Friday, June 2, 2023 8:30 AM-1:15 PM
Session 1: Walk with Ease (90 minutes 1.5 CEUs)
Overview of Walk with Ease Program: (45 minutes)
Nick Turkas, MS Arthritis Foundation Senior Director, Patient Education|Community Connections
Walk with Ease in New Mexico: (15 minutes)
Shelley Jordan, Arthritis Foundation Executive Director for NM
Walk with Ease Initiatives in New Mexico: (30 minutes)
Albuquerque: Lisa Chen, RDN Three Sisters Kitchen NMDOH grant Coordinator
Statewide through NMSU: Dianne Christensen, MS NMSU State Coordinator
Espanola: Guilllermina Osoria, CCHWS3
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Understand the benefits of physical activity particularly people with arthritis.
- Describe the components of the Walk with Ease programs, how to receive training, and implement the programs.
- Describe the Walk with Ease initiatives in New Mexico and future development plans.
Session 2: Community Activity Programs in New Mexico (90 minutes 1.5 CEUs)
Registration information coming soon!