Links to Webcasts of Interest to Public Health

DHS Webcast page- This site is routinely updated with new additions and is a repository of multiple archived webcasts of interest to public health and PHNs. (Webcast, Help)

Public Health Nurse Conference Webcasts (Webcast, Help)


Healthy Babies Summit and AWHONN State Conference- Improving the Health of Parents and their Infants. Nine webcasts were recorded during the conference held on October 15-16, 2009. Included are presentations made by the keynote speakers Michael Lu, MD, MPH, widely recognized for his research in health disparities, teaching and clinical care of premature infants and Michael Fraser, PhD, Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP). (Added November 2009)

Description: What's Happening with Community Coalitions, Healthy Babies and FIMR -- The Learner will identify community activities focused on improving perinatal outcomes and reducing disparities in infant mortality. Date: Friday, October 16, 2009

Time: 2:15 PM

Duration: 1:00:40

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Description: Panel---- What Families Tell Us The learner will distinguish barriers and benefits to healthy birth outcomes identified by families

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2009

Time: 3:45 PM

Duration: 1:08:34

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Description: Putting the F into MCH

Speaker Michael Lu, The learner will express strategies that increase father involvement.

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2009

Time: 12:30 PM

Duration: 00:57:42

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Description: Keynote Speaker - Michael Lu

The learner will identify 12 strategies that will reduce racial and ethnic disparities in birth outcomes.

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2009

Time: 9:15 AM

Duration: 1:39:22

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Description: The Fetal Cardiac Patient: A Real Entity

The learner will articulate the risk factors for the development of fetal heart disease and the interventions to address this disease.

Date: Friday, October 16, 2009

Time: 10:30 AM

Duration: 1:02:54

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Description: BMI, Reproduction and Pregnancy Outcomes-- Articulate nutrients needed for the post partum women and the importance of weight reduction prior to pregnancy. Understand the risks associated with high and low BMI in pregnancy.

Date: Friday, October 16, 2009

Time: 12:45 PM

Duration: 00:58:46

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Description: Promoting Positive Relations between Pregnant/Parenting Adolescents and their Co-Parenting Partners: Theory, Research, and Practice.

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2009

Time: 2:00 PM

Duration: 00:48:28

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Description: Medical Home for Children with Special Healthcare Needs: The learner will state the medical home concept and practice benefits for CYSHCN and families.

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2009

Time: 11:15 AM

Duration: 1:11:27

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Description: Keynote Speaker State of the States: A national perspective on Maternal and Child Health.-- Describe current national efforts to improve maternal and child health and Federal and national policies to support those efforts.

Date: Friday, October 16, 2009

Time: 8:30 AM

Duration: 1:24:20

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Community Health Improvement Plans (CHIP) [3 hrs. 33 min.] - Associated document is on the UW Extension website - Planning a Program Evaluation  (Webcast, Help)


“Basic Environmental Health Practice for Public Health Nurses: Climate Warming, GPS Tools and Public Health Strategies” - This two hour session was held and recorded on 10/24/08 at UW-Eau Claire by Dr. Crispin Pierce, Assistant Professor of Environmental Public Health. The Objectives are: 1) To identify current issues in environmental health and how it impacts their area of practice, 2) Develop an awareness of strategies to address environmental health issues, and 3) Identify ways to collaborate to address environmental health issues. To view the webcast go to The target audience is Public Health Nurses, Health Educators and Public Health Nurse Supervisors; other public health professionals may also find the content interesting and useful.  (Webcast, Help)

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Last Revised: January 28, 2015