The CA-NV PHTC was one of 33 centers nationally that comprise the National Public Health Training Centers Network and is funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA),U.S. Health and Human Services Department. The Center is a collaboration of three California Universities. (San Diego State University, Loma Linda University, California State University Fullerton, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas).
The four academic partners work collaboratively with health organizations and other practice partners in the community to provide training that is beneficial, adaptive in its approach, and accessible to the respective communities and stakeholders through a variety of modalities including face-to-face trainings, webinars, online tutorials and other partnership opportunities. The principle focus is to facilitate improved performance in achieving core public health functions and delivery of essential services in California and Nevada through greater understanding of public health issues and acquiring skills that improve the ability to perform job responsibilities.
The CA-NV PHTC’s mission is to support the development of a skilled public health workforce in California and Nevada, the outcome of which will enhance the health of individuals and their communities. The four universities bring together community partners, health care providers and strategic practice partners to provide training that is valuable, pioneering, adaptive in its approach, and accessible to the respective communities and stakeholders. Our principal focus is to facilitate improved performance in public health core functions and delivery of essential services through greater understanding of public health issues and acquiring skills that improve the ability to perform job responsibilities.