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TRAIN: Starting 2013 Prepared

Posted in: TRAINby Samantha Draper

January 31, 2013

 

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Emergency Management Institute (EMI) "offers self-paced courses designed for professionals who have emergency management responsibilities and the general public who seek to be informed of emergency response.”1   These courses support the nine mission...

 

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TRAIN Exclusive: Seven USDA WIC Courses Now Available

Posted in: TRAINby Samantha Draper

January 18, 2013

 

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), more commonly known as the WIC Program, "serves to safeguard the health of low-income pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious...

 

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TRAIN Reaches the 600,000th Learner Mark

Posted in: TRAINby Samantha Draper

November 12, 2012

 

As of October, 2012, the TRAIN Community has crossed the 600,000 learner mark.  This is a major milestone for TRAIN, the nation’s premier learning management system for professionals and volunteers who protect the public’s health.  In just nine months over 100,000 learners have registered on TRAIN after...

 

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Research to Reality Webinar Series Available through TRAIN

Posted in: TRAINby Samantha Draper

August 7, 2012

 

The National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Office of Communications and Education has developed a series of webinars for Research to Reality, an online community of practice that links cancer control practitioners and researchers while providing opportunities for discussion, learning, and enhanced collaboration...

 

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TRAIN Training Surges through the Summer

Posted in: TRAINby Samantha Draper

August 6, 2012

 

Since TRAIN, the premier learning resource for public health professionals, hit the half-million learner mark in January 2012, the number of learners continues growing at an ever-more rapid pace.  Through July, over 50,000 additional public health professionals registered on TRAIN in 2012.  Currently,...

 

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Get Ready for National Preparedness Month with TRAIN

Posted in: TRAINby Samantha Draper

August 2, 2012

 

September is National Preparedness Month, a nationwide effort to encourage Americans to take simple steps to be prepared for emergencies in their homes, businesses, and schools.  During this month-long initiative, federal, state, and local governments, non-profits, and volunteer organizations implement...

 

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Full Steam Ahead for Illinois-TRAIN

Posted in: TRAINby Samantha Draper

July 25, 2012

 

The TRAIN Team would like to introduce the newest affiliate member of our community, Illinois-TRAIN (I-TRAIN)!   Illinois is the 25th state aboard TRAIN and the 28th affiliate overall.  I-TRAIN will be headed by the Illinois Department of Public Health and is ready to push off from the station.  A formal...

 

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Idaho Boards TRAIN

Posted in: TRAINby Samantha Draper

July 25, 2012

 

The TRAIN Team would like to introduce the newest affiliate member of our community, TRAIN-Idaho (TRAIN-ID)!  Idaho becomes the 24th state aboard TRAIN and the 27th affiliate overall.  TRAIN-ID will be headed by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and is looking forward to steaming off the tracks! ...

 

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Using TRAIN's Partnerships to Improve Performance

Posted in: TRAINby Samantha Draper

June 15, 2012

 

TRAIN, the nation's premier learning resource for professionals who protect the public's health, is a network founded on strong partnerships.  Through 25 states and three national organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), CDC's Division of Global Migration and Quarantine...

 

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TRAIN Concludes Minority Outreach Initiative for the Year

Posted in: TRAINby Samantha Draper

June 12, 2012

 

As of May 2012, TRAIN has officially concluded year four of the minority outreach initiative, which sought to increase access to advanced study and career opportunities in public health for minorities, including African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, and certain segments of the nation’s...

 

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