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HealthPOWER! Prevention News Spring 2015

 

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From the Editor—The color that I most associate with early spring in this part of the Southeast is not green, but yellow. Why, you ask?  Read more...

FEATURE ARTICLE

MOVE!® Coach: Veterans Going Mobile to Meet Weight Goals—Veterans looking for a portable way to participate in VA’s MOVE! Weight Management Program now have a new option: the MOVE! Coach mobile application (app).  Read more... 

SPRING SHOWCASE ARTICLES

Value and Application of NCP’s Patient Education: TEACH For Success Training Confirmed in Recent Evaluation—A three-level evaluation of the FY13 TEACH Facilitator training revealed that participants were satisfied with the training and able to successfully apply it in their local facilities, according to NCP Health Educator, Becky Hartt Minor, M.A.  Read more...

Comprehensive Update: NCP Enhances MOVE!® Program Group Sessions for Veterans—Based on the preliminary findings of the VA’s Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) demonstration project and newly published VA/Department of Defense (DoD) Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG), VHA’s NCP has enhanced the MOVE!® Group Sessions that support a comprehensive lifestyle intervention for weight management. Read more...

Local Success: VHEC Adapts NCP’s Clinician Health Coaching for Pittsburgh VAMC Staff—When VHEC Robin Tate attended one of NCP’s Clinician Coaching, Facilitation and Presentation Skills for TEACH and MI Facilitators trainings, she knew that it could have an immediate, powerful impact back at her home facility. Read more...

What They're Saying About—Read more...  

NEWS UPDATESRead more... 

STAFF UPDATESRead more... 

MOVE! COACH SUCCESS STORY

The Only Thing That’s Worked: Veteran Warren Pennington Discusses How the MOVE!® Coach Mobile App Helped Him Lose 45 Pounds—Read more...

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