Distance Learning Resources

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What is Distance Learning?
Degree and Certificate Programs
    Public Health Programs
    Other Programs/Topics
Resources for Trainers
Other sites with public health distance learning course listings

What is Distance Learning?
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PBS Adult Learning Service

Public Health Training Network
Distance learning primer, glossary, and articles

Degree and Certificate Programs - Public Health Programs
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Distance Learning Program Search - Accredited Schools of Public Health

Profiles of distance learning programs in accredited schools of public health
Includes a map and links to distance degree, certificate, and non-degree education programs

Degree and Certificate Programs - Other Programs / Topics
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Accredited Distance Learning Degrees

Offers information on over 900 degree programs, available only by purchasing the print or electronic book

International Distance Learning Course Finder

Degree and non-degree courses on a wide range of subjects

Nonprofit Micro e-MBA

PBS Distance Learning Catalog
Degree programs and telecourses in health and environmental sciences, internet literacy, business communications, and more

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Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals
Download or view the consensus set of core competencies developed by the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, background materials, and information on using the competencies in curricula and other workforce development efforts

PHPPO (CDC) Listing of Discipline-specific Competency Sets for Professional Health Workers
Links to competency sets for specific disciplines (e.g., health education, environmental health, emergency preparedness, leadership)--click on "Competency Matrix" for a full list updated through 9/01

Public Health Foundation - online bookstore
Distributes reference texts, slide sets, curriculum guides, and other resources, many developed by the CDC and schools of public health

Over 800 public health lectures shared by faculty around the world. Lectures available in English, Japanese, Russian, Korean, Spanish, Turkish, Arabic, Croatian, Hindi, and other languages.

Other sites with public health distance learning course listings
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ASPH Public Health Preparedness Resource Center
A free online catalog of courses and training activities, tools, education programs, and other materials developed by ASPH member schools of public health. Areas of focus include bioterrorism, emergency preparedness, and other public health threats and emergencies.

California Distance Learning Health Network

CDC Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response

CE Solutions - EMS Continuing Education
Read articles and pass tests for Emergency Medical Service Continuing Education credits.

Fire and Emergency Training Network

Subscription training service for firefighters and emergency responders provides satellite programming and access to videotapes on responding to and planning for mass casualty incidents, weather injuries, disasters, and other emergencies.

Public Health Distance Learning Links

Public Health Training Network

Pulse Emergency Medical Update, Video Subscriptions

Monthly videotape subscription service providing CEU training to paramedics and EMTs.

University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health Center for the Advancement of Distance Education

Washington Public Health Distance Learning Network


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