Training Highlights: Leadership Skills, STI Testing, and Population Health

10-24-16This installment of our PHLN Training Highlights series brings us a live skill-building session for leadership, latest findings and implications in the field of STI/HIV testing, and a “Population Health 101” introduction class.

Guiding and Leading Health Professionals: Skills Useful for Leadership and Re-Organization

From: Region IX Local Performance Site 

Join us on Friday, November 18th at 4:00-5:30 PM Central with the Hawaii Public Health Training Hui for a live webinar describing the process of reorganizing major educational and research programs to increase efficiencies and leverage resources. By the end of the webinar, participants will also be able to explain the importance of transparency, inclusion, and systems thinking in managing organizational change, and discuss how to leaders balance local context and national accreditation standards.

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Developments in Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing and Implications for Practice

From: Region III Mid-Atlantic Regional Public Health Training Center

This on demand webinar highlights the latest developments in sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and implications for practice in different settings. Using a case-based approach, participants will explore challenges in STI testing methods. Learning objectives include the following: Discuss current options available for point of care in STI/HIV testing; Identify pros and cons to new syphilis rapid tests and the reverse syphilis testing algorithm; and Discuss the importance of extra-genital STI testing.

The webinar is co-sponsored by the Center for STI Prevention, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; the STD/HIV Prevention Training Center at Johns Hopkins University; MedChi, the State Medical Society; and the Center for a Healthy Maryland.

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An Overview of Population Health

From: Region VIII Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center

What is “population health” and what does it mean for changes in the health care system?  This engaging module provides an introduction to the concept of population health. In this 19-minute video, learners will follow a patient and view the evolution of his care through the changing health care model.

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