CHAMPS Lending Library

A selection CHAMPS clinical and non-clinical reference materials for CHC staff and board members are available on loan through the CHAMPS Lending Library.

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Borrowing Guidelines for Region VIII Health Centers and PCAs
Borrowing Guidelines for Other Organizations
List of Lending Library Resources:

BORROWING GUIDELINES FOR REGION VIII HEALTH CENTERS AND PCAs

Region VIII Health Centers* and Primary Care Associations may borrow items at no cost for up to four (4) weeks by completing and submitting the CHAMPS Lending Library Borrowing Form. Items may be renewed for another two (2) weeks by calling Nadine Carr (ext. 221), if there is not a waiting list. If items are not returned by the due date, CHAMPS will place a courtesy call and send an email reminder. If the items are not returned after that time, CHAMPS will bill the borrower a non-return charge for the item (charges are detailed in the descriptions of each item, below, and on the Borrowing Form). To assure easy return, a postage paid, pre-addressed envelope will be included with the borrowed resources.

*Region VIII Health Centers: Health Center Program Grantees and FQHC Look-Alikes, including all satellite sites, in CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, and WY. Visit the Region VIII Health Centers and PCAs page to determine if your organization qualifies for free access to the CHAMPS Lending Library.

Click HERE for a printable CHAMPS Lending Library Borrowing Form.

Click HERE for a printable CHAMPS Lending Library Descriptions Form.

BORROWING GUIDELINES FOR OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

Other organizations (those that are not Region VIII health centers or PCAs as described above) may borrow items for up to four (4) weeks by completing and submitting the CHAMPS Lending Library Borrowing Form and mailing a non-refundable fee (as listed in the descriptions of each item, below, and on the Borrowing Form) to CHAMPS. For items not returned by the due date, CHAMPS will place a courtesy call and send an email reminder. If the items are not returned after that time, CHAMPS will bill the borrower a non-return charge for the item (charges are detailed in the descriptions of each item, below, and on the Borrowing Form). To assure easy return, a postage paid, pre-addressed envelope will be included with the borrowed resources.

Click HERE for a printable CHAMPS Lending Library Borrowing Form.

Click HERE for a printable CHAMPS Lending Library Descriptions Form.

LIST OF LENDING LIBRARY RESOURCES

PRINCIPLES OF MANAGING PEOPLE AND QUALITY FOR MEDICAL DIRECTORS ON DVD

Principles of Managing People and Quality for Medical Directors on DVD was created at the 2003 CHAMPS/NWRPCA Primary Care Conference as an introduction for the new medical director. The series includes five disks of presentations and one disk of presentation handouts. See below for a description of each session and recommendations regarding content that may be outdated and content that is enduring and continues to be useful.

Principles of Managing People and Quality for Medical Directors topics include:

  • Disk 1: The Role of the Medical Director, Tina Castañares, MD; Working with Your Executive Director, Grace Wong, MD
    Disk 1 covers some information that continues to be useful and enduring regarding challenges for the medical director and the relationship between the medical director and CEO.
  • Disk 2: Clinical Operations, Vincent Thompson, MD; Provider Privileging, Rick Starrett, MD
    These two sessions provide an overview of scheduling, patient flows, staffing, purchasing, support, and privileging. Many of these practices have been improved over the years and thus some information is outdated.
  • Disk 3: Provider Scheduling, Allyson Roby, MD; Provider Productivity/Compensation, Tom Hunt, MD
    Disk 3 contains information on open access and provider productivity during a time when open access was a fairly new concept and many health centers did not have EHRs, thus the information is outdated.
  • Disk 4: Managing People, Malcolm Butler, MD
    The content in Disk 4 was presented by a talented speaker who present timeless and enduring information. This session is still highly recommended as an introduction to managing people.
  • Disk 5: Quality Management, Shaki Matta, MD; Conflict Resolution, Malcolm Butler, MD
    Disk 5 contains total quality management principles for the medical director and an excellent presentation on conflict resolution that continues to be useful.
  • Disk 6: Presentation Materials (CD-ROM)

Member Borrowing Fee: Free
Non-member Borrowing Fee:
$25.00
Non-return Charge:
$100.00

BASICS FOR DENTAL DIRECTORS ON DVD

Basics for Dental Directors on DVD was created at the 2003 CHAMPS/NWRPCA Primary Care Conference as an introduction for the new dental director. The series includes six disks of presentations and one disk of presentation handouts. See below for a description of each session and recommendations regarding content that may be outdated and content that is enduring and continues to be useful.

Basics for Dental Directors topics include:

  • Disk 1: Financial Management and Budgeting, Rob Hemmen, CPA
    Disk 1 contains some content that is outdated now that dental and medical care in health centers is becoming more integrated, and Medicaid programs have changed from state to state.
  • Disk 2: Provider Compensation, David I Rosenstein, DMD
    The information on Disk 2 provides a general overview of how a dental director can start to examine provider compensation; however some of the information is outdated.
  • Disk 3: Pediatric and General Dentistry, John J Rome, DMD
    Disk 3 contains good information on how to best treat children. It provides helpful information on behavior managment of children, but may not be essential for dental director functions.
  • Disk 4: A Hiring Model for Dental Auxiliaries, Nancy Rabel and Linda Torres, DDS
    This session provides good basic information on a process for hiring a new staff member of any type with practical tips for any new director.
  • Disk 5: Preventive Dentistry: How to Provide Dental Care That Protects Both the Dentist and the Patient, Mark Koday, DDS
    Disk 5 presents basic information on quality improvement and assurance in a dental practice; however some information is outdated.
  • Disk 6: Open Access/Same Day Appointment Scheduling, Ginger Carpenter, MSN and Rusty Reese, DDS
    This session provides information on open access which was a relatively new concept in 2003. The information on this disk may be relevant to new directors who are not familiar with open access, but is likely outdated for many dental directors.
  • Disk 7: Presentation Materials (CD-ROM)

Member Borrowing Fee: Free
Non-member Borrowing Fee:
$25.00
Non-return Charge: $100.00

TREATMENT OF ACUTE BACK PAIN & COMMON MUSCULOSKELETAL INJURIES, ON DVD

Management of Acute Back Pain and Common Musculoskeletal Injuries includes one presentation DVD plus a CD-ROM of presentation materials. This seminar, presented by John C Hill, DO, provides assessment and treatment modalities for these often difficult to treat diagnoses.

Non-member Borrowing Fee: $15.00
Non-return Charge: $75.00

RIOS ASSOCIATES SPANISH LANGUAGE COMPLETE COURSE SET

This comprehensive Spanish language course for medical professionals is useful for both the beginner and intermediate levels, and is designed to build vocabulary, fluency, and cultural competency. The set includes two textbooks, 14 audio CDs, and three CD-ROMs.

RIOS Associates Spanish Language Course materials include:

  • Book 1: McGraw-Hill’s Complete Medical Spanish, Joanna Rios, PhD, and Jose Fernandez Torres
  • Book 2: Converse En Español, Español Para Personal Medico, Advanced workbook & CME Exams for Lessons 1 through 15
  • Audio CDs: Medical Spanish Self Study Course Audio CDs Lessons 1 through 15, Joanna Rios, PhD, and Jose Fernandez Torres
  • CD-ROM 1: Pro-Spanish Healthcare Medical Spanish Text-Workbook
  • CD-ROM 2: Advanced Level Booklet
  • CD-ROM 3: 15 Chapters of Audio CDs

Non-member Borrowing Fee: $50.00
Non-return Charge: $400.00

COUNSELING OVERWEIGHT & OBESE PATIENTS, ON DVD

Counseling Overweight and Obese Patients is a 30-minute DVD created by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment demonstrating specific communication strategies for healthcare professionals to use while counseling overweight and obese patients. Presented by Dan Bessesen, MD, the program demonstrates the 5As in weight management counseling, motivational interviewing, the 10-point scale, and patient self-monitoring

Non-member Borrowing Fee: $15.00
Non-return Charge: $75.00

ARCHIVED CHAMPS DISTANCE LEARNING EVENTS ON CD-ROM

CHAMPS sponsors five or more webcasts and teleconferences for CHC clinical and non-clinical staff and board members each year. Most presentations are archived on CD-ROM within one month of the live presentation date. Continuing education credit is not available for these CD-ROMs.

Non-member Borrowing Fee: $10.00 per CD-ROM
Non-return Charge: $75.00 per CD-ROM

Please visit the Distance Learning Library for speaker details, and to download handouts, evaluations, speaker follow-ups, and other documents created for these past CHAMPS events.

Please visit the CHAMPS Distance Learning page to learn more about CHAMPS webcasts available as online archives.

Volume 1, March 2004 – October 2004
Employment Law; Intermediate Billing and Coding; Health Center Preparedness for Emerging Infections and Bioterrorism; Signs and Symptoms of Oral and Oral Pharyngeal Cancer; Electronic Medical Records

Volume 2, November 2004 – February 2005
Managing Acute Otitis Media; Customers Only Want Two Things

Volume 3, May 2005
Introduction to CPT Coding

Volume 4, July 2005
CHC Boards: Legal Roles & Responsibilities

Volume 5, November 2005
Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis Treatment

Volume 6, April 2006
Opioids for Chronic Pain: Striking a Balance

Volume 7, June 2006
Dealing with the Cranky, Crusty & Crabby: Serving the Difficult Customer

Volume 8, November 2006
Practical Approaches to Managing Your Overweight and Obese Patients

Volume 9, February 2007
Gestational Diabetes: New Concepts, New Guidelines

Volume 10, March 2007
Promoting Successful Tobacco Cessation: Treatment Recommendations and Systems Changes for CHCs

Volume 11, October 2007
Change for the Better Series Session 1 – Creating Positive Work Relationships: Tools for Increasing Trust and Building Commitment to Shared Goals

Volume 12, December 2007
Change for the Better Series Session 2 – Introduction to Ethical Influencing: Asking for What You Want and Making Behavior Requests

Volume 13, January 2008
Medications for Diabetes and Its Complications: a Case-Based Approach

Volume 14, February 2008
Change for the Better Series Session 3 – Confrontation without Conflict: How to Address Difficult issues Directly and Respectfully

Volume 15, May 2008
Introduction to SBIRT Series Session 1 – How to Implement Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment

Volume 16, June 2008
Oral Health Basics for the Primary Care Provider

Volume 17, August 2008
Introduction to SBIRT Series Session 2 – Brief Intervention and Brief Therapy

Volume 18, October 2008
Introduction to SBIRT Series Session 3 – New Clinical Guidelines for Alcohol and Substance Use Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment

Volume 19, April 2009
Lifestyle Modification for Prevention and Management of Diabetes Mellitus

Volume 20, June 2009
Customer Service in CHCs Series Session 1 – The Culture of Customer Service

Volume 21, July 2009
Customer Service in CHCs Series Session 2 – Customer Service: The Art of Caring

Volume 22, January 2010
Successful Recruitment in Challenging Times

Volume 23, February 2010
Multimodal Approach to the Treatment of Chronic Pain

Volume 24, August 2010
Managing Change Series Staff Session 1 – Change as a Process

Volume 25, October 2010
Managing Change Series Staff Session 2 – Roles within the Change Process

Volume 26, December 2010
Managing Change Series Staff Session 3 – Resistance to Change

Volume 27, March 2011
Bipolar Disorder vs. Borderline Personality Disorder: How to Tell the Difference and Why It Matters

Volume 28, March 2011
Pharming: Implementing, Utilizing, & Maximizing 340B Pharmacy Programs

Volume 29, May 2011
Meaningful Use for CHCs: From Visionary Concept to Actualized Practice

Volume 30, July 2011
National Health Service Corps: Making NHSC Work for You

Volume 31, December 2012
Salary Data, Compensation Structures, and R&R Metrics

Volume 32, March 2013
Health Center R&R: Maximize Your Success

Volume 33, June 2013
Patient Care Teams: Transforming the Primary Care Practice

Volume 34, March 2014
Improving Diabetes Care through Group Visits and Patient-Centered Medical Home

Volume 35, April 2014
Tell Your Money Who’s Boss – Get the Most Out of Your Paycheck

Volume 36, May 2014
Create Great Credit

Volume 37, June 2014
Foundations for Influencing (A) – Presuming Good Intent

Volume 38, July 2014
Foundations for Influencing (B) – The Art of Developing Trust & Personal Power

Volume 39, August 2014
Foundations for Influencing (C) – Influencing Through Negotiation

Volume 40, September 2014
Motivational Interviewing: An Introduction to Encouraging Health Behavior Change

Volume 41, January 2015
2014 Region VIII Health Center Workforce Data: Understanding and Utilizing Workforce Statistics from the 2014 CHAMPS Region VIII Salary, Benefits, Turnover, and Vacancy Survey Project

Volume 42, February 2015
Behavioral Health Integration Models for CHCs: Balancing the Team and Workflow

Volume 43, March 2015
Retention of the Medical Provider at a Community Health Center

Volume 44, April 2015
Student Loan Management and Repayment Options

Volume 45, May 2015
Customer Service: The Art of Caring

Volume 46, June 2015
Civility in the Workplace: Creating a Friendlier and More Productive Work Environment

Volume 47, July 2015
Asking for What You Want

Volume 48, August 2015
Facilitation of Problem Solving

Volume 49, September 2015
Cultural Competency: The Foundation of an Inclusive Environment

Volume 50, September 2015
Achieving Health Equity for LGBT People

Volume 51, February 2016
Exploring Behavioral Health Integration Models throughout Region VIII

Volume 52, April 2016
Utilizing Mindfulness to Reduce Stress and Prevent Burnout

Volume 53, May 2016
Creating a Productive Healthcare Environment: Enhancing Teambuilding

Volume 54, June 2016
Creating a Productive Healthcare Environment: Decreasing Negative Attitudes

Volume 55, July 2016
Creating a Productive Healthcare Environment: Establishing Boundaries

Volume 56, August 2016
Caring for Difficult Patients in a Complex Healthcare Environment

Volume 57, September 2016
Interpersonal Considerations for Care of Elderly Persons