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Public Health Pronto: Module 11.2

Public Health Pronto: Module 11.2

Evidence-Based Decision Making

Module 11.2: 5 Learning Opportunities

This module builds on what we learned about this competency by introducing you to 5 learning opportunities from the MCH Navigator catalog.

Click below to: Learn more with our 5 learning opportunities, Comment on this module's trainings, and Interact with other MCH professionals who are also taking the Public Health Pronto program.


These 5 learning opportunities represent some of the most relevant and/or recent online trainings in the field and have been chosen based on their ease of access, focus, brevity, and their integration with principles necessary to advance the transformation of the MCH Block Grant. Trainings have been identified by MCH Navigator staff and further vetted by a group of MCH experts in the states and in academic settings.

Take one or all of the trainings to sharpen your knowledge and skills, either individually or with your colleagues as a team-building exercise.

  1. Understanding EvidenceYear Developed: 2013. Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Violence Prevention. Presenter(s): N/A. Type: Interactive Modules. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: Self-paced.
  2. Developing Evidence-Based Programs (WISH Module 4)Year Developed: 2012. Source: North Carolina Institute for Public Health. Presenter(s): N/A. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 20 minutes.
  3. Developing Evidence About Public Health ServicesYear Developed: 2015. Source: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. Presenter(s): Betty Bekemeier, PhD, MPH, FAAN. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: N/A. Length: 60 minutes.
  4. Adapting Evidence-Based Interventions for New Populations and SettingsYear Developed: 2015. Source: Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health; Region 2 Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): Rachel C. Shelton, ScD, MPH. Type:Webcast. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes. link
  5. Identifying and Using Evidence-Based/Informed Resources to Address MCH IssuesYear Developed: 2014. Source: MCH Navigator, National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Learning Tool. Level:Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: Self-paced.

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  • There is considerable ambiguity around what counts as evidence, so the CDC modules were a great start. A lot to take in, but worth the time. I wish I had more time to explore the other links as well. But this is at least a good start.
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $225,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.