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Regional Highlights from the Health Workforce Initiative Team

Health Workforce Initiative Team Los Angeles Region Los Angeles Regional Nursing Curriculum Consortium (RNCC). 14 of the 17 Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) programs in the region have received Strong Workforce funding in 2019-2020 and in the process of applying for 2020-2021 SWP funds to continue the momentum. The goal is to create a…

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CDPH AFL Home Health Aide Training Programs

AFL 20-57 June 19, 2020 SUBJECT: Suspension of Professional Certification Requirements for Home Health Aide Training Programs (HHA Training Programs)

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CCCCO Legislative Weekly State and Federal Update: June 12, 2020

CCCCO Legislative Weekly State and Federal Update Priority State Legislation AB 1930 (Medina) would require the Trustees of the California State University (CSU), and requests the Regents of the University of California (UC), before adding any changes in student eligibility policy that affects students systemwide of that segment to engage in a multi-step…

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VITAS Healthcare and Health Workforce Initiative Collaborate

Employer Engagement VITAS Healthcare and the Health Workforce Initiative work to provide student learning opportunities for remote direct patient care activity for Nursing and Allied Health Programs at the California Community Colleges.  Copy of the presentation from Tuesday, June 4, 2020 A Win-Win Partnership! FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES: Students receive clinical hours while providing remote check-in calls…

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Webinars updated

This week we have added some additions to the webinar links: June 4, 2020  “The Future of Work: The Education-to-Employment Pipeline,” co-hosted by CalMatters and The Milken Institute. June 4, 2020  VITAS Healthcare Partnership with CA Community College Program Directors June 3, 2020  Board of Vocational Nursing/ Psychiatric Technician webinar Find more information here Webinars

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Makerspace Donations from the Community Colleges in response to COVID-19

The Statewide and Regional Directors from the Advanced Manufacturing, Business & Entrepreneurship, Health, and Transportation & Logistics sectors worked together to support the success of the California Community Colleges Makerspace response to the COVID-19 PPE crisis. See report 

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Glendale and L.A. City College support 3D printing for healthcare facilities

Glendale and L.A. City College support 3D printing for healthcare facilities.   708 face shields have been printed and shared with 10 hospitals and long term/ skills care facilities in the Los Angeles region. Great work!  Read more news here! https://medium.com/@anorlian/a-stitch-in-time-how-everyone-from-a-pair-of-sisters-to-community-colleges-are-banding-together-3a7bc330da91

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Contact Tracing Resources

We have updated this site with information for Contact Tracing. There are multiple resources for online training as well as comprehensive information from CDC.  More information here

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Dental Hygiene Board of California (DHBC) (Updated 5/8/2020)

https://www.dhbc.ca.gov/ CDPH AFL 17 Guidance for Resuming Deferred and Preventative Dental Care (May 7, 2020) Letter from Dental Hygiene Students to Governors Office (May 5, 2020) Memorandum DHBC Statement Regarding Program Completion Requirements During COVID-19 Pandemic (April 22, 2020) CODA Special Meeting: Guidance Document Flexibility in Accreditation Standards to address interruption of education COVID-19 (April 2020) Memorandum DHBC…

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration updated 6 23 2020

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) Training and Technical Assistance Related to COVID-19 MHTTC Resources Responding to COVID-19: highlight products and resources that can be useful when coping with the effects of widespread public health crises such as: Psychosocial Impacts of Disasters: Assisting Community Leaders Supportive Practices for Mental Health Professionals During Pandemic-Related Social…

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