Training Highlights: The Zika Challenge, Evidence-Based Public Health, and Substance Use Management

Training Highlights 6-15-16This week’s installment of our PHLN Training Highlights series includes a recording of a successful, informative webinar about Zika virus outbreak management as well as an online training series exploring the concept of evidence-based public health, and an upcoming webinar about clinician consultation services for substance use management.

Protecting the Public from Mosquito-borne Illnesses: The Zika Challenge

From Region IV Public Health Training Center

On March 25, 2016, Beth P. Bell, MD, MPH, Director of CDC’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases discussed the latest research findings about the current Zika outbreak and provided an overview of how health officials and health care providers can protect the public’s health from Zika virus infection. More »

Evidence-Based Public Health: An Online Training Series

From Region VIII Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center

During June 21 – July 28, the Northwest and Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Centers invites public health professionals from around the country to participate in an online training series covering such core concepts as defining public health issues; conducting community assessments; prioritizing options; and, evaluating program and policy impacts. This opportunity offers two learning options—blended and self-study. More »

Real-Time Clinician Consultation Services for Substance Use Management

From Region IX Western Region Public Health Training Center

Join us on June 30 at 5:00 PT for a webinar intended to raise awareness about the Substance Use Warmline, a free and confidential consultation telephone service for primary care clinicians. Based at the HRSA-funded Clinician Consultation Center (CCC) at San Francisco General Hospital, this service provides real-time access to expert clinical consultation when the opportunities for intervention and patient education are greatest. Participants will learn about the Warmline and how real cases have been resolved by the CCC’s multi-disciplinary team of expert physicians, clinical pharmacists, and nurses. Approved for 1.0 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hours. More »

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