Thursday, November 10, 2016 9:00am-4:30pm Marietta, GA
The purpose of this one‐day interactive training is to cover basic skills and fundamentals of epidemiology to non-epidemiologists working in public health agencies.
Participants will be able to:
• Define epidemiology, and how the science works to guide public health action
• Understand basic types of epidemiologic studies, and the situations in which they are most appropriately used
• Calculate and interpret basic measures of frequency and measures of association used in public health settings
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The training is part of the Region IV Public Health Training Center's Public Health Practice Academy series. The goal of the Public Health Practice Academy is to provide public health professionals, serving underserved populations and areas, with core skills that can be used in public health decision making.
Series Objectives - By the end of the Academy, participants will be able to:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the
Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Centers for
Disease Control & Prevention and School of Public Health, Emory
University. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited
by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®)
to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention designates this live educational activity
for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a
provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses
Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity
provides 6.0 contact hours.
IACET CEU (other professionals): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.6 CEU's for this program.
CECH (health educators):
Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a
designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in
health education by the National Commission for Health Education
Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health
Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education
Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 6 total Category I
continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing
education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number GA0082.
Thursday, November 10, 2016 9:00 AM - 4:30 PMEastern Time Zone
Cobb & Douglas Public HealthMarietta Public Health Center – Bldg BSecond Floor Conference Room1738 County Services ParkwayMarietta, Georgia 30008USA
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