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Community Partnering: A Risk Assessment and Emergency Operations Planning Scenario

This scenario was developed from the FEMA course Devleoping and Maintaining Emergency
Operations Plans: Comprehensive Preparedness Guide (CPG) 101, Version 2.0, November 2010.

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Don't Panic: Principles of Crisis and Risk Communication Scenario

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Pandemic: A Critical Thinking Scenario

The goal of this scenario is to assess and train mid-level public health professionals in the application of critical thinking as a means of solving problems related to community preparedness for public health emergencies, such as an...

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Responding to a Crisis: Managing Emotions and Stress Scenario

This course utilizes scenario-based learning to cover concepts of Psychological First Aid in responding to disasters. The user makes decisions about how to respond to the emotional needs of disaster victims and volunteers. This course...

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A Guide To Educating Patients

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This course is designed to provide healthcare providers with the knowledge and critical steps to optimize patient education and ultimately health outcomes. The goals of the course are to...

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Exploring Cross-Cultural Communication

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“Exploring Cross-Cultural Communication” is a web-based course that invites learners to spend time thinking about and developing their own responses to a variety of ideas and situations about culture,...

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Growth Chart Training

With the availability of the 2000 CDC Growth Charts, this is an opportune time for all pediatric health care providers to re-evaluate the tools they use and the approach they have in their clinical setting for measurement, plotting and...

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Nutrition for Children with Special Health Care Needs

The Pacific West MCH Distance Learning Network was developed in response to the identified training needs of maternal and child health practitioners providing nutrition services in the Pacific West Cluster and to the MCHB continuing...

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Public Health Law

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The University of Iowa College of Public Health's Institute for Public Health Practice, in cooperation with the Iowa Association of Local Public Health Agencies (I-ALPHA), has developed a series of...

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Recognizing Cultural Influences on Food Beliefs and Practices

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IS-800 National Response Plan (NRP) An Introduction

The National Response Plan, or NRP, specifies how resources of the Federal Government will work in concert with state local and tribal governments as well as the private sector to respond to Incidents of National Significance. The NRP...

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New Public Health Administrator Resources - Orientation Toolkit

The Upper Midwest Public Health Training Center (UMPHTC) collaborated with the Iowa Counties Public Health Association to develop a non-academic, practiced-based educational series targeted toward new Public Health Administrators,...

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Mandatory Child Abuse Reporter Training

This course is not open to the General Public.  If you are an Iowa-accredited Childcare Provider, you must can take this course by Pre-Registering here first:
 
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Universal Precautions & Exposure Control Plans for Childcare Businesses

This course is not open to the General Public.  If you are an Iowa-accredited Childcare Provider, you must can take this course by Pre-Registering here first:
 
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Preparing News Releases

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This course is intended for PIOs/PAOs who need to improve their skills in communicating with the public during an emergency. The course focuses on writing effective news releases, public...

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Local Boards of Health - Toolkit

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This Local Boards of Health Toolkit is designed to assist board of health and board of supervisor members with their roles and responsibilities in promoting the mission of public health...

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Did You See That - Video Game

"Did You See That?" combines video clips of these scientists with colorful graphics and intriguing questions and blends them together into an exciting board game. Both the DVD contents and the game board can be accessed from this page....

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Volunteer Training: Stress Management

Goal/ Intended Audience A disaster is a traumatic event for members of the affected community, and can have a negative impact on mental health. It is not only victims who can suffer from traumatic stress. Emergency...

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Forensic Epidemiology: Joint Training for Law Enforcement and Public Health Officials

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This course aims to provide both public health professionals and law enforcement officers with information on forensic epidemiology methods, operations and procedures during responses and investigations, and...

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Anatomy of a Foodborne Outbreak

Sentinel laboratories are usually the first to receive patient samples related to foodborne illness and therefore, they fill a vital role in the early detection and investigation of foodborne outbreaks. In this short course, you will...

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