COMPONENT 3 Clinical Practice and Population Health
Topic Area 2 Partnering with the Public to Improve Health
The Guide to Community Preventive Services is a free resource to help you choose programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in your community. Systematic reviews are used to answer these questions:
Which program and policy interventions have been proven effective?
Are there effective interventions that are right for my community?
What might effective interventions cost; what is the likely return on investment?
www.thecommunityguide.org/ CDC’s Gateway to Health Communication & Social Marketing Practice: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers tools and templates to develop health communication and social marketing campaigns and programs. In addition, CDC provides content on specific conditions and diseases that can be used as part of your marketing or educational campaign. www.cdc.gov/healthcommunication/toolstemplates/
Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnership Tool Kits: The HHS Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnership Center produced toolkits, fact sheets and other resources covering a variety of topics to enhance the work of faith-based and community organizations. www.hhs.gov/partnerships/resources/index.html
Community Health Assessment for Population Health Improvement: Resources of Most Frequently Recommended Health Outcomes and Determinants Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). https://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/20707
The CDC Community Health Improvement Navigator (CHI Navigator) is a website for people who lead or participate in CHI work within hospitals and health systems, public health agencies, and other community organizations. It offers community stakeholders expert-vetted tools and resources for:
Depicting visually the who, what, where, and how of improving community health
Making the case for collaborative approaches to community health improvement
Establishing and maintaining effective collaborations
Finding interventions that work for the greatest impact on health and well-being for all
EMPOWER Curriculum: Teaching Effective Use of Community Resources for Children with Special Health Care Needs MedEdPOTAL Publications. Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). https://www.mededportal.org/publication/9993