#442 Dynamic Continuing Education in Public Health: 10 Lessons in 10 Years

The event will start on: Mar 26, 01:00pm EDT
And will end on: Mar 26, 02:00pm EDT

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The Public Health Agency of Canada initiated Skills Online—a dynamic continuing, online education program for public health—some 10 years ago. The suite of online modules is designed to help individuals and organizations develop and strengthen their knowledge and skills to meet the Core Competencies for Public Health in Canada.

In this session we will:

• Reflect on the past, present and future of Skills Online as an example of online continuing education for public health
• Share information about today’s challenges in online learning
• Explore 10 lessons learned about what works in online continuing education

Who should attend:
This session will be of interest to people who deliver continuing education and online training, public health managers and leaders, educators, and practitioners in public health and health promotion.

Advisors on Tap:

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Elizabeth Wright
Epidemiologist
Skills Enhancement for Public Health (Skills Online)
Public Health Agency of Canada

Elizabeth Wright is an epidemiologist who works with the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Skills Enhancement for Public Health program . She is responsible for the coordination and management of module content for the Skills Online professional development program. Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Nursing from Memorial University, a Masters in Science (Epidemiology) from McGill University, and is a graduate of the Canadian Field Epidemiology Program. Elizabeth works in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Karen Macdougal
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Program & Policy Analyst
Skills Enhancement for Public Health (Skills Online)
Public Health Agency of Canada

Karen MacDougall
has worked for the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Skills Enhancement for Public Health for seven years, most recently as a policy and program analyst.   In this role, Karen leads the coordination and management of evaluation and performance measurement related activities for the Skills Online professional development program.  She also supports module development, program marketing and communication, program policy development and analysis, strategic stakeholder engagement and partnership development.  Karen is a graduate of the Nursing Science program at Queen’s University and the Masters of Science in Nursing program at the University of British Columbia.

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