CDC Learning Connection: August's Featured Courses

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August 2018                                                                


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The CDC Learning Connection features quality learning opportunities from CDC, other federal agencies, and federally funded partners. Through monthly website features, social media, and this e-newsletter, we keep you informed about public health trainings, including many that offer free continuing education (CE).

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Hot Training Topic: Opioids *New Courses Available*

International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day is August 31. Learn clinical and public health strategies for addressing the opioid overdose epidemic with the latest courses on TRAIN. Courses cover safe prescribing, medication-assisted treatment (MAT), prevention and engagement strategies, and more.

Note: This listing is based on an automatic search for 'opioid' within course titles or descriptions on the TRAIN Learning Network. Refine or expand your search by using the search box (top of page) and filters (left side of page). If you need additional guidance, please refer to this tutorial.

Access Opioid courses

You Call the Shots: Shingles Vaccination

You Call the Shots

Nearly 1 in 3 Americans will develop shingles (herpes zoster) in their lifetime. For National Immunization Awareness Month, take CDC's course to learn about the disease and its complications, groups at increased risk, and vaccination recommendations. Earn free CE.

Take Shingles course

Safe at Every Stage: Injury and Violence Prevention and the Developing Brain

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Are you interested in linking brain development research to your public health programs? This course from the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice walks you through the process of analyzing injury and violence data through a developmental lens. Learn how to plan and advocate for developmentally tailored prevention activities.

Take Injury Prevention course

Safe Water Program Improvement e-Learning Series

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About 1 in 9 Americans get their drinking water from a private well. CDC's e-learning series helps health departments strengthen services to people who use wells, cisterns, springs, and other private drinking water systems. Learn how to use the 10 Essential Environmental Public Health Services to improve drinking water safety. Obtain free CEUs from the National Environmental Health Association upon completing the courses and final evaluation.

Take Safe Water course