Quality and Process Improvement

Quality Improvement
This course is a 3 module design that will help professionals learn what CQI is and introduce tools and techniques to improve organizational productivity and process outcomes.

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Human Resources Management

Interview
This course is designed to assist management and leadership public health professionals more proactively manage one of their most important resources: their workforce.

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Public Health Data and You

Public Health Data

This training provides a practical understanding of statistical approaches to data summary, presentation, and analysis that can be used by public health professionals at all levels.

How to Tackle Grants

Grants
In this course, students will learn how to evaluate and interpret an RFP, develop action approaches and create a working document from the RFP, and construct an outline that incorporates goals for RFP requirements.

Public Health and Nutrition

Nutrition
This course provides an introduction to public health nutrition, discusses the methods of promoting public health nutrition, delineates the dangers and complications of obesity, and provides resources for public health nutrition education.

Public Health 101

Public Health 101
Since this is a new training, we are still working on making it as smooth as possible!

This Introduction to Public Health curriculum will be composed of six modules: History of Public Health, Principles of Public Health, Public Health Tools and Services, the Public Health Workforce and Health Professionals, Public Health Institutions, and Health Care Systems and Ethics of Public Health.

  1. History of Public Health
    • Discuss the history and philosophies of public health;
  2. Principles of Public Health
    • Describe principles of population health and the ten essential public health services
    • Describe the characteristics of a population-based health problem (e.g. equity, social determinants, environment)
  3. Public Health Tools and Services
    • Identify the basic public health sciences (including, but not limited to biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, health services administration, and social and behavioral health sciences ) and sources of public health data and how these data can influence public health decisions and policy
    • Describes how data are used to address scientific, political, ethical, and social public health issues
  4. The Public Health Workforce and Health Professionals
    • Describe who makes up the public health workforce and where they are employed
    • Describe the need for a diverse public health workforce
  5. Public Health Institutions, and Health Care Systems
    • Describe the local, state, and federal public health and health care systems
    • Describe the role of governmental and non-governmental organizations in the delivery of public health services.
    • Recognize how cultural, social, economic and behavioral factors impacts the accessibility, availability, acceptability and delivery of public health services and the overall health status of a population
  6. Ethics of Public Health
    • Recognize and discuss current and ongoing public health issues and needs
    • Recognize how cultural, behavioral, economic and societal factors

 

Health Informatics

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The field of informatics deals with the study of information; how it is collected, organized, stored, retrieved, transmitted and secured.  This is a two-part, online module about the topic.