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Tues March 27 - 8:00am-5:00pm
Wed March 28 - 8:30am-5:00pm
About: The Evidence-Based Public Health (EBPH) training focuses on seven specific skills to improve public health practice. These skills act as a framework for the course, which also includes an Introduction. The EBPH training addresses many of the core competencies for public health professionals adopted by the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice. This training is being offered in collaboration with the Utah Department of Health and the Division of Public Health at the University of Utah School of Medicine.
This in-person, 2-day training covers core concepts like: defining public health issues, conducting community assessments, prioritizing options, and evaluating program and policy impacts. Read more about the topics.
Utah Department of Substance Abuse & Mental Health
195 North 1950 W.
Salt Lake City, UT
Lunch: Lunch will be provided.
The aim of this course is to apply evidence-based decision making to improve population health and advance health equity. Participants in this training will be able to:
Describe the basic concepts of evidence-based decision making for public health
Engage the community throughout the process
Use information systems and data systematically to support decision making
Identify best available evidence to make decisions
Apply one or more processes to set priorities for program and policy decisions
Apply program planning frameworks
Conduct sound evaluation using both quantitative and qualitative methods
Communicate what is learned to key stakeholders and decision makers