PH 101 Part 1: Introduction to Public Health
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Released: 6/23/2016  Duration: 14 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This is the first of 11 tutorials providing an overview of the most important issues involving public health practice. This tutorial defines public health and provides a brief history as well as sign...
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PH 101 Part 10: Health Communication
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Released: 6/23/2016  Duration: 15 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This training provides information on health communication theories and methods, including factors that lead to good communication....
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PH 101 Part 11: Emergency Public Health Preparedness and Resilience
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Released: 6/23/2016  Duration: 18 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This tutorial focuses on different types of emergency events that have implications for population health, and discusses how health agencies and communities should prepare for and respond to them....
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PH 101 Part 2: Where Does Better Health Begin? Levels of Prevention and Intervention
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Released: 6/23/2016  Duration: 20 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
The focus of this training is on determinants of disease, different levels of prevention, and the ecological model as a framework for viewing intervention strategies....
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PH 101 Part 3: Measuring Health Status and Basic Epidemiology Methods
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Released: 6/23/2016  Duration: 23 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This training provides an overview of basic epidemiologic methods and describes health indicators and how they are used in public health. ...
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PH 101 Part 4: Public Health Disciplines, Professions, and Diseases
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Released: 6/23/2016  Duration: 20 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This training provides an overview of different disciplines that comprise the field of public health. There is also a list of public health careers and a discussion of diseases that have important im...
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PH 101 Part 5: Core Functions and Essential Services of Public Health
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Released: 6/23/2016  Duration: 18 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This training describes the three core functions of public health and the 10 essential public health services. There is also a discussion of the development and focus of Healthy People 2020....
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PH 101 Part 6: Health Policy and Ethics in Public Health
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Released: 6/23/2016  Duration: 25 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This tutorial discusses health policy, including the policy making process and different settings in which health policy plays a role. There is also a discussion of ethics and ethical guidelines for ...
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PH 101 Part 7: Determinants of Health and Health Disparities
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Released: 6/23/2016  Duration: 17 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This tutorial provides an overview of determinants of health and explores why health disparities occur and how they may be addressed by public health professionals. A brief discussion of the notion o...
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PH 101 Part 8: The U.S. Health Care Sector
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Released: 6/23/2016  Duration: 35 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This tutorial provides a general overview of how the U.S. health care sector operates. After a description of trends in health expenditures and sources of funding, there is a discussion of key element...
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PH 101 Part 9: Health Care Reform and the Affordable Care Act
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Released: 6/23/2016  Duration: 40 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This tutorial provides an overview of recent health care reform activities, including a brief history of health reform, the forces leading to reform, and the most important elements of the Patient Pro...
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Health Communication Part 01: Theories of Communication
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Released: 8/27/2014  Duration: 72 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This training is designed to improve both interpersonal and written communication skills. The ability to listen, speak, and write well is critical to attainment of goals and objectives, particularly t...
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Health Communication Part 03: Social Marketing for Public Health
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Released: 8/27/2014  Duration: 13 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
The purpose of this on-line tutorial is to teach Public health professionals the basics of social marketing and steps for establishing a successful social marketing campaign...
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Health Communication Part 07: Health Literacy
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Released: 8/27/2014  Duration: 74 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This training will help participants learn how to develop materials and programs that effectively reach the broadest possible audience, including those with limited health literacy skills....
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Health Communication Part 10: Interpersonal Health Communication
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Released: 8/27/2014  Duration: 75 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
Maintaining good health can be helped or challenged by communicating with others (e.g., family members, health care professionals). This session will cover major topics and issues in interpersonal asp...
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Health Communication Part 11: Risk Communication
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Released: 8/27/2014  Duration: 14 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This tutorial is designed to describe the basics of risk communication in public health practice. Effective communication of risk in times of crisis is a growing concern in Public Health practice. ...
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Social Media Part 01: Internet Interactions—What is Social Media, and Why is Everyone “Getting Social?”
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Released: 8/27/2014  Duration: 15 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This tutorial discusses some of the basic principles behind, and benefits of, social media.

This tutorial is also Health Communication Part 6....
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Connecting Health & Housing Part 01: Making the Connection Between Health and Housing
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Released: 8/14/2013  Duration: 20 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This will be the first in a series of 10 Healthy Homes training courses. Completion of the 10 courses will result in a PHTC Healthy Homes certification. The certification will teach participants how ...
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Connecting Health & Housing Part 02: Asthma and the Home
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Released: 8/14/2013  Duration: 10 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This online module of the Healthy Homes course will explore the connection between asthma/asthma triggers and the home environment. After this training, public health professionals will be able to de...
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Connecting Health & Housing Part 03: Lead Poisoning and the Home
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Released: 8/14/2013  Duration: 20 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This online module of the Healthy Homes course will explore causes of lead poisoning in the home. After this training, public health professionals will be able to describe causes of lead poisoning in...
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Connecting Health & Housing Part 04: Injury in the Elderly
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Released: 8/14/2013  Duration: 10 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This online module of the Healthy Homes course will explore risk factors for injury of elderly people in the home. After this training, public health professionals will be able to describe potential ...
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Connecting Health & Housing Part 05: Injury of Children in the Home
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Released: 8/14/2013  Duration: 10 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This online module of the Healthy Homes course will explore risk factors for injury of children in the home. After this training, public health professionals will be able to describe potential risk f...
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Connecting Health & Housing Part 06: Domestic Hygiene for the Home
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Released: 8/14/2013  Duration: 9 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This online module of the Healthy Homes course will cover best practices for domestic hygiene in the home. After this training, public health professionals will be able to describe best practices for...
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Connecting Health & Housing Part 07: Indoor Air Quality and Health
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Released: 8/14/2013  Duration: 20 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This online module of the Healthy Homes course will explore impact of indoor air quality and health. After this training, public health professionals will be able to describe how indoor air quality i...
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Connecting Health & Housing Part 08: Integrated Pest Management for the Home
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Released: 8/14/2013  Duration: 20 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This online module of the Healthy Homes course will explore integrated pest management solutions for the home. After this training, public health professionals will be able to describe potential heal...
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Connecting Health & Housing Part 09: Healthy Solutions for the Home
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Released: 8/14/2013  Duration: 20 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This online module of the Healthy Homes course will explore basic solutions that contribute to a healthy home. After this training, public health professionals will be able to describe ways to improv...
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Connecting Health & Housing Part 10: Healthy Homes Resources
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Released: 8/14/2013  Duration: 20 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This online module of the Healthy Homes course will identify Healthy Home resources that are available for both public health professionals and their consumers. After this training, public health pro...
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Public Health Program Planning 1: Introduction
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Released: 6/24/2013  Duration: 15 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This tutorial covers the basic elements of program planning. Different program planning phases as well as guiding principles for planning are presented....
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Public Health Program Planning 2: Needs and Assets
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Released: 6/24/2013  Duration: 21 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
In the second session of an 8 part series participants will learn about the groundwork necessary for effective program development. Participants will learn about what a needs and assets assessment is...
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Public Health Program Planning 3: Health Behavior Approaches
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Released: 6/24/2013  Duration: 22 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
The third session in the series is designed to give participants an understanding of behavior change models and theories used for program planning. The session will give an overview of a few models an...
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Public Health Program Planning 4: Program Development Approaches
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Released: 6/24/2013  Duration: 15 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
Building on the previous sessions, in this training participants will get a step by step look at how to actually develop a program plan using the information learned from the earlier sessions. Partic...
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Public Health Program Planning 5: Planning Your Program
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Released: 6/24/2013  Duration: 12 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
In this session participants will learn how to develop mission statements, goals, and objectives that guide the program planning process. ...
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Public Health Program Planning 6: Implementation - Delivering Your Program
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Released: 6/24/2013  Duration: 19 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This session will walk participants through the process of selecting an intervention strategy to reach their desired program outcome. Participants will get an overview of the types of intervention str...
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Public Health Program Planning 7: Evaluation - Purpose and Process
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Released: 6/24/2013  Duration: 23 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This module includes an overview of the purpose of evaluation, what the process looks like, and how to plan for an evaluation, including theoretical frameworks used. ...
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Public Health Program Planning 8: Evaluation - Findings and Reporting
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Released: 6/24/2013  Duration: 20 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
In this session participants will gain a more in-depth understanding of interpreting and reporting evaluation data. In addition to the various applications of evaluation findings, participants will l...
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Public Health Program Planning 9: Developing a Program Budget
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Released: 6/24/2013  Duration: 14 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
The previous sessions have given participants a greater understanding of the many phases of program planning and evaluation, with the bigger picture in mind this session will take participants through...
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Continuity of Operations Planning
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Released: 4/10/2013  Duration: 26 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
According to the American Red Cross, 40% of businesses don’t reopen after a disaster. In order to survive and continue to provide services to the public, businesess not only need to have an emergency ...
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Community-Based Participatory Research: A Beginner's Guide
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Released: 3/25/2013  Duration: 39 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) is a collaborative research approach that engages researchers, community members, and organizations in research. This three part series helps interested p...
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Health Communication Part 09: Organizational Communication
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Released: 3/5/2013  Duration: 24 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This training addresses key issues organizations face in providing public health services to diverse populations. The bureaucratization of public health, ethical dilemmas and conflict between administ...
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Health Communication Part 08: Plain Language: Avoiding Jargon, Using Numeracy
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Released: 2/12/2013  Duration: 30 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This training is designed to enhance health communication using plain language to make written and oral information easier to understand. Language that is plain to one set of readers may not be plain...
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Health Communication Part 04: Social Marketing, Branding, & Message Development
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Released: 2/4/2013  Duration: 22 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This training will present strategies to help you design, develop and effectively disseminate your health messages while fostering a positive relationship with your audiences....
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Health Communication Part 05: Communication Tools & Technologies, Including Social Media
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Released: 2/4/2013  Duration: 30 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This training is designed to emphasize online public health communication to varied and diverse audiences, with a focus on popular and effective social media tools like Facebook, Twitter, and the Blog...
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Health Communication Part 02: Foundational Theories of Health Communication/Promotion
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Released: 1/29/2013  Duration: 20 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This training is designed to describe the fundamental role of the theories used most often to predict persuasion and guide behavior change in health communication and promotion. Messages and interven...
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Economic Evaluation of Health Programs
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Released: 1/22/2013  Duration: 14 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
Many considerations are factored into whether a health intervention should be offered or continued. Increasing concern over the rising cost of health care in the United States has resulted in heighten...
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Motivating Public Preparedness for Disasters: How to Communicate
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Released: 1/7/2013  Duration: 15 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This tutorial will draw on scientific evidence to present what "really works" to reach, teach, and motivate the public to prepare for disasters. The tutorial will distinguish among things that do not ...
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Applying Behavior Change Theory to Public Health Programs
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Released: 12/11/2012  Duration: 18 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This training provides a basic orientation and overview of health theory, along with a rationale for using theory to design public health programs. The Social-Ecological Model will serve as a framew...
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How To Become a Health Inspector! The Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)
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Released: 12/11/2012  Duration: 20 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This tutorial provides a general overview of the role of the California Registered Environmental Health Specialists (REHS) in Public Health programs. Topics include: 1) a review of the history and de...
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Using Logic Models in Public Health Programs
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Released: 9/17/2012  Duration: 20 minutes  CaNvPHTC website Type Online Courses
This online tutorial is designed to help public health managers and practitioners learn how to effectively use logic models in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of public health programs. ...
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