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CDC Learning Connection’s January Courses: Opioids, Concussion, Foodborne Outbreak, & Lab Informatics

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Development

January 9, 2019

 

Kick off 2019 with a CDC Learning Connection featured training! More than 70,000 Americans died from a drug overdose in 2017. Access the latest opioid courses on TRAIN via our Hot Training Topic to learn about substance use disorders and more. Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), or concussion, is ...

 

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CDC Learning Connection’s December Courses: Opioids, Health Disparities, & Chagas Disease

Posted in: TRAIN

December 4, 2018

 

​Finish 2018 strong with a featured course on the CDC Learning Connection! More than 40% of the 42,249 opioid overdose deaths in the U.S. in 2016 involved a prescription opioid. Take CDC’s Dosing and Titration of Opioids training to learn how to safely prescribe, titrate, taper, and discontinue opioid...

 

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CDC Learning Connection’s November Courses: Opioids, Pandemic Flu, Diabetes, & Outbreak Investigation

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Development

November 1, 2018

 

Visit the CDC Learning Connection this November to take advantage of our timely featured trainings! A recent study shows improvements in opioid prescribing after the release of the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. Access opioid courses on TRAIN via the Hot Training Topic to ...

 

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Opioids: The Crisis Upon Us

Posted in: Strategic Planning, and TRAINby Ron Bialek

October 31, 2018

 

Ron Bialek, MPP, President, Public Health Foundation.Can you imagine the response to, “crime has been reduced in our community, so let’s cut the police department budget,” or “there hasn’t been a fire all year, let’s sell off the idle fire engines and layoff half of the fire fighters.” Yes, this is...

 

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Tuesday is Competency Day at APHA

Posted in: Conferences and Events, Council on Linkages, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

October 29, 2018

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   Attending this year’s American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting in San Diego? Join the Public Health Foundation (PHF) and the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice...

 

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CDC Learning Connection’s October Courses: Opioids, Economic Evaluation, Cause of Death Reporting, & Hepatitis C

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Development

October 3, 2018

 

Check out October’s featured courses on the CDC Learning Connection! New data show that opioid prescribing continued to decrease in the United States in 2017, but still remains high. Find courses on TRAIN via the Hot Training Topic to learn the latest evidence-based approaches to the opioid overdose epi...

 

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Opioid Response: A Recipe for Local, Impactful Results

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

October 2, 2018

 

Ron Bialek, MPP, President, Public Health Foundation.   First, the good news. Substantial federal, state, and local resources are being allocated for planning and implementing responses to the opioid crisis. For example, there are new and redirected federal funds available through the Centers for...

 

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PHF Highlights Antibiotic Stewardship Programs for HHS

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

October 2, 2018

 

Recently, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) was invited to present its portfolio of antibiotic stewardship work to a global audience of US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) staff. For more than five years, PHF has been working to support state and local antibiotic stewardship programs,...

 

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Ask the AHD Expert: Broadening Relationships within an AHD Partnership

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

September 18, 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   Navigating the personalities and relationships involved...

 

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New Grant Opportunity Focuses on Addressing Health Care Needs in Rural Communities

Posted in: Community Development, Infrastructure, and Strategic Planning

September 14, 2018

 

​The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) plans to award up to 22 grants to rural communities as part of the 2019 Rural Health Network Development Planning Program.   Awardees will receive up to $100,000 for one year to develop an integrated...

 

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