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1/29/21 Jumpstart Your Career! Public Health Practica

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Join us as practicum site supervisors and students from the Drexel University, Johns Hopkins, the University of Pittsburgh, and West Virginia University talk about their practicum experiences and answer your questions. 

Date and Time
Friday, January 29, 2021
1–2:30 p.m. Eastern 

Location
Online. Information to access the course will be sent upon registration. 

Target Audience
This presentation is appropriate for students, site supervisors, faculty, and HRSA Public Health Training Center personnel. 

Technology Requirements
This interactive webinar is presented through the Go to Webinar Internet-based platform. A computer with high-speed internet connection and the ability to download and run this platform is required. Connection information will be provided following registration. Basic functionality, including the use of a feature to type in questions, will be reviewed during the webinar. 

We suggest using a headset or webcam with microphone to best engage with the presenter throughout the webinar. Be sure to connect your speaking device to your computer before you enter the virtual webinar room. Trying to connect your speaking device after you enter the room may cause Go to Webinar to not recognize the device and render it unusable. 

For more information about this course or assistance with registration, contact marphtc@pitt.edu.

If you require an accommodation to participate in this training, please email marphtc@pitt.edu by 1/15/2021 at noon, Eastern.

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2/11/21 and 2/18/21, Non-pharmaceutical Interventions – webinar series

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This webinar series provides an introductory overview of fundamentals, best practices, and related considerations regarding the implementation of interventions that can be used in the face of emerging infectious disease threats without the use of pharmaceuticals. The series includes an interactive exercise of assembling a plan to address a current public health infectious disease crisis (e.g., COVID-19) without the use of pharmaceuticals. 

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this webinar series, participants will be able to:

  • define examples of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPI);
  • describe the relevance of NPI to pandemic readiness and response for public health agencies;
  • describe infection prevention and control measures for others in the community of relevance to NPI;
  • describe the importance of continuity of operations planning of relevance to NPI; and
  • assemble an NPI plan to address a current public health infectious disease crisis. 

Schedule
All webinars will take place Thursdays, 1011 a.m. Eastern.
Webinar 1: February 11, 2021
Webinar 2: February 18, 2021
 

Location
Online. Information to access the course will be sent upon registration. 

Target Audience
This course is appropriate for public health practitioners involved in preparedness efforts, clinicians, and community stakeholders. 

Continuing Education Credit
Continuing Education credits for certified public health professionals (CPH-CE, 2 hours) and CHES (1 entry and 1 advanced) are available. To receive credit, participants must attend all webinars from beginning to end and complete an evaluation; no partial credit will be given. 

Instructor
Daniel Barnett, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Health & Engineering at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where he has a joint appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management. His areas of expertise include public health emergency readiness and response; mental health aspects of public health emergency response; and organizational culture change issues facing health departments in building a ready public health workforce. The recipient of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation Cofounders Award for Excellence in Crisis Intervention/Trauma Research and the National Association of Counties Achievement Award, Barnett earned a bachelor’s degree from Yale University, a Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a Medical Degree from Ohio State University. He regularly provides training in public health core competencies and public health preparedness.

Technology Requirements
This interactive webinar series is presented through the Go to Webinar Internet-based platform. A computer with high-speed internet connection and the ability to download and run this platform is required. Basic functionality, including the use of a feature to type in questions, will be reviewed during the training. We suggest using a headset or webcam with microphone to best engage with the presenter throughout the training. Be sure to connect your speaking device to your computer before you enter the virtual webinar room. Trying to connect your speaking device after you enter the room may cause Go to Webinar to not recognize the device and render it unusable. 

For more information about this course or for assistance with registration, contact marphtc@pitt.edu.

If you require an accommodation to participate in this training contact marphtc@pitt.edu by  February 1, 2021 at 5 p.m. EST.

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3/12/21 Job Hunting Ahead! Opportunities in Consulting and More

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Join us for an interactive discussion and learn about the path to public health consulting.

Date and Time

Friday, March 12, 2021
1–2:30 p.m. Eastern 

Location
Online. Information to access the course will be sent upon registration. 

Target Audience
This presentation is appropriate for students, site supervisors, faculty, and HRSA Public Health Training Center personnel. 

Technology Requirements
This interactive webinar is presented through the Go to Webinar Internet-based platform. A computer with high-speed internet connection and the ability to download and run this platform is required. Connection information will be provided following registration. Basic functionality, including the use of a feature to type in questions, will be reviewed during the webinar. 

We suggest using a headset or webcam with microphone to best engage with the presenter throughout the webinar. Be sure to connect your speaking device to your computer before you enter the virtual webinar room. Trying to connect your speaking device after you enter the room may cause Go to Webinar to not recognize the device and render it unusable. 

For more information about this course or assistance with registration, contact marphtc@pitt.edu.

If you require an accommodation to participate in this training, please email marphtc@pitt.edu by 03/01/21 at noon, Eastern.

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