Completes training to deliver a modified version of the American Lung Associationâ™s Asthma Basics 101.Â Â
Facilitates the scheduling of the asthma education sessions with the project coordinator.Â
Instructs a 45-minute Asthma Basics education session in groups of no more than 20 participants. The in-person session will be for the intervention group only at each site.Â Â
Provides asthma educational resources for the participants to take home after completion of the asthma education session.Â Â
Assists participants with any additional questions regarding asthma education immediately after the asthma education session.Â
Participates in a live Q&A session for control group participants after they watch the asthma education video.Â
Texts message control participants for asthma education check-ins using iCardia system.Â
Available for weekend or nighttime hours.Â
Travels to different sites.
Collects and analyzes data used to promote health education programs that help individuals, families, and communities maximize and maintain healthy lifestyles. Assists in development of curriculum, policies, workshops, and promotional materials with guidance and direction.
Screens and assesses individuals and/or families to determine education and counseling needs. Counsels individuals and/or on the basic principals of health education.
Supports individual and community health by contributing to the building and maintaining working relationships with those in public health care. Serves as an educational resource and patient advocate.
Performs other related work as needed.Â
Two years of work experience in public health background in our target population, African-American women.Â
Two years of relevant research experience in areas such as asthma.Â
Certified community health worker in asthma.Â
Familiarity with the barriers commonly faced by the target population, African-American women with asthma.
Certified community health worker, certified medical assistant, and/or Certified asthma educator (AE-C).
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Basic computer skills.
Stand for extended periods.Â
Use computer for extended periods.Â
Travel to different sites.Â Â
This position will be in a clinical setting,i.e.patient-facing.Â
Transportation to clinical sites UChicago or University of Illinois Chicago.
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