NEW TOOLKIT AVAILABLE
The UMPHTC partnered with the Iowa Counties Public Health Assocation (ICPHA) to develop a toolkit of evidence-supported resources and policies and programs for public health officials to consider implementing to improve the health of their communities.
The toolkit 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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March 20, 2014: Nursing Residency Programs: Transition to Practice Webinar Series register online here.
March 25, April 8, and April 22: "3 P's in a Pod" Regional Conference in Davenport, Ottumwa and Fort Dodge. More information and registration here.
April 1-2, 2014: Iowa Governor's Conference on Public Health in Ames, IA. This year's theme is Making Connections: Partnership for better Health Outcomes. Register here.
May 8-9: Region VII: American Public Health Association Meeting – University of Iowa, Iowa City/Coralville