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AHD Learning Community Begins New Activities to Strengthen Connections among Members

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

July 28, 2014

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director​, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Public Health Foundation   As the Academic Health Department (AHD) Learning Community continues to grow, it is preparing to undertake new activities aimed at increasing interaction and connections...

 

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Streamlining CNE Credit for Nurses in Arkansas: The Value of TRAIN

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Development

June 11, 2014

 

​Amanda Stanisor, Sr. HR Generalist – Team Leader, Offices of Human Resources, Arkansas Department of Health
  Since 2010, the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) has been an approved provider of continuing nursing education (CNE) through the Arkansas Nurses Association (ARNA), which is accredited...

 

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Preview a Preliminary Draft of Revisions to the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

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

May 6, 2014

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Project Manager, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Public Health Foundation
As the yearlong process to revise the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) nears its end, a preliminary draft of revisions to Tier 2 of...

 

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Behind the Scenes of the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Revisions

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

March 26, 2014

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Project Manager, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Public Health Foundation
  As announced last fall, the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) is revising the Core Competencies for Public Health...

 

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Does Your Organization Have a Training Plan? Share it on TRAIN

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Development

March 6, 2014

 

​Erin Bougie, TRAIN Program Assistant, Public Health Foundation   Workforce development plans contribute to organizations’ abilities to deliver Essential Public Health Services and improve the health of their communities. Critical components of a workforce development plan identify gaps in staff skills...

 

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Webinar Q&A: Using the Guide to Community Preventive Services to Impact Healthy Aging

Posted in: Conferences and Events, and Workforce Development

February 10, 2014

 

​In January 2014, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) and the United Way Worldwide co-sponsored a webinar entitled Using The Guide to Community Preventive Services to Impact Health Aging. This webinar introduced participants to The Guide to Community Preventive Services, also known as The Community Guide,...

 

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Keep Up the Fight Against Flu - Recommend & Offer Flu Vaccination

Posted in: Community Development, and Workforce Development

February 5, 2014

 

Seema Jain, MD, is a Medical Epidemiologist for the Epidemiology and Prevention Branch in the Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia.  Dr. Jain joined the Influenza Division’s Epidemiology and...

 

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The Evolving Public Health Environment: How Can Organizations Engage with Health Reform?

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

December 5, 2013

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Project Manager, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Public Health Foundation   The Academic Health Department (AHD) Learning Community held its third in-person meeting on November 5, 2013 at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, discussing...

 

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Feedback from the Public Health Community Guiding a Revision of the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

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

November 22, 2013

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Project Manager, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Public Health Foundation   Over the past eight months, the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) has been collecting feedback on the Core Competencies...

 

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New Funding Opportunity for Local Health Department Accreditation Preparation Support from NACCHO

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Margie Beaudry

October 30, 2013

 

With funding from the CDC’s Office for State, Tribal, Local, & Territorial Support, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) recently announced a funding opportunity for local health departments (LHDs) to engage in accreditation readiness activities. The 2013–2014 Accreditation...

 

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