The COCA Training and Conferences webpage has been updated to include conferences from February 2017 – July 2017. Visit the webpage to learn about conferences sponsored by CDC, other federal agencies, and COCA partners.
Special Training Opportunities
Monday, February 6, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. EST
CDC invites you to join in a FREE upcoming webinar hosted in collaboration with the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) as part of the joint Outbreak Response Training Program (ORTP). This webinar is the first of the Effective Communication Webinar Series, designed to train hospital epidemiologists in the interpersonal skills important in an outbreak situation.
Thursday, February 9, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. EST
This National Influenza Vaccination Disparities Partnership (NIVDP) webinar will focus on promoting flu vaccination within underserved communities. Hear from immunization coalition leaders from around the U.S. with "Lessons from the Field: Immunization Coalition Leaders Sharing Their Wisdom."
Tuesday, February 23 2017, at 2:00 p.m. EST
During this webinar, representatives from the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and the Mountain States Pediatric Disaster Coalition will speak about their experiences in establishing plans for communication. The presenters, one a pediatrician and the other a disaster preparedness manager, will share models and strategies, and provide examples of how information sharing and communication can be improved at your hospital during a disaster.
Emergency Preparedness and Response Training Resources
COCA’s Emergency Preparedness and Response webpage contains information on scheduled and on-demand emergency preparedness and response training resources offered by CDC, other federal agencies, and COCA partners.
February COCA Partner Spotlight
This month, COCA is pleased to feature the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) as the COCA Partner Spotlight. AATB is the only national tissue banking organization in the United States. AATB is dedicated to improving and saving lives by promoting the safety, quality, and availability of donated human tissue. Partnerships with professional organizations are vital to CDC’s ability to share information with clinicians about public health emergencies, CDC guidance, health alert messages, and training opportunities. We value our longstanding relationship with AATB, and look forward to strengthening our partnership as we continue to work towards improving our nation’s health.
CDC Public Health Grand Rounds
The Public Health Grand Rounds is a series created to further strengthen CDC’s common scientific culture and foster discussion and debate on major public health issues.
Tuesday, February 21, from 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. ET
Registration is not required. Watch live and archived broadcasts
CDC Learning Connection
The CDC Learning Connection is your source for information about public health training developed by CDC, CDC partners, and other federal agencies. Through website features, social media, and an e-newsletter, CDC Learning Connection keeps you informed about training opportunities, including many that offer free continuing education (CE).
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Released: February 6, 2017 01:50 PM | Updated: February 6, 2017 03:36 PM
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