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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 con...

 

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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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CDC Learning Connection’s February Offerings: Opioid, Project Planning, & Thrombosis Trainings

Posted in: Workforce Development

February 1, 2018

 

This February, the CDC Learning Connection features several interactive trainings. Hot Training Topic: Access the latest opioid-related trainings from CDC and other organizations on TRAIN. How do you structure projects for success? Learn the key steps, roles, and resources to successfully plan your...

 

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Accreditation Success in Idaho's North Central District Health Department

Posted in: Strategic Planning, TRAIN, and Workforce Development

January 24, 2018

 

The process of approaching and applying for Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) accreditation can be daunting. There is a plethora of planning, preparation, and documentation that must take place throughout the process. The Idaho North Central District Health Department, accredited in March 2016...

 

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VHA TRAIN Offering Free COPE-Accredited Low Vision Courses

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Development

January 18, 2018

 

With February being Age-Related Macular Degeneration(AMD)/Low Vision Awareness month, it is the perfect opportunity to highlight a series of free, web-based, Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE)-accredited low vision modules recently released on Veterans Health Administration (VHA) TRAIN....

 

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Feedback Needed to Help Shape Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals

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

January 17, 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...

 

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Share Your Feedback on Competencies for Population Health Professionals

Posted in: Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

January 4, 2018

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health FoundationAre you passionate about population health? Is community benefit work a core part of what you do? Contribute to the development of competencies to support the population health workforce! The Public Health F...

 

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Ask the AHD Expert: Pursuing Multiple AHD Partnership Opportunities

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

December 29, 2017

 

​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   With so many possibilities for creating successful...

 

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Accredited Veteran-Focused Training Available to Providers – For Free

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Development

December 12, 2017

 

Ron Haskell is a Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist with the Employee Education System at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). Along with his duties internal to VHA, Ron serves as the point of contact for marketing courses on VHA TRAIN.  He joined VHA in January 2017. Prior to VHA,...

 

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