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Learning Opportunities: Youth Vaping, Improving Employee Orientation, Systems Thinking 101

Mark your calendars for these upcoming live learning opportunities. Region 9 and Region 2 have shared two live webinars for April and May. The Public Health Performance Improvement Network (phPIN) is hosting a live webinar in April.

 

 

From Region IX – Western Region Public Health Training Center

Communication strategies to prevent e-cig/vape use among youth

Live webinar April 17: Join Wayne Tormala, Chief of the Bureau of Tobacco & Chronic Disease at the Arizona Department of Health Services, in discussing communication strategies to prevent vaping among youth in Arizona.

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From the Public Health Performance Improvement Network

Using QI Principles to Build and Improve a New Employee Orientation Program

Live webinar April 22: Join the Public Health Performance Improvement Network (phPIN) in welcoming Beth Ransopher, RS, MEP, the Management Analyst II and Workforce Development Manager with Columbus Public Health’s Office of Workforce Development.

After the webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the steps Columbus Public Health’s Office of Workforce Development took to improve an existing new employee orientation program.
  2. Identify at least two staff roles that are involved in training new health department staff.
  3. Identify how the New Employee Orientation Program contributed to Columbus Public Health’s ongoing accreditation.

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From Region II – Region 2 Public Health Training Center

Systems Thinking for Public Health: An Introduction

Live webinar May 7: Join the Region 2 Public Health Training Center for their May Log-in2Learn live webinar. Participants will learn introductory systems thinking topics and tools from Jacqueline Merrill, PhD, MPH, RN, Professor of Nursing in Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

After the webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Define a system
  2. Explain why systems thinking is important for public health
  3. Describe 3 tools for systems thinking

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