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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

Public Health Essentials in Action Online. Year Developed: 2014. Source: Arizona Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: Self-paced. TRAIN listing

Annotation: This multimedia training provides a dynamic look at fundamental aspects of public health from unique points of view of members of the workforce and of community members as well. Learners will gain a grounded understanding of the Three Core Public Health Functions and the Ten Essential Public Health Services. Alternate title in TRAIN: Public Health Essentials Online.

Learning Objectives: • Describe and define public health. • Identify the role your work plays in public health. • Define three social determinants of health. • Recognize the three Public Health Core Functions. • Relate examples of each of the Ten Essential Public Health Services. • Discuss the role individuals and teams in the workplace play in good health outcomes for the community.

MCH 3.0 Virtual Town Hall. Year Developed: 2014. Source: Maternal and Child Health Training Program, Division of MCH Workforce Development. Presenter(s): Michael C. Lu, MD, MPH. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory. Length: n.a..

Annotation: In this informational video, Dr. Lu explains how the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau has been working in partnership with the leadership in State Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) programs, national MCH leaders, and other stakeholders to develop and refine a new vision (titled MCH 3.0) for transforming the MCH Block Grant to better meet current and future challenges facing the Nation’s mothers and children, including children with special health care needs. Dr. Lu explains how MCHB has used a three-proged approach to begin this process and discusses the evolution of MCH 3.0.

Learning Objectives: • Provide and overview of MCH 3.0. • Outline new directions for the MCH Block Grant Program including Discretionary Grant Programs.

The Story of the Children's Bureau, The Early Years: 1912 - 1937. Year Developed: 2012. Source: Children's Bureau Centennial. Presenter(s): Pam Day. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 65 minutes.

Annotation: In this 65-minute presentation, Pam Day describes the early history of the Federal Children’s Bureau. She begins by explaining the Post-Industrial Revolution context and the high rates of infant mortality, infectious disease, and child labor. She then discusses Progressivism and women’s increased involvement in activism that led to the creation of the Children’s Bureau in 1912. Next, she explains the Children’s Bureau’s early achievements including the reduction of child mortality rates, child welfare, enforcing child labor laws, as well as how the Children’s Bureau evolved with the passing of the Social Security Act. The presentation concludes with the Children’s Bureau in 1937.

Special Instructions: To access the presentation, click “See More” under the “Historical Webinar Series: April 2012-March 2013” description. Under “The Story of the Children’s Bureau, The Early Years: 1912-1937” click on the “View Webinar” to begin the presentation. [Note: Need Windows Media Player to watch].

The Story of the Children's Bureau, America in Wartime: 1938-1960. Year Developed: 2012. Source: Children’s Bureau Centennial. Presenter(s): Carl Rochelle; Pam Day. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 50 minutes.

Annotation: In this 50-minute presentation, Carl Rochelle and Pam Day describe the evolution of the Children’s Bureau from World War II to 1960. The presentation begins by describing the condition of the United States during the war and the role of the Children’s Bureau during this time. It talks about the White House Conferences on Children, the Industrial Recovery Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title V, and the establishment of the Emergency Maternal and Child Infant Care Program to provide medical care for military families. It was also during this time that the Children’s Bureau began to expand its focus outside of the US. It became involved in evacuating children from warzones and refugee camps in Europe by providing both temporary foster homes in the US as well as easing immigration restrictions for children and adolescents who were survivors of concentration camps and/or had lost their homes and families due to the war. The presentation concludes with the bureau’s activities in 1960.

Special Instructions: To access the presentation, click “See More” under the “Historical Webinar Series: April 2012-March 2013” description. Under “The Story of the Children’s Bureau, America in Wartime: 1938-1960” click on the “View Webinar” to begin the presentation. [Note: Need Windows Media Player to watch].

Title V MCH Programs. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Holly Grason, MA. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory. Length: 52 minutes. Audio version

Annotation: This lecture examines the Title V Maternal and Child Health Program with a review of the historical evolution of Title V, beginning with the establishment of the Children’s Bureau in 1912. The lecturer goes on to discuss how the Title V program works, including its basic structure and funding process through the federal government and the state match requirement. Finally, she emphasizes how states vary in how they address the purpose of Title V, how they utilize funding sources, and what activities they focus on providing. A reference website with additional information for further education is included in the presentation. A PDF of the presentation slides is available at http://courseplus.jhu.edu/breezeContent/oncampus/MCHL/LectureDD/secA/MCH-secDDa-Grason_6.pdf.

Learning Objectives: • Review evolution of Title V of the Social Security Act. • Discuss how Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) programs work-federal and state components.

Maternal and Child Health Welfare Programming in the U.S.: Past and Present. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Holly Grason, MA. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory. Length: 40 minutes. Audio version

Annotation: During this lecture, Holly Grason describes welfare programs in the U.S. She begins with a discussion of the instruments for providing public welfare benefits, and the history of the welfare benefit evolution in the U.S. She then highlights the introduction of the TANF in the 1990s and covers the key features of the act. A PDF of the slides is available at http://courseplus.jhu.edu/breezeContent/oncampus/MCHL/LectureCC/secA/MCH-secCC-Grason_6.pdf.

Learning Objectives: • Provide a broad perspective on the meanings and vehicles of welfare. • Consider historical contexts. • Describe current formulation of a block grant for welfare.

Maternal and Child Health Title V Programs: How the Title V MCH Program Works Today. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Holly Grason, MA. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory. Length: 52 minutes. Audio version

Annotation: This lecture examines the Title V Maternal and Child Health Program with a review of the historical evolution of Title V, beginning with the establishment of the Children’s Bureau in 1912. The lecturer goes on to discuss how the Title V program works, including its basic structure and funding process through the federal government and the state match requirement. Finally, she emphasizes how states vary in how they address the purpose of Title V, how they utilize funding sources, and what activities they focus on providing. A reference website with additional information for further education is included in the presentation. A PDF of the presentation is available at http://courseplus.jhu.edu/breezeContent/oncampus/MCHL/LectureDD/secB/MCH-secDDb-Grason_6.pdf.

Learning Objectives: • Review evolution of Title V of the Social Security Act. • Discuss how Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) programs work-federal and state components.

Life Course Nutrition: Maternal and Child Health Strategies in Public Health. Year Developed: 2011. Source: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. Presenter(s): Donna B. Johnson, PhD, RD, Elizabeth Adams, PhD, RD, Marion Taylor Baer, PhD, RD, Leslie Cunningham-Sabo, PhD, RD, Dena Herman, PhD, MPH, RD. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 75 minutes.

Annotation: This online module, based on a life course framework, is designed to help public health leaders describe the role of maternal and child nutrition in population health and identify actions they can take to create equitable access to healthy foods and food environments. There are three parts to the module: 1) Why Nutrition Matters, 2) The Life Course Framework, and 3) Applying the Life Course Framework. Each of these parts contains several expansive subtopics, a summary, and a “knowledge check” exercise. An additional, cumulative quiz is provided at the end of the module. A glossary and list of resources is also provided.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the role of maternal and child health (MCH) nutrition in the lifelong health of the population. • Access resources for assessment, assurance, and policy development for MCH nutrition. • Identify ways to integrate MCH nutrition within state and local public health agencies. • Apply the principles of the life course framework for population-based public health actions and initiatives.

Special Instructions: Registration to PH LearnLink is required. Click on the “Trainings” link and then the “Courses” link. Scroll down to “Life Course Nutrition: Maternal and Child Health Strategies in Public Health” and click on the title to begin.

Continuing Education: 1.2 hours

Maternal and Child Health Title V Programs. Year Developed: 2010. Source: University of South Florida College of Public Health. Presenter(s): Donna Petersen, MHS, ScD. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: 45 minutes.

Annotation: In this presentation Dr. Petersen describes the history and origins of the Title V MCH Program. She begins by reviewing the social and political issues of the early 1900s, including high maternal mortality, and infectious disease rates, as well as high child labor rates. She then discusses the social reformers, and the formation of the Children’s Bureau in 1912. Next, she explains how Title V was included in the Social Security Act of 1935 and how the original mission and scope of the program has not changed. Finally, she describes some of the newer principles of Title V, such as an emphasis on the life course perspective and a focus on increasing infrastructure building in state programs. She concludes her presentation with a reminder of the value of creating partnerships in order to improve and enhance the work of maternal and child health professionals.

Special Instructions: Need Windows Media Player to watch; not accessible on Apple computers.

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