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2020 Public Health Learning Forum & TRAIN Learning Network Annual Meeting

Category: Program

Related Categories: TRAIN, Workforce Development

Location: Point Park University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Start Date: 5/4/2020

End Date: 5/7/2020

Working Together, Training Together: Public Health, Emergency Preparedness, and Healthcare
May 4-7, 2020 | Pittsburgh, PA
 
Join the Public Health Foundation (PHF) and TRAIN Learning Network at the 2020 Public Health Learning Forum & TRAIN Learning Network Annual Meeting. Working Together, Training Together: Public Health, Emergency Preparedness, and Healthcare is this year’s meeting theme and highlights effective practices in workforce development, online learning, and learning platform administration across the health sector. This four-day event features the latest innovations in health workforce training and presentations from the individuals leading these transformative initiatives. 
 
The 2020 Public Health Learning Forum & TRAIN Learning Network Annual Meeting is hosted by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, and is sponsored by PHF and University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health Center for Public Health Practice. Representatives from TRAIN’s 37 partners and others from state, local, and territorial governments, academic institutions, Federal agencies, and organizations that focus on staff development, workforce training, and organizational development in the public health, healthcare, and preparedness sectors are invited to attend.  
 
Learning Objectives
Participants will be able to:
  • Identify opportunities for collaboration between public health, emergency preparedness, and healthcare
  • Leverage best practices that build health workforce capacity
  • Increase knowledge and skills in administering a learning platform focused on the health workforce
  • Describe the impact of health workforce training on community health outcomes
Featured Sessions | Full Agenda Coming Soon
 
Plenary Speaker: Dr. Rachel Levine, Secretary of Health, Pennsylvania
Working Together, Training Together: Public Health, Emergency Preparedness, and Healthcare
Dr. Levine is currently the Secretary of Health for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the Penn State College of Medicine. Dr. Levine is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, and the Academy for Eating Disorders. Dr. Levine is the President-Elect of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials.
 
Dr. Levine joined the Wolf administration in January 2015 as the Physician General of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and served from 2015-2017. She was named Acting Secretary of Health in July 2017 and confirmed as Secretary of Health in March 2018.
 

Workshop Day - Monday, May 4, 2020 from 12:30pm to 5:00pm 
 
Online Learning for Public Health Workshop
Presenters: Rhonda Willis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Brad Bradley, Virginia Department of Health
 
Learn the fundamentals of developing instructionally sound online training for health professionals. This workshop will cover the e-learning development process, including: analysis, storyboarding, and learning objectives, as well as ensuring learner accessibility, using TRAIN to enhance e-learning effectiveness, and developing evaluation plans.
 
TRAIN Administrator Refresher Workshop
Presenters: Stephen Gabriel, Public Health Foundation and Greg Wasylik, KMI Learning
 
Using the full suite of tools and functionality in the TRAIN Learning Network learning management system (LMS) is critical to workforce development of your organization and capacity building of your target audience(s). In this workshop, learn the foundations of how to administer the TRAIN LMS, including: course posting, learner management, training plans, and basic reporting. We will start with introductory topics and progress to intermediate skills. 

 
Registration, Hotel, and Venue Information
Register and reserve your hotel room early, as space will fill quickly. This event is invitation-only.
 
Sponsorship Opportunities
Download the sponsorship prospectus for more details regarding sponsorship opportunities. Contact Ilya Plotkin at iplotkin@phf.org for more information.
Call for Abstracts 
Share your expertise and knowledge with others focused on improving the workforce: submi​t your abstract now. Presentations that showcase tools, resources, models, and innovative or best practices in workforce development, online learning, or learning platform administration across the health sector are welcome. The deadline for submissions closed on December 24​, 2019.
 
Contact Us
If you have any questions regarding the meeting, please contact Ilya Plotkin at iplotkin@phf.org.
If you have any questions regarding payment, please contact Jennifer Foster at jlfoster@phf.org or (202)218-4401.

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2020 Public Health Learning Forum & TRAIN Learning Network Annual Meeting