Community Health Workers

By empowering Community Health Workers/Promotores to more effectively deliver cancer education and navigation in their communities, the ACTION project aims to improve cancer outcomes across Texas.

CONTINUING EDUCATION (CEUs)

The following CEUs are online self-paced CEUs for CHWs that are available in English and Spanish. Each CEU is divided into sections and contains course videos, handouts, as well as interactive activities.

  • Cancer Navigation (5.0 DSHS – Certified CEUs)
  • Cervical Cancer Prevention/Detection (4.0 DSHS – Certified CEUs)
  • Cervical Cancer Treatment (4.0 DSHS – Certified CEUs)
  • Cervical Cancer Survivorship (4.0 DSHS – Certified CEUs)
  • Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Detection, Treatment (6.0 DSHS – Certified CEUs)

The following online self-paced CEUs for CHWs are now available in English and Spanish. Please enroll in these newly launched courses.

  • Breast Cancer Prevention/Detection (4.0 DSHS – Certified CEUs)
  • Breast Cancer Treatment (4.0 DSHS – Certified CEUs)
  • Breast Cancer Survivorship (4.0 DSHS – Certified CEUs)
  • Colorectal Cancer Survivorship (4.0 DSHS – Certified CEUs)

To learn more about available certified CEUs for Texas CHWs, please click on the training titles listed below.

**Both of these 4 hr CEUs are available in an in-person format and are available together as a 6 hr CEU in an online format.**

Interested in taking any of these courses in an in-person format? All in-person courses can be condensed to time constraints depending on your community needs! Please contact us at CHW-Training@tamhsc.edu or 979-436-9360 for more information.

To download the presentation from an in-person training, please use the links listed below:

May 11, 2018 – Tyler, TX (English)

November 11, 2017 – Bryan, TX (Español)

October 27, 2017 – Laredo, TX (Español)

September 19, 2017 – Tyler, TX (English)

August 11, 2017 – Houston, TX (English)

June 29, 2017 – Austin, TX (English)

May 31, 2017 – TGCCPA Conference Houston, TX (English)

September 17, 2016 – Bryan, TX (English)

August 31, 2016 – Tyler, TX (English)

August 30, 2016 – Tyler, TX (English)

August 16, 2016 – Harlingen, TX (Español)

August 17, 2016 – Harlingen, TX (Español)

To see the list of Cancer Resources in your community, please click on the following link: https://chwaction.tamhsc.edu/resources/

To see the list of Educational Materials to use in your community outreach events, please click on the following link: https://chwaction.tamhsc.edu/educationalmaterials/