This self-paced course prepares public health professionals to utilize health risk information related to food safety issues by increasing their general knowledge of the legal basis for food safety regulation. Learners will explore regulatory agencies and food safety laws that ensure the safety of our food and contemporary issues that shape food safety and quality control.
Data visualizations are a powerful tool for telling stories about public health, but how we create them can shape how we understand and address health issues. In this training, you'll learn how to apply a health equity lens to your data visualizations and ensure they accurately and respectfully represent the diverse populations described. We'll explore systematic approaches for creating visualizations that tell compelling stories and promote equity and inclusion in public health.
Uncertainty about laws and supported treatment strategies often leave patients experiencing Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) mistreated and under-treated. This course aims to clarify supported treatment methods used in Emergency Departments to support better health outcomes.
In Arizona, almost one third of the population is Latinx or Hispanic. Mental health and mental illness are often stigmatized topics for the Latinx/Hispanic communities, compounding the existing institutional and systemic barriers that already impede access to mental health services. This iteration of our Mental Health Mini-Talks will help identify factors that impact Latinx mental health and will address ways health professionals can support this population. This session will feature Denise Rodriguez, PhD, DBSM; Karina Duenas; Anna Carolina Ortiz, MPH; Francisco Moreno, MD.
Ethical dilemmas are persistent in all disciplines. Decision making processes can be very complex, often with conflicts and competing values and interests. In this training, examine ethics and ethical based approaches to decision making. Learn about using ethical frameworks to make decisions confidently and justify decisions with transparency. Explore ways to address ethical challenges respectfully in ways that build trust with all involved.
This course aims to expand foundational knowledge for using non-pharmacological approaches when caring for infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) and working with mothers with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) in hospital settings. It covers three topics relevant to working with infants with NAS and mothers with OUD: NAS and its long-term effects; trauma-informed approaches to care; and Medication-assisted recovery for mothers with OUD.
It is estimated that over 11 million undocumented immigrants live in the United States; over 2.5 million of those immigrants live in California, Arizona, or Nevada. Because many are involved in essential work but do not qualify for most state or federal relief, undocumented immigrants have largely been left to fend for themselves while facing increased economic and health risks.
This course will describe the health status of the undocumented population in the United States and discuss the need for Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) when planning and providing services. It will outline the Trauma-Informed Care model as a way to approach undocumented clients that are facing trauma.
Being healthy is about more than seeing a doctor or personal health behaviors. Access to clinical care actually accounts for only 10-20% of a person's overall health. The rest is shaped by external conditions - where they live and work, how much money they make, or their position in the community. Explore the social determinants of health and their impact on health outcomes in this short course.
This two-part pre-recorded racial equity training series focused on the substance use field includes:
The Opioid Response Network: Developing a Shared Language For Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (66 minutes)
Systemic Racism and Substance Use Disorder: Anti-Racist Strategies (72 minutes)
The self-pace workshops include a recording, slide deck, PDF fillable workbook, and transcript.
This two-part training series is approved for 2.0 American Academy of Family Physicians credits which expire on June 16, 2023. Completing each part is eligible for 1.0 credits.
The LGBTQ+ population faces disproportionate health risks. Stigma, discrimination, and a general lack of understanding of specific needs of the LGBTQ+ population reduces access to safe healthcare and services. Learn about health disparities faced by the LGBTQ+ population and the health consequences of ongoing stigma and discrimination. Familiarize yourself with current terms and practice using language appropriately to contribute to improving health equity for the LGBTQ+ population.
This self-paced course prepares public health professionals to identify interventions for advancing health equity through food system transformation. Learners will explore a variety of initiatives leading to food access and nutrition, stable employment, income supports, and community health. This overview of the drivers of inequalities within the food system helps to focus public health efforts where they are most needed.
This training will prepare you for your role as a new supervisor in the public health field. We'll start with tips to get you started in your first weeks on the job, then present ways to develop your supervisory skills over time. You will learn ways to build trust with your team and gain ideas for what to discuss during one-on-one meetings with staff. This training also presents a six part tool that can be used to help employees think about their performance or for your own performance. As your supervisory experience grows, this training will help you consider ways to be more influential in your role.
Motivational Interviewing is a communication technique that helps empower patients to make desired behavior changes to improve their health. Available literature demonstrates the use of motivational interviewing in patients with diabetes significantly enhances adherence to treatment recommendations and weight loss efforts. This training will get you familiar with the concept of motivational interviewing in the context of weight management.
This course introduces basic knowledge and skills useful in assisting and responding to victims of sexual violence. The course consists of six self-paced modules, which include reflection activities, videos, self-check questions, and a role-play scenario. A collection of comprehensive resources for further use are included.
Nutrition assessment is a useful and important tool to assess a person's food intake or to reveal patterns in food intake for a group or population. This training will review various nutrition assessment methods and present benefits and limitations for their use in different settings. This training will also present ways of using nutrition assessment in local programs.