Transition from Management to Leadership
This course is intended to give the participant an overview of the characteristics and skill sets for both managers and leaders. It is intended to help the participants reflect on their own career and how they view themselves and to reflect on where they are in their professional development. It is meant to broaden the view of what both managers and leaders do and how they think. Learn More
Social Media: The Blurring of Professional Boundaries
Social media has become a great way to connect with people, but in the healthcare profession, social networking can often blur the ethical lines in a patient-provider relationship. Postings on Facebook and similar sites have cost some healthcare professionals their jobs and some others have even lost their license to practice. Program faculty will explore the issues which make social media a potential liability for healthcare providers and discuss ways to teach professionals how to avoid the misuse of this new media. NOTE: This course was originally delivered as a satellite broadcast. CEUs: Nursing 1.5 hours, $10 fee to receive CE certificate via email. Learn More
Introduction to Program Monitoring and Evaluation in Maternal and Child Health: Session Three Process Evaluation
This session discusses the importance of process evaluation in understanding the context of program implementation. This session will introduce the Family Nurse Partnership program to illustrate process evaluation findings. Students will get to formulate process evaluation questions and indicators for the Child Wellness Program. NOTE: This session is part three of a six-course series. Learn More
Introduction to Program Monitoring and Evaluation in Maternal and Child Health: Session Four Outcome Evaluation
This session discusses the importance of outcome evaluation in establishing a causal link between an intervention and observed results. The first part of this session will focus on identifying proper outcome measures; the second part will focus on the different types of evaluation designs. Students will get to formulate outcome evaluation questions and identify an evaluation design for the Child Wellness Program. NOTE: This session is part four of a six-course series. Learn More
Public Health Action Minute Videos
Public Health Action Minutes are video clips describing ways to make changes in your habits and routines so you can start living a healthier lifestyle. Each video will give you simple tips to help you jump start your health habits.
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The South Central Public Health Training Center is one of 38 Public Health Training Centers across the nation funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant UB6HP20201 to provide fundamental training to the public health workforce. Visit the National PHTC Network Distance Education Center, a searchable database of distance-accessible trainings offered by the PHTCs, for additional training opportunities.