Training Highlights: Culture of Health, Transgender Health, E-cigarettes, and Legionella

This installment of our PHLN Training Highlights offers a live webinar on promoting a Culture of Health, and archived sessions on the topics of Transgender health disparities, e-cigarettes, and Legionella.

Culture of Health: Framework for Improving Hawai’i’s Wellbeing

From: Region 9 LPS: University of Hawai’i, Manoa

On April 21 2017 4:00 p.m. MT, join us for a webinar about an integrated healthcare framework in the public health nursing branch at the Hawaii State Department of Health, promoted through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Culture of Health initiative. The Culture of Health encourages individuals to value self-health care and use best practices for wellbeing through a sense of place and integrated culture of community health. This webinar will help participants design ways that are being created to engage and support change to improve a culture of health.

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From: Region 2 Public Health Training Center (Columbia University)

Health Disparity in the Transgender Community

This archived webinar helps participants explore concepts of gender outside a binary while helping public health and health care professionals to identify key strategies for helping the Trans population. The webinar is intended to create understanding of the Trans community’s diverse needs in receiving health and wellness services.

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An Overview of E-cigarette Use, Product Perceptions, Communication and Policy

This archived seminar shares a broad overview of what we know about e-cigarettes, including types, safety profiles, trends in use, public perception (including reasons for use and discontinuation), e-cigarette information sources, health warnings, and an overview of policy issues, including proposed FDA regulation for e-cigarettes.

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Legionella: New Science, Insights, And Standards

From: Region 5 LPS: University of Michigan

This on-demand webcast features Special Pathogens Laboratory owner, Janet E. Stout, PhD, who contextualizes Legionnaires’ disease and the national guidelines for water systems released in 2015. The ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188-2015 Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems is intended to guide professionals involved in the creation and maintenance of human-occupied facilities, including but not limited to healthcare facilities.

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