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HIV, Foodborne Outbreak, & Older Adult Falls Trainings

Posted in: TRAIN

September 4, 2019

 

Start your fall off strong with September’s featured trainings on CDC Learning Connection!  An estimated 40,000 Americans are diagnosed with HIV each year. This Sexual Health Awareness Month, learn the latest guidance on HIV prevention, diagnosis, and treatment with the AIDS Education and Training...

 

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Policy Analysis, Antibiotic Stewardship, & Water Fluoridation Trainings

Posted in: TRAIN

August 5, 2019

 

​Discover CDC Learning Connection’s featured trainings for August!  Policy has been a useful tool in many public health achievements. Take CDC’s Introduction to Policy Analysis in Public Health course to learn techniques for analyzing public health policy options. Antibiotic resistance is an urgent...

 

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Performance Improvement Professionals Identify High Priority Areas for Workforce Development

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

July 18, 2019

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   Nearly 70 performance improvement (PI) professionals working in health departments and other public health organizations across the country came together last month to discuss and identify high priority...

 

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Opioids, Tickborne Disease, Communication, & Hepatitis A Vaccination Trainings

Posted in: Workforce Development

July 3, 2019

 

Check out July’s featured trainings on the CDC Learning Connection and earn FREE CE!  Have you explored the Applying CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids training series? Learn safe prescribing practices through interactive cases, knowledge checks, and built-in tools. Most cases of the potentially...

 

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Momentum Building Among Public Health Professionals Around the Performance Improvement Competencies

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

June 10, 2019

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   If you are working in a performance improvement (PI) position within public health, the Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health (PI Competencies) are designed specifically...

 

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June’s CDC Learning Connection Courses: Opioids, HIV Prevention, Epidemiology, & Patient Safety

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Samantha Draper

June 4, 2019

 

Start your summer by taking one of the CDC Learning Connection’s featured courses! Did you know a validated instrument such as the PEG Assessment Scale can help you quickly assess and monitor patients with chronic pain? Learn additional best practices with the Applying CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing...

 

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QI Tools for Project Management

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Vanessa Lamers

May 8, 2019

 

Vanessa Lamers, MPH, MESc, is the Assistant Director of Performance Management and Quality Improvement, Public Health Foundation​Supporting achievement of your organization’s strategic goals? Managing the development of individuals, teams, and daily work? Establishing or troubleshooting projects or...

 

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CDC Learning Connection’s May Courses: Infection Prevention, Legionnaires’ Disease, & Opioid Use and Pregnancy

Posted in: Workforce Development

May 8, 2019

 

Discover May’s featured courses on the CDC Learning Connection and earn FREE CE! In honor of Hand Hygiene Day (May 5), learn best practices for nursing home infection prevention and control with CDC’s Nursing Home Infection Preventionist Training Course. Learn how to reduce pathogen transmission,...

 

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AJPH Highlights the Importance of Academic-Practice Partnerships for Impacting Evidence-Based Public Health

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

April 29, 2019

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation Researchers concluded that “formal academic–practice partnerships can be important means for advancing evidence-based decision-making and for implementing evidence-based programs and policies”1 in a recen...

 

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Celebrating National Infant Immunization Week

by Vanessa Lamers

April 26, 2019

 

Vanessa Lamers is the Assistant Director of Performance Management and Quality Improvement at PHF.​​This year marks the 25th anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW). From April 27-May 4, 2019, NIIW will highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases...

 

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