NEW COURSE AVAILABLE
UMPHTC partnered with The Iowa Department of Public Health and University of Iowa College of Nursing to develop Iowa’s Direct Care and Support Curriculum. This comprehensive training package prepares people to work in a variety of direct care settings.
The course is available here.
ENHANCING THE SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH WORKFORCE
Serving the states of Iowa and South Dakota, the Upper Midwest Public Health Training Center (UMPHTC) assesses the learning needs of the public health workforce and provides training to meet those needs. UMPHTC is one of 38 Public Health Training Centers located throughout the United States established by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration. The purpose of the training centers is to improve the nation's public health system by strengthening the technical, scientific, managerial, and leadership competence of the current and future public health workforce.
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September: Preparedness Month
September 8-9, 2014: Iowa Caregivers Conference, Altoona, IA
October 7, 2014: 15th Annual Iowa Public Health Practice Colloquium, Iowa City, IA