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  • Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 09/30/2020

    To address the critical issue of suicide among college students, it is important to consider expanding our traditional scope of mental health services and implement a comprehensive approach that reaches the broader campus culture as well as students who are at risk. This workshop will highlight and explore strategies and best practices associated with building comprehensive, sustainable suicide prevention programs within college and university settings. Drawing from several conceptual models that have informed comprehensive and successful suicide prevention programs, we will explore prevention and intervention strategies informed by the public health approach and will examine the ways in which campus suicide prevention programs can establish a solid framework that will help them operate with a clear mission and focus, a safe, integrated, and effective service model, and a strong and sustainable core.

  • Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 09/29/2020

    In February 2019, the FDA announced strengthening its oversight of the dietary supplement industry as “explosive growth” has resulted in risks to consumers. This is especially worrisome at the collegiate level since studies suggest up to 70% of young adults report using herbs and dietary supplements. This session will highlight popular products and usage among college students, top reasons for use, and safety and pharmacology. Additionally, we will discuss how to interpret Supplement Facts Labels.

  • Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 09/23/2020

    As we celebrate 20 years of the ACHA-NCHA, this program will present data trends from the NCHA II (Fall 2008 – Spring 2019) and update progress on Healthy Campus 2020 objectives.

  • Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 09/22/2020

    The vast majority of cannabis use remains recreational, but an increasing number of patients use cannabis and its constituents to manage chronic medical conditions. There remain few resources to researchers and clinicians to evaluate and recommend cannabis in safe and effective routes and doses. This session will provide an overview of the current legal landscape, evidence base, and current research to shift how we approach cannabis evaluation and educational efforts.

  • Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 09/17/2020

    The Connected College Health Network is the ACHA data warehouse project whose goal is to bring together sources of information about college student health and healthcare to better inform college health professionals, institutions of higher education, and policy makers. Now in it's third year, the CCHN has successful piloted collecting institutional health center data and linking it to institutional information from the department of education, National college health assessment data, and clinical coding data. An overview of the project and initial reports will be presented.

  • Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 09/15/2020

    ACHA-NCHAII data indicate that most college students in the United States (US) do not engage in physical activity levels sufficient to meet national recommendations. With 230 colleges and universities nationwide now participating in the American College of Sports Medicine Exercise is Medicine® on Campus initiative, approximately 80 currently implement the physical activity vital sign (PAVS) and provide exercise referral and prescription. Campus-wide interprofessional collaboration for further adoption of EIM®OC and implementation success are discussed.

  • Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 09/10/2020

    Two senior administrators, and one Assistant Director will introduce leadership and supervision tips and techniques they learned along the way in their transition to mid-level to senior management. The presenters will provide insight on goal setting, finding a mentor, at the transition of peer to supervisor, to becoming a senior administrator and some practical tips for professionals at any stage of their career. Particular attention will be paid to the navigating the application process, moving from colleague to boss, time management, work-life balance/burnout, Cultural competency in supervision, mentorship, and components for upward mobility. The perspectives of people of color and women will also be highlighted in this presentation.

  • Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 09/09/2020

    The "Color of Drinking" is an exploratory study of the impacts of the UW-Madison’s alcohol culture on students of color. The campus alcohol culture radiates implicit messages regarding who matters and belongs, and its impacts to racial climate. Utilizing institutional data and UHS population data; Color of Drinking has helped build capacity among campus to address alcohol as a social justice issue. This session will examine the intersection of alcohol prevention, social justice, data, and strategies implemented with campus partners.

  • Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 09/08/2020

    Hypertension leads to significant morbidity and mortality. Recent guidelines redefined stages of hypertension by lowering systolic and diastolic pressure. This diagnostic change will increase the prevalence of hypertension in young adults, age 18 to 39, in whom an estimated 30-40% will now reach diagnostic criteria for hypertension. Successful management of these patients may help decrease cardiovascular events later in life. A summary of the guidelines will be presented, along with diagnosis and treatment recommendations.

  • Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 09/02/2020

    This program will provide an overview of transgender healthcare to enhance fluency and competence with gender affirmative practices. Will discuss aspects of gender identity and factors affecting the health and safety of transgender individuals, and provide practical guidelines for creating an open and inclusive health care environment. Will review treatment guidelines for hormonal therapy and surgery and include case studies. This program will provide an overview of transgender healthcare to enhance fluency and competence with gender affirmative practices.