NSA 04/27/17 Developing a Community Based Health Intervention

Vallejo, CA US
April 27, 2017

In partnership with the Vallejo City Unitfied School District (VCUSD) this Residency project introduced a sustainable stress reduction intervention in hopes to mitigate the effect of Adverse Childhood Events (ACE) in Vallejo students and thereby improve the health and academic outcomes of Vallejo youth.   The following practice recommendations were researched:  1)  Incorporate the understanding of ACE and their effect on long-term health in the care of adolescents and adults within Kaiser Permanente.  2)  Incorporate evidence based short interventions to help patients that are subject to trauma manage their stress and trauma symptoms.

This activity will help learners be able to:  

  1.  Take first steps in initiating or participating in ongoing community health initiatives within Kaiser Permanente.  
  2.  Participate in a community health research project.
  3.  Recognize the different research methods commonly used in community needs assessments.
  4. Obtain methods to designing a needs assessment project to their particular intervention and community partners.

Target Audience

All staff physicians and other interested clinicians.

Learning Objectives

1)  Gain familiarity with a framework for developing community-based health interventions.

2)  Describe the rationale for conducting a needs assessment

3)  Differentiate between various methods for conducting needs assessments. 

4)  Identify resources within Kaiser and in the Napa-Solano service area to assist with developing community-based health interventions.


Additional Information

CME talk MB
Vallejo Medical Center
Conference room: 
Conference Rooms 8, & 9
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/27/2017 - 12:30pm
Event ends: 
04/27/2017 - 1:30pm
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
975 Sereno Drive
Vallejo, CA 94589
United States

Paradi Mirmirani, MD, and Juleon Rabbani, DPH, MPH, Research Project Manager, NSA, Graduate Medical Education


Drs. Barroso, Birnberg, Iten, Pau, Nissen, & Winder


Kaiser Permanente Napa/Solano has determined that the speaker and planner(s) do not have affiliations with any corporate organizations that may constitiute a conflict of interest with this presentation.

Kaiser Permanente Napa/Solano takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Kaiser Permanente does not endorse any brand-name products.


Kaiser Permanente Napa Solano is accredited by the Institiute for Medical Quality/California Medical Asociation (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical educaiton for physicians.

The Kaiser Permanente Napa/Solano designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicans should claim only the credti commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activitly.


Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Attendance
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