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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (August 2022)

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Topic: Conferences and Events, Council on Linkages, Infrastructure, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, PHF News, TRAIN, Workforce Development

Date: 8/31/2022

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PHF E-News: News for Public Health
Resources and Training for Health Professionals on Monkeypox

As monkeypox cases continue to occur across the US, it is important for health professionals to get up to date quickly on available information and guidance. A new summary blog post provides available resources to build knowledge and understanding of the current outbreak, including symptoms and spread, infection control practices, and considerations for equity. Read the recent post on the PHF Pulse Blog today
National Immunization Awareness Month Continue the Conversations

As National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) comes to a close, it is important to continue having conversations about immunization with patients. Maintaining routine vaccination occurs year-round, ensuring communities are protected from vaccine-preventable diseases. Utilize these resources to engage patients when talking about routinely recommended vaccines and up-to-date COVID-19 vaccine information throughout NIAM and into the future.
Pink Book Webinar Series

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is offering a series of weekly one-hour web-on-demand videos based on the popular Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases or “The Pink Book.” The series provides an overview of vaccination principles, general best practices, immunization strategies, and specific information about vaccine-preventable diseases and the vaccines that prevent them. The videos began on July 5 and will be released weekly through November 1, 2022. Free continuing education is available for each event through CDC. View the videos and order a copy of The Pink Book today.
Bruce Dart Recognized with 2022 Mo Mullet Lifetime of Service Award

Bruce Dart, Executive Director of the Tulsa Health Department (OK) and Chair of the Public Health Foundation’s Board of Directors, is this year’s recipient of the Maurice “Mo” Mullet Lifetime of Service Award. The highest honor awarded by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the Mo Mullet Award recognizes local health officials for their demonstrated leadership among local health departments, energetic volunteer service to NACCHO, and significant contributions to local public health practice. Read more and join PHF in congratulating Dr. Dart on this achievement.
New Dementia Training Plan Available on TRAIN

It is important to successfully understand and differentiate between the signs of normal aging and dementia-related symptoms. A new training plan on the TRAIN Learning Network can help healthcare professionals learn more about the signs of dementia and navigate assessment tools to facilitate better diagnosis and care. Explore Addressing Dementia Challenges to Provide Better Care with self-paced learning, knowledge checks, and resources to aid in providing caregiving, care planning, and safety for people with dementia.
Develop Knowledge and Skills for Federal Grants Management

Unsure how to navigate and manage the federal grants process? A training series available on CDC TRAIN provides grantees with the information needed to assist with the management of federal grants and cooperative agreements. The CDC Foundation Federal Grants Management Training Series is self-guided and offers a certificate for successfully completing the three training modules. As one learner shared, it is “an excellent overview of the federal grant system.” Access the training today.
Quick and Easy Access to COVID-19 Training

COVID-19 trainings remain essential as the pandemic continues to affect individuals and families all over the world. Learn more about pediatric vaccination by accessing the latest trainings on the TRAIN Learning Network. You also can use PHF's live searches available through TRAIN to find new and updated trainings on COVID-19 vaccinations, contact tracing and case investigation, and infection control.
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Mark Your Calendars: Upcoming Events
National Immunization Awareness Month
August 1-31, 2022

Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice Meeting (Virtual)
September 29, 2022 from 12-2pm EDT

7th National Summit on the Social Determinants of Health
October 2-4, 2022 in Minneapolis, MN

American Public Health Association 2022 Annual Meeting & Expo
November 6-9, 2022 in Boston, MA


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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (August 2022)