Environmental Public Health Tracking 101 (1019856)
 Course ID: 1019856
 Format: Web-based Training - Self-study (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number: 1019856
 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): 4 CEU/CE
 Certificate:
Course Description:

This course listing is now closed.  (2/2/2012)
If you have not completed the modules feel free to withdraw via the My Learning link on the TRAIN homepage. 

The modules are available through the new course listings posted by CDC:

Environmental Public Health Tracking 101 - Part 1 (Web-based) - WB1799, (1025689)

Environmental Public Health Tracking 101 - Part 2 (Web-based) - WB1810, (1025690)

Environmental Public Health Tracking 101 - Part 3 (Web-based) - WB1811, (1025691)


Environmental Public Health Tracking 101 (activated 11/18/2009)

Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) is the ongoing collection, integration, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of data on environmental hazards, exposures to those hazards, and health effects that may be related to the exposures. The goal of tracking is to provide information that can be used to plan, apply, and evaluate actions to prevent and control environmentally related diseases. CDC is currently leading the initiative to build a National EPHT Network, to integrate these three types of data into a standardized electronic network.   This course gives an overview of the major components of Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT). 

Allow 4 hours to complete this course.

Subject Area(s):
Chronic Diseases
Environmental / Industrial Health
Health / Risk Communications
Workforce Development
Performance / Quality Improvement
Audience(s):
Environmental Health Professionals
Epidemiologists / Surveillance Staff
Public Health
Background/Role(s):
Administrators / Directors / Managers
General / Field / Frontline Staff
Government / Community Leader
Senior Level-non supervisory staff
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Introductory
Core Competencies:
Tier One
    Analytic / Assessment Skills
       Describes the characteristics of a population-based problem
       Identifies sources of public health data and information
       Describes how data are used to address scientific, political, ethical, and social public health issues
Tier One
    Policy Development / Program Planning Skills
       Participates in program planning processes
       Identifies mechanisms to monitor and evaluate programs for their effectiveness and quality
Tier One
    Community Dimensions of Practice Skills
       Recognizes community linkages and relationships among multiple factors (or determinants) affecting health
Tier One
    Public Health Sciences Skills
       Relates public health science skills to the Core Public Health Functions and Ten Essential Services of Public Health
       Describes the scientific evidence related to a public health issue, concern, or, intervention
       Retrieves scientific evidence from a variety of text and electronic sources
       Discusses the limitations of research findings
       Partners with other public health professionals in building the scientific base of public health
Tier One
    Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills
       Incorporates ethical standards of practice as the basis of all interactions with organizations, communities, and individuals
       Participates with stakeholders in identifying key public health values and a shared public health vision as guiding principles for community action
Tier Two
    Policy Development / Program Planning Skills
       Uses decision analysis for policy development and program planning
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: yes
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: National Environmental Health Association
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
Name: Rance Baker
Phone: 303-756-9090
email: rbaker@neha.org
URL: http://www.neha.org
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