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Colorectal Health Workshop for CHRs 6/18-19

WHAT: Colorectal Health Workshop for Tribal CHRs

WHEN: Monday, June 18th & Tuesday, June 19th 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: Isleta Resort & Casino Golf Club | Isleta Pueblo, NM

WHY: This training has been designed specifically for Tribal Community Health Representatives (CHRs) to strengthen skills and knowledge in providing community colorectal health education and outreach services. Participants will learn about 1) anatomy of the digestive system, 2) colorectal cancer among American Indians, 3) screening exams for colorectal cancer early detection, 4) colorectal cancer risk factors, and 5) colorectal cancer diagnosis and treatment. Teaching strategies include interactive activities, videos, digital stories, games, and classroom instruction. All participants will take home materials for use in their community health education activities. Join us!

How to Register:
Please fill out the attached registration form and return to Delrae Peterson at the Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center (AASTEC) by June 2nd:

Email: dpeterson@aaihb.org
Fax: (505) 764-0446

Lodging:

To request lodging assistance, please check the appropriate box on the registration form. NOTE: Lodging assistance is limited, and will be provided on a first come, first served basis. To be eligible for lodging assistance, participants must be traveling at least 50 miles round-trip to attend this workshop. We will contact you shortly to confirm if this request has been honored.

For more information contact:

Delrae Peterson
Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center (AASTEC)
Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board, Inc. (AAIHB)
7001 Prospect Place NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
P: 505.217.2805
F: 505-764-0446
dpeterson@aaihb.org