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National Native Network

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan's National Native Network with Indian Health Service Health Promotion & Disease Prevention and the Indian Health Service Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar series: Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country.

Title: Overview and Outcomes of the Healthy Dine' Nation Act on Navajo Nation
Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Time: 3 - 4 PM, EDT


Brad Stephan
Value Chain Coordinator
COPE Program

Janine Hood, BS Health Education
Store Outreach Coordinator
Community Outreach and Patient Empowerment

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

1. Examine the Healthy Dine' Nation Act, or the "Junk Food Tax," as a method to combat the high rates of diabetes on the Navajo Nation.

2. Apply strategies to work with local stores and community organizations to support healthy food environments and promote healthier eating habits with patients and their families. 

3. Synergize resources to combat environmental factors that lead to a high prevalence of type 2 diabetes.

Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, health educators, administrators, and support staff working with American Indian and/or Alaska Native communities.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Funding for this webinar was made possible by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DP18-1808: Networking2Save: CDC's National Network Approach to Preventing and Controlling Tobacco-related Cancers in Special Populations. Webinar contents do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Indian Health Service, or the Department of Health and Human Services.

Continuing Education

To obtain a certificate of continuing education, you must be registered for the course, participate in the webinar in its entirety and submit a completed post-webinar survey. The post-webinar survey will be emailed to you after the completion of the course. Certificates will be mailed to participants within four weeks by the Indian Health Service (IHS) Clinical Support Center.


Interprofessional Continuing Education

In support of improving patient care, IHS Clinical Support Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


The IHS Clinical Support Center designates this live activity for 1 hour of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for each hour of participation. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This activity is designated 1.0 contact hour for each hour of participation.

Faculty Disclosure Statement: As a jointly accredited provider of continuing education, the IHS Clinical Support Center must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course directors/coordinators, planning committee members, faculty, reviewers and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty will also disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation. All those who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have completed the disclosure process and have indicated that they do not have any relevant financial relationships or affiliations with any manufacturers or commercial products to disclose. 

There is no commercial interest support for this educational activity. 

Space is limited. 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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