Quisha Umemba guest on Leading with Health Podcast
Quisha Umemba discusses CHW Integration and SDoH with Michelle Jennifer on the Leading with Health podcast. Tune in as Quisha explains why Community Health Workers are social determinant of health experts and how health care systems can integrate them effectively.
Umemba Health launches new Clinical CHW certification program
Umemba Health will launch the Clinical Community Health Worker Certification program and CHW Instructor Certification program this spring. Each program will be 100% virtual instructor-led programs that can be completed in 15 weeks.
Umemba Health to host the second annual Virtual Community Health Worker Summit. The summit will feature 4-days of continuing education, professional development, and networking activities. The theme for this year's summit is "Elevating the Multidimensional Skills set of Community Health Workers". Read more here
Umemba Health partners with Minority Health Consultants to from The CHW Mentorship Network. The CHW Mentorship Network will offer program development through the 6-week Professional Development Mentorship Program for Community Health Workers, Community Health Worker Instructors, Promotoras and others.
The 90 Second SMILE Protocol: Improving Patient Outcomes with Integrated Oral Health Care will be presented by Dr. Susan Stukes of Sevalife Integrated Wellness. This training for will show non-dental professionals how oral health affects overall health and how to recognize the red flags of poor oral health and refer to the appropriate follow-up care.
The first event of it's kind, the People of COLOR Living with Diabetes Virtual Summit provides education, resources, empowerment and community among black and brown people and allies living with, and managing prediabetes, type one diabetes, and type two diabetes. The theme of the Summis is "Diversity, Inclusion, Community: Saving Your Seat at the Table. The Summit takes place August 3rd-6th. You can register to attend this event on Eventbrite.com
Quisha was invited to present at the Texas CHW Advsiory Committe on behalf of Umemba Health Academy, a DSHS -certified CHW training organization. She will be presenting on the "CHW Virtual Summit: Impact, Outcomes, and Lessons Learned", this meeting will be conducted online using Microsoft Teams on Friday, July 31, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (CST).
As a featured consultant, in this blog Quisha discusses her work at the intersection of nursing, public health, and community health work. Read more about Quisha's focus on supporting health professionals and how her expertise in virtual training makes her business an incredible resource during the COVID-19 crisis.
Guest Blogger: ADCES Texas Coordinating Body Guest Blogger
As Guest Blogger for July 2020, Quisha lends her voice to discuss the People of Color Living with Diabetes Virtual Summit, inequalities in healthcare, why representation matters, and the POCLWD Summit is needed more now than ever.
Moderated by Umemba Health Founder, Quisha Umemba, the Courageous Conversations series is for front-line workers that serve people and communities of color. This was a safe space for others to ask questions, share experiences, and explore racial matters so we can serve our clients and patients better.
Umemba Health hosts Cultural Competency Workshop Series
Cultural Competency has never been more important than it is now. Umemba Health, LLC will host A Cultural Competency Training Series with Community Health Training Institute. Workshop #1 will be held on July 18 from 10:00-12:00 CST. Workshop #2 will be held on August 1st from 10:00-12:00 CST.
Umemba Health relaunches with a new mission that involves investing in the success of front-line health workers. “I am excited about our new direction and look forward to continuing to bring educational content that builds capacity and improves lives though our virtual school Umemba Health Academy.”
Umemba Health, LLC will host the first Virtual CHW Summit scheduled to take place during National Community Health Worker Week April 6th-10th, 2020. This free week-long event will feature webinar presentations and virtual discussion designed to prepare Community Health Workers for COVID-19 response. Click the link below for more information.
Quisha discusses how Umemba Health is serving clients and Community Health Workers by meeting them where they are to provide professional development and continuing education virtually. Hosted by Tasha Whitaker.