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PHF Partners with Tribes to Support Tribal Drinking Water Program Improvement

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Vanessa Lamers

July 26, 2018

 

The Public Health Foundation (PHF), with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Environmental Health, is providing technical assistance and training for Tribal drinking water programs around the country. This program launched with an in-person training with 24...

 

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July’s CDC Learning Connection Courses: Dementia, Opioid Use Disorder, & Foodborne Outbreaks

Posted in: TRAIN

July 2, 2018

 

Need some quality training this summer? Check out July’s featured courses on the CDC Learning Connection!
Hot Training Topic: The opioid overdose epidemic presents unique challenges to the public health community, but there are solutions. Find the latest opioid courses on TRAIN to learn ways to...

 

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Quad Council Coalition Releases 2018 Community/Public Health Nursing Competencies

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

June 28, 2018

 

The Quad Council Coalition of Public Health Nursing Organizations (QCC) recently released the 2018 Community/Public Health Nursing (C/PHN) Competencies.
In 2018, the QCC updated its C/PHN Competencies. The C/PHN Competencies align with the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core...

 

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Ask the AHD Expert: Engaging a Variety of Partners to Impact Community Health

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

June 27, 2018

 

Bill Keck, MD, MPH, Chair, Academic Health Department Learning Community; Chair, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice; Professor Emeritus, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical University   At the end of the day, academic health department (AHD)...

 

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Expertise to Help Your Organization Implement its Opioid Initiatives

Posted in: Community Development, Infrastructure, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, Strategic Planning, TRAIN, and Workforce Development

June 26, 2018

 

The Public Health Foundation (PHF) specializes in solving complex challenges by facilitating partnerships and assisting health departments, hospitals, health systems, and other community stakeholders with proven performance improvement methodologies, tools, and experience. This expertise may help you...

 

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Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health Now Available

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

June 21, 2018

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation

Does your work involve activities in the areas of quality improvement, performance management, workforce development, accreditation, or community health assessment and improvement? Are you actively engaged...

 

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June’s New CDC Learning Connection Courses: Opioids, Nurses’ Shift Work, HIV PrEP, & Grant Writing

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Development

June 6, 2018

 

Don’t miss June’s featured courses on the CDC Learning Connection! Hot Training Topic: Opioid overdose deaths continue to increase in the United States. Access opioid courses on TRAIN and learn about pain management, patient communication, naloxone, and more.  It’s National Safety Month. Complete...

 

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Special Supplement to the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice Highlights the Impact of Public Health Accreditation

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Workforce Developmentby Vanessa Lamers

June 4, 2018

 

With nearly 70% of the U.S. population now served by a public health agency accredited through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), it is crucial to highlight and discuss the progress made through this program and how it has led to the increased quality and performance of public health practice....

 

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Laying the Foundation: Nursing & the Public Health Foundation

Posted in: Infrastructure, PHF News, and Workforce Development

June 4, 2018

 

Sashani Simpson, RN, BSN is a Master’s degree candidate at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in Baltimore, Maryland. She has practiced nursing for more than nine years at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Did you know that nursing is the most trusted profession in the court of public opinion, 16 years...

 

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PTSD 101 and Beyond: VA Offers Free, In-Depth CE/CME to Professionals Treating Trauma

Posted in: TRAIN

May 18, 2018

 

​As a world leader in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) research and services, Veterans Affairs (VA) worked with Congress in 2014 to designate June as National PTSD Awareness Month. That effort was an expansion of PTSD Awareness Day, passed by Congress in 2010 in tribute to Army Staff Sergeant Joe...

 

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