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PHF Launches Two New Services to Help Health Departments Maximize Clinical Service Delivery Program Funding

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

August 16, 2018

 

Delivery team will be led by former nurse and hospital administrator   Each month, experts from the Public Health Foundation (PHF) are in the field working with health departments and hear feedback about pressing needs for technical assistance and training. Recent comments from state nursing directors,...

 

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APHA Policy Statement Highlights Academic Health Department Partnerships to Support Research and Evidence-Based Public Health Practice

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

August 3, 2018

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   Following approval at its 2017 Annual Meeting, the American Public Health Association (APHA) adopted a policy statement, Supporting Research and Evidence-Based Public Health Practice in State and Local...

 

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August’s CDC Learning Connection Courses: Opioids, Shingles Vaccination, Injury Prevention, & Safe Drinking Water

Posted in: TRAIN

August 2, 2018

 

Check out the CDC Learning Connection’s timely courses for August! Hot Training Topic: International Overdose Awareness Day is August 31. Learn clinical and public health strategies for addressing the opioid overdose epidemic with the latest courses on TRAIN. For National Immunization Awareness Mon...

 

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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

 

Vanessa Lamers is the Assistant Director of Performance Management and Quality Improvement at PHF.​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...

 

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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 add...

 

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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 Com...

 

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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 FoundationDoes 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 in supp...

 

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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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