurance literacy. Join us to learn more about this useful tool!

Health Insurance 101/102--One Session ONLY

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Roberta Riportella

Professor Roberta Riportella, Kansas Health Foundation Professor of Community Health, Kansas State University and Professor Emerita, University of Wisconsin-Madison will host an upcoming webinar about health insurance. She will be teaching using the Health Insurance Smarts...

Comparing ACA Implementation between one ACA Friendly and one Less ACA Friendly State: Differences for consumers and for their educators

Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Roberta Riportella, Nicole Peritore

Background · What is an exchange? · How does it work? · Different Types of exchanges across the US · Essential Health Benefits Kansas / Kentucky Comparisons • • Medicaid...

My Health County: Take Action, Change Lives

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Ninfa Purcell

My Health County: Take Action, Change Lives is a one hour presentation that provides an overview of County Health Rankings and how to use this resource to prioritize county health issues. The aims of the talk are to: 1) inform attendees on how to use secondary data sources...

Helping Wisconsin Kids Get Covered: Connecting to Health Coverage through Schools.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jeni Appleby

This webinar will discuss how to engage schools in health insurance outreach to make sure kids are covered. Learn about school-based outreach, including relationship building, determining and implementing outreach strategies, collecting and using data, and various other tools....

English for Health: Developing and Promoting Health Literacy Partnerships

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 12:00 pm EDT

Overview of the Webinar:Through a blend of instruction and experiential learning in a healthcare setting, adult ESL students in Literacy Network’s award winning English for Health program learn how to access and use healthcare. Best suited to participants that work with adult...

Smart Choice Health Insurance

Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 12:30 pm EDT - Presented by Lynn Little, Bonnie Braun, Teresa McCoy, Michelle Rodgers, Amanda Ginter

Smart Choice Health InsurancePlease join us for this informative and interactive webinar as the University of Maryland Health Insurance Literacy Initiative presents the findings from the Smart Choice Health Insurance project.Who: Bonnie Braun, PhD--Co-leader Lynn...

The ACA/Affordable Care Act: Beyond Insurance

Friday, December 6, 2013 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Carolyn Bird

The presentation will focus, as time allows, on a few major provisions of the legislation; including provisions that are designed to provide a coordinated approach to improving our health systems, the medical compensation model, empower consumer decision-making in the...

Affordable Care Act - Question & Answer Session

Monday, December 2, 2013 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Roberta Riportella, Barbara O'Neill

Roberta Riportella and Barbara O"Neill will be answering questions about the Affordable Care Act and the Farmers & ACA curriculum.Link to original PPT to PDF of Presentation to evaluation survey

Farm Families and the Affordable Care Act

Friday, October 18, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Dr. Barbara O'Neill , Roberta Riportella

A discussion about Farm Families and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This 90-minute webinar will introduce participants to a new curriculum. You and Health Insurance: Making a Smart Choice for Farm Families. Participants will learn how the Affordable Care Act affects...

The Florida Health Literacy Initiative: Helping English Language Learners to Make Healthy Choices

Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 12:00 pm EDT

Poor functional health literacy is prevalent among adults and families with limited English language and literacy skills. Join us to learn about Florida Health Literacy Initiative, an award winning program that combines ESOL* instruction with contextualized health education. ...

Making a Smart Choice for Health Insurance

Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Bonnie Braun

This webinar will introduce you to the work of a multi-state effort related to health insurance literacy. The Health Insurance Literacy Initiative (HILI) has developed a curriculum "Smart Choice for Health Insurance". Get an introduction to the theoretical and...

Extension Educational Resources for Affordable Care Act (ACA) Questions

Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by H. Marissa Stone, Donna Shanklin, Roger Rennekamp, Roberta Riportella

Overview of Extension developed or vetted Affordable Care Act (ACA) publications, web-based resources etc. Speakers include: Mary Meehan-Strub / Caroline Gomez - Wisconsin Roberta Riportella - Kansas Roger Rennekamp - Oregon Marissa Stone - eXtension resources + others We...