Public Health to the Rescue: Emergency Response is Now a Core Function
Course Description:This program will examine the roles played by three state public health agencies in the response and recovery phases of Hurricane Katrina, specifically with respect to the public health core functions.
Category
  • General Public Health
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • 2.00 Participation/CE
Preventive Medicine and Training the Doctors of Tomorrow
Course Description:This course will cover important details of the medical specialty of preventive medicine. The course also cites examples and statistics of preventable mortality in the United States and worldwide.
Category
  • General Public Health
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • 1.00 Participation/CE
Newborn Screening for Inherited Disorders of Metabolism
Course Description:All states have newborn screening (NBS) programs, but many practitioners are unaware of what disorders their state/territory screens for via NBS.
Category
  • Maternal and Child Health
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • 1.00 Participation/CE
Managing Change in Public Health: Bringing out the Leader in Each of Us
Course Description:Some say that the only people who want to be changed are babies! The reality is that all of us experience resistance to innovation and change, rather than embrace or take charge of it.
Category
  • Leadership Development
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • 2.00 Participation/CE
Changing World of Work – Are You Changing Too?
Course Description:Business as usual is over, even in health care and public health. This program will challenge you to adopt a proactive stance to your work life.
Category
  • General Public Health
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • 2.00 Participation/CE
Population-Level Approaches to Child Physical Abuse Prevention
Course Description:To date, the majority of research and policy efforts to prevent child maltreatment have been focused on individual and family level programs, such as home visiting, that target at-risk families.
Category
  • Maternal and Child Health
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • 2.00 Participation/CE
Social Media: The Blurring of Professional Boundaries
Course Description:Social media has become a great way to connect with people, but in the healthcare profession, social networking can often blur the ethical lines in a patient-provider relationship.
Category
  • General Public Health
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • 2.00 Participation/CE
Cultural Competency for Community Management of Special Needs Patients in Disaster
Course Description:Disaster imposes adverse consequences upon a community and its people. Disasters can injure the physical infrastructure and disrupt social integration and the capability to provide basic elements of the population’s fundamental needs. 
Category
  • General Public Health
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • 4.00 Participation/CE
Public Health Insurance
Course Description:This course provides background on the history, growth and issues surrounding managed health care and health insurance.
Category
  • General Public Health
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • 2.00 Participation/CE
Public Health Information Systems
Course Description:This course will introduce participants to the concept of medical/health informatics and provide some general examples of information technology as applied in health care. The focus is at the system level, not individual applications.
Category
  • General Public Health
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • 7.00 Participation/CE

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