Trainings

The Nevada Public Health Training Center and the University of Nevada School of Medicine present the Nevada Public Health ECHO Series.  Auburn Harrison, M.A., Executive Director, Communities In Schools of Western Nevada.  
Gain insight on factors influencing childhood overweight and obesity, and develop an awareness of weight bias in the healthcare setting.  Gain skills to address youth overweight and obesity in the healthcare setting, including promoting healthy eating and physical activity.  Includes resources to help providers address healthy eating and physical activity among youth and their families.
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Asthma is life-threatening when students do not have the tools to manage symptoms effectively. The stock albuterol inhaler program provides an albuterol inhaler to be kept in the school health office (e.g., stock albuterol) in the event that a student is experiencing respiratory distress and does not have access to their own rescue inhaler. This e-learning course provides mandatory training for school personnel designated to administer the stock albuterol inhaler.
This training provides an overview of planning and developing a program evaluation and includes a virtual role play, where you will have a chance to apply the knowledge and skills learned.  
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Postpartum weight retention can contribute to lifelong development of obesity and increasing cycles of obesity and diabetes in mothers and children.  This course will review background information on BMI classifications, the prevalence of obesity in women, health consequences of postpartum weight retention, and components of effective community based postpartum weight loss programs.
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This webinar reviews communication and group dynamic issues that can impact the working relationship within health care teams. Participants will learn tools and resources to help improve communication and group interactions to help support successful health care teams.
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A Fad Diet Screening Tool is presented to help you learn more about identifying and responding to people who may be following unhealthy "fad diets." 
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This archived webinar was designed as an inter-professional training for all healthcare providers. Nurses, pharmacists, and doctors, both in practice and in training, as well as PA’s, MA's, front desk staff, receptionists, and other staff can benefit from learning about improving cultural competency skills and practices though identifying and removing potential roadblocks to care experienced by patients from different population groups. This webinar focuses on the Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) standards of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH), health disparities, and a skills-based approach to culturally competent care: the ASCN model (Ask, Share, Compare and Negotiate).
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Health literacy is an important capacity to process health information in order to make appropriate health decisions. Health literacy is now a critical evidence-based intervention needed by everyone who must interface with health care system to obtain care, services, and treatment. Health literacy in Hawai‘i is evolving process of converging inter-related factors and skills. 
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Strategies for continuous quality improvement (CQI) have been tested and refined within the Queens Medical Center system. Queens is one of the leading facilities in creating the best environment in which workers strive to constantly improve the quality of care. Well-designed and developed tools serve to best guide the quality improvement process. 
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Never has the time been so critical to focus more on how to turn research into public health promotion and practice. It is time to clarify what the research data is telling us and how does that translate into what we need to do in public health. Recently at CDC’s Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, CDC required that presentations had to highlight how research informed or impacted public health practice. To solve our nation’s and world’s problems, we need research to be well linked and translated into practice. 
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Professional ethics can be a code of principles and well as represent how healthcare professionals handle their conduct with best standards and informed decisions. Professional ethics can be viewed as the best benefit for both the client and for those in the profession. When conduct done well, it allow the highest public’s trust in the profession and encourage the clients to seek their professional services.
The purpose of this online short course is to provide students with a brief history of dental health for children, to address key issues in dental health for the maternal and child health population, and to connect MCH public health professionals with available disease preventive services.
This series provides introductory information for public health professionals looking to improve community access to affordable and culturally-appropriate foods, outlining assessment and policy development tools, and suggestions for local food procurement and evaluation.
A series of 4 recorded webinars to discuss successful nutrition programs for Native American and Pacific Islander communities.
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Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) or domestic violence is extremely common affecting women, and sometimes men, of all ages, ethnicities and sexual preferences. IPV can have physical, mental and emotional short and long term consequences. Effective screening and assessment is key in identifying the abuse and supporting the victim to access resources to interrupt the cycle of violence. This course provides a toolkit with detailed information for public health providers to become more knowledgeable in screening, documentation and management practices and patient resources for domestic abuse. The toolkit was developed using California Health and Safety codes and reporting laws and can be revised to reflect the codes and laws of a given state. 
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This training discusses the use of Mobile Health Apps to enhance nutrition intervention.  The training will lead you through best practices to use when introducing health apps to clients and presents a screening tool that can be used to gauge the usefulness of various Health Apps for your clients.  During part two of this training you will participate in a simulated role play experience introducing a Health App to your client.
Environmental factors and federal policies have had a large impact on the health and cultural identity of our Indigenous populations.  With increasing rates of diabetes, obesity, and cancer in Native American communities, strengthening Native food systems offers an opportunity to improve Native economies, health, and culture. This course is meant to give an overview of how health departments and public health workers can help strengthen Native food sovereignty, for the purpose of improving Native health and revitalizing Native cultures.  
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Prioritization and time management are critical skills for success.  Managing your time means that you spend time on your priorities, and that you do not waste time on non-priorities.  This training presents time management and prioritization techniques to improve the work activities of local health departments.
Learn essential skills for improving indigenous public health systems through 3 in-person workshops on policy development, program planning and evaluation, and budgeting.
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This training consists of a presentation given by Karla D. Wagner, Ph.D, assistant professor at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Community Health Sciences. After the presentation you will be asked to complete a role play exercise where you provide information based on the material covered in the presentation.
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This training consists of a presentation given by Katie Stout, MBA, Executive Director of the Center for Hope of the Sierras in Reno, NV. After the presentation you will be asked to complete a role play exercise where you provide information based on the material covered in the presentation.  
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Arizona State Office of Rural Health Webinar series A webinar series focused on providing technical assistance to rural stakeholders to disseminate research findings, policy updates, best-practices and other rural health issues to statewide rural partners and stakeholders throughout the state.  
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Talk and Discussion with Andy Imparato, Executive Director of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities and nationally known disability policy leader.

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