Introduction to Policy Analysis in Public Health

The 90-minute Introduction to Policy Analysis in Public Health course, designed for public health practitioners, introduces the learner to the CDC policy process and provides specific instruction on the policy analysis component of the process.

Instructional content will result in the learner having a better understanding of what policy analysis is, its use in proactively assessing policy options under consideration, and how it can contribute to public health’s role in policy.

No contact hours offered


A Clinical Guide to Diagnosing and Treating Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Illnesses

This webinar  provides current evidence-based information from several sources, including Centers for Disease Control (CDC), International Lyme and Associated Disease Society (ILADS) and the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA).

These three entities have differing ideas and interests on some aspects, which has contributed to confusion regarding diagnosis and treatment among health care providers. This webinar aims to clarify the different approaches.

The goal of this activity is to improve participants’ ability to recognize, diagnose, and treat Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses.

1.1 contact hours

Designated for 0.2 contact hours of pharmacotherapy credit


Workplace Violence Prevention for Nurses

This interactive course  is designed to help nurses better understand the scope and nature of violence in the workplace.

By completing the course, healthcare workers will be able to:

  • Identify institutional, environmental, and policy risk factors for
    workplace violence
  • Recognize behavioral warning signs of violence in individuals
  • Employ communication and teamwork skills to prevent and
    manage violence
  • Identify appropriate resources to support injured healthcare workers
  • Take steps to implement a comprehensive workplace violence
    prevention program

2.4 contact hours


You call the shots (YCTS)

You Call the Shots  is an interactive, web-based immunization training course. It consists of a series of modules that discuss vaccine-preventable diseases and explain the latest recommendations for vaccine use. 

Offered by the CDC


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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
Vaccine Safety 

1.0 contact hours
0.3 pharmacotherapy credit for APRNs


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The National STD Curriculum  addresses the epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, management, and prevention of STDs.

contact hours/pharmacology credits offered


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Long-Term Negative Effects of Trauma

This course   provides information and data on how a traumatic event(s) in a person’s life, even as a child, can have chronic lasting effects with development and functioning. 

1.5 contact hours

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Applying CDC's Guideline for Prescribing Opioids: Module 6 - Dosing and Titration of Opioids: How Much, How Long, and How and When to Stop?

This module  outlines CDC’s recommended options for dosing and titrating opioids and reviews recent evidence regarding the benefits and harms of opioid therapy; explores methods for safely prescribing, titrating, tapering, or discontinuing opioid therapy; and reviews best practices for evaluating continued use of opioids in collaboration with patients.

0.90 contact hours


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Antibiotic Stewardship and
Antimicrobial Use and Resistance 

This activity  will educate healthcare personnel on how to use the NHSN Antibiotic Use and Resistance (AUR) protocol for HAI surveillance, and reporting and analysis in NHSN. Participants will additionally learn antibiotic stewardship practices and use of the standardized antimicrobial administration ratio (SAAR). This educational opportunity will enhance the knowledge and skills of the users in order to decrease healthcare-associated infections and improve patient safety and patient outcomes.

2.3 contact hours


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An Introduction to
Complementary Approaches

The goal of this course   is for you to reflect, and to be able to converse with your patients about complementary approaches. By discussing what a complementary approach is and why it is important, exploring different approaches and how to incorporate them into your practice, and how to guide patients on the use of complementary approaches will better address training gaps.

1.0 contact hour


Clinician Self-Care: You in the Center of the Circle of Health

The purpose of this knowledge-based educational web course  is to describe the challenges clinicians face and enhance their own resilience against burnout by creating their own health plan. These techniques will better address training gaps as well as connect their health and well-being to their patient’s health and well-being.

1.0 contact hour


Do Ask, Do Tell: 5 Awkward Minutes to Better Patient Care

Clinically appropriate care includes assessment of sexual health as indicated with all patients, and attention to health disparities experienced by LGB people. This video  addresses how to ask the appropriate questions and provides scenarios to demonstrate the conversation.

1.0 contact hour


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