miércoles, 6 de febrero de 2013

CDC Learning Connection: What's New For February 2013

Start the Year Right

We continue to update the website to ensure easy navigation and access to up-to-date information. Redesign and updates on CDC Learning Connection pages will continue in the coming months.
CDC Learning Connection is available to assist you with all your training needs.  While we have many ideas that we will pursue this year, we always want to hear from you.


Over 40,000 individuals utilize this free resource to identify training that supports their professional development. The CDC TRAIN community offers over 5,000 courses. Two of the most recent course additions added by CDC are listed below.
Reviews how to test and treat appropriately, and who to vaccinate and when. Participants will learn about emerging trends in pertussis reporting across the U.S.
CDC Public Health Grand Rounds: Venous Thromboembolism
Explore Venous Thromboembolism (VTE), which consists of 2 related conditions caused by blood clots: Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Embolism (PE)

Free CE

Many CDC webcasts, journal articles, conferences, and other learning activities offer free continuing education (CE). For example, did you know that the MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report) offers free CE for selected articles? Visit TCEOnline to search the calendar and catalogue of courses that offer CE. 

Influenza Application for Clinicians and Health Care Professionals Now Available

With this app, you can
  • View national flu activity and find CDC’s latest recommendations on influenza diagnosis, treatment, testing, vaccination and infection control

Ipad image of new application
  • View videos of CDC subject matter experts discussing influenza topics
  • Order official CDC designed print products for posting in the workplace or distributing to patients
This app is Currently available for Apple devices and will be available for Android devices in the future.

Health Educators and Learning Professionals

The Health Educators and Learning Professionals Community of Practice (HELP CoP) hosts webinars on instructional design. The HELP CoP is open to anyone involved in the field of health learning and education at CDC or elsewhere. Learn more about HELP CoP and upcoming webinars on phConnect.

E-learning Essentials Guide

Have you checked out the new CDC’s E-learning Essentials Guide? If you have an active role in designing or developing  e-learning, CDC’s E-learning Essentials Guide may be for you. If you have not yet had a chance to look at it, access it now!

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