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Title X Orientation: Program Requirements for Title X Funded Family Planning Projects. Year Developed: 2016. Source: Cardea Resource Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-Paced.

Annotation: In April 2014, the Office of Population Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, released the Revised Title X Program Guidelines that included the Title X Program Requirements and the Providing Quality Family Planning Services Recommendations of CDC and OPA. This self-paced online course is designed as a brief overview of the Program Requirements for Title X funded family planning projects. It features links, resources, and interactive questions to help staff, new and experienced, better understand the requirements for projects that receive Title X funding.

Learning Objectives: • Discuss key elements of the program requirements for Title X funded family planning projects. • Define voluntary participation. • Define confidentiality. • Describe project services to be provided and the clients to be served.

Special Instructions: For additional information and training on the Title X Program Guidelines, visit the websites listed below. • Office of Population Affairs at http://www.hhs.gov/opa/title-x-family-planning • Title X Family Planning National Training Centers at http://www.fpntc.org

Contextualizing Guidance Workbook. Year Developed: 2016. Source: National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools. Presenter(s): Elizabeth Alverex, MD, MPH; John Lavis, MD, MSC, PHD. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 70 minutes. presentation slides

Annotation: The Contextualizing Guidance Workbook can help professionals consider factors from the broader health system and political system so you make the most appropriate policy recommendations and decisions.

Integration and Coordination in a Changing Public Health World. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): Cynthia Morrison; Janna Bardi, MPH; Pama Joyner, PhD. Type: Video Conference. Level: Intermediate. Length: 61 minutes.

Annotation: In 2011 the Washington State Department of Health Office of Healthy Communities integrated MCH and Chronic Disease Prevention funded work. Through a streamlined organizational structure, merging two offices into one, 14 state plans were collapsed into one comprehensive plan. This training reviews key steps in integrating MCH programs and activities with chronic disease prevention programs and activities that resulted in the Washington State Plan for Healthy Communities. The workshop covers lessons learned and results to date.

Public Health Learning Modules. Year Developed: 2014. Source: Association for Prevention Teaching and Research. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Modules. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: Self-Paced.

Annotation: Public Health Learning Modules are a teaching tool to advance knowledge of policy initiatives, existing and emerging research, and transformative models. They contain video lectures, slide presentations, student assessments, in-class activities and resources. The following 15 modules follow the framework of Healthy People 2020, the science-based 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans: Module 1--Advancing Healthy People 2020: Learning and Practice Module 2--The Legal Infrastructure of Public Health Module 3--Social Determinants of Health: a Lens for Public Health Module 4--Emergencies: Prevention, Preparedness, Response and Recovery Module 5--Tobacco Use: Prevention, Cessation and Policy Module 6--Substance Use: Addressing Addiction and Emerging Issues Module 7--Mental Health: A Systems Approach Module 8--Access to Health Services: Multiple Perspectives Module 9--Healthcare Associated Infections Across the Spectrum of Care Module 10--Health Information Technology: Using Data to Inform Practice Module 11--Food: Obesity, Access and Ongoing Issues Module 12--Injury Prevention: Targeting Teen Driving Module 13--Using Policy and Best Practices in Maternal, Infant and Child Health: Maternity Care Coalition Module 14--Using Best Practices to Provide Health Services to the LGBT Population: The Mazzoni Center Module 15--Oral Health Across the Lifespan Module 16--Public Health Infrastructure in the United States: An Integrated System Module 17--Environmental Health: Issues and Impact Last Module--Bringing it All Together: Healthy People 2020 in the Classroom and Beyond

Learning Objectives: Module 1--Advancing Health People 2020: Learning and Practice • Introduce the Healthy People 2020 Learning Modules project. • Define the overarching goals of the Healthy People 2020 initiative. • Describe the available data to track progress related to Healthy People objectives. • Explain the modules format and how Healthy People can more effectively be integrated into public health education. Module 2--The Legal Infrastructure of Public Health • Understand the importance of law in the Public Health infrastructure. • Integrate law and Public Health systems research and practice. • Recognize infrastructural Public Health law at work. Module 3--Social Determinants of Health: a Lens for Public Health • Understand the overarching framework of the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) and how they are woven throughout all of the topic areas of Healthy People 2020. • Identify the five domains of SDOH within Healthy People 2020. • Explore the impact of SDOH on population health through practical application. Module 4--Emergencies: Prevention, Preparedness, Response and Recovery • Describe the history of emergencies and their influence on prevention activities. • Evaluate methods for preparing for emergencies at the individual, community, and governmental levels. • Describe the process for emergency response for different scales/types of emergencies citing specific examples. • Assess the emergency recovery process and the challenges therein for different types of emergencies. Module 5--Tobacco Use: Prevention, Cessation and Policy • Improve knowledge of policy and program applications to influence tobacco screening and cessation assessment, advice, and counseling in health care settings involving traditional and emerging tobacco products. • Increase knowledge and policy applications to improve indoor (and outdoor) smoke-free laws in a variety of settings. • Expand knowledge and applications for the development of increasing federal, state, and local taxes on tobacco products to reduce tobacco consumption. Module 6--Substance Use: Addressing Addiction and Emerging Issues • Increase knowledge of prevalence, challenges and opportunities for addressing current substance abuse problems through policy and preventive programs. • Improve knowledge of the prevalence, issues, challenges and opportunities for reducing the prevalence of underage drinking and driving in the US through current policies and preventive programs. •Improve knowledge of the prevalence, challenges and opportunities for reducing prescription drug abuse through current policies and preventive programs. Module 7--Mental Health: A Systems Approach Coming Soon... Module 8--Access to Health Services: Multiple Perspectives • Understand how access to care is defined. • Describe barriers to access. • Identify and describe the components of the safety net. Module 9--Healthcare Associated Infections Across the Spectrum of Care • Understand the burden and nature of healthcare-associated infections across the spectrum of care. • Discuss prevention strategies that are effective across the spectrum of care. • Review the epidemiology associated with the most common hospital-associated infections. • Examine the causes of healthcare-associated infections in long-term care facilities. • Identify the risk for healthcare-associated infections in ambulatory care settings. Module 10--Health Information Technology: Using Data to Inform Practice • Introduce the topic of Health Information Technology. • Review the primary uses of Health Information Technology in practice. • Describe the use of Health Information Technology as it impacts population health. Module 11--Food: Obesity, Access and Ongoing Issues • Understand connections between the built environment and health. • Review current recommendations, practices and progress in the field working to provide access to affordable nutritious food. • Examine current research on food access strategies and health promotion. • Describe the process of engaging stakeholders and stimulate policy change. Module 12--Injury Prevention: Targeting Teen Driving • Introduce the topic of injury prevention, focusing on teen driving crashes. • Discuss data sources to evaluate the magnitude of the issue and success of interventions. • Explain existing policy interventions. • Describe the specific example of New Jersey’s teen driver policy. Module 13--Using Policy and Best Practices in Maternal, Infant and Child Health: Maternity Care Coalition • Describe the utility of a multi-faceted approach to address maternal, infant and child health issues. • Identify policy approaches to public health issues being addressed by • Community Based Organizations. • Describe the components of a multi-tiered breastfeeding promotion initiative. Module 14--Using Best Practices to Provide Health Services to the LGBT Popualtion: The Mazzoni Center • Describe cultural competence as it relates to LGBT health services. • Identify key policy issues in the LGBT population. • Describe the components of culturally competent LGBT services. Module 15--Bringing it All Together: Healthy People 2020 in the Classroom and Beyond • Describe the various ways public health officials use Healthy People 2020 in the municipal public health system. • Identify at least two opportunities to demonstrate knowledge and use of Healthy People 2020 in ongoing and future work.

Continuing Education: Each module has continuing education credits; the courses expire 12/1/2017

Women's Integrated Systems for Health (WISH) Online Training Series. Year Developed: 2012. Source: North Carolina Institute for Public Health. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: The Women's Integrated Systems for Health (WISH) Online Training Series focuses on key components of an integrated approach to promoting the health of women during late adolescence and throughout the child-bearing years. This training series arose from the need for practice-based tools that advance multi-disciplinary partnership, community engagement and using evidence-based approaches grounded in proven theoretical models. The series consists of the following 6 Modules: • Introduction to an Integrated Approach • Defining the Challenge • Principles and Frameworks Guiding the Integrated Approach • Developing Evidence-Based Programs • Building and Supporting Partnerships and Community Engagement • Bringing it All Together - An Integrated Approach

Learning Objectives: Module 1--Introduction to an Integrated Approach • Define the target audience for the WISH Orientation Training Series. • Discuss the rationale for an integrated approach to women's health and wellness. • List examples of national trends towards integrated, outcome-oriented approaches. • Describe the frameworks that serve as guides to a comprehensive approach to promoting women's health. Module 2--Defining the Challenge • Describe epidemiologic data for women of childbearing age related to mental health, substance abuse, violence and injury, and chronic disease. • Discuss the inter-relationship of these issues as they impact women’s health. Module 3--Principles and Frameworks Guiding the Integrated Approach • Describe how health behaviors result from a complex interaction of factors-biological, cultural, economic and political. • Describe three frameworks that serve as guides for designing and implementing a comprehensive approach to women’s wellness. • Describe how a public health framework may be applied to optimize mental health strategies to improve the health of individuals and populations. Module 4--Developing Evidence-Based Programs • Define evidence-based practices and policies and potential impact on public health programs. • Define levels of evidence. • Describe two sources of evidence-based programs. • Describe the role of policy in improving integration of care Identify mechanisms for monitoring and evaluating programs and policies. Module 5--Building and Supporting Partnerships and Community Engagement • Recognize the importance of building partnerships and supporting community engagement to integrate care for women’s wellness. • Outline the basic guidelines and steps for developing partnerships and engaging the community. • Describe the Collective Impact Approach and its key concepts. Module 6--Bringing it All Together - An Integrated Approach • Describe how various components such as evidence-based practice, a public health approach and partnership come together to form an integrated approach to women’s health issues. • Cite 3 examples of how an integrated approach made an impact in real life situations. • Identify 3 specific actions which can be taken to apply some of what has been learned in this training series.

Special Instructions: To access this course, you first need to create an account.

Using the Evidence-Based Public Health Framework to Move Policy Forward . Year Developed: 2011. Source: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. Presenter(s): Dr. Ross Brownson. Type: Webcast. Level: Introductory. Length: 20-25 minutes.

Annotation: In this training, Dr. Borwnson presents the seven-stage evidence-based public health (EBPH) framework and how it can inform evidence-based policies. Dr. Brownson is a Professor of Epidemiology at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Brownson is the author of six books and over 280 peer-reviewed articles. His books include Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Control, Applied Epidemiology, Handbook of Obesity Prevention, Communicating Public Health Information Effectively: A Guide for Practitioners, and Evidence-Based Public Health. yyy

Learning Objectives: • Understand how the seven-stage EBPH framework can inform evidence-based policies. • Learn how to enhance evidence based public health through the EBPH framework.

Special Instructions: This course provider requires additional registration and/or a fee outside of TRAIN. Click on the 'Go to Step 2 of Registration' button to add this course to 'My Learning' and proceed to the course provider's website.

The U.S. Congress and Health Policy. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Presenter(s): Sheila Burke, RN, MPA. Type: Video Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 13 minutes. List of all archived webinars as of 09/13, when website was closed.

Annotation: This webinar gives an overview of Congress’s role in health policy. Ms. Burke starts by identifying health care priorities for the President and Congress according to a national poll, examples of Congressional legislation, and describes the 112th Congress, both the House and Senate’s structure and differences between them. Next, she presents various committees Congress has created around health issues and how funding and legislation pass. Lastly, the lecturer gives tips of how to influence policy change as a health professional.

Special Instructions: kaiserEDU.org website was closed in September 2013. Tutorials are no longer updated but due to demand by professors who are still using the tutorials in class assignments, the Kaiser Family Foundation has made them available for download on archive site.

The Constitutional and Legal Basis for Public Health Actions. Year Developed: 2011. Source: University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Anne Barry, MPH. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: A basic understanding of public health law is essential to the practice of public health across our nation. States and local units of government have unique authority to maintain and protect the health of the people who live within their jurisdictions. However to exercise these powers, we must understand them and use them within the boundaries of the constitution and legal authority. This course will provide some very basic tools to develop a greater appreciation and understanding of the authority we have to protect the public health while maintaining the appropriate respect for individual rights that must be balanced in any of our actions.

Learning Objectives: • Have a basic understanding of the constitutional and regulatory powers in public health and how these powers are applied in public health situations and activities. • Be able to critically analyze various public health situations and activities by balancing the rights of individuals with the legal powers and duties to assure optimum population health.

Special Instructions: To access this course, you first need to create an account

Continuing Education: 1 Certification; 0.1 CEU/CE; 1 Contact Hours

Maternal and Child Health "System" Organization: Maternal and Child Health Policy Context. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Holly Grason, MA. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory. Length: 47 minutes. Audio version

Annotation: In this presentation, Holly Grason explains the organizational and funding structure for Maternal and Child Health (MCH) system. Ms. Grason begins with an overview of the basic characteristics of the US Health Care System, including the private/public coverage mix. She goes on to highlight the organization of the MCH “System” and its influence on health care and health services. A PDF of the presentation slides is available at http://courseplus.jhu.edu/breezeContent/oncampus/MCHL/LectureAA/secA/MCH-secAAa-Grason_6.pdf.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the "organization" of public programming for maternal and child health (MCH) populations. • Discuss major historical forces shaping MCH. • Discuss the array and sequence of MCH-related legislation.

Special Instructions: This link downloads an Adobe Presenter file that you can play locally on your computer.

Maternal and Child Health "System" Organization: Ideas, People, Events/Context, and Fundamental Questions. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Holly Grason, MA. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory. Length: 47 minutes. Audio version

Annotation: In this presentation, Holly Grason explains the organizational and funding structure for Maternal and Child Health (MCH) system. Ms. Grason begins with an overview of the basic characteristics of the US Health Care System, including the private/public coverage mix. She goes on to highlight the organization of the MCH “System” and its influence on health care and health services. A PDF of the presentation slides is available at http://courseplus.jhu.edu/breezeContent/oncampus/MCHL/LectureAA/secB/MCH-secAAb-Grason_6.pdf.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the "organization" of public programming for maternal and child health (MCH) populations. • Discuss major historical forces shaping MCH. • Discuss the array and sequence of MCH-related legislation.

Special Instructions: This link downloads an Adobe Presenter file that you can play locally on your computer.

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