Impact: NCIPH's newsletter
Can You Hear Me Now? NCIPH Experts Explore Effective Health Communications Strategies
When clickbait, sound bites, and 140 character messages abound, how do you actually capture an audience without contributing to the white noise? That question was on the minds of several North Carolina Institute of Public Health staff at the recent North Carolina State Health Directors Conference in Raleigh, NC.
In a turbulent political atmosphere and amongst ever-pressing public health issues, it is more important than ever for public health advocates to learn to effectively and persuasively communicate across a wide spectrum of backgrounds and experiences. NCIPH remains committed to helping public health workers craft richer messages for advocacy and action. Read more…
Prioritizing Leadership and Adaptability in Public Health
A leader can make or break an organization. Whether it’s within a community bowling league or a multi-million dollar corporation, a leader is tasked with modeling values, strategic planning, and encouraging their peers. Where do aspiring leaders turn to learn? Through several exciting leadership programs – some new, some well-established – NCIPH is spearheading efforts to shape the next generation of public health and healthcare leaders. Read more…
Supporting North Carolina’s Nurses with Innovative Training Resources
According to the 2013 NC Local Public Health Workforce Assessment, over 1,200 public health nurses comprise of almost one-third of the local public health workforce in North Carolina, the largest single professional role. With such large numbers and unique expertise, nurses are a valuable tool on the frontline of public health, and NCIPH seeks to help them harness their skills and passions with a wide range of online and in-person training. Read more…
The North Carolina Telehealth Network: Service with a Smile
These days, it is easy to take technology for granted – at least, until it’s no longer there. The Granville Vance Public Health Department recently encountered a host of electronic networking issues. Luckily, they had someone else to turn to for help: the North Carolina Telehealth Network. Read more…
Upcoming Training from NCIPH
Management and Supervision for Public Health Professionals
NEW DATES: Week 1: April 3-7, 2017; Week 2: May 1-5, 2017
Registration is open until March 16, 2017!
Principles and Practices of Public Health Nursing
April 10-May 10, 2017 with onsite session April 24-26, 2017
Registration is open until March 24, 2017!
Spring Child Health Regional Meetings provide program updates that include key points, guidance, and coding changes to assure compliance with the NC Division of Medical Assistance 2016 Health Check Program Guide. Registration deadlines are from March 29 to April 5 depending on the session.
- April 17, 2017 in Winston-Salem
- April 18, 2017 in Clyde
- April 24, 2017 in Lillington
- April 25, 2017 in Greenville
- April 27, 2017 in Jacksonville
North Carolina Public Health Leadership Institute 2017
March 2017- March 2018
The first cohort has been selected. Watch for upcoming program announcements.
Pediatric Nutrition Course, Module 1: Nutrition Assessment
April 3 – June 9, 2017
The application deadline was February 24, 2017. Watch for upcoming program announcements about subsequent courses.
Online courses, available any time:
- NC Board of Health Rulemaking Authority
- Other Local Boards of Health Training Offerings
- Epidemiology: A Basic Public Health Science
- Free self-paced online trainings at the NCIPH Training Website
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Past issues of Impact
- December 2016
- August 2016
- May 2016
- February 2016
- April 2015
- December 2014
- February 2014
- May 2013
- September 2013
- November 2012
- February 2012