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

Environmental Health and Equity Series: Air Pollution, Health, and Justice

In this first episode in our Environmental Health and Equity Series, we’ll be learning about air pollution and its effect on health. We'll also gain insight into its ties with structural racism and health equity, and discuss opportunities to contribute to environmental justice.

Workforce Development Plan: What is it and how to get ready?

This first webinar in a 3-part series will provide overview of process and expectations for the webinar series; discuss the process of developing a Workforce Development Plan; and provide an overview of required components.

Effective Management Strategies 2: Mentorship and More

This webinar is the second in a two-part series on strategies for improved management in public health. Discussion will explore various formats of mentorship programming and individual professional development plans.

Environmental Justice: Advocating for Equity

In this live webinar, we will hear from an experienced panel of environmental justice advocates of various backgrounds and disciplines on what environmental justice means and why it's important to public health. Panelists will cover important topics such as the connection between environmental health and racial disparities, the need for cross-disciplinary collaboration in environmental justice, and ways that public health professionals can advocate for health equity through promotion of environmental justice.

Equity in Motion: Moving Beyond the Conceptual Into Actionable

This recorded webinar will explore the inequities faced by African Americans in career advancement within the healthcare industry and will propose a solution-oriented approach for tangible change.

Vaccine Hesitancy in the Time of COVID-19

In this recorded webinar, will define what vaccine hesitancy is, discuss how it is connected to misinformation, explore vaccine hesitancy in different disease contexts, and discuss appropriate and evidence-based strategies for addressing vaccine hesitancy.

Developing a Business Plan Canvas for Public Health

This course gives “basics” of business planning for public health, then introduces participants to a single-page “canvas” tool which can quickly outline a basic business plan.

Awareness & Advocacy: How Improving the Dental Workforce Can Improve Children’s Oral Health

This recorded webinar will bring awareness on the inequities surrounding oral health and barriers to care among children, as well as advocacy approaches to address oral health outcome and access issues.

Public Health Advocacy, Demystified - Part 2

This webinar is the second in a two-part series that will help public health professionals learn how to communicate effectively to advance policy and advocacy goals.

Public Health Advocacy, Demystified - Part 1

This webinar is the first in a two-part series that will help public health professionals learn how to communicate effectively to advance policy and advocacy goals.

Financial Management in Public Health

In this episode, we'll review some of the basics of financial management in public health and we’ll also discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on funds management and budgeting. We hope this conversation will provide some guidance for managers and others involved or interested in managing funds, particularly those working in governmental public health agencies.

Resilience Strategies for Community Health Workers

This podcast episode will explore the need for Community Health Workers (CHWs) to address mental health challenges for professional and personal wellbeing and will also explore how CHWs can incorporate resilience strategies into their own practice. CE will be available for CHWs only, via MiCHWA at https://michwa.pdx.catalog.canvaslms.com/courses/michwa-ceu-webinar-survey.

CHWs: Trusted Communicators in Public Health

In this recorded panel webinar, participants will learn about the role of CHWs, how they strategically serve their communities, and ways in which CHWs can be incorporated into public health practice.

Strategies to Support Wellbeing and Retention of BIPOC Staff

This course will equip health care and public health professionals with strategies on how to retain Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) staff members.

Racism in Public Health: How to Address Health Disparities

This episode is the final in a three-part series on racism in public health. This episode will describe actions at all levels to address health disparities rooted in systemic racism.

How to Maintain Your CHES/MCHES Credential 2021

This training describes the purpose and process for continuing education contact hours for CHES/MCHES.

CHW Series: The Role of Community Health Workers, Part 2

In this series on Community Health Workers (CHWs), we explore the role and importance of CHWs in public health and recognize ways CHWs can be incorporated in public health practice. Part 2 of 2.

CHW Series: The Role of Community Health Workers, Part 1

In this series on Community Health Workers (CHWs), we explore the role and importance of CHWs in public health and recognize ways CHWs can be incorporated in public health practice. Part of 1 of 2.

Trauma-Informed Resilience-Oriented Supervision for Public Health Professionals

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic amid ongoing public health crises has placed an added burden on public health professionals. This webinar considers the many opportunities to implement TIRO principles in staff supervision, particularly to strengthen relationships, increase staff engagement, and improve public health outcomes.

Trauma-Informed Resilience-Oriented (TIRO) Supervision for Public Health Professionals

This podcast episode discusses the many opportunities to implement trauma-informed resilient-oriented principles in staff supervision, particularly to strengthen relationships, increase staff engagement, and improve public health outcomes.

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Public Health Workforce 1 - Navigating Misinformation Campaigns for Public Health Practitioners

Personal and organizational tools which developed to help break through the fog of COVID-19 misinformation. These include vaccine planning checklists, source-lists for the latest information about how to prepare for the vaccine itself, and how to protect yourself from the fatigue caused by so much misinformation.

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.