New State Program Available to Train Community Health Workers
Over the past four years, VHAN’s CHW pilot program has produced exceptional outcomes for patients at Gallatin Women’s Clinic. A new opportunity is now available for more VHAN practices to take advantage of the services of CHWs.
In January, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing received a $3 million Health Resources and Services Administration grant to create a certification and training program for CHWs in Tennessee. The new initiative, formed in partnership with the Tennessee Community Health Worker Association and Rural Health Association of Tennessee, is called the Community Health Worker Training Program of Tennessee (CHWTPT). Read the full article to learn more about how you can participate.