St. Luke’s Warren Offers Community & Preventive Public Health Education

St. Luke’s Warren Offers Community & Preventive Public Health Education

Phillipsburg, NJ (7/11/2016)St. Luke’s Warren Family Medicine Residency program has partnered with the Warren County Public Health Department to offer a unique, seven-part educational series on Community and Preventive Public Health.  

The first session will take place Wednesday, July 13. Sessions will follow every other Wednesday until the series is complete.

The course is designed to educate all physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, social workers, case managers, and hospital workers who practice at either St. Luke’s University Health Network or any other health care site. or any other health care site.

Each part of the series consists of two one-hour lecture/practice sessions, and participants will receive two hours of CME credits for each two-part session attended. One hour of CME credit can be earned for attending one hour of a session.

There is no cost. Pre-registration is not necessary, though participants should sign a half hour before each session.

All sessions will be presented at 3 p.m. in the Farley Auditorium at St. Luke’s Hospital—Warren Campus, 185 Roseberry Street, Phillipsburg, New Jersey.

Topics include:
  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Basics of Biostatistics
  • A Primer in Epidemiology
  • Topics in Environmental Health
  • Emergency Preparedness & Outbreak Assessment
  • Community Engagement
  • Developing Leadership Skills for Public Health
  • Psychosocial Health and the Community
  • Creating a Community Coalition for Mental Health
  • Utilizing Community Health Needs Assessments; Outcomes to Practice
  • Resources for Health Professionals
  • Understanding Health Policy and Management
  • Developing a Public Health Action Plan
View the entire curriculum here >>


About St. Luke’s

St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a non-profit, regional, fully integrated, nationally recognized network providing services at six hospitals and more than 200 sites, primarily in Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Schuylkill, Bucks, Montgomery, Berks and Monroe counties in Pennsylvania and in Warren County, New Jersey.


Media Contact:

Mariella B. Miller
Senior Director, Corporate Communications
St. Luke's University Health Network
484-526-4134
Mariella.Miller@sluhn.org


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