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BOOTCAMP TRANSLATION FOR PATIENT CENTERED OUTCOMES LINDA ZITTLEMAN, MSPH 1 ; PAIGE BACKLUND-JARQUIN, MPH 2 ; MONTELLE M. TAMEZ 2 ; JACK WESTFALL, MD, MPH 1

B O O T CA M P T R A N S L AT I O N I S A P R O C E S S BY W H I C H C O M P L I CAT E D C L I N I CA L G U I D E L I N E S A N D M E D I CA L J A RG O N A R E T R A N S L AT ED I N T O C O M M U N I T Y - F R I E N D LY C O N C E P T S A N D L A N G UAG E BY C O M M U N I T Y M E M B E RS. ACADEMIC

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Health recommendations often use terminology and concepts that are not easily understood by patients and community members.

Scientific medical discoveries often take years to become everyday practice in health care facilities and communities.

Most people receive only half of the health care they REALLY need

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THE RISK OF HEART DISEASE DOUBLES WITH EACH INCREMENT OF 20/10 MMHG, BEGINNING AT 115/75 MMHG. INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE NORMOTENSIVE AT AGE 55 HAVE A 90 PERCENT LIFETIME RISK FOR DEVELOPING HYPERTENSION.

...UM, WHAT WAS THAT?

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147,500 NEW CASES OF COLON CANCER OCCUR IN THE U.S. PER YEAR.

RESEARCHERS MEET FACE-TO-FACE WITH COMMUNITY MEMBERS TO DISCUSS HEALTH TOPICS THAT ARE IMPORTANT TO THEM

MOST COLON CANCERS RESULT FROM ADENOMATOUS POLYPS.

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HIGH PLAINS RESEARCH NETWORK COMMUNITY ADVISORY COUNCIL

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LATINO RESEARCH AND POLICY CENTER & CREA RESULTS

COMMUNITY MEMBERS MEMBERS RECEIVE INTENSIVE TRAINING BY A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL ON EVIDENCEBASED CLINICAL GUIDELINES FOR THE IDENTIFIED HEALTH TOPIC.

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Boot Camp Translation establishes partnerships between academic researchers, diverse community members and organizations in Colorado to identify prominent health issues and translate evidence-based health guidelines and information into community-relevant language and conceptual frameworks.

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How can “Boot Camp Translation” help? Boot Camp Translation (BCT) is designed to improve the translation of scientific medical discovery into meaningful language and concepts that are more accessible to patients. The end goals being improved care and reduced health disparities.

Community engagement is critical to increase the reach, effectiveness, adoption, implementation, and maintenance of clinical research.

COMMUNITY MEMBERS USE THEIR EXPERTISE IN WHAT IS RELEVANT TO THEIR COMMUNITIES TO DETERMINE WHAT INFORMATION SHOULD BE PASSED ON AND IN WHAT WAY.

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COMMUNITY MEMBERS COMBINE THEIR IDEAS AND USE THEIR EXPERTISE IN WHAT IS RELEVANT TO THEIR COMMUNITIES TO DETERMINE WHAT INFORMATION SHOULD BE PASSED ON, TO WHOM, AND IN WHAT WAY.

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CENTER FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN HEALTH COMMUNITY ADVISORY BOARD LEARNED…

WE ALL WORK TOGETHER TO DISSEMINATE THESE MESSAGES AND IDENTIFY EVALUATION AND SUSTAINABILITY ACTIVITIES.

ENDOSCOPY IS THE BEST SCREENING TOOL FOR FINDING PRE-CANCEROUS OR CANCEROUS POLYPS. …WAIT, WHAT DID YOU SAY?

GENES CAN INCREASE YOUR RISK OF HYPERTENSION AT AGE < 50 BY 4 TIMES IF A 1ST DEGREE RELATIVE HAS HYPERTENSION. EATING A DIET THAT SKIMPS ON SATURATED FAT AND CHOLESTEROL CAN LOWER YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE BY UP TO 15 MMHG.

...WHAT DOES THAT MEAN, EXACTLY?

I N FO R M AT I O N I S S H A R ED

COLORADO RESEARCH NETWORK DIABETES ADVISORY COUNCIL LEARNED… IN DIABETES, MEASUREMENT OF HEMOGLOBIN A1C (HBA1C) HELPS INDICATE HOW WELL BLOOD GLUCOSE HAS BEEN CONTROLLED. INSULIN THERAPY IS CONSIDERED FOR THOSE WITH MARKEDLY SYMPTOMATIC OR ELEVATED BLOOD GLUCOSE LEVELS.

… YOU HAD ME AT ‘HBA1C’.

H EA LT H I S I M P R O V E D

THIS PROJECT IS SUPPORTED IN PART BY THE PATIENT CENTERED OUTCOMES RESEARCH INSTITUTE AND THE COLORADO CLINICAL & TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCES INST. (NIH/NCATS Colorado CTSA Grant Number UL1 TR000154) 1

UNIVERSITY OF COLROADO DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY MEDICINE; 2 UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCES INSTITUTE


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