Community Events

Patient-Centered Care: Reducing Risk & Improvement Outcomes Through Health Literacy

This webinar will call for health professionals' action on increasing health literacy. It will draw on research about the correlations between health literacy and health outcomes and demonstrate the systemic nature of the problem. Participants will then be introduced to the variety of approaches individual health care professionals can take to increase health literacy. Participants will also be exposed to the ways that health care organizations can address the problem and how addressing health literacy makes good business sense to a health organization. Presenters include Chris Trudeau, J.D., Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School and Dora Ravotas, Ph.D., Western Michigan University, Interdisciplinary Health Services. For more information, please click here. Registration is required, to do so please click here.

Friday, April 21st
10 AM to Noon
$30 Live Webinar, $25 Enduring

Advance Care Planning Conference

Strengthen Best Practices & Community Engagement

Join the Michigan Primary Care Consortium on October 13th and 14th for the Advance Care Planning Conference. The objectives of the conference are to increase awareness and understanding about the advance care planning (ACP) process; illustrate and share varied experiences with ACP; educate attendees about the culture and sustainability of ACP; increase workforce capacity to engage and integrate ACP into more communities. To view the Save the Date flyer, please click here. For more information and to register, please click here.

Friday, October 13th (full-day) & Saturday, October 14th (half-day)
Crown Plaza Lansing West
925 South Creyts Rd., Lansing, MI 48917