Register Now: Advancing Organizational Priorities Through Health in All Policies

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Mar 19, 2024

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Kansas Health Institute

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Join us Thursday, April 25, 2024, from 10:30 a.m.-noon CDT

This virtual workshop, delivered by the Kansas Health Institute, will focus on demystifying the concept of Health in All Policies (HiAP) and showcasing practical ways for advancing HiAP within organizations’ internal and external operations.

Participants will learn the essential reasons for implementing HiAP approaches, explore practical examples of HiAP efforts from state and local governmental entities nationwide, and discover strategies that can be implemented.

Attendees also will build skills through learning about and using a tool called the Health Impact Checklist (HI-C). It incorporates equity into the decision-making process and can assist non-health sectors and decision-makers in understanding the health impacts of policies. This will be achieved through an interactive breakout room session, where facilitated small group discussions will enable participants to collaboratively identify potential health impacts of policies using the HI-C.

Lastly, the webinar will conclude with a discussion of potential challenges organizations may face when implementing HiAP and strategies to overcome them. Attendees will receive materials to support further learning and implementation, including a copy of the Health Impact Checklist toolkit, a list of adaptable HiAP strategies and a list of HiAP resources developed by other organizations.

The workshop facilitators have over a decade of experience in promoting HiAP. Their expertise spans from local to national levels, providing practical support to organizations in developing and implementing HiAP strategies, as well as advancing the HiAP field by developing resources.

This work is supported by funds made available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Center for STLT Public Health Infrastructure and Workforce, through OE22-2203: Strengthening U.S. Public Health Infrastructure, Workforce, and Data Systems grant. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by CDC/HHS, or the U.S. Government.

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Continuing Education Credits

Continuing education credits for the following professionals will be offered, as appropriate – physicians, APRNs, RNs, pharmacists and social workers. Other participants may request a certificate of attendance. Instructions to receive credit or a certificate will be provided at the event.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Kansas Medical Center and Kansas Health Institute. University of Kansas Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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About Kansas Health Institute

The Kansas Health Institute supports effective policymaking through nonpartisan research, education and engagement. KHI believes evidence-based information, objective analysis and civil dialogue enable policy leaders to be champions for a healthier Kansas. Established in 1995 with a multiyear grant from the Kansas Health Foundation, KHI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization based in Topeka.

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