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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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Transforming the Narrative on Health Improvement

May 18, 2018

 

The solutions to complex health challenges must be innovative and interdisciplinary. Each step along the way – assessing needs, developing improvement plans, implementing tactics, monitoring progress, and adjusting strategies in real time – depends upon deploying a transformative approach that finds...

 

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Join PHF as We Explore Population Health Competencies and Training

Posted in: Conferences and Events, TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

May 4, 2018

 

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

Curious about population health competencies? Interested in training opportunities that intersect public health and healthcare? I invite you to connect with the Public Health Foundation (PHF) in-person...

 

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CDC Learning Connection’s May Features: Women & Opioids, Antibiotics, Epidemiology, & Hepatitis A

Posted in: TRAIN

May 2, 2018

 

Check out May’s featured courses on the CDC Learning Connection!
Hot Training Topic: Women and Opioids. In honor of National Women’s Health Week (May 13-19), learn about unique considerations regarding opioid use among women with the latest courses on TRAIN.  Antibiotic resistance is a serious...

 

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Health Departments Showing Strong Demand for Performance Improvement Services

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

April 17, 2018

 

Margie Beaudry is Director of Performance Improvement Services at the Public Health Foundation.   Throughout the year, I speak with many health department leaders who ask, "Is my organization alone in this challenge? Is this training need common among other health departments? Are you helping others...

 

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CDC Learning Connection for April: Opioids, Autism, Lab Safety, & Team Development

by Samantha Draper

April 2, 2018

 

The CDC Learning Connection features several exciting courses for April! Hot Training Topic: Opioid overdose deaths continue to rise. Find the latest opioid courses on TRAIN and learn strategies to address the crisis. April is National Autism Awareness Month. Complete CDC’s “Autism Case Training”...

 

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Reported Mumps Cases Are on the Rise

Posted in: Data Analysis

March 30, 2018

 

During March 2018, Texas health officials issued a warning at a cheerleading championship that nearly 25,000 people may have been exposed to mumps, a contagious virus that causes the salivary glands in the face to become swollen. Symptoms can include fever, headache and muscle aches, and typically occur...

 

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Ask the AHD Expert: Communicating the Value of AHD Partnerships

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

March 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   Academic health department (AHD) partnerships can...

 

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Heart of New Ulm Webinar - Questions and Answers

March 26, 2018

 

On March 21, 2018, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) hosted a webinar about "Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm," an innovative program led by the New Ulm Medical Center (part of Allina Health) in partnership with Brown County Public Health, the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, city leaders...

 

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