Training Opportunities – 1/25/13

The next Health Impact Assessment network meeting is January 29th from 9:30-11:00 at Parsons Brinckerhoff, 400 SW 6th Ave, Suite 802 — Training Room Portland, OR 97204 or via teleconference: (877)829-8910; access code: 5698110

CDC’s Division of Community Health (DCH) is pleased to announce the following Webinar
Advancing Community Health Through the Use of Parks and Recreational Facilities
Thursday, January 24th, 2013, 11 am Pacific. During this Webinar, presenters will discuss strategies for incorporating parks and recreational facilities into active living initiatives to advance community health. Presenters will also share strategies and local successes in effectively engaging members of the parks and recreation community, and share key resources to help those implementing similar strategies.Click here to register for this webinar.

Oregon Health Care Association Annual Quality Summit – Jan. 29, Wilsonville
The OHCA Quality Summit will address dementia care and behaviors, medication management, and strategies to avoid rehospitalization for residents of assisted living, residential care, and nursing facilities.  More information or to register.

On January 29 at 11 am Pacific, County Health Rankings Rankings in Action will host the webinar: “We are one of the healthiest counties in our state, now what?”. Do you live in a healthy community but want to make it even better?  Does your community feel stuck because you are consistently ranked among the healthiest counties in your state despite clear need for improvement?  If so, join the webinar.

2nd Walking Action Network Discussion Forum:  Public Health and Walking: Turning Programs and Policy into Action! Sponsored by America Walks in partnership with the Alliance for Biking and WalkingWednesday, January 30th, 11 am Pacific.


The We Can Do Better Conference 2013 will be held February 7th in Portland

CDC’s National Healthy Worksite Program Webinar:  Community Partnership Building will be held Monday, February 11 at 10 am Pacific

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 from 11 Pacific the National Diabetes Education Program’s webinar Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease webinar will review the latest research related to diabetes and cardiovascular disease, discuss the implications of this research, and give suggestions for communicating heart health messages to people with diabetes.


2013 National Take Back Day—April 27, 2013
The Drug Enforcement Administration is planning the next National Take-Back Day to take back medications that are expired or no longer needed. For more information, check the website.


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