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Five Trainings for Health Professionals to Integrate Racial Equity Into Practice

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Workforce Developmentby Vanessa Lamers

June 4, 2020

 

Racism is a public health issue, with significant impacts to health and well-being.
  Public health and healthcare professionals know firsthand the impacts that long-standing discriminatory structures and institutionalized racism have on health outcomes. This has been particularly pronounced throughout...

 

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Performance Improvement Competencies to Be Featured at 2020 Open Forum for Quality Improvement and Innovation

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

February 24, 2020

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation
The Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health (PI Competencies) will be featured at the Open Forum for Quality Improvement and Innovation (Open Forum) this March in Kansas...

 

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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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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...

 

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Answering Your Questions about Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week

Posted in: Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

April 22, 2019

 

                                                                                               Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation
 
In March 2019, the Public Health Foundation (PHF), in collaboration with the National Center for Immunization...

 

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CDC Learning Connection’s April Courses: Opioids, STDs, Fume Hoods, & MMR Vaccination

Posted in: Workforce Development

April 2, 2019

 

​Check out April’s featured courses with FREE CE on the CDC Learning Connection! A recent study showed that the amount of opioids prescribed in the United States in 2017 was nearly triple the amount prescribed in 1999. Explore the Applying CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids training series to...

 

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