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Public Health Nursing Training and Education Opportunities

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Public Health Education and Training Opportunities

  • AMIA 10x10: Public Health Informatics Training - (American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA))  - Public health informatics training program that includes a Web-based component and a one day in-person session held in conjunction with an AMIA meeting. The content covers areas such as electronic and personal health records, health information exchange, standards and terminology, and health care quality and error prevention.
  • APHA Continuing Professional Education - (American Public Health Association (APHA))  - The mission of APHA Learning and Professional Development Programs Unit is to promote professional development, and strengthen public health practice within the core guidelines of the public health essential services.
  • Asksphere - (Health Resources and Services Administration) - a clearinghouse of public health "learning objects" that can be used by those developing training. Developed by the Southeast Public Health Training Center.
  • ASPH Certification in Public Health (CPH) Study Guide - (Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH))  - Study Guide developed by the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) to assist candidates in preparing for the Certification in Public Health (CPH) examination. Purchasers of the Study Guide will receive a printed copy as well as access to the Study Guide website.
  • California Distance Learning Health Network - (California Distance Learning Health Network)  - CDLHN promotes and provides access to continuing educational opportunities for healthcare workers at a time and a location convenient to where they live and work.
  • CDCynergy Training Workshop - (Society for Public Health Education) - 4 or 8-hour interactive workshops in CDCynergy for systematically training professionals in health communication planning.
  • Centers for Public Health Preparedness - (Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))  - National network of centers to train the public health workforce to respond to threats to our nation's health, such as bioterrorism, infectious disease outbreaks and other public health emergencies.
  • Certificate in Field Epidemiology - (University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Public Health)  - Online 12-credit hour program of the study of field epidemiology. The curriculum addresses the core functions of outbreak investigation, surveillance systems and methods, infectious disease epidemiology and field epidemiology methods.
  • CMED Public Health Grand Rounds - (Department of Community Medicine (CMED), West Virginia University School of Medicine)  - This program offers free preferred continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, public health practitioners, as well as CHES credits.
  • Columbia University Aging and Public Health Program - Part of the Mailman School of Public Health, in the Department of and Aging program provides education, training to students and professionals interested in pursuing Public Health graduate degrees concentrated on dynamic aging issues. The program offers MPH, PhD, and DrPh degrees.
  • Culture & Health Literacy Online Training - (Midwest Center for Life-Long Learning in Public Health)  - This online training discusses how inequalities in health information contribute to unequal treatment and health outcomes for some populations (health disparities) and what communities can do to close the gap and improve health literacy.
  • Distance Learning Programs Available at Accredited Schools of Public Health - (Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH))  - Provides easy access to information on certificate and graduate programs offered via a distance. The web page features a search engine designed to help potential students identify distance-based opportunities; a resource page with links to locate other training resources offered via distance learning modalities, or to learn more about the distance learning field; and current links directly to each school of public health through a unified site.
  • Epidemiologic Case Studies - (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))  - Interactive case study exercises developed to teach epidemiologic principles and practices. They are based on real-life outbreaks and public health problems and were developed in collaboration with the original investigators and experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Finding and Using Health Statistics: A Self-Study Course - (National Library of Medicine, National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology)  - This online course describes the range of available health statistics and presents strategies to successfully find health statistics.
  • Genomics for Public Health Practitioners - Genomics for Public Health Practitioners is a 45-minute presentation that serves as an introduction to genomics and public health as well as the larger education resource called Six Weeks to Genomics Awareness. It is intended for public health practitioners who have minimal experience in genomics as it pertains to public health.
  • Health Policy and Management Continuing Education - (Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (JHSPH))  - Certificate programs in specific areas of public health and short-term, intensive educational opportunities for public health practitioners.
  • JHSPH OpenCourseWare Project - (Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (JHSPH))  - Provides access to content of the School's most popular courses.
  • Journal Self Study - (Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE))  - Self-study opportunities with journal articles in SOPHE's publications of Health Promotion Practice and Health Education Behavior.
  • MI-INFO Online Tutorials - (University of Michigan School of Public Health)  - MI-INFO (Michigan Informatics) is a series of online tutorials on health information and computer skills designed to support academic public health informatics programs and public health outreach training initiatives. The nine tutorials are competency-based and feature learning objectives, key concepts, exercises, and case studies. The tutorials will enable public health audiences to better access, evaluate, manage, and apply information needed to respond to public health issues and problems.
  • Minnesota Emergency Readiness Education and Training (MERET) - (University of Minnesota)  - Continuing education to educate and train Minnesota's health care workers in emergency preparedness. Online MERET modules are designed to prepare the health care workforce to function during public health emergencies or bioterrorism events by providing competency based awareness-level online training for hospitals, clinics, long-term care, public health agencies and other community emergency responders, including volunteers.
  • North Carolina Center for Public Health Preparedness Training - (North Carolina Center for Public Health Preparedness)  - This site offers free short Internet-based trainings on public health preparedness topics such as disease surveillance, basic epidemiology, bioterrorism and new/emerging disease agents.
  • Northwest Public Health Leadership Institute - (University of Washington)  - A year–long experience to increase participants' collaborative leadership skills through on-site and distance learning opportunities guided by practice-based faculty.
  • Office of Public Health Practice - (University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health)  - Links to training opportunities for public health professionals. Includes occupational health and safety training, pod casts, and archived public health seminars.
  • Office of Workforce Development - (Ohio State University, College of Public Health)  - The Office of Workforce Development offers competency-based training and continuing education for public health practitioners.
  • Orientation to Public Health - (New York New Jersey Public Health Training Center (NYNJ-PHTC))  - A web-based course that provides learners with a basic understanding of public health's mission and functions.
  • Pennsylvania and Ohio Public Health Training Center (POPHTC) - (Ohio State University, College of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health)  - The goal of POPHTC is to enhance the ability of public health agencies to provide training programs that focus on a continuous quality improvement model. This site provides access to webcasts, online courses, and public health training resources.
  • Practicing Cross Cultural Communication - (New York New Jersey Public Health Training Center (NYNJ-PHTC))  - The first of three interactive modules in which you can hone your cross-cultural communication skills, in the context of a hepatitis A outbreak in a Mexican-American community. Experience a practical application of the ten effective strategies for cross-cultural communication. You must register to select a username and password. The online course is free.
  • Prepare Iowa Learning Management System - (Iowa Department of Public Health, Upper Midwest Center for Public Health Preparedness)  - Internet-based learning management system designed to serve as a training and education resource for public health workforce development. The system allows users to assess their knowledge and map out a training plan of competency-based courses.
  • Prevention Research Centers (PRC) Training - (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))  - Web-based catalog of training programs for public health practitioners, public health advocates, community health workers, teachers, and students. The training covers a wide range of topics within the vast and changing field of public health.
  • Public Health Grand Rounds - (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Public Health)  - Series of satellite broadcasts and webcasts presenting real-world case studies on public health issues ranging from obesity to bioterrorism, from SARS to food safety.
  • Public Health Informatics Graduate Certificate Program - (University of Maryland Department of Public and Community Health)  - Online graduate certificate program in Public Health Informatics with a curriculum rich in the latest scientific and technological principles and practices. Courses include: "Public Health Information Systems," "Geographic Information Systems in Public Health Surveillance," "Information Management for Public Health Professionals," and "Advanced Health Informatics." The graduate certificate satisfies the Continuing Education Units (CEUs) requirements of health educators through SOPHE. Credits earned may also meet the degree requirements for the MPH and PhD degrees.
  • Public Health Informatics Program - (University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) School of Public Health)  - Online program to earn a certificate in public health informatics.
  • Public Health Informatics Training - (American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))  - The purpose of the program is to strengthen the breadth and depth of the public health workforce by providing training in public health informatics. As a first step AMIA will be accepting applications from leaders in national, state or local public health agencies interested in participating in informatics training.
  • Public Health Information and Data Tutorial - (National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM))  - Provides online instruction for members of the public health workforce on issues related to information access and management. Four modules cover staying informed about news in public health, health education resources, public health statistics and data sets, and supporting decisions with the best evidence.
  • Public Health Law 101 - (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))  - Foundational course on public health law for public health practitioners, students, and others. The course comprises 9 slide lecture units for delivery by legal counsel to health departments and by other persons trained in law.
  • Public Health Training Centers - (Health Resources and Services Administration) - Public Health Training Centers are designed to assess the learning needs of the public health workforce and provide training to meet them
  • Public Health Training Network (PHTN) - (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))  - The Public Health Training Network (PHTN) is a distance learning network of people and resources that takes training and information to the learner. PHTN uses a variety of instructional media ranging from print-based to videotape and multimedia to meet the training and information needs of the health workforce nationwide.
  • PublicHealthLearning.com - (Illinois Public Health Preparedness Center (IPHPC), Mid-America Public Health Training Center (MAPHTC))  - PublicHealthLearning.com offers access to a free, public-accessible learning management system (LMS), where you can assess yourself on key professional competencies (core public health, leadership, emergency preparedness, and others), and find appropriate training opportunities offered by IPHPC, MAPHTC, and outside partner organizations.
  • Rapid Response Training: The Role of Public Health in a Multi-Agency Response to Avian Influenza - (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE))  - Course materials presented at regional trainings provide a standardized curriculum to state and local public health responders about how to identify and control human infections and illness associated with avian influenza A (H5N1). Users can download free course materials including presentations, case studies, and tabletop exercises and adapt them to meet the training and preparedness needs of individual state health agencies.
  • Science of Sex and Gender in Human Health Online Course Site - (Office of Research on Women's Health, NIH, Office of Women's Health, FDA)  - Offers participants a basic scientific understanding of the major physiological differences between the sexes, their influence on illness and health outcomes, and their implications for policy, medical research, and health care.
  • Six Weeks to Genomic Awareness - (Michigan Public Health Training Center)  - An online series of presentations designed to provide public health professionals a foundation for understanding how genomics advances are relevant to public health.
  • SOPHE Distance Learning Opportunities - (Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE))  - Opportunities to learn about important topics in health education through SOPHE's distance education events. Users can view recorded web-based seminars at their convenience. The webinars have been approved to award continuing education contact hours (CECHs) for a fee.
  • Southeastern Institute for Training & Evaluation (SITE) - (Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University)  - SITE is a training center within the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, providing continuing education and training opportuntities, needs assessment, curriculum development, and evaluation expertise to public health professionals and communities.
  • Supercourse: Epidemiology, the Internet and Global Health - (University of Pittsburgh)  - Supercourse is a global repository of lectures on public health and prevention targeting educators across the world. Supercourse has a network of over 43435 scientists in 175 countries who are sharing for free a library of 3418 lectures in 26 languages.
  • Teaching/Training Modules on Trends in Health and Aging - (American Society on Aging (ASA))  - Teaching modules on trends in health-related behaviors, health status, health care utilization, functional status and disability, and health care expenditures of the United States aging population. The modules are based on and illustrated with data from the NCHS Data Warehouse on Trends in Health and Aging.
  • TRAIN - TrainingFinder Real-time Affiliate Integrated Network - (Public Health Foundation (PHF))  - The premier learning resource for professionals who protect the public's health. A free service of the Public Health Foundation, www.train.org is part of the newly expanded TrainingFinder Real-time Affiliate Integrated Network (TRAIN).
  • University at Albany Center for Public Health Preparedness - (University at Albany School of Public Health)  - The University at Albany Center for Public Health Preparedness uses its monthly Grand Rounds satellite broadcasts, webstreaming and online courses to improve the capacity of the public health workforce to respond to current and emerging public health threats with a focus on bioterrorism and infectious disease outbreaks.
  • University of Maryland Online Program in Public Health Informatics - (University of Maryland Department of Public and Community Health)  - University of Maryland's online program in public health informatics features a curriculum rich in the latest scientific and technological principles and practices needed to advance your career. It satisfies the Continuing Education Units (CEUs) requirements of health educators through the SOPHE in the U.S. The credits earned may also meet the degree requirements for the MPH and PhD degrees.
  • University of Pittsburgh Center for Public Health Preparedness (UPCPHP) - (University of Pittsburgh)  - The University of Pittsburgh Center for Public Health Preparedness (UPCPHP) trains public health professionals, including professionals in related organizations, to respond to bioterrorism, infectious disease outbreaks, and other public health threats and emergencies.
  • Unnatural Causes: Learn How Social Conditions Affect Health - (San Francisco State University)  - Health professionals can learn more about how social justice affects health and earn continuing education credit by viewing the documentary series, "Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?" This four-hour series examines America's socio-economic and racial inequities in health.
  • Using Loansome Doc® - (National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM))  - Learn how to order full-text articles through a local health sciences library.

Graduate Education

  • ASPH Member Schools - (Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH))  - List of accredited Schools of Public Health by the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH).
  • Columbia University Aging and Public Health Program - Part of the Mailman School of Public Health, in the Department of and Aging program provides education, training to students and professionals interested in pursuing Public Health graduate degrees concentrated on dynamic aging issues. The program offers MPH, PhD, and DrPh degrees.
  • Council of Accredited MPH Programs (CAMP) - The Council of Accredited MPH Programs (CAMP) represents, fosters and promotes Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accredited MPH programs located outside Schools of Public Health and with concentrations in community health education, health promotion, health behavior and/or applied social and behavioral sciences. The website provides information about public health and health education, the role of accreditation, and links to member MPH programs.
  • Distance Learning Programs Available at Accredited Schools of Public Health - (Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH))  - Provides easy access to information on certificate and graduate programs offered via a distance. The web page features a search engine designed to help potential students identify distance-based opportunities; a resource page with links to locate other training resources offered via distance learning modalities, or to learn more about the distance learning field; and current links directly to each school of public health through a unified site.
  • Master of Public Health in Health Informatics icon- (Medical College of Georgia)  - The informatics Master of Public Health Program prepares leaders who manage, analyze, disseminate, and apply information to enhance wellness and quality of life for individuals and communities.
  • Public Health Informatics Program - (University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) School of Public Health)  - Online program to earn a master's degree in public health informatics.

 

Fellowships

  • APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government - (American Public Health Association (APHA))  - The fellowship is designed to provide a public policy learning experience, demonstrate the value of science-government interaction, and make contributions to enhancing public health science and practical knowledge in government.
  • Commonwealth Fund Fellowships - (Commonwealth Fund)  - Commonwealth Fund fellowship programs are designed to give promising young researchers the opportunity for in-depth study of various health care policy topics, working with investigators, policy analysts, government officials, and others in a number of U.S. and international settings.
  • CSTE/CDC Applied Epidemiology Fellowship Program - (Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE))  - CSTE, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH), has established this Fellowship to train recent graduates in the expanding field of applied epidemiology.
  • Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) - (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))  - Two-year, post-graduate program of service and on-the-job training for health professionals interested in the practice of epidemiology.
  • FCD Young Scholars Program - (Foundation for Child Development (FCD))  - The FCD Young Scholars Program aims to stimulate basic and policy-relevant research focused on the early education, health, and well-being of immigrant children from birth to age ten, particularly those who are living in low-income families. Eligible researchers will have earned their doctoral degrees within the last 15 years, and be full-time, faculty members of a college or university in the United States.
  • Funding and Fellowships Sponsored by ASTMH - (American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH))  - Research awards and fellowships to promote world health by the prevention and control of tropical diseases.
  • Global Health Fellows Program - (Harvard School of Public Health, Public Health Institute, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, United States Agency for International Development (USAID))  - The goal of the Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) is to improve the effectiveness of USAID Population, Health and Nutrition programs by developing and increasing capacity of health professionals in Washington, DC and overseas. The program offers internship and fellowship opportunities that provide field experience, mentoring and career development in international public health to underrepresented communities.
  • Health Policy Fellowship - (AcademyHealth, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC (NCHS))  - The aim of the fellowship is to foster collaboration between NCHS staff and visiting scholars on a wide range of topics of mutual concern. The fellowship allows visiting scholars to conduct new and innovative analyses and participate in developmental and health policy activities related to the design and content of future NCHS surveys.
  • Medical Informatics Training - (Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, NLM)  - The Lister Hill Center provides training opportunities for individuals at various stages in their careers. Fellowship programs may be as short as eight weeks or as long as one year, with possible renewal for a second year.
  • O.C. Hubert Student Fellowship in International Health - (CDC Foundation)  - The O.C. Hubert Student Fellowship in International Health, endowed by the O.C. Hubert Charitable Trust, is designed to encourage students to think of public health in a global context. The fellowship provides an opportunity for third- and fourth-year medical and veterinary students to gain public health experience in an international setting.
  • ORISE Research Participation Programs at the CDC - (Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE))  - The ORISE Research Participation Programs at the CDC are designed to provide a flow of qualified researchers (postgraduates, students, and faculty) to participate in current research and development activities related to CDC's critical missions.
  • Pedro Zamora Public Policy Fellowship - (AIDS Action)  - The Pedro Zamora Public Policy Fellowship is an opportunity for young professionals, undergraduate and graduate students who seek experience in HIV related public policy and government affairs.
  • Price Fellowships for HIV Prevention - (CDC Foundation)  - The Price Fellowships for HIV Prevention provide three nongovernmental organization (NGO) leaders with the opportunity to visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta and, through interaction with CDC scientists and health professionals, learn about HIV prevention at the national level.
  • Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP) - (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))  - Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP) is a 2-year applied fellowship for persons with at least a master's degree, training and experience in a health-related profession and information or computer science or technology.
  • Public Health Prevention Service Fellowship - (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))  - The Public Health Prevention Service (PHPS) is a 3-year training and service fellowship for master's level public health professionals. The fellowship focuses on public health program management and provides experience in program planning, implementation, and evaluation through specialized hands-on training and mentorship at CDC, and in state and local health agencies.
  • Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellowships - (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF))  - Opportunity for experienced health professionals and behavioral and social scientists from academic faculties and nonprofit healthcare organizations to receive a comprehensive orientation with the nation's preeminent health policy leaders followed by a full-time work assignment on Capital Hill.
  • Scholars in Health Policy Research Program - (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF))  - The Scholars in Health Policy Research Program is a two-year fellowship targeted to outstanding new PhDs in economics, political science, and sociology to advance their involvement in health policy research.
  • SOPHE Internship Opportunities icon- (Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE))  - This document describes the types of activities that SOPHE interns are involved with.
  • Survive and Thrive: Roadmap for New Local Health Officials - (National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO))  - Learning opportunity designed to enhance the skills of new local health officials. Fellows gain practical tools and tactics to help engage elected officials and community partners; manage strategic planning and human, financial, and information resources; and resolve challenges unique to local health officials.

 

 

Resources Related to Education and Training

  • American Social Hygiene Posters, ca.1910-1970 - (University of Minnesota Libraries)  - This site offers a searchable and browsable database of posters on a variety of social issues such as dance, family, hygiene, mental health, reproduction, sexual abstinence, and more. From the Social Welfare History Archives at the University of Minnesota Libraries.
  • Child Health Toolbox - (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ))  - An online resource that helps measure the quality of child health care programs and offers tips and tools for evaluating health care service programs for children.
  • Community-Engaged Scholarship Toolkit - (Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH))  - This toolkit provides health professional faculty with a set of tools to carefully plan and document their community-engaged scholarship and produce strong portfolios for promotion and tenure.
  • Culture Clues - (University of Washington Medical Center)  - Tip sheets to increase awareness about concepts and preferences of patients from diverse cultures.
  • The Educated Citizen and Public Health - (Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR), Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U))  - Publications, presentations, and other resources to assist faculty to develop public health curricula for undergraduate education in colleges and universities.
  • Genetics Home Reference - (National Library of Medicine (NLM) U.S.)  - Genetics Home Reference is the National Library of Medicine's web site for consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes or chromosomes responsible for those conditions.
  • Making Quality Count: Tools, Strategies, and Resources - This series of two Web conferences for State, local, and health system policymakers was held February 10 and 18, 2004. They were designed to inform policymakers about issues, methodologies, and strategies that can be used to improve health care quality and implement quality improvement programs and strategies.
  • National Area Health Education Center Organization - (National Area Health Education Center Organization (NAO))  - The parent site for the Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) provides a directory of the AHECs around the country providing health professional education and career information.
  • National Public Health Training Center Network - (Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH))  - Public Health Training Centers assess the learning needs of the public health workforce and provide training to meet those needs, as a foundation to improve the Nation's public health infrastructure, as well as to achieve Healthy People 2010 objectives, a set of health objectives for the Nation.
  • NTCC Educational Clearinghouse Database - (National Training Center and Clearinghouse (NTCC), National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM))  - Educational materials related to the use of information resources such as those developed by the National Library of Medicine
  • PHF Learning Resource Center - (Public Health Foundation (PHF))  - Quality training materials for public health, healthcare, and allied health professionals at an affordable price. The materials include information in such areas as preparedness; immunization; epidemiology; diabetes; infectious diseases; performance management; asthma and allergies; and health disparities.
  • Prevention Education Resource Center (PERC) - (Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR))  - PERC is a web-based repository of educational materials related to prevention and population health. The site promotes collaboration across health care disciplines, professions, and institutions by facilitating the exchange of teaching resources and connecting educators.
  • Public Health Emergency Law and Forensic Epidemiology Training - (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))  - Self-contained training packages for use by instructors in any jurisdiction in the United States who provide public health preparedness training to front-line practitioners. The training materials on CD-ROM can be ordered for free.
  • Public Health Knowledge Base - (Nancy Allee, Kris Alpi, Ron Bialek, Karyn Pomerantz, Neil Rambo, Ginny Tanji) - Material from a continuing education event held on May 25, 2001

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