Training Opportunities- May 1st, 2015

May 11 Webinar:  The 2014 Quality and Disparities Report and the National Quality Strategy: Working Together to Improve Health Care
Each year, the AHRQ National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report provides a comprehensive view of the quality of health care received by the U.S. population and disparities in care experienced by different racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups. The webinar is scheduled Monday, May 11 at 2:00 p.m. ET and will spotlight:
Findings from the 2014 Quality and Disparities Report, which tracks the six National Quality Strategy priorities Challenges and opportunities for health and health care quality improvement and reducing health disparities moving forward.   To register, click on the link:  Register now

May 12 Webinar: Engaging with Local Health Department for Comprehensive Cancer Control
George Washington University Cancer Institute will host an “Ask the Expert Session:  Engaging with Local Health Department for Comprehensive Cancer Control” on Tuesday, May 12 at 2:00 p.m. ET. The session will provide an opportunity to ask questions about current barriers related to engagement with local health departments (LDH) for local implementation of comprehensive cancer control activities.  Registration is mandatory for participation, capped at 15 people and on a first-come, first-served basis. Overflow registrations will be placed on a waiting list.
For more information, click on the link:

Thursday, June 18, 2015 at Portland State University
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Online registration closes Monday, June 15th. Please register early as space is limited.

Extends Application Deadline for Online Chronic Disease Course
Georgia State University’s School of Public Health in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors is pleased to offer the Online Chronic Disease Program.  This workforce development program provides public health practitioners with the 21st century skills needed to prevent and control chronic diseases.  Health department workers now have an opportunity to participate in this online program.  For additional information, click here to download brochure.

Grantees – Please consult with your liaison regarding questions about the appropriateness of attending any training or conference using TPEP or Healthy Communities funds. This list of training opportunities is provided as a resource for grantees and partners but is not an endorsement of any training or conference hosted by an external organization


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