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Richmond Instruction: Public Health Informatics Web Tools Hands-on Class

Thursday, February 9, 2017, 10:00am-11:30am
Computer Training Room P-1246, Building P
850 Marina Bay Parkway, Richmond, CA

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RSVP by Tuesday, February 7th to Lee Adams at ladams@berkeley.edu or (510) 642-2510.
Please obtain your supervisor’s approval before you RSVP.

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NON-BUILDING P OCCUPANTS: Please make sure to register so your name will be on the class participant list given to the Building P Security Desk for entry into Building P.

PLEASE NOTE: This class is limited to 16 participants. A waiting list will be created, if appropriate, for an additional class.

Supervisors: Please encourage your staff to attend if appropriate.

Do you want to know:

* About novel methods of disease surveillance?

* About free medical and health mobile applications?

* What “participatory epidemiology” is?

* More about integrating information technology into public health practices?

If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, then please come to the Sheldon Margen Public Health Library’s Public Health Informatics Web Tools Hands-on class!

Topics covered will include:
1. Public Health Informatics: What is it?
2. Brief overview of historical aspects
3. Tools you can use:
a. for outbreak or disease surveillance,
b. for decision-making and data collection,
c. for continuing education
4. Examples of public health applications of information technology

NOTE: This session will NOT include in-depth coverage of health information exchanges, meaningful use, data standards, or similar topics.

Class Objective:
To provide an introduction to Public Health Informatics, with examples of technological tools for public health work.

These training sessions are free to CDPH staff. A certificate of completion will be available for those who attend the class.

A schedule of other upcoming training sessions is available online here.

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