Training

Information on our Learning Management System and Continuing Education options is outlined below. You will also find a full listing of our courses, which can be searched or filtered to better find the right training for your needs.

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Learning Management System (LMS)

When you click the Enroll button for a course you will be taken to our Training Catalog to complete your registration. We utilize the Canvas learning management system by Instructure.

Accessing Your Student Dashboard

If you are a new user, you will create an account when you enroll in a course for the first time. Automated emails from our Training Catalog will come from notifications@instructure.com.

Once you enroll in a course, you may navigate to the course site by logging into the Student Dashboard here.

  • Your name will appear at the top right when logged in.
  • Click on your name, then Student Dashboard.
  • The page defaults to the In Progress tab. Click the Begin Course or Resume Course button to enter the Canvas course site.
  • Click the Completed tab to view completed courses.

Please use Chrome, Safari, or Firefox when navigating the Training Catalog or Canvas. Internet Explorer and Edge are not compatible browsers with our LMS.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

Most trainings from the RVPHTC offer some form of CE. The primary types of CE offered are CHES and CNE. Check individual course listings for details on type of CE offered.

Types of CE

The RVPHTC primarily offers two main types of CE: CHES and CNE.

CHES credits: The Region V Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Nursing Contact Hours (CNE) credits: The Michigan Public Health Training Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

For more information on CE and instructions on navigating the Catalog, please visit the CE and Catalog Information page.

Training Library
Continuing Education Credit
Cost
Modality
Foundational Public Health Services
Strategic Skill Domains
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals
Professional Tier
Emergency Preparedness & Response/COVID-19

Introduction to Health Equity and Racial Justice

This recorded webinar will serve as an introduction to exploring a racial justice and power framework as a way to center equity in organizational practices.

Racism in Public Health: Healthcare

This episode is the second in a three-part series on racism in public health. This episode will provide a brief overview on systemic racism in healthcare and its impact on health disparities.

Racism in Public Health: Root Causes

This episode is the first in a three-part series on racism in public health. This episode will provide a brief overview on the root causes of systemic racism and its impact on health.

Public Health Talks, Part 2

This episode is the second of a two-part series exploring Collective Impact, a form of structured community organizing that aims to amplify individual impact.

Public Health Talks, Part 1

This episode is the first of a two-part series exploring Collective Impact, a form of structured community organizing that aims to amplify individual impact.

Cross-Sector Leadership & Health Equity

This panel discusses collective impact as a framework for guiding cross-sector partnership.

Science of Happiness

This podcast is the second in a two-part series on public health workforce resilience. This episode will evidence behind the happiness advantage.

Anti-Fragility

This podcast is the first in a two-part series on public health workforce resilience. This episode will present the anti-fragility framework.

Community-level Strategies for Equitable Vaccine Communication

This podcast is the second in a two-part series on effective COVID-19 vaccine communication. This episode will present community-level strategies for equitable vaccine communication.

Interpersonal Communication Strategies to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

This podcast is the first in a two-part series on effective COVID-19 vaccine communication. This episode will present interpersonal communication strategies to address vaccine hesitancy.

Developing A Firm Foundation for Your Leadership Journey

This episode features an interview which Ken Zakariasen talks about leadership qualities which must be developed before taking on change management initiatives.

Qualitative Methods in Public Health Practice

This course gives an introduction to qualitative methods, frameworks, theoretical background, and common designs.

A Public Health Approach to Public Safety: Examples from the Field

This training will provide insights from three unarmed public safety models so that public health and public safety agencies, as well as governing bodies, may explore implementing similar programs.

Leadership and Whole-Systems Change

This course starts with a podcast primer on leadership before introducing participants to whole-system change methods which can be utilized in their own workplace.

A Physician's Role in Addressing ACEs: Building Trust and Patient Resiliency (On Demand)

In this session, participants will learn the implications of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) for adult health.

Advancing Health Equity Through Power Building and Narrative Change (On Demand)

This webinar from Human Impact Partners discusses how elements of power can be harnessed to operationalize health equity in public health practice.

COVID-19 in Washtenaw County: A Health Equity Series #1 - Social Determinant of Health (On Demand)

There are many health equity concerns that have arisen or worsened under COVID-19. This first webinar will take a deeper dive into the social determinants of health in a COVID-19-context and will provide resources for community members and cross-sector partners. Part of a five-part series.

How Health Clinicians Can Address Food Insecurity (On Demand)

This webinar discusses available tools and resources for screening patients for and responding to food insecurity, and the evidence behind them.

Reproductive Justice 101 (On Demand)

Join us as the Executive Director of SisterSong, Monica Simpson, leads a training on the principles of Reproductive Justice and how health professionals can apply this framework.

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Public Health Workforce 2 - Entering the Public Health Workforce During a Pandemic

This second webinar in the 2-part series will assist individuals navigate personal and professional challenges as they enter the public health workforce.

Topics in Pain Management: Public Health, Addiction, and Palliative Care

This self-paced course designed for nurses explores pain management as a public health issue, with a focus on the emerging specialty areas of addiction and palliative care.

Trauma Informed Care Strategies and Best Practices (On Demand)

Participants will learn what trauma-informed care looks like and key strategies for implementing this approach.

Applying Systems Thinking to Public Health

This self-paced course aims to equip participants with resources and tools to effectively recognize, discuss, and implement systems thinking approaches to dynamic problems.

Behavioral Health 101: What do we need to do together as public and behavioral health professionals? (On Demand)

This webinar will explore behavioral health concepts, the science of addiction and how public health and behavioral health professionals are addressing behavioral health needs.

Building Healthy Communities: The Role of Behavioral Health in Advancing Health Equity and Optimal Health for All (On Demand)

This presentation will outline what needs to be done to effectively advance health equity and optimal health for all.