• La entrevista motivacional es una técnica de comunicación que ayuda a empoderar a los pacientes para que realicen los cambios de comportamiento deseados para mejorar su salud. Los profesionales lo han utilizado de manera efectiva para guiar los cambios en muchos contextos diferentes, incluido el abandono del hábito de fumar y la pérdida de peso. La literatura disponible demuestra que el uso de entrevistas motivacionales en pacientes con diabetes mejora significativamente la adherencia a las recomendaciones de tratamiento y los esfuerzos para perder peso. Este curso lo familiarizará con el concepto de entrevista motivacional en el contexto del control de peso.
    Continuing Education Credits: CHES CECH, CPEU
    Online/In-person:
    Online (self-paced)
  • Este curso presenta conocimientos básicos y habilidades útiles para ayudar y responder a las víctimas de violencia sexual.  El curso consta de seis módulos a su propio ritmo, que incluyen actividades de reflexión, videos, preguntas de autocomprobación y un escenario de juego de roles. Se incluye una colección de recursos integrales para su uso posterior.
    Continuing Education Credits: CHES CECH, CPEU
    Online/In-person:
    Online (self-paced)
  • "Construyendo líderes comunitarios" está diseñado para que las personas se sientan cómodas abogando por el cambio en varios entornos y para empoderar a los miembros de la comunidad para que realicen cambios saludables en sus comunidades. Esta capacitación es una versión en línea de la Capacitación de líderes comunitarios de Maricopa County Department of Public Health, adaptado por el Western Region Public Health Training Center. 
    Continuing Education Credits: CHES CECH
    Online/In-person:
    Online (self-paced)
  • 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.
    Continuing Education Credits: CHES CECH
    Online/In-person:
    Online (self-paced)
  • 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.
    Continuing Education Credits: CHES CECH
    Online/In-person:
    Online (self-paced)
  • The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 48 million people get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from foodborne diseases each year in the US. US consumers report that they consider health professionals as the most trustworthy sources of food safety information, especially for the elderly (older than 65) who are vulnerable to foodborne illnesses. 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.
    Continuing Education Credits: CHES CECH
    Online/In-person:
    Online (self-paced)
  • 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. 
    Continuing Education Credits: CHES CECH
    Online/In-person:
    Online (self-paced)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a brief psychotherapeutic intervention to increase the likelihood of a patient considering, initiating, and maintaining specific change strategies to reduce harmful behavior. This course will help tobacco cessation coaches and specialists, nurses, medical, and behavioral health practitioners gain profound knowledge of patient consultation. The content of the course applies to e-cigarettes or vapes as well as conventional tobacco products. 
    Continuing Education Credits: None
    Online/In-person:
    Online (self-paced)
  • Tools to Support Clients to Reduce Nicotine Dependency
    Understanding the clinical pharmacology of nicotine provides a basis for improved nicotine dependency prevention and treatment. This course will help tobacco cessation coaches and specialists, nurses, medical and behavioral health practitioners gain profound knowledge of the addiction process and tools to support clients to quit smoking. The content of the course is applicable to e-cigarettes or vapes as well as conventional tobacco products. 
    Continuing Education Credits: CHES CECH
    Online/In-person:
    Online (self-paced)
  • Electronic (e-) cigarettes are evolving rapidly, providing consumers with various products to choose from: e-cig-a-likes, mini-cartridge devices, and tank systems filled with liquid nicotine. There is much unknown about these products and their adverse effects on public health. In this short training, we will define and classify the types of e-cigarette. We will then compare the impact of e-cigarettes on health to combustible cigarettes, followed by health consequences.
    Continuing Education Credits: CHES CECH
    Online/In-person:
    Online (self-paced)
  • This training focuses specifically on commercial tobacco*, which contains many additional substances and chemicals. It is a legal substance that is regulated and marketed to consumers through various products that can be burned, heated, or chewed. Throughout this training, we will define and classify tobacco, present the prevalence of tobacco use among diverse populations, describe the adverse health effects caused by tobacco use, and then share the positive health effects of quitting. 
    Continuing Education Credits: CHES CECH
    Online/In-person:
    Online (self-paced)
  • Using inclusive language is one way to address bias in order to create a safe, positive environment for employees and clientele. A positive environment will engage both staff and the public, increasing productivity and satisfaction. Public health and health professionals will be challenged to improve their understanding of implicit bias and inclusive language to implement a more equitable workplace in this course.
    Continuing Education Credits: CHES CECH, CPEU
    Online/In-person:
    Online (self-paced)
  • Trust is critical in accomplishing public health goals. You may have heard people say, “If public health does its job right, no one ever really hears about us.” This training reframes that statement to:"if public health does its job right, the community has trust in decisions made to improve or protect the health of the community." As public health professionals, we need to consider how we can establish, build, or maintain trust. Through this training learn ways to promote trust in public health with branding strategies, strategic communication with the media, and through community engagement. 
    Continuing Education Credits: CHES CECH, CPEU
    Online/In-person:
    Online (self-paced)
  • Social media is an ever-growing outlet that allows people to share whatever they would like with others around the world. Organizations are easily able to spread information about any topic to a very wide audience using social media. This can make sharing health resources and information with your community much more simple, reaching more people, and ideally making a greater impact. This training will teach you 6 rules of social media for creating effective posts. 
    Continuing Education Credits: CHES CECH
    Online/In-person:
    Online (self-paced)
  • This interactive and engaging training will lay the foundation for health equity. You will learn practical ways to advance health equity in order to help all individuals attain their full health potential. The Health Equity training challenges all public health and health professionals to apply a health equity lens to their area of focus and expertise. 
    Continuing Education Credits: CHES CECH, CPEU
    Online/In-person:
    Online (self-paced)

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