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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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Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant Program

March 23, 2018

 

The Aetna Foundation recently released a request for applications for its 2018 Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant Program. The program seeks to catalyze measurable improvements in community health, with an emphasis on addressing the social determinants of health in underserved communities and populations....

 

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CDC Learning Connection for March: Opioid, Vector Control, and TB Trainings

Posted in: TRAIN

March 1, 2018

 

This March, the CDC Learning Connection features several timely courses.
Hot Training Topic: More than 63,000 Americans died from a drug overdose in 2016. Access the latest opioid-related courses on TRAIN and learn new ways to address the crisis. Learn about integrated pest management (IPM) to...

 

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Overlapping Research Interests: PH-PBRN and AHD

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

February 16, 2018

 

Tracy Mrochek, MPA, RN, Wisconsin Public Health Research Network (WPHRN) Research Program Manager, and Susan J. Zahner, DrPH, RN FAAN, WPHRN Co-Chair, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Nursing   Collaboration...

 

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VHA TRAIN: Veterans and Combat-Related Concussion CME

Posted in: TRAIN

February 12, 2018

 

According to the Brain Injury Association of America, over 5 million Americans live with traumatic brain injury (TBI)-related disabilities. Considering the inherent risks that come with serving our Nation, Veterans not only have a higher likelihood of having a TBI, but the severity and complexity of...

 

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