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An Urgent Need for Public Health Firefighters

Posted in: Infrastructure, and Workforce Developmentby Ron Bialek

July 27, 2021

 

Ron Bialek, MPP, President, Public Health FoundationA well-resourced, trained, and respected public health workforce is vital to our nation’s health. Unfortunately, leading into the COVID-19 pandemic, little attention had been paid to the needs of our workforce. The consequence has been millions of...

 

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CDC Field Notes Story Highlights Pima County Health Department and University of Arizona AHD Partnership

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

July 26, 2021

 

​​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation​The Pima County Health Department (AZ) and University of Arizona’s Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health’s (MEZCOPH’s) academic health department (AHD) partnership is featured in the latest Field Notes story...

 

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COVID-19, Working with Interpreters, Systems Thinking, & Disaster Messages

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Samantha Draper

July 9, 2021

 

​Don’t miss these exciting trainings featured on CDC Learning Connection! ​Learn how to become a COVID-19 vaccination provider and comply with requirements in What Healthcare Providers Need to Know. Free CE. Learn how to talk to families about vaccinating children against COVID-19 with Answering Parents’...

 

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Draft Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Open for Comment

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

June 15, 2021

 

​​​​​​​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation​A preliminary draft of proposed revisions to the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) is now available for open comment. Share your thoughts and help shape the future direction...

 

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COVID-19, Women Veterans, One Health, and Patient Communication

Posted in: TRAINby Samantha Draper

June 14, 2021

 

​Kick off your summer with CDC Learning Connection’s featured trainings and earn free CE. ​The risk of severe COVID-19 increases with the number of underlying medical conditions. Learn about the risk associated with underlying conditions and resources for patients with Underlying Medical Conditions...

 

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COVID-19, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Hepatitis C, and Maternal Health Equity

Posted in: TRAINby Samantha Draper

May 14, 2021

 

​Take these timely trainings featured on CDC Learning Connection. ​Learn about COVID-19 vaccination, case investigation and contact tracing, healthcare infection control, and testing with CDC’s recent training plans. Some courses in the plans offer free CE.About 90% of people with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic...

 

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COVID-19 Contact Tracing Training: What Have We Learned?

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Development

April 26, 2021

 

Abdullah Tauqeer, Project Associate, Public Health Foundation​​​Over the past nine months, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) has received more than 170 requests for customized COVID-19 contact tracing training packages, a free service providing health departments with tailored packages of contact tracing...

 

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COVID-19, Self-Care, Cross-Sector Partnerships, & Human Trafficking

Posted in: TRAIN

April 14, 2021

 

​Boost your public health skills with CDC Learning Connection's April trainings. ​Are you getting questions about what people can do after COVID-19 vaccination? Learn about CDC’s guidance with When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated: Interim Health Recommendations. CDC will continue to evaluate and update...

 

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Your Feedback Guiding Revisions to the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

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

March 18, 2021

 

​​​​​​​​​​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health FoundationThe feedback is in. Over the past five months, hundreds of public health and population health professionals have participated in an open comment period focused on the Core Competencies for Public...

 

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COVID-19 Vaccine, Blood Clots, Legionnaires’ Disease, & Feasibility Planning

Posted in: TRAIN

March 10, 2021

 

​Start your spring training with CDC Learning Connection!​On February 27, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine (Johnson & Johnson) for emergency use. Learn about storage, handling, and administration of the vaccine in What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know....

 

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