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Learning and Collaboration Key to Building the Strongest Public Health Workforce

Posted in: Conferences and Events, Council on Linkages, PHF News, TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

November 17, 2016

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   During a special session at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting earlier this fall, Public Health Foundation (PHF) President Ron Bialek, MPP, opened his remarks with a big thank...

 

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How I Improved my E-Learning Skills in Five Months

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Development

September 24, 2015

 

​London Losey, Family Home Visiting Training Coordinator, Minnesota Department of Health   This year, from February to June 2015, I participated in the E-Learning Institute (ELI), an e-learning mentoring program that empowers education and training professionals from health departments and public hea...

 

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Improving the Quality of Online Training Products Through Professional Development

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Development

December 2, 2014

 

Calaine Hemans-Henry, MPH - Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Public Health Training, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene E-learning or online training allows organizations to quickly train staff, standardize training content, and reduce training-related costs. However, limited tra...

 

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Lessons Learned from the CDC E-Learning Institute

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Development

December 2, 2014

 

​Shih-Ting Lee, Former Trainer, Texas Department of State Health Services   Public Health Foundation (PHF) and the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the first E-Learning Institute (ELI) in 2013.  The goal of ELI is to equip distance learning professionals from state, tribal, loc...

 

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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 by ...

 

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

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, TRAIN, and Workforce Development

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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CDC Offers New Quality E-learning Tools

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Development

November 14, 2012

 

Robin Sloan, MA, is a Health Communication Specialist in the Educational Design and Accreditation Branch (EDAB) of the Scientific Education and Professional Development Program Office at the CDC Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services.  Jennifer Lee is a Technical Writer-Editor...

 

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Utilization of the TRAIN System within the Medical Reserve Corps Network

Posted in: TRAIN

March 22, 2012

 

LCDR Skip Payne, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) TRAIN Administrator ​   The Division of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps (DCVMRC) builds a strong volunteer workforce by providing tools and trainings that strengthen the skills of Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) unit leaders in leading and managing...

 

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Impact of TRAIN Effectiveness and Efficiency on Public Health Accreditation

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Development

February 27, 2012

 

David Knapp, TRAIN Administrator (Kentucky), and Jane C. Jones (Kentucky)Public Health Accreditation discussion inevitably finds its way to the topic of workforce development. Quickly, plans of new employee orientations, training matrices, and ideas of how to use existing courses are tossed around ...

 

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