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April 2017

2017 Standards of Diabetes Care

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence (CCME), a member of the Atlantic Quality Innovation network, is hosting a webinar to learn more about: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes – 2017 Overview of Revisions Classification and Diagnosis of Diabetes Glycemic Targets Pharmacological Approaches to Glycemic Treatment Obesity Management for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Comprehensive Medical Evaluation and Assessment of Comorbidities Prevention or Delay of Type 2 Diabetes Lifestyle Management SPEAKER: Sarah P. Smith, MAT, RD, LD, CDE Quality…

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Embracing a Healthy Tomorrow

April 5 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Midlands Region will be hosting a "Meet and Eat" with partners in the community to celebrate Public Health Week. There will be a panel presentation featuring representatives from Eat Smart Move More Lexington and Newberry Counties, Central Midlands Council on Governments, SC Safe Routes to School, PASOs and DHEC that will focus on their efforts surrounding healthy eating and active living within their communities. Light refreshments will be available. Come and…

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Exploring the Outdoors: Partners in Outdoor Spaces

April 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Webinar Series: The Great Outdoors The benefits of walking outdoors and engaging with nature are well-documented. How do we create environments and communities that offer the opportunity to be physically active outside? What possibilities does this work offer to engage new partners, expand our thinking and explore new areas of walkability. Exploring the Outdoors: Partners in Outdoor Spaces (April 12) -  Register Here!  Opportunities for Rural Walkability (May 10) - Register Here! Tracking the Walking Path (June 14) - Register…

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10th annual James E. Clyburn Health Disparities Lecture

April 18

The Arnold School’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Department of Health Services Policy and Management along with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control’s Office of Health Equity and the USC Office of Civil Rights History and Research will host the 10th annual James E. Clyburn Health Disparities Lecture, which is free and open to the public, on Tuesday, April 18 at 10 a.m. at the University of South Carolina Alumni Center (900 Senate St. Columbia,…

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Fostering Health and Equity through Community Engagement

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This webinar will provide information on how to integrate sustainable, evidence-based health equity strategies and principles into community health activities in order to address social determinants of health. Awardee presenters will explain how to plan and implement such interventions with vulnerable populations. Presenters will also discuss how to engage individual, community, and organizational partnerships in this work and sustain them into the future. Learning Objectives By the end of this webinar, awardees should be able to: • Describe at least…

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Healthy Meeting Essentials

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is a consumer advocacy organization whose twin missions are to conduct innovative research and advocacy programs in health and nutrition, and to provide consumers with current, useful information about their health and well-being. In this webinar, let us show you how to: To provide useful, objective information to the public and policymakers and to conduct research on food, alcohol, health, the environment, and other issues related to science and technology; To represent…

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Spring Early Childhood Institute

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

EdVenture is hosting our Spring Early Childhood Institute on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Darion McCloud will be the keynote speaker. Darion is an actor, director, storyteller, educator, arts activist, and children’s literature advocate from Columbia, SC. He is also the founder and Creative Director of the NiA Theatre Company and Story Squad, as well as a Riley Institute Diversity Fellow. He is a formally-trained visual artist who found his way to the stage through telling stories. Darion enjoys crafting theatre experiences for the old,…

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Play Safe! Be Safe!

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

On Monday, April 24, EdVenture will team with the Office of State Fire Marshal's Community Risk Reduction Team to offer a program that will bring together fire and life safety educators with members of the Early Childhood Education community. Age appropriate fire and life safety education is an effective way to increase the safety of school-aged children.  During this session attendees will participate in the “play safe! be safe!” ® program from Bic Corporation. Each attendee will be certified to teach the “play safe! be safe!” ® program and will receive…

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Promoting active communities: Finding data that tells your story

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

APHA believes in the power of evidence — and using data to inspire change — to create healthier communities for all. That’s why we’re proud to announce a new website exploring the Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2016 Benchmarking Report, which traces the rise of walking and bicycling across the nation. APHA and the Institute of Transportation Engineers, in partnership with the League of American Bicyclists, created the interactive website to make critical data from this report more…

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Menu Labeling Webinar

April 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join the Food and Drug Administration, ChildObesity180, and CSPI on Wednesday, April 26, 11-12p ET for a webinar on the latest research and resources for increasing awareness of menu labeling (set to go into effect May 5). FDA will share findings from its focus groups and ChildObesity180 will present its awareness campaign. Register online today!

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