Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, CT is a clinical partner of the New England Asthma Innovations Collaborative (NEAIC). Through NEAIC, Middlesex Hospital has been able to expand their pediatric asthma program to include home visiting with Community Health Workers (CHW) and Certified Asthma Educators (AE-C). This allows for in-home asthma self-management education and home environmental assessments… Continue reading NEAIC Spotlight: Middlesex Hospital
This is the first in a series of blog posts focusing on each of the partners in the New England Asthma Innovations Collaborative. Stay tuned for future updates on the NEAIC project! Rutland Regional Medical Center in Rutland, Vermont is a rural site participating in the New England Innovations in Asthma Collaborative (NEIAC). The project… Continue reading NEAIC Spotlight: Rutland Regional Medical Center
The Rhode Island Department of Health is seeking a Senior Public Health Promotion Specialist to manage its State Asthma Program. The application period is open through March 3, 2014 with a grace period through March 6th. See the job posting for further details.
CORE COMPETENCY COURSE FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS Beginning March 26, 2014 Community Health Workers (CHWs) are frontline public health workers who apply their unique understanding of the experience, language and/or culture of the populations they serve. The 48-hour Core Competency Course for Community Health Workers, designed and implemented by the Outreach Worker Training Institute at… Continue reading Community Health Worker Training Opportunity – Applications due by March 7th
Applications now being accepted for AE-C training and certification scholarships! The New England Asthma Innovations Collaborative (NEAIC), a program of the Asthma Regional Council of New England and Health Resources in Action, is a Healthcare Innovation Award funded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). One of the goals of this three-year project… Continue reading Scholarships and training opportunities to become a Certified Asthma Educator (AE-C)
The Asthma Regional Council of New England has made several strides during the past year to improve the usability of its website and resources. Here’s a brief outline of what has changed: Fresh new look: the ARC logo and website have been made-over for a cleaner, more updated feel. Website navigation: content has been reorganized… Continue reading Welcome to the new Asthma Regional Council website!