Communication

These curated trainings have been developed by external partners. They are available at any time and can be accessed by clicking the "Go to training" links.

Trainings

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A Guide to Educating Patients

This course is designed to provide healthcare providers with the knowledge and critical steps to optimize patient education and ultimately health outcomes.

 

Topic Areas: Communication
Target Audience: Healthcare professionals
Approximate Length: 1 hour

Offered by: TRAIN

Requirements: Registration required
Cost: Free

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Communication Training for Comprehensive Cancer Control Professionals 101: Media Planning and Media Relations

This free online training walks participants through the process of media planning, creating media-friendly materials and building relationships with journalists.

 

Topic Areas: Communication

Target Audience: CHES professionals
Approximate Length: Self-paced, 2.5 hours

Offered by: TRAIN

Requirements: Registration required
Cost: Free

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Communication Training for Comprehensive Cancer Control Professionals 102: Making Communication Campaigns Evidence-Based

This free online training is the second of a two-part series on cancer control communication and is designed for participants who desire more in-depth training about the process of organizing a communication campaign.

 

Topic Areas: Communication

Target Audience: CHES professionals
Approximate Length: Self-paced, 3.5 hours

Offered by: TRAIN

Requirements: Registration required
Cost: Free

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Messaging Health Equity to Decision-makers

Jennifer Messenger Heilbronner shares strategies for messaging health equity to decision-makers to ensure underresourced communities have access to new programs and funding created by a policy.

 

Topic Areas: Vulnerable Populations & Health Disparities, Law and Policy & Ethics
Target Audience: Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; Policy advocates working with decision-makers; Health equity advocates
Approximate length: 1 hour

Offered by: Northwest center for public health practice

Requirements: Create account
Cost: Free

Recorded WebinarGo to training
Communicating Public Health: Message Design Strategies to Promote Awareness and Action to Address the Social Determinants of Health

Dr. Niederdeppe discusses how public health advocates can use message framing, narratives and visual imagery to shape public opinion and debate on the social conditions that shape the health and well-being of populations. Neiderdeppe focuses on public health campaigns that have worked to increase awareness and promote action to address social determinants of health. He discusses how public health messages aim to target policymakers and the public (both those in support and those in opposition) in order to achieve the goal of a health campaign aimed to reduce health disparities.

 

Topic Areas: Communication, Social determinants of health, Health disparities
Target Audience: General Public Health Staff, Public Health
Approximate length: 1 hour

Offered by: Region 2 Public Health Training Center

Requirements: Launch through TRAIN (Create account)
Cost: Free

Recorded WebinarGo to training
Improving Your Communication Skills

The purpose of this course is to focus on the communication skills you will need as a leader in a public health department. The communication elements discussed in this course are designed to provide insight into your professional and personal communication.

 

Topic Areas: Communication skills
Target Audience: Leader in public health departments, General public health staff
Approximate length: 2 hours

Offered by: Region VI South Central Public Health Training Center - Tulane University

Requirements: Create Account/Log in; Enroll
Cost: Free

Self-pacedGo to training
Effective Communication for Healthcare Professionals

This interactive training course, aims to raise the quality of interactions between health care professionals and patients by providing an interactive guide to understanding health literacy, cultural competency and limited English proficiency.

 

Topic Areas: Health literacy, Cultural competency and Limited English proficiency
Target Audience: Health care professionals
Approximate length: 1 hour

Offered by: CDC OADC Health Literacy

Requirements: Register through CDC TRAIN (Create account/Log in)
Cost: Free

Self-pacedGo to training
Effective Communication for Environmental Public Health

It introduces key communication strategies to help field workers successfully educate the public about environmental public health issues, communicate important environmental health information to diverse audiences, resolve conflicts, and market the value of environmental public health activities to clients and the public.

 

Topic Areas: Environmental public health
Target Audience: Public health professionals, especially practitioners who are responsible for implementing environmental health programs
Approximate length: 1 - 1.5 hours

Offered by: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP)

Requirements: Launch through CDC TRAIN (Create account/Log in)
Cost: Free

Self-paced. This HTML-based online module has interactive exercises (Flash-based)Go to training
Effective Communication

This course is designed to improve your communication skills. It addresses:
1.Basic communication skills
2.How to communicate in an emergency
3.How to identify community-specific communication issues
4.Using technology as a communication tool
5.Effective oral communication
6.How to prepare an oral presentation

 

Topic Areas: Emergencies
Target Audience: All individuals involved in crisis and emergency management decision making; emergency management professionals - emergency managers, planners, and responders
Approximate length: 8 hours (30-60 mins/lesson. Additional time is required in each lesson to complete offline activities)

Offered by: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) / Emergency Management Institute (EMI)

Requirements: None
Cost: Free

Self-paced; Interactive web based courseGo to training
Affirming LGBT People through Effective Communication

You will learn ways to provide affirming and inclusive health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, patients through basic communication principles.

 

Topic Areas: LGBT, Communication
Target Audience: General Public Health Staff, Healthcare
Approximate length:

Offered by: The National LGBT Health Education Center

Requirements: Log in/Register
Cost: Free

Self-pacedGo to training
Marijuana Messages: Art and Media Strategies to Reach Priority Population Youth

Topic Areas: Youth, Vulnerable Populations & Health Disparities
Target Audience: Local, state, & tribal public health professionals; Youth development specialists in schools & Community-based organizations
Approximate length: 1 hour

Offered by: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Requirements: Create Account/Log in
Cost: Free

 

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Talking to Teens in the Era of Recreational Cannabis Legalization

Topic Areas: Youth
Target Audience: Public health, School administration, School health, Teachers, Parents, Coaches, Community leaders, Law enforcement
Approximate length: 1 hour

Offered by: New England Public Health Training Center

Requirements: Create Account/Log in, Enroll
Cost: Free

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Health Literacy: A Tool for Effective Communication and Engagement

Topic Areas: Health literacy, Access to care, Communication
Target Audience: Physicians, Physician assistants, Nurses, Nurse practitioners, Local health department and Community health workers, Social workers
Approximate length: 1 hour

Offered by: SUNY Albany School of Public Health Center for Public Health Continuing Education

Requirements: Launch through TRAIN (Create account)
Cost: Free

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