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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July 2022
Writing meaningful goals and SMART objectives (35:00)

This webinar can help you write goals and objectives for any internal or external plan.

September 2021
Pivoting to the Future: Opportunity, complexity, and working together (2:08:10)

This virtual event took place in lieu of the Community Health Conference. Participants discussed caring for and pacing ourselves during this time of recovery; understanding the importance of shared work; tools for thinking about the future; and how to navigate the changes ahead.

March 2021
Local Public Health Act annual reporting: Finance and staffing (22:03)

In this session, presenters provide an overview of LPH Act annual reporting, discussing changes for the 2020 calendar year. There's also a recorded Q&A session with participants.

November 2020
Public Health Wheel: Intervention update (30:29)

Presenters review new and unchanged content in Public health interventions: Applications for nursing practice, 2nd ed. ("The Wheel Manual"). You also can apply Wheel interventions to considering how PHNs respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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.

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
Introduction to performance management
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.

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

Need Technical Assistance?
The MDH Center for Public Health Practice can help: Help and Technical Assistance Available to Local and Tribal Public Health.