This list of highlighted trainings focus on taking action against climate change in Oregon, strategies for implementing age-appropriate nutrition and physical education programs, stock albuterol administration, and public health policy and practice in the midst of a changing political environment.
Climate Action in Oregon: New Resilience Plan for the Public Health System
Join the University of Washington on April 18, 2017, noon to 1:00 p.m. PT for the latest session of the Hot Topics series. Emily York, MPH, of Oregon Health Authority will present the state’s new climate resilience plan. She will be discussing recommendations for climate change strategies that emerged from a statewide stakeholder engagement process.
Strategies for Implementing Public Health Nutrition and Physical Activity Programs through the Life Span
This self-paced training series includes five training courses that describe strategies and tools for implementing public health-oriented nutrition and physical activity programs at various stages in the life cycle. Included in this suite of courses are the following trainings: Best practices in nutrition programs for infants; Childhood obesity programs: Comparative effectiveness of interventions; Adolescent obesity prevention in the US; Strategies for implementing public health nutrition and physical activity programs for adults; and Hawaii elderly evidence based health promotion programs.
Stock Albuterol Inhaler Training for School Personnel
Log in to learn with TRAIN for this e-learning course on the stock albuterol inhaler program. The training was developed to assist in teaching school staff about asthma and administration of the stock albuterol inhaler and provides mandatory training for school personnel designated to administer the stock albuterol inhaler. Recognizing and intervening in a respiratory distress event, and the basic pathophysiology of asthma and identify potential asthma triggers will also be discussed.
Public Health in a Time of Change: Charting the Course for Health Policy, Population Health, and Evidence-Based Prevention
Region 4 brings us a recorded webinar that focuses on the efforts to strengthen and adapt public health to address the current health needs of the population at a moment of change and uncertainty. The speaker, John Auerbach, MBA, shares his experiences and observations as a leader at the local, state and federal levels including the CDC. He describes the work of the agency he now oversees, the Trust for America’s Health, as it charts a course in the current health policy debates in Washington and around the nation.