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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2015

Cardiovascular Disease: Interventions Engaging Community Health Workers

Description of Resource: 
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends interventions that engage community health workers to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD). Interventions that engage community health workers to focus on CVD prevention implement 1 or more of the following models of care: screening and health education; outreach, enrollment, and information; team-based care; patient navigation; community organization.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
Community Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Non-Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Access to Health Services
Heart Disease and Stroke
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Citation: 
The Community Guide [Internet]. Cardiovascular Disease: Interventions Engaging Community Health Workers. c2015– [cited 2016 Dec 30]. Available from: https://www.thecommunityguide.org/findings/cardiovascular-disease-prevention-and-control-interventions-engaging-community-health