Seniors Stretching

Evidence Based 
Self-Management Programs: 
Implementing the Prevention Agenda

Originally produced on Thursday, May 29, 2014

Susan L. Millstein, LCSW, MPH
Program Manager
Diabetes/Chronic Disease
New York State Department of Health

Kerri Brown
Project Coordinator
Living Healthy Program
Chautauqua County Health Network

The purpose of this webinar is to firmly set the context of evidence based self-management programs within the Prevention Agenda as recognized and supported interventions to address chronic disease prevention and management.  The webinar willev advance the important roles of local health departments as conveners, coordinators and facilitators to engage the local partners needed to implement and sustain this important systems change in local public health environments.  Participants will learn how to leverage Article 6 funds for this purpose, and will be prepared to serve as valued partners in emerging systems changes such as the State Health Innovation Plan (SHIP) and Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program. 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the difference between Evidence-Based Self-Management Programs and evidence-based public health.
  • Identify 3 community partners with which to work in implementing Evidence-Based Self-Management Programs.
  • Summarize the roles local health departments can play in implementing Evidence-Based Self-Management Programs in their communities.
  • Illustrate the application of an Evidence Based Self- Management Program in practice.

The planners, moderator, and presenters do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.

Continuing Medical Education Credits

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Medical Education Credits are offered until May 31, 2017.

Continuing Nurse Education Contact Hours

The University at Albany School of Public Health is an Approved Provider of continuing nurse education by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This offering is approved for 1 nursing contact hour(s).

Nursing Contact Hours are offered until May 31, 2017.

Certified Health Education Specialist Contact Hours

Sponsored by the School of Public Health, University and Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0.

Continuing Education Contact Hours are offered until May 31, 2017.