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Public Health 101 Training Series
The Public Health 101 Series is a set of courses that provides an introduction to public health and covers the sciences essential to public health practice. The fundamental scientific components span topics in epidemiology, public health informatics and surveillance, health economics, public health laboratory science, and related fields. Take the Public Health 101 Courses.

CDC Arthritis Program Webcasts

In collaboration with the Directors of Health Promotion and Education (DHPE), the CDC Arthritis Program offers satellite broadcasts to enhance the skills of state arthritis coordinators, Arthritis Foundation staff, community partners, and other professionals by providing information on arthritis and public health practice.

Talk About It! Marketing Community-Based Interventions Through Provider and Community-Ambassador Outreach
Talk About It! Marketing Community-Based Interventions Through Provider and Community-Ambassador Outreach introduces staff working in public health, chronic disease or aging programs, and other stakeholders to  two marketing approaches developed to raise awareness and participation in physical activity and self-management education programs, such as Walk With Ease and the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program.  The broadcast walks viewers through the research behind the 1.2.3 Approach to Provider Outreach and the Spread the Word marketing strategy using community ambassadors, guidance and resources available for each approach, and experiences and lessons learned.  
For viewing ease, the 1.2.3 Approach to Provider Outreach and the Spread the Word marketing strategy using community Ambassadors can be accessed and viewed separately.   

View one or both segments of the broadcast on demand. You will be able to view the broadcast, and access presentation slides, other resources such as informational one-pagers, and a discussion guide.  View the broadcast conference.

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program: Adoption Experiences From the Field
This broadcast was specifically designed to inform program decision makers about the supporting science, benefits, and implementation essentials of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP). CDSMP is a cost effective self-management education program that allows organizations to provide self-management support across multiple diseases and conditions. The broadcast presents the important issues for those considering adopting the program. This broadcast contains a presentation and interview with Kate Lorig, DrPH, RN, developer of the CDSMP, and a panel discussion among public health professionals that implement the program in a variety of settings. View the broadcast conference.
 

Enhancing Fitness with EnhanceFitness: An Evidence-Based Intervention for Older Adults and People With Chronic Disease
This conference provides information about EnhanceFitness an evidence-based, community-delivered exercise program for older adults. The broadcast was designed to offer potential disseminators critical background information on the intervention and its implementation. This broadcast features a presentation by Susan Snyder, director of Project Enhance and a panel discussion with an EnhanceFitness instructor and site coordinator addressing program implementation.  View the satellite conference.
 

Implementing Self-Management Education: Successes and Challenges in Arthritis Satellite Conference
This satellite conference provides information regarding the successful implementation of the Arthritis Self-Management Program (ASMP), also known as the Arthritis Self-Help Course (ASHC), including a discussion of the scientific basis, marketing strategies, and evaluation. This broadcast contains an interview with Kate Lorig, DrPH, RN, developer of the Arthritis Self Management Program, and a panel discussion among public health professionals that implement ASHC.   View the satellite conference.

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