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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (December 2021)

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Topic: Conferences and Events, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, PHF News, TRAIN, Workforce Development

Date: 12/10/2021


News, resources, tools, and information on performance management, quality improvement, and workforce development to improve the quality and performance of your organization and the health of your community.
PHF E-News: News for Public Health
Thank You From the Public Health Foundation  

As the year comes to a close, we want to acknowledge and show our appreciation for the public health and healthcare professionals who have contributed so much to our health and well-being. We thank you for your tireless and selfless actions throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Our hope is that the Public Health Foundation (PHF) supports your ability to keep your communities safe. Wishing you a healthy New Year that provides you with more time for family, friends, and self-care.
Share Your Thoughts: Resources and Tools to Support the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals
With the release of the 2021 Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies), work has begun on resources and tools to support organizations in using the Core Competencies. A crosswalk of the 2021 and 2014 Core Competencies and updates to the existing competency assessments are currently in progress. What should we work on next? Add your suggestions and comments through the PHF Pulse Blo​g.
New Release: Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, 14th Edition – "The Pink Book"

Access the latest in immunization and vaccine information through the new 14th edition of Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, also known as “The Pink Book.” Developed by experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and distributed exclusively by PHF, this new edition contains comprehensive and updated information for public health practitioners, healthcare providers, and others on topics such as the 16 routine vaccines, principles of vaccination, general best practice guidance on immunization, and vaccine safety and administration. Order your copies today
Register for the Open Forum: Next Generation 

The Open Forum: Next Generation (NxGen) provides public health practitioners an opportunity to engage with peers around critical topics currently facing both the public health workforce and healthcare professionals. At NxGen, to be held virtually January 25-27, 2022, learn about new resources and best practices in the field in three learning tracks: Infection Prevention and Control, Vaccine Access and Distribution Across the Life Course, and Public Health Infrastructure. Register today.  
The Latest in Public Health Workforce Development

The 2021 Public Health Learning Forum shared promising practices in workforce development in public health, healthcare, and emergency preparedness. As this year ends and you prepare for 2022, explore the eleven recorded sessions to spark ideas for next year. Read the PHF Pulse Blog to learn more about the Forum, and watch the sessions for free on the TRAIN Learning Network today
Quick and Easy Access to COVID-19 Training

COVID-19 trainings remain essential as the ongoing pandemic enters a new phase due to the spread of the Omicron variant. Learn more through updated training plans developed by CDC on COVID-19 vaccinations, contact tracing and case investigation, testing, and infection control.  
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Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming Events
Strategies to Address the Fourth Wave of the Opioid Overdose Crisis (Webinar)
December 16, 2021 from 1-2pm EST

How to Talk to a Science Denier (Webinar)
Presented by the Kresge Foundation
January 18, 2022 from 11am-12pm EST

2022 Open Forum: Next Generation (Virtual)
January 25-27, 2021


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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (December 2021)