ListServ announcement for July 2018

PPHTCLISTSERV JULY 2018 NEWS
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Contents in this Issue:
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Summer EPI 100 course at UCLA, June 24-July 31, 2018
California STD/HIV prevention Training center: Online Chlamydia Training course
Chemical/Biological Terrorism and Crisis Communication Guidelines For Action, July 15, 2018 from 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. ET
Cal-OSHA Safety Courses
UC Berkeley CE programs
American Industrial Hygiene Association Professional Development Courses
PPHTC Online Courses in Food borne Illness and Principles of Public Health (PH 101)
California Distance Learning Health Network (CDHLN) Educational CD-ROM and Web based Courses
Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center information.
Additional training and information sources

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1. Summer EPI 100 course at UCLA, June 24-July 31, 2018
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Summer EPI 100 course is available to employees of the
Department of Health Services and others via the UCLA
Summer Program. Summer Session A, 2018 (June 24 – July 31)
For more information and to register, visit :
http://www.ph.ucla.edu/epi/10003s/10003s.html
California Distance Learning Health Network (CDHLN)
Educational CD-ROM and Web based Courses

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2. California STD/HIV prevention Training center: Online
Chlamydia Training course
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The California STD/HIV prevention Training center has
online Chlamydia Training Course designed to increase the
knowledge of asymptomatic Chlamydia infection and the
importance of screening young sexually active women.
Contents of the course include Chlamydia screening
guidelines, epidemiology of Chlamydia, clinical aspects of
Chlamydia, sexual history taking and counseling, and
diagnostic testing and clinical management of Chlamydia.
CE credits apply. To register and for more information
visit:
http://www.stdhivtraining.org/educ/training_module/index.html

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3. Chemical/Biological Terrorism and Crisis Communication
Guidelines For Action, July 15, 2018 from 2:00 – 4:30 p.m.
ET
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The Distance Learning Program of American Industrial
Hygiene Association (AIHA) is offering a NEW TeleWeb
Virtual Seminar entitled Chemical/Biological Terrorism and
Crisis Communication Guidelines For Action on July 15, 2018
from 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. ET. The course will be delivered via
the web and/or telephone. CM, CEU, and COC points apply.
Register before July 5, 2018 and take advantage early
registration discounts. For complete course information and
pricing go to:
http://www.aiha.org/DistanceLearning/html/telewebSandman.htm
or to reserve your space and register now go to:
http://glyphics.quickconf.com/sem-online/aiha/ OR CALL
1-800-651-7916

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4. Cal-OSHA Safety Courses
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A 2-day comprehensive California OSHA Safety Course
entitled, Essentials of Safety is scheduled in different
locations. The American Safety Training, Inc. provides the
flexibility to attend the 30 hr program in 4 consecutive
days or in 2-Day intervals at different course locations.
CEU Credits apply for 14 hours for 2-Day, and 30 hours for
4-Day. Dates and locations are listed below:

Essentials of Safety I-Cal-OSHA Courses

Long Beach, CA; July 10-11, 2018
Orange County, CA; July 14-15, 2018
San Bernardino, CA; July 17-18, 2018
San Diego, CA; July 21-22, 2018
Los Angeles, CA; August 18-19, 2018
San Diego, CA; September 11-12, 2018

Essentials of Safety II-Cal-OSHA Courses

San Francisco, CA; July 30-31, 2018
Los Angeles, CA; August 20-21, 2018

For more information and to register, visit
http://www.trainosha.com/newtrainmonthrequest.asp
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5. Continuing Education programs at UC Berkeley
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Center for Occupational & Environmental Health (COEH)
Continuing Education Program at the University of
California, Berkeley has the following programs available:
For more information and to register for these courses,
Visit http://socrates.berkeley.edu/~coehce/ or call
510-643-7277

(a) Sixteenth Annual Occupational Health & Safety Institute
July 28 – August 1, 2018 at Holiday Inn Bay Bridge,
Emeryville, CA
Choose from these classes:
“Comprehensive Review of Industrial Hygiene” (M-F) $975
“Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene” (M-F) $985
“Fundamentals of Workplace Safety” (M-T) $475
“Respiratory Protection Overview Update” (M-T) $475
“Workers’ Compensation Overview Update” (M-T) $475
“Hot Topics in Industrial Hygiene & Safety: High Impact
Updates for the Busy Professional” (M-T) $475
“Health Effects of Mold” (W) $225
“Advances in the Diagnosis & Treatment of Work
Disabilities” (W) $225
AAOHN co-sponsored “Core Curriculum in Environmental
Health Education” (W) $125
“Effective Communication & Leadership Skills for OHS
Professionals” ( Th-F) $475
“Clinical Updates for Occupational Health Nurses” (Th-F)
$475
“Occupational & Environmental Toxicology for OSH
Professionals” (Th-F) $475
“Applied Industrial Ventilation” (Th-F) $475
“Ergonomics Job Analysis Techniques” (Th-F) $475
For more information and to register for these courses,
Visit http://socrates.berkeley.edu/~coehce/ or call
510-643-7277
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6. American Industrial Hygiene Association Professional
Development Courses
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The American Industrial Hygiene Association organizes
professional development courses: CM Points and CEU
applicable.
a) Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene, July 21 -24,2018
Chicago, Illinois. This course is designed to provide a
practical understanding of the practice, terminology, and
basic concepts of the Industrial hygiene profession.

b) Comprehensive Industrial Hygiene Review, July 28 -August
1, 2018. This is an intensive, high-level review of a wide
range of industrial hygiene topics in preparation for
certification exams. Discounts available for early
registration: (Mention code: pphtc to receive these rates.)
c) Management Certificate Program; September 13-14, 2018,
Rancho Las Palmas Marriott Rancho Mirage, CA. For more
details go to:
http://www.aiha.org/MeetingsEducation/html/continuingedu.htm
d) Exposure Assessment Strategies Symposium: Advance Topics
in Exposure Assessment. September 11 – 13, 2018, PCIH 2018,
Rancho Las Palmas Marriott Rancho Mirage, CA. For more
information, go to:
http://www.aiha.org/MeetingsEducation/html/expoass.htm
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7. PPHTC Online Training in Food borne Illness and
Principles of Public Health
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The Food borne Illness and the Principles of Public Health
are online courses sponsored by the Pacific Public Health
Training Center (PPHTC). Food Borne Illness course
describes different contaminants, specific illnesses, and
prevention techniques related to food borne illnesses. The
principles of Public Health course provides an overview of
the most important issues and topics related to public
health departments and public health practice. To take the
course (s) visit
http://www.pphtc.org/training/courselist.htm
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8. California Distance Learning Health Network (CDHLN)
Educational CD-ROM and Web based Courses
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California Distance Learning Health Network (CDHLN)
announces a new CD-ROM entitled “Smallpox Vaccination
Basics: A Comprehensive Guide to Screening, Techniques,
Post Care”. Topics on the interactive CD-ROM include:
Smallpox overview, Smallpox vaccines, screening of
potential vaccines, administration of vaccine, response to
vaccination (“take”), prevention of transmission of
vaccine, reactions and complications, and more. To order,
contact Max Nichols of CDHLN at
cdhlnorders@projects.sdsu.edu, phone (619) 594-5933, fax
(619) 594-2111, or visit http://www.cdlhn.com/default.htm

CDHLN also offers a number of on-going web-based trainings,
including: “CDC Bioterrorism Update: Smallpox
Preparedness”, “Public Health Ground Rounds-Wired
Communities: Putting the ‘E’ in Public Health”, “Hepatitis
C: What Clinicians and Other Health Professionals Need to
Know”, and “Aging Well: Combating the Changes of Aging”.
For more course and contact information, please visit the
CDHLN website at http://www.cdlhn.com/default.htm
Summer EPI 100 course at UCLA, June 24-July 31, 2018
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9. Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center information
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The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center recently released the
report from the Third Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and
Transgender (LGBT) Health Roundtable held in June 2002. The
Gay & Lesbian Center has hosted three LGBT Health
Roundtables, bringing together nationally known health and
policy experts to discuss LGBT health issues and concerns.
With support from the federal Center for Substance Abuse
Treatment, the Third LGBT Health Roundtable had a special
focus on substance abuse treatment and prevention issues
affecting LGBT communities, as well as other leading topics
in LGBT health such as cultural competency, HIV in
communities of color and youth, spirituality and health,
and sexual health and empowerment. The report recommends
ways to improve access and quality of care for LGBT
populations and ways to reduce the health disparities faced
by these communities. Copies may be requested by sending an
email to advocacy@laglc.org and may be downloaded as a PDF
at http://www.laglc.org/section07/rtrep0602.pdf .
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10. Additional Training and Information Resources
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a. Smallpox Vaccination and Adverse Events Training Module.
For more information,
http://www.bt.cdc.gov/training/smallpoxvaccine/reactions/default.htm

b. Interactive program to train clinicians on the
recognition, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of
smallpox; CME, CNE, CHES, and CEU credit available. For
more information visit
http://www.cdc.gov/nip/ed/smallpox-trg/clinician-should-know/default.htm

c. Training Finder http://www.TrainingFinder.org provides
information on nearly 100 distance learning courses for
public health professionals on bioterrorism and emergency
preparedness. Click on “Search” to search by the subject
“Bioterrorism/Emergency Preparedness” or by keyword (e.g.,
smallpox). Use “Advanced Search” to combine search
categories.

d. CDC Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response
Training http://www.bt.cdc.gov/training/ . Providers of
archived webcast links for the entire series of CDC
preparedness broadcasts since October 18, 2001, plus slide
sets.

e. Bioterrorism and Emergency Readiness: Competencies for
ALL Public Health Workers
http://www.nursing.hs.columbia.edu/institute-centers/chphsr/btcomps.html

f. Public Health Foundation’s Training Resource Center.
Here you will find training materials available for public
health, medical, and child care providers. The materials
include print-based self-study courses, video courses,
computer-based training programs, slides, and videotapes.
http://bookstore.phf.org/

g. ASTHO Risk and Crisis Communications Tools (Webcast
Archive and Downloadable Workbook)
http://www.astho.org/?template=risk_communication.html

h. National Library of Medicine – MEDLINEplus Health Topic
on Smallpox
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/smallpox.html

i. Institute of Medicine Reports
http://www.iom.edu/IOM/IOMHome.nsf/Pages/Recently+Released+Reports

j. California Distance Learning Health Network (CDLHN):
Provide continuing education opportunities for healthcare
professionals through advanced technology outside the
traditional classroom setting.
http://www.cdlhn.com/default.htm

k. Public Health Training Network (PHTN) distance- learning
opportunities sponsored by CDC and other PHTN partners
http://www.phppo.cdc.gov/PHTN/default.asp