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CPH Study Session Webinar: Biostatistics. Year Developed: 2017. Source: National Board of Public Health Examiners. Presenter(s): Lisa Sullivan, PhD. Type: Webcast. Level: Advanced. Length: 180 minutes. Slides

Annotation: This course presents a detailed overview of biostatistics, terminology and definitions, and practice questions. It includes how data can be displayed and hypothesis testing procedures.

Learning Objectives: • Summarize a sample selected from a population. • Make inferences about population parameters based on sample statistics.

Public Speaking: Ten Tips from GovLoop's Founder. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Steve Ressler. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: 30 minutes.

Annotation: Public speaking is an art and it does take practice. While you can’t wake up and assume you’re going to be an excellent public speaker, you can hone the skills to get closer to mastery. After all, being an effective presenter is a critical competency for everyone in an organization, not just leaders! The course comprises an overview, 6 lessons,2 interactive segments, and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • Train yourself to speak slowly and keep your remarks succinct. • Incorporate interaction and stories into your speaking opportunities. • Pay attention to the design of your slides and know your content cold.

Continuing Education: GovLoop is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

Data Presentation Techniques for the MCH Planning Cycle I. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; CityMatCH. Presenter(s): Kristin Rankin, PhD. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory. Length: 16 slides.

Annotation: This webinar for the 2015 Training Course in MCH Epidemiology describes when to use tables, charts and graphs; how to select content; design elements to make them easier to read; and integrating words, numbers, and images into the same charts.

Guidelines for Effective Presentations. Year Developed: 2012. Source: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Presenter(s): Heidi Hisey. Type: Video Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 15 minutes. List of all archived webinars as of 09/13, when website was closed.

Annotation: In this webinar, the presenter provides an overview on how to create a clear and effective presentation. She discusses how to use animation, best practices when presenting data and provides options for presenting a variety of information.

Learning Objectives: •Provide tips to make a clear and organized presentation. •Describe options for presenting a variety of information. •Learn guidelines for presenting data. •Learn how to effectively use animation.

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.

Five Basic Public Speaking Tips. Year Developed: 2012. Source: Toastmasters International. Presenter(s): Toastmasters International. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 5 minutes.

Annotation: This 5-minute video presents 5 tips for public speaking in a direct, general manner. While not specific to public health, these tips provide overall strategies.

Public Health: Telling the Story Using Data. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Brian Southwell. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: Students will learn how to use data for program planning and decision making and how to present data for various audiences. They will practice responding to communication opportunities through hypothetical scenario exercises.

Learning Objectives: • Assess the meaning and validity of supporting data/research. • Identify effective and ineffective graphic data charts/tables. • Use data as the basis for conveying messages to others.

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Continuing Education: 0.2 CEU

National Institutes of Health Plain Language Online Training. Year Developed: n.a.. Source: National Institutes of Health. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Interactive Modules. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: Self-paced.

Annotation: In order to communicate health and research messages clearly, the National Institutes of Health suggests using plain language for all documents, presentations, and electronic messages. Plain language is characterized by: • Common, everyday words except for necessary technical terms • Personal pronouns (“we” and “you”) • Active voice • Logical organization • An easy-to-read format, including bullets, tables and free use of whitespace. This Computer-Based Training (CBT) module was developed to introduce health professionals to the basics of plain language. Modules one through seven contain tales of medical history, some exercises, and a summary. The eighth module contains optional exercises for additional practice. A list of websites for use by participants to continue expanding professional writing skills is also provided.

Learning Objectives: • Learn to organize ideas. • Develop a clear writing style. • Learn the skills necessary to become a more effective communicator.

Continuing Education: Certificate of completion offered.

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