Public Health

School of Public Health

The Region V Public Health Training Center (RVPHTC), part of the School of Public Health, seeks to strengthen the current and future public health workforce through continuing education and student development activities. Check out some of the continuing education opportunities currently available.

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Note: Course content is available for free and continuing education credits are available for $12. If desired, you will be asked to pay the fee upon completion of the course material.



This module was designed to address 12 foundational learning objectives of public health. The module is divided into four parts - you will hear from University of Michigan faculty as well as practitioners from the Great Lakes region about the core philosophies of public health, the importance of evidence-based practice, the various factors that influence health, and the necessity of taking an ecological perspective to population health.



Audience



Entry-level public health professionals across disciplines including but not limited to health educators, nurses, administrators, environmental health workers, community health workers, etc. This training is also suitable for public health graduate students.



Learning Objectives



  • Explain public health history, philosophy and values.
  • Identify the core functions of public health and the 10 Essential Services.
  • Explain the role of quantitative and qualitative methods and sciences in describing and assessing a population’s health.
  • List major causes and trends of morbidity and mortality in the US.
  • Discuss the science of primary, secondary and tertiary prevention in population health, including health promotion, screening, etc.
  • Explain the critical importance of evidence in advancing public health knowledge.
  • Explain effects of environmental factors on a population’s health.
  • Explain biological and genetic factors that affect a population’s health.
  • Explain behavioral and psychological factors that affect a population’s health.
  • Explain the social, political and economic determinants of health and how they contribute to population health and health inequities.
  • Explain how globalization affects global burdens of disease.
  • Explain an ecological perspective on the connections among human health, animal health and ecosystem health.

Continuing Education Credit



4.0 CHES Category I CECH



Certificate of Completion



The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Sponsors



This training was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.


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Note: Course content is available for free and continuing education credits are available for $3. If desired, you will be asked to pay the fee upon completion of the course material.



This course equips participants with an understanding of the critical importance of communication and adaptive tools for addressing it throughout the process of change. Participants will build a cooperative communication plan to apply to real situations.



Audience


Public health, nursing, and other allied health students and professionals, as well as those from other disciplines and sectors interested in leadership, management, and collaboration.



Learning Objectives


Recognize the importance of cooperative communication during change
Apply one resource to a situation that can help you communicate clearly, influence others, and manage change constructively
Reflect on one's own communication style and its impact on others
Outline a communication plan and apply it to a real-time situation



Instructor


Katherine Tyler Scott, MSW, Managing Director, Ki ThoughtBridge



Continuing Education Credit


1.0 CHES Category I CECH

Certificate of Completion



The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.



Sponsors



The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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Note: Course content is available for free and continuing education credits are available for $3. If desired, you will be asked to pay the fee upon completion of the course material.



This course aims to equip participants with resources and tools to effectively manage and lead change. Participants will learn to use a diagnostic tool to assess readiness for change in their own organization.



Audience


Public health, nursing, and other allied health students and professionals, as well as those from other disciplines and sectors interested in leadership, management, and collaboration.



Learning Objectives
  • Recognize a framework for understanding and managing change

  • Identify individual and organizational dynamics that occur in times of change

  • Assess readiness for the real work of change

  • Apply at least one recommended action step for each phase of change

Instructor


Katherine Tyler Scott, MSW, Managing Director, Ki ThoughtBridge



Continuing Education Credit


1.0 CHES Category I CECH



Certificate of Completion



The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.



Sponsors



The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.




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#MichiganPublicHealthTrainingCenter
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#Self-Paced
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Note: Course content is available for free and continuing education credits are offered for a $6 fee. If desired, you will be asked to pay the fee upon completion of the course material.



It is increasingly understood that collaboration across disciplines is required to advance population health and health equity. This training module, developed by the Michigan (Region V) Public Health Training Center, defines the core competencies of interprofessional education and illustrates their importance within public health through practice-based examples. 


Audience

Public health, nursing, and other allied health students and professionals, as well as those from other disciplines and sectors interested in collaboration.

Learning Objectives

  • Define the four Core Competencies of Interprofessional Education (CHES Areas of Responsibility 2.1.1, 2.1.3)
  • Define population health from a public health perspective (1.4.1, 1.4.2)
  • Define prevention from a public health perspective (1.4.1, 1.4.2)
  • Recognize real-world applications of interprofessional practice (2.1.1, 2.1.3)

Continuing Education Credit

2.0 CHES Category I CECH

2.0 Nursing Contact Hour (Credits expire on December 31, 2020)

Certificate of Completion

The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Sponsors

This course was developed by the Michigan Public Health Training Center and the Region V Public Health Training Center. It was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP27881 Region V Public Health Training Collaborative and UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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Note: Course content is available for free and continuing education credits are available for $6. If desired, you will be asked to pay the fee upon completion of the course material.



This training features academic and practice experts to discuss the implications of marijuana legalization, and the importance of cross-sector collaboration to promote health.



Audience


Public health students and professionals, nurses, health educators, behavioral health professionals, and others interested in partnership approaches.



Speakers


  • Laura Power, MD, MPH, Clinical Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, UM SPH

  • Donald Vereen, Jr, MD, PhD, Director, UM Substance Abuse Research Center

  • Elyse Contreras, MPH, Program Manager, Marijuana Health Monitoring & Research Program, Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment


Learning Objectives


  • Recognize trends in the field related to marijuana use and legalization

  • Discuss interprofessional approaches to marijuana legalization

  • Apply the four competencies of interprofessional education

Continuing Education Credit


1.5 CHES Category I CECH
1.5 CPH Recertification Credits

The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.



The Region V Public Health Training Center is a CPH CE Partner.



The Michigan Public Health Training Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.



Sponsors


This training was a collaboration between the Region V Public Health Training Center and the University of Michigan School of Nursing.



The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Region V PHTC, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.



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