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Accreditation Coordinator Conference Calls

Monthly | accreditation

For: Local and tribal health departments strongly interested in national public health accreditation, who have not yet begun the application process (PHAB provides support for accreditation coordinators after application submission)


Orientation to Public Health: Video Conferences for New Local Elected Officials

Yearly | staff/elected officials


Self-Assessment against National Standards

Any time | accreditation

The MDH Public Health Practice Section will assist local health departments and community health boards (CHBs) in assessing their ability to meet PHAB accreditation standards. The self-assessment process will also leave departments with a set of strategic and quality improvement plans.


Public Health Nursing (PHN) Practice Modules

Any time | staff/elected officials

These training sessions are designed for new public health workers, but are applicable to all who want a review of public health practice theory and frameworks. Each module is less than one hour. Modules can be watched together or separately. Upon completion, MDH can offer nursing CEUs.


2015 Local Public Health Act Performance Measures: What's New, What's Changed, and How to Make Reporting Work for You

January 2015 | reporting

This brief webinar describes revisions and changes for 2015 reporting, and how to maximize your reporting efforts.


Using Data to Tell Your Story

November 2014 | reporting | assessment and planning

Presenters from local public health agencies will discuss how they decided what to report in 2014, what they've done with their 2014 CHB-specific reports, how the data was received, with whom it was shared, and lessons learned.


2014 Community Health Conference

September 2014


LPH Finance and Grant Update

August 2014 | staff/elected officials

Staff from MDH presented at the Local Public Health Association meeting about upcoming CHB grant-related changes. MDH hosted this webinar to discuss these changes.


LPH Act Performance Measures: Instructions for Reporting in 2014

January 2014 | reporting

This webinar helps CHBs prepare to report into PPMRS in 2014 on LPH Act Performance Measures.


Quality Improvement Plans: A How-To Guide

December 2013 | QI/performance management | assessment and planning

What is a QI plan? Why is it important? Learn the answer to these questions and more from this presentation.


Data In, Data Out. Now What?

November 2013 | reporting | assessment and planning

Staff from the MDH Office of Performance Improvement will convene a discussion focused on how local public health administrators have used the CHB reports with key audiences so far and how others can prepare to use the reports in the future.


2013 Community Health Conference

September 2013

Theme:
Working Together: Attaining Health Equity in Minnesota Communities


Changes in PPMRS: 2013 Reporting on 2012 Data

January 2013 | reporting

These training sessions provide guidance for reporting on new infrastructure measures, identify the reduced set of current measures for the other five areas of responsibility, and focus on new measures that will be introduced in 2014, so that community health boards can begin preparing for them now.


Changes in PPMRS: 2014 Reporting on 2013 Data

November 2012 | reporting

These training sessions provide guidance for reporting on new infrastructure measures, identify the reduced set of current measures for the other five areas of responsibility, and focus on new measures that will be introduced in 2014, so that community health boards can begin preparing for them now.


Tools for Staff Assessment and Workforce Planning: Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

November 2012 | QI/performance management

Local public health leaders are ever mindful of the staff development needs of their departments. The Council on Linkages between Academic and Public Health Practice (with support from the Public Health Foundation) has developed a set of Core Competencies for public health professionals.


Community Health Improvement Planning: Adapting MAPP in Minnesota

October 2012 | assessment and planning

This course will share lessons learned by three local health departments as they have adapted the MAPP process to their settings.


2012 Community Health Conference

October 2012

Theme:
Strengthening Public Health: Linking Past Successes to Future Challenges


Looking for More Answers: Additional Data Sources for Community Health Assessments

August 2012 | assessment and planning

A series of three webinars introduces Minnesota local health departments to the county-level indicators on the MDH website (compiled by the Minnesota Center for Health Statistics, or MCHS), and provides training on how to access the data for community health assessments.


What do the Data Say?

July 2012 | assessment and planning

A series of three webinars introduces Minnesota local health departments to the county-level indicators on the MDH website (compiled by the Minnesota Center for Health Statistics, or MCHS), and provides training on how to access the data for community health assessments.


County-Level Indicators for Community Health Assessments

June 2012 | assessment and planning

A series of three webinars introduces Minnesota local health departments to the county-level indicators on the MDH website (compiled by the Minnesota Center for Health Statistics, or MCHS), and provides training on how to access the data for community health assessments.


For training materials used prior to 2012, please contact the MDH Public Health Practice Section.