The geographic information systems (GIS) trainings are designed for public health professionals with little to no experience using GIS.
GIS Training Curriculum
- Organizing Principles: An Introduction to GIS. This training provides an introduction to some of the basic themes and concepts of GIS and hands-on use of ArcGIS Desktop software.
- Data Management: Creation, Edition, and Maintenance of Spatial Data. This training offers guidance and practice for the customization/creation of data to suit specialized GIS needs.
- Analysis: Applied Analysis Techniques for GIS in Chronic Disease. This training introduces several useful pieces of analytical GIS functionality with health applications, including network analysis, spatial analysis, and hotspot analysis.
These materials were developed collaboratively for selected state health departments under the guidance of the Children’s Environmental Health Initiative (CEHI) at Rice University, with input from participating states and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Page last reviewed: January 4, 2018
- Page last updated: January 4, 2018
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