lunes, 11 de agosto de 2014

CDC - CDC Learning Connection

CDC - CDC Learning Connection

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Spotlight on CDC TRAIN: Celebrating 3 Years of Excellence


Three years ago the CDC Learning Connection(CDC LC) launched CDC TRAIN. Learners across public health and health care gained access to thousands of free courses related to public health. In the past year, more than 20,000 new learners joined CDC TRAIN; 91,319 are now registered. CDC TRAIN offers more than 6,300 courses, many offering free continuing education. A user star rating tool allows you to see what your peers think about courses. A dashboard feature helps you organize all your learning activities, making it easier than ever to stay on top of your professional development. CDC TRAIN also e-mails you when a new course meets your saved search criteria. Interested in what courses others are taking? The three courses with the most registrations in the past year are listed below.
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Public Health Image Library (PHIL)


Public Health Image Library (PHIL)
Much of the important information in public health messages is communicated through images rather than text. A CDC working group created PHIL as an organized, universal electronic gateway to CDC's pictures. PHIL images are available at no cost to public health and healthcare professionals, the media, laboratory scientists, educators, students, and the public. Images are used for reference, teaching, presentations, and public health messages. Content is organized by people, places, and science. Single images, image sets, and multimedia files are available. Access PHIL and use the pictures in your public health training products.

The Dengue Clinical Case Management (DCCM) Course

Dengue Clinical Case Management (DCCM) Course
The DCCM course provides physicians and other health care professionals with information needed to recognize dengue cases early in the clinical course, assess patients appropriately, and provide timely treatment. The course is based on in-person training offered to physicians in Puerto Rico since 2009. The latest scientific findings incorporated into the course enable physicians around the world to improve the diagnosis and management of dengue patients. Since its launch in March 2014, more than 90 learners have taken the course and 40 physicians have earned continuing medical education. Take the course and get free continuing education!

Free Webinar: Using Peer Assessment and Root Cause Analysis to Assess and Improve Health System Emergency Response

August 12, 2014
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT
The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH), in cooperation with CDC Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response and the Harvard University School of Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (PERLC), will host a webinar about the challenges associated with addressing public health emergencies and how root cause analysis can improve organizational learning and response to these emergencies.  Speakers include:
Dr. Michael Stoto
Evaluation Core Director, Harvard School of Public Health Center for Public Health Preparedness
Rachel Piltch-LoebResearch Assistant, Georgetown University Department of Health Systems Administration
Learn more about this free opportunity and register to participate.

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