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The National Coalition for Sexual Health has released Sexual Health and Your Patients: A Provider’s Guide. Primary care providers can use this guide to better integrate sexual health conversations and related preventive sexual health services into routine adolescent and adult visits.
The National LGBT Health Education Center has developed digital and print resources to
support health centers to collect and report Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SO/GI) data.
The Denver Prevention Training Center (Denver PTC) has partnered with NACHC, with funding from CDC, to provide no-cost HIV prevention capacity building services. They can work together with Primary Care Associations, health center controlled networks, and health centers to assess and improve current HIV prevention services based on organization goals for HIV services. Email Ashley Barrington for more information.
Original Research: Oral Health and Primary Care: Exploring Integration Models and Their Implications for Dental Hygiene Practice, by Hannah L. Maxey, PhD, MPH, RDH and Donald L. Weaver, MD, Volume 2, Issue 3, Fall 2016, Pages 196-202, International Journal of Evidence-Based Practice for the Dental Hygienist (IJEBPDH)
Training for New Clinical Directors
Saturday and Sunday, April 1 and 2, 2017
Policy & Issues Forum, Washington, DC
Saturday and Sunday, April 29 and 30, 2017
Hosted by the Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers
Email Katja Laepke for more information.