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Pennsylvania Launches TRAIN Learning Network Site

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Ilya Plotkin

January 19, 2017

 

​The Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH) and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) have partnered to launch TRAIN PA, the state’s new TRAIN Learning Network site.
TRAIN PA joins a growing list of TRAIN Affiliates that operate in partnership with one or more state agencies. “Public...

 

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Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Centers (PERLCs) Courses and Search Added to TRAIN

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Ilya Plotkin

November 10, 2016

 

​Public health preparedness trainings developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Centers (PERLCs) are now more widely available and easily searchable on the TRAIN Learning Network.   The 14 PERLCs, housed at academic institutions...

 

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Medical Reserve Corps Releases National Training Plan on MRC-TRAIN

Posted in: TRAINby Ilya Plotkin

July 23, 2015

 

​The Division of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), part of the TRAIN learning management network, has published a national training plan, the National MRC Volunteer Training Plan, on MRC’s TRAIN portal (MRC-TRAIN). The training plan is available to all MRC units, the national network...

 

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Foundations of Public Health Preparedness Training Plan Launches

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Ilya Plotkin

May 20, 2015

 

​Foundations of Public Health Preparedness, a national training plan, is now available through TRAIN, the premier learning network for professionals who protect the nation’s health. Jointly launched by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR)...

 

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Veterans Health Administration TRAIN Portal Launches

Posted in: TRAINby Ilya Plotkin

April 13, 2015

 

​The Public Health Foundation (PHF) welcomes the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) as the newest member of the TRAIN network! VHA joins 25 states and three other federal agencies that collaborate to build workforce capacity by providing training opportunities to more than 900,000 public health and...

 

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American Journal of Public Health Highlights TRAIN Data in April Issue

Posted in: TRAINby Ilya Plotkin

March 13, 2015

 

​In its April 2015 supplement issue focusing on advancing Public Health Services and Systems Research (PHSSR), the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) has published “Profile of the Public Health Workforce: Registered TRAIN Learners in the United States.” The paper, a collaboration between the Public...

 

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CDC Taps TRAIN to Help Prepare Health Workers to Respond to Ebola

Posted in: TRAINby Ilya Plotkin

November 10, 2014

 

​With over 13,000 reported Ebola cases, the ongoing 2014 outbreak in West Africa is already the largest recorded.1  Throughout the outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has remained the vanguard, preparing health workers both domestically and in West Africa. Ensuring that health...

 

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Join TRAIN in its National Preparedness Month Goal: 3,000 Completed Courses

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Ilya Plotkin

August 30, 2013

 

​September is National Preparedness Month, a time to ensure that our families, our communities, and ourselves are prepared for emergencies and disasters. As is often said, all emergencies and disasters are local and, therefore, so is the response. While assistance from first responders and communities...

 

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How to Train Your Workforce: Identifying Training Opportunities from Other Organizations

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Ilya Plotkin

March 28, 2013

 

TRAIN, the most comprehensive learning network for health professionals, offers access to thousands of training opportunities that support workforce development. Identifying trainings that are both appropriate and beneficial to the workforce can be challenging when looking at the course details. However,...

 

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Public Health Workforce Data Accessible for Research

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Ilya Plotkin

March 28, 2013

 

​Does workforce training produce meaningful impact? Who is part of the public health workforce? These questions are critical to understanding the public health system and support inquires posed by the Public Health Services and Systems Research (PHSSR) Agenda. While some answers have already been posited...

 

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