Communities IMPACT diabetes center's vision health toolkit: Utilizing lay health social service providers as messengers of vision health information
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related research
Discuss racial and ethnic disparities in vision impairment. Describe the Communities IMPACT Diabetes Center's Vision Health Toolkit and its impact on comprehensive eye exams. Assess the feasibility of implementing sustainable, community-based interventions as a viable means of preventing and controlling diabetes complications, including vision loss.
Keyword(s): Community-Based Health Promotion, Vision Care
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am currently the Program Manager for Communities IMPACT Diabetes Center. In this position, I have authored and co-authored several articles and presented at local and national conferences about the work of the Center. Moreover, I have over 10 years of professional experience in conducting community-based and health disparities public health research.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.