Online Education and Training

The Great Plains Public Health Training Center

The Great Plains PHTC is a Health Resources and Services Administration(HRSA)-funded Public Health Training Center (PHTC). PHTCs are partnerships between accredited schools of public health, related academic institutions and public health agencies and organizations. The PHTC Program is designed to improve the Nation's public health system by strengthening the technical, scientific, managerial, and leadership competence of current and future public health professionals.

If this is your first time using the GPPHTC distance learning site please complete the registration process.  After registering and before enrolling in any online professional education opportunities we ask that you complete the following survey.
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Available Online Professional Education Opportunities

Public Health 101

Education Opportunities Contact hours Fee  
Public Health 101- Module 1 Definition & History of Public Health 1 contact hour Free Access Module
Public Health 101- Module 2 Core Functions, Essential Services & Ethical Practices 1 contact hour Free Access Module
Public Health 101- Module 3 Intro to Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 1 contact hour Free Access Module
Public Health 101 - Module 4 Intro to Epidemiology 1 contact hour Free Access Module
Public Health 101 - Module 5 Intro to Biostatistics 1 contact hour Free Access Module
Healthy Homes 101- 8 Healthy Home Principles 1 contact hour Free Access Module
Evaluation 1 contact hour Free Access Module

 

 Speaker Series 

Education Opportunities Contact hours Fee  
Achieving Healthy Equity: Addressing the Impacts of Racism on Health - Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD  1 contact hour Free Access Module
Preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse or Other Events Slightly More Likely - Shawn Gibbs, PhD  1 contact hour Free Access Module
Nebraska Early Hearing Detection & Intervention Program – Goals and Statistics presented by Jim Beavers, Kathy Northrop, and MeLissa Butler from the Nebraska Early Hearing Detection & Intervention 1 contact hour Free Access Module
Cultural Humility versus Cultural Competence: A Critical Distinction - Melanie Tervalon, MD, MPH 1 contact hour Free Access Module
Implementing the Affordable Care Act: The Current State of Play - Sarah Rosenbaum, JD 1 contact hour Free Access Module
Behavioral Health: Why It Matters To Public Health and What To Do About It - Laura Howard, J.D. 1 contact hour Free Access Module
Sexual Health Research in the 21st Century: Innovations and Future Directions - Michael Reece, PhD, MPH 1 contact hour Free Access Module
The 2010 Waponahki Tribal Health Assessment- Patricia Knox-Nicola 1 contact hour Free Access Module
The Challenges We Face, The Leaders We'll Need - Mike Fraser, PhD 1 contact hour Free Access Module
The Power and Influence of the APHA - Georges C. Benjamin, MD 1 contact hour Free Access Module

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