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Classes for community health improvement planned

New Mexico State University's Southern Area Health Education Center (SoAHEC) and Luna County Community College's Montanas del Norte AHEC will present community health improvement classes in Albuquerque, Las Cruces and Santa Fe through May 2003.

the 10 remaining classes offered by the Community Health Improvement (CHI) Training Institute will be presented twice. Those classes are:

"Using - and Abusing - Local Data."
"Demystifying Evaluation."
"Choosing an Evidence-Based Approach."
"Proposal Writing - Getting the Funding You Need."
"Developing a Community Health Profile: Focusing on Resources."
"Setting Priorities and Analyzing Issues: The First Steps in Developing a Community Health Plan."
"Evidence-Based Environmental Strategies in Health Development."
"The Business of Doing Business: Managing a Comprehensive Community Health Council."
"Working with Groups and the People in Them."
"Promoting Your Community Health Plan."
The classes have been approved as a continuing education event for social work, nursing, community health and counseling. Continuing education events are offered throughout the state as a service to health professionals who must maintain licensure and remain up-to-date on the changing health care environment.

The CHI Training Institute classes are funded by the New Mexico Department of Health Improving Health Initiative.

Registration is required for all classes, which will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information on upcoming class dates and locations, contact Diana Abeyta, Montanas del Norte AHEC, at (505) 454-5367 or Sally Meisenhelder, SoAHEC, at (505) 646-3441 or smeisenh@nmsu.edu.

Rocio Rueda
Dec. 9, 2002