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Resources by Topic: Health workforce education and training

Creating New Rural Residency Programs: Three Grantees Share Their Stories
Highlights three rural residency programs in Pennsylvania, Mississippi, and California. Discusses program accomplishments made possible through funding from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's Rural Residency Planning and Development Program.
Author(s): Allee Mead
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 09/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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TRAIN Learning Network: COVID-19 Vaccination Training
A collection of online learning opportunities for healthcare professionals related to COVID-19 vaccination. Registration required to access courses.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Public Health Foundation
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COVID-19 Vaccine Education Effort
Video series addressing the efficacy and safety of the new vaccines, targeted to specific audiences including healthcare providers. Covers safety, availability, cost, side effects, vaccine administration, patient education, and more.
Additional links: Partner Toolkit
Date: 09/2021
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organizations: Ad Council, COVID Collaborative
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Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Calls/Webinars
Up-to-date guidance for clinicians from subject matter experts on key emergency preparedness and response topics. Many recent calls are focused on COVID-19 vaccination and related concerns. Slides and webinar recordings for past COCA calls are available.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Planning Guides and Toolkits for Partners and Community Clinics
A collection of audience-specific toolkits to help healthcare providers build confidence in COVID-19 vaccination among healthcare staff, educate patients, and properly store and handle the vaccine.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Making Contact: A Training for COVID-19 Contact Tracers
Introductory online course available for health agencies to train new COVID-19 contact tracers. Includes state and local specific training on jurisdiction-specific protocols. Requires registration, but is freely accessible.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
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COVID-19 Workforce Virtual Toolkit: Resources for Healthcare Decision-Makers Responding to COVID-19 Workforce Concerns
Resources and tools to help address healthcare workforce challenges related to the COVID-19 emergency. Addresses training, licensure, scope of practice, liability protection, workforce protection, and more.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
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Rural Residency Training as a Strategy to Address Rural Health Disparities: Barriers to Expansion and Possible Solutions
Identifies barriers rural communities face in developing and sustaining graduate medical education programs, and proposes potential solutions including regulatory fixes and legislative action. Includes definitions of key concepts and terminology in the Supplementary Data section.
Additional links: Supplementary Data
Author(s): Emily M. Hawes, Erin Fraher, Steven Crane, et al.
Citation: Journal of Graduate Medical Education, 13(4), 461-465
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
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COVID-19 Vaccination Training and Education Resources
Information and resources for COVID-19 vaccination providers. Includes training programs and modules, reference materials, webinars for vaccinators. Also includes resources to help educate vaccine recipients.
Date: 08/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Long-Term Care Facility Toolkit: Preparing for COVID-19 Vaccination at Your Facility
Resources and information to help long-term care facility administrators and clinical leadership build confidence in COVID-19 vaccination among healthcare staff and residents.
Date: 08/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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