Webinars by date, from the Center for Public Health Practice - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Webinars by date, from the Center for Public Health Practice

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December 2019
Quality improvement storyboard: Template and guidance

This video introduces the concept of a QI storyboard, describes how you can use it for project management and communications, and helps you create your own QI storyboard.

February 2019
Using REDCap to report finance and staffing for the Local Public Health Act (10:59)

This webinar provides community health boards with information about the REDCap reporting system, including how to successfully enter finance, staffing, and Title V MCH Block Grant.

June 2018
Data resources 101

This webinar acquaints local public health with some of the data resources available on the MDH website, and connects local public health with staff at MDH who can provide assistance with data.

September 2017
Approaches to vaccine hesitancy
This webinar describes the nature of vaccine hesitancy, discusses the approaches you can use to address vaccine hesitancy, and reviews reliable resources.

April 2017
Orientation to the Minnesota local public health system

Local elected officials are invited to participate in a discussion about the Minnesota public health system and their role as local elected officials. Commissioner of Health Ed Ehlinger and SCHSAC Chair Doug Huebsch (Otter Tail County commissioner) will lead this interactive video conference. MDH will announce additional speakers in the future.

November 2016
Public health practice trainings
1. Overview of Minnesota public health system (33:26)
2. Overview of history of public health nursing in Minnesota (53:00)

October 2016
Ethics and decision-making in public health

Public health ethics is an evolving practice, and is also contained in the Public Health Accreditation Board standards and measures. This introduction to public health ethics is suitable for an ethics committee or an entire public health department.  This webinar covers material from a public health ethics training hosted by Dakota County Public Health and presented by an epidemiologist and public health ethicist.

June 2016
2016 performance-related accountability requirement (30:50)
This set of webinars covers the expectations and submission process for the 2016 performance-related accountability requirement, the relationship between performance management and monitoring/revising your CHIP, and resources to support the monitoring/revising process.

June 2016
Introduction to performance management (31:51)
This webinar will teach participants to summarize the components of performance management, identify examples of performance management components, and apply performance management to a public health service, program, or process.

January 2016
Writing good goals and SMART objectives (31:15)
This webinar is intended to aid local public health departments in writing goals and objectives for the local public health assessment and planning cycle deliverables.

June 2015
Records retention series
These webinars are part of a series for local public health staff to become familiar with the basics of records management, retention schedules, and proper destruction of records:
1. Records and information management (17:35)
2. Records retention schedule (18:20)
3. Preserving and disposing of government records (19:57)
4. Essential records management (18:30)

December 2013
Quality improvement plans: A how-to guide (41:49)
What is a QI plan? Why is it important? Learn the answer to these questions and more from this presentation.

Need Technical Assistance?
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