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February 2017

Developing Cultural Competence

February 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday, February 28, 2017  •  9:00am – 4:30pm  •  Chatham County Health Department  •  Savannah, GA Training Description This free workshop will teach key concepts of cultural competence and how to apply them to individual and organizational behaviors. Participants will develop awareness, knowledge and skills to provide culturally sensitive and appropriate services to clients, community partners and colleagues. Continuing education credits are available at no cost to participants. Learning Objectives By the end of the training workshop participants will be…

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March 2017

Updates from the 2017 Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Meeting

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Wednesday, March 1, 2017  •  12-1pm EST  •  Webinar Training Description This webinar will discuss updates from the February 2017 Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices meeting, including updated recommendations for adults, children, and adolescents. William Schaffner, MD, NFID Medical Director and NFID liaison to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), will be joined by NFID Secretary, Patricia Stinchfield, MS, CPNP, CIC, Senior Director, Infection Prevention & Control and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Infectious Disease and Immunology at Children's Minnesota and…

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Public Health in a Time of Change: Charting the Course for Health Policy, Population Health, and Evidence-Based Prevention

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Monday, March 6, 2017  •  12-1:30pm EST  •  Webinar Training Description This webinar will focus on the efforts to strengthen and adapt public health to address the current health needs of the population at a moment of change and uncertainty. Auerbach will share his experiences and observations as a leader at the local, state and federal levels including the CDC. And he will describe the work of the agency he now oversees - the Trust for America's Health - as…

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Refugee Health: Public Health Promotion and Disease Prevention through Culturally Competent Care

March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Monday, March 13, 2017  •  12-1:30pm EST  •  Webinar Training Description This webinar presentation explores refugee resettlement, health surveillance methods that help identify health conditions among newly arriving refugees, and the impact of refugee health from multiple perspectives. During 2016, approximately 80,000 refugees and other entrants were resettled into virtually every state in the US as part of the federal refugee resettlement program. Refugees bring with them a variety of health conditions and health needs that are important to address…

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Social Marketing and Health Communications – Skills for the Public Health Practitioner

March 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Friday, March 24, 2017  •  9am – 4:30pm  •  West Central Health District  •  Columbus, GA Training Description This hands-on one-day training course will provide practical tools and strategies on how social marketing and health communication can be used in public health practice.  The course will introduce participants to the social marketing and communication planning process, and will cover strategies that can be used in public health interventions.   Course content includes:  social marketing/health communication planning process, and an overview of major…

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Public Health Informatics

March 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday, March 30, 2017  •  9am – 4pm  •  North Central Health District  •  Griffin, GA Training Description This course is designed for public health professionals who are seeking an overview of public health informatics. Participants do not need to have specific skills in informatics, but a desire to develop knowledge in this area. Since public health informatics is an emerging field, few public health practitioners have been formally trained in informatics. Therefore, topics will cover an introduction and history of…

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April 2017

Introduction to Epidemiology in Public Health

April 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Monday, April 10, 2017  •  9:00am - 4:30 pm  •  Marriott Marquis Hotel •  Atlanta, GA Training Description The purpose of this one-day interactive training is to cover basic skills and fundamentals of epidemiology to non-epidemiologists working in public health agencies. Learning Objectives By the end of this specific training, participants will be able to: Define epidemiology and how the science works to guide public health action Understand basic types of epidemiologic studies and the situations in which they are…

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Community Assessment: Making Data Count

April 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Monday, April 10, 2017  •  9:00am-4:30 pm  •  Marriott Marquis Hotel  •  Atlanta, GA Training Description The purpose of this one‐day interactive training is to provide those working in public health or community‐based health organizations with the practical skills needed to conduct a community assessment. Participants learn about the fundamentals of a community needs assessment to inform the program planning process. Learning Objectives By the end of this specific training, participants will be able to: Implement 3 types of assessment…

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May 2017
$150 - $600

2017 Summer Institute: Workshops In Quantitative Research Methodology

May 1 - May 12

May 1-12, 2017  •  Department of Public Health Sciences  •  Charleston, SC Training Description The 2017 Summer Institute in the Department of Public Health Sciences in the College of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) offers several workshops that introduce current quantitative methods used in key areas of public health, population health, and biomedical and clinical research, and offer hands on experience with implementing these methods. The targeted audience includes public health professionals, biostatisticians, epidemiologists, bio-medical and…

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2017 Georgia Legislative Update & the Impact on Public Health

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Friday, May 19, 2017  •  12-1:30pm  •  Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University  • Atlanta, GA Training Description Governmental affairs consultant Scott Maxwell will share a recap of the recently adjourned 2017 Georgia Legislative Session. Scott will provide an update of the session, including the status of legislation and appropriations that impact public health in Georgia. He will also provide some insight into the prospects for the 2018 session and how the political scene may impact public health.…

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January 2036

Men and HIV: Start Talking Alabama

In the United States, gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men are disproportionately affected by HIV. Gay and bisexual men represent approximately two percent of the U.S. population, but account for three-fourths of all estimated new HIV infections. Among all gay and bisexual men, African Americans are the racial/ethnic group most affected by HIV. This program will take a closer look at the challenges of being an African American Male who is attracted to men and living…

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Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (CERC): Examples from Ebola

Health communication is a critical piece of keeping the public safe during a public health emergency. During this two hour interactive session, the audience will learn the principles behind crisis and emergency risk communication. Because each emergency is different, we will discuss ways to tailor messages for the crisis and emergency risk communication. During times of crisis, developing partnerships with stakeholders to disseminate messages is very important. Participants will learn about ways to develop these relationships for successful health communication.…

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Public Health Evidence into Action Part 2: Balancing the Evidence with Your Community Needs [Selecting and Adapting Evidence-based Approaches (EBAs)]

The following series of three 60 minute webinar sessions (Jan-Feb 2015) aim to equip public health practitioners, community leaders, and health educators to implement evidence-based approaches (EBAs) relevant to community practice. Sessions will be spaced 2-3 weeks apart. Case examples include real-world EBAs from work with our partners in nutrition, physical activity, tobacco control, and cancer screening. The content, timeframe, and case examples can be adapted to specific audience needs and interests. Strategic criteria for selecting EBAs that fit a…

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Public Health Evidence into Action Part 3: Implementing and Evaluating with Quality and Fidelity

The following series of three 60 minute webinar sessions (Jan-Feb 2015) aim to equip public health practitioners, community leaders, and health educators to implement evidence-based approaches (EBAs) relevant to community practice. Sessions will be spaced 2-3 weeks apart. Case examples include real-world EBAs from work with our partners in nutrition, physical activity, tobacco control, and cancer screening. The content, timeframe, and case examples can be adapted to specific audience needs and interests. Once an EBA is adopted, high quality implementation…

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Georgia Legislative Update and the Impact on Public Health

Scott Maxwell, Founding Partner of Mathews and Maxwell, Inc. and Legislative Liaison for the Georgia Public Health Association will provide an update on the 2015 Georgia Legislative Session, including highlights of legislation and appropriations that will have an impact on public health.  The presentation will also include a forecast for public health-related legislation, including the tobacco tax, likely to be included in the 2016 session as well as how Georgia's political scene might impact public health.  Scott will leave participants…

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Basic Tenets of Risk Communication for Public Health Professionals

The goal of risk communication is to influence risk perception sufficiently enough to motivate the audience to protective action. This course details the components of communicating risk effectively, including targeting audiences and developing messages. The course also outlines psychological factors associated with risk perception and decision making. LENGTH:  43 MINUTES ORIGINAL TRAINING DATE:  APRIL 2015 VIEW TRAINING

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Assessment and Management of Travelers and Returnees to the US from Countries with Active Ebola

Students will learn protocol and methods of monitoring arrivees into the US from Ebola risk zones. Students will also receive an overview of the roles of state and local health departments in Ebola monitoring as well as information regarding current Ebola monitoring technology. LENGTH:  1 HOUR ORIGINAL TRAINING DATE:  MAY 2015 VIEW TRAINING

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Public Health Preparedness: The Process of Planning

Public Health Preparedness is a collaborative endeavor between internal (e.g. nurses and environmental health specialists) and external (e.g. emergency management and military) partners. Large-scale public health emergencies do not occur often, making it difficult to demonstrate the importance of public health preparedness planning during non-emergency operations.  As a result, public health preparedness coordinators must demonstrate how preparedness concepts correspond with small- and medium-size public health investigations/responses. This webinar will detail the public health preparedness planning process, a few obstacles that…

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Vaccines: They’ve Got To Be Used To Work-Lessons from the 2015 Measles Outbreak

This 90-minute live-satellite broadcast presentation. Program faculty discussed how the measles outbreak may have improved the public’s perception of the benefits of vaccination programs, leading to improved vaccination rates in at-risk communities. LENGTH:  1 HOUR, 30 MINUTES ORIGINAL TRAINING DATE:  MAY 2015 VIEW TRAINING

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Ending AIDS: A Deep South Summit

Ending AIDS: A Deep South Summit engaged participants in a statewide dialogue which serves as a platform for a larger Southern regional dialogue. Our goal was to bring together consumers, advocates, medical and supportive service providers, public health officials from across the Deep South, and key national leaders in the field to engage in a dialogue on implementation and successes across the continuum of HIV prevention and treatment, aligned with the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and Continuum of Care Initiative. Attendees…

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HIV 101 for Community Health Settings

The purpose of this course is to expose community workers to basic knowledge about HIV’s history, prevalence, biology, diagnosis, and prevention. Presenters in this program explain and illustrate statistics related to HIV, how HIV enters and replicates itself, how HIV is diagnosed and treated, and ways to prevent the spread of HIV. Information focuses on universal methods of diagnosis and transmission as well as concerns unique to health care providers. LENGTH:  2 HOURS ORIGINAL TRAINING DATE:  MARCH 2012 [button link="http://lms.alphtc.org/login/index.php"…

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Improving the Provision of Male Health Care in Public Health

Improving the Provision of Male Health Care in Public Health LENGTH:  2 HOURS ORIGINAL TRAINING DATE:  APRIL 2012 VIEW TRAINING

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Motivational Interviewing and Health Behavior Change

This course introduces health care workers to Motivational Interviewing, a strategy used to initiate conversations related to changing unhealthy behaviors. In this presentation, participants will learn the principles of motivational interviewing and view examples of the motivational interviewing process. Additionally, practitioners will learn strategies that can be immediately implemented to improve their communication with patients. LENGTH:  3 HOURS ORIGINAL TRAINING DATE:  APRIL 2012 VIEW TRAINING

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Disaster Preparedness: Are We Ready for Kids

Children represent an at-risk segment of the population in the face of natural and man-made disasters.  Effective pediatric planning at the state and local level requires an awareness of hazard vulnerabilities and the advance consideration of the unique needs of children and families.  Improved readiness can be achieved through collaboration between public health and emergency management leadership and key pediatric care experts and stakeholders in the private sector.  This course will examine how effective communication among all parties, including the…

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Reducing Disparities in Health through Nutrition: The Life Course Theory and Model

This module is designed to introduce participants to the Life-Course Model and how this model might be used to reduce disparities across the population and incorporated into MCH programs and policies. LENGTH:  1 HOUR ORIGINAL TRAINING DATE:  JUNE 2012 VIEW TRAINING

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Focused Strategic Thinking

This course introduces the process of using Focused Strategic Thinking (FST) to develop an organization’s strategic action plan during a one and a half day retreat. The course presents each component of the FST process, provides examples of activities, and discusses expected outcomes of each phase from preliminary analysis to implementation. LENGTH:  3 HOURS ORIGINAL TRAINING DATE:  MARCH 2013 VIEW TRAINING

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Facilitation Management

This course focuses on facilitation management and has 7 modules. The first module introduces the concept and importance of facilitating collaboration and coalition building. Modules 2, 3 and 4 present an easy-to-use process for facilitation and highlight some essential logistical considerations. Module 6 provides some key components of meeting follow-up, and module 7 illustrates how to use a facilitation tool kit for meeting facilitation and coalition evaluation. Facilitation skills provided can help you plan, facilitate and evaluate meetings more effectively…

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Ebola: The Basics and Predictions

The following presentation took place on October 28, 2014, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham"s  School of Public Health. Craig Wilson, MD, Professor and Director of the Sparkman Center for Global Health at the UAB School of Public Health, delivers a comprehensive  overview of the Ebola virus from origin, to historical trends, and a focus on the current outbreak in West  Africa. Dr. Wilson has extensive experience and expertise in international global health programs. His primary goal with the…

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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) Coronavirus: Epidemiological Challenges from its Discovery to Current Surveillance

Review of the etiology of the MERS Coronavirus, with a focus on the epidemiological challenges that exist. LENGTH:  1 HOUR ORIGINAL TRAINING DATE:  NOVEMBER 2014 VIEW TRAINING

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Measles 411

Measles 411 provides an overview of measles, including symptoms and treatment.  Participants will receive information about recent measles incidence in the United States and prevention strategies and learn to identify infections appropriately. LENGTH:  1 HOUR ORIGINAL TRAINING DATE:  MAY 2015 VIEW TRAINING

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Implementing a Statewide Health Disparities Research Agenda: The Florida Health Equity Research Institute Approach

Florida is one of the most diverse states in the United States. Florida's Health Equity Research Institute (HERI) was established to implement recommendations from the Health Disparities Research Agenda, which was developed by a group of over 30 scholars and community stakeholders. LENGTH:  1 HOUR ORIGINAL TRAINING DATE:  July 2015 VIEW TRAINING

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Bivariate Linear Correlation

Bivariate Linear Correlation introduces the correlation coefficient, r. The course reviews graphical representation of correlation as well as computation and evaluation of r. Students will be able to estimate the correlation coefficient from a graph of data points, compute r from values in a data set, and evaluate and interpret the correlation coefficient to determine the strength of the correlation. LENGTH:  15 MINUTES ORIGINAL TRAINING DATE:  OCTOBER 2015 VIEW TRAINING

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Data Collection Assessment Examples and Resources

This is the second course in a two part series, following Validity in Health Sciences. Data Collection Assessment Examples and Resources applies knowledge of correlation, reliability, and validity of measurements to examples in relevant health science literature. The course provides resources to investigate the topic further, and see more examples of data collection assessment. LENGTH:  30 MINUTES ORIGINAL TRAINING DATE:  NOVEMBER 2015 VIEW TRAINING

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Influences on Correlation Coefficients

Influences on Correlation Coefficients is the second course in a two part series. The preceding course is Bivariate Linear Correlation.Influences on Correlation Coefficients describes how the value of r and other coefficients can be biased by items including outliers, restriction of range, and errors of measurement. A summary is provided for calculating correlation coefficients based on the nature of variables being evaluated. The course distinguishes correlation from causation, and explains how to best evaluate the correlation coefficient. LENGTH:  30 MINUTES…

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Introduction to Data Collection and Reliability

Introduction to Data Collection and Reliability provides background for the methodology of quality data collection, and an introduction to statistical methods for measuring reliability of an instrument. Students will evaluate and select appropriate data collection instruments, distinguish between reliability and validity, and employ methods for determining reliability of an instrument. LENGTH:  1 HOUR ORIGINAL TRAINING DATE:  OCTOBER 2015 VIEW TRAINING

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Relative Risks and Odds Ratios

Relative Risks and Odds Ratios explains the difference between the two measures while giving instruction for evaluating them. Contingency tables, equations and computations, study design, and interpretation of values are reviewed. These methods are applied through examples in data sets to practice the material learned. LENGTH:  30 MINUTES ORIGINAL TRAINING DATE:  OCTOBER 2015 VIEW TRAINING

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Validity in Health Sciences

Validity in Health Sciences reviews definitions of validity and the various ways the validity of an instrument can be evaluated. The course covers content, criterion-related, and construct validity as well as specificity, sensitivity and positive predictive value. The presentation applies these concepts by providing examples of these measures found in relevant literature. LENGTH:  30 MINUTES ORIGINAL TRAINING DATE:  NOVEMBER 2015 VIEW TRAINING

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Various Rates Used in Clinical Research

This is the second course in a two part series including Relative Risks and Odds Ratios. Various Rates Used in Clinical Research gives an overview of rates used to describe clinical research observations. While odds ratios and relative risks are used extensively, this presentation covers experimental event rates, control event rates, absolute risk reduction, relative risk reduction, and number needed to treat. LENGTH:  15 MINUTES ORIGINAL TRAINING DATE:  NOVEMBER 2015 VIEW TRAINING

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At-Risk Elderly During Disasters

This training discussed challenges older persons face in disasters and facilitating resources for emergency preparedness and response for older persons. LENGTH:  2 HOURS VIEW TRAINING

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Building Blocks of Public Health

Mary Kennedy of the Tennessee Department of Health covers the history of and reasons for formulating public health policy in this lecture. LENGTH:  1 HOUR VIEW TRAINING

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Disruptive Innovations in Public Health Education

Ian Lapp discusses how MOOCs will impact higher education, noting that some suggest the modern university “as we know it” will be irrevocably changed. LENGTH:  1 HOUR VIEW TRAINING

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Outbreak Update 2014-2015

This self-directed course offers an overview of prevalent international infectious disease outbreaks from 2014 to 2015. Participants will learn to identify health issues related to these outbreaks and receive information regarding treatment, protocol and prevention. LENGTH:  1 HOUR ORIGINAL TRAINING DATE:  May 2015 VIEW TRAINING  

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Principles of Confidence Intervals

This is the first course in a two part series including Confidence Intervals of Relative Risks and Odds Ratios. Principles of Confidence Intervals gives an overview of the Normal Distribution, how to find a confidence interval, and how to interpret confidence intervals in scientific literature. General statistical procedures and values are reviewed as they pertain to confidence intervals. LENGTH:  30 MINUTES ORIGINAL TRAINING DATE:  OCTOBER 2015 VIEW TRAINING

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Probability Overview

Probability Overview offers a review of statistical procedures for calculating probability and making inferences from data. Students will be able to apply various methods to calculate probability of an event using tables or probability equations. LENGTH:  30 MINUTES ORIGINAL TRAINING DATE:  NOVEMBER 2015 VIEW TRAINING

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Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Lessons

The Tennessee Department of Health, through a rapid interdisciplinary team, played a vital role in the identification and response to the multi-state fungal meningitis outbreak. The Commissioner’s perspectives on this dramatic, nation-wide outbreak, and his interpretations of the “lessons learned” are vitally important for every public health professional. LENGTH:  1 HOUR VIEW TRAINING

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From ETSU to TDH

Bruce Behringer presents lessons he learned during his transition to Deputy Commissioner for Continuous Improvement and Training for the Tennessee Department of Health. He emphasizes quality improvement and accreditation through Baldrige. LENGTH:  1 HOUR VIEW TRAINING

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Health Informatics

The field of informatics deals with the study of information; how it is collected, organized, stored, retrieved, transmitted and secured.  This is on online module about the topic. LENGTH:  6 HOURS VIEW TRAINING

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Health Professionals for the 21st Century

Julio Frenk, Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health, discusses educating future health professionals in the 21st century. LENGTH:  1 HOUR VIEW TRAINING

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Health Services Administration Part 1

Part 1 will introduce the learner to definitions, theories, and methodologies of health administrators, define and describe the role of supervisors and managers, and go into detail about the basics of effective communication. LENGTH:  3 HOURS VIEW TRAINING

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Health Services Administration Part 2

Part 2 offers the learner the opportunity to have an in-depth look into planning, organizing, and staffing. LENGTH:  3 HOURS VIEW TRAINING

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