Healthy People 2030 in Your Work (12.0 CECHs, includes 6.0 for MCHES/advanced hours, 12.0 continuing competency credits, $35.00). This course covers the resources for the nation's health goals for indentifying needs and priority populations, setting your own targets, finding inspriation and practical tools and monitoring national progress; and helping you related them to your work.
Social Determinants of Health in Healthy People 2030 (15 CECHs, includes 7.0 for MCHEC/advanced hours, 15 continuing competency credits, $35.00). This course covers the five domains of social determinants of health, and resources for the nation's health goals for indentifying needs and priority populations, setting your own targets, finding inspriation and practical tools and monitoring national progress.
Leading Health Indicators in Healthy People 2030 (13.5 CECHs, includes 7.0 for MCHES/advanced hours, 13.5 continuing competencycredits, $35.00) A small subset of Healthy People 2030 objectives selected to drive action toward improving health and well-being. Most LHIs address important factors the impact major causes of death and disease in the United States, and they help organizations, communities, and states focus resourcers and efforts.
The Evidence-Based Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans (2nd Edition) (13.0 CECHs, includes 6.0 for MCHES/advanced hours, 13.0 continuing competency credits, $32.50). This course focuses on CHES®/MCHES® competencies related to principles of evidence-based practice. Learn the process used by the Secretary's Advisory Committee to find the evidence for health professionals to promote regular physical and reduce sedentary behaviors, and guidelines for age groups, population groups and health conditions.
Exercise, Aging and Older Adults: U.S. Physical Activity Guidelines for Ameicans (2nd edition) (8.5 CECHs, includes 3.5 for MCHES/advanced hours, $32.50). Learn about assessing data on health and older adult physical activity, analyzing relationships among sedentary and physical activity behaviors, determining needs for health education/promotion, and synthesizing findings from systematic reviews, develop materials and resources to implement physical activity to reduce falls and frailty; and improve physical function, brain health, cognition; serve as a health education/promotion resource person.
Developing Healthy People 2030 - Part 1 (8.0 CECH hours, includes 6.0 MCHES/advanced hours, $32.50). Learn how the 2030 national health goals are developed. This course covers meetings' goals, Secretary's Advisory Committee work and discussions, review of Healthy People 2020 outcomes, planning for measurable objectives, engaging stakeholders, evidence-based interventions, and resources.
Advocate for Health: Build on the Progress of the Affordable Care Act (10.0 CECH hours, includes 8.0 MCHES/advance hours, $32.50). Learn about the history of health care legislation, recent GOP repeal and replace proposals, supporters and opposers to ACA and GOP plans, recommendations and advocacy techniques. Practice applying critical and strategic thinking to project the impact of laws and policies, and influence decision-makers.
Prevent Gun Violence: Use the Public Health Approach & Evidence-Based Strategies (14.0 CECH hours, includes 6.0 MCHES/advanced, $35). Learn about the strategies implemented, how to determine and find evidence-based strategies to implement, Supreme Court decisions on permissible gun laws, and allies and opponents.
The Surgeon General Prevention Strategy, Priorities and Reports (8 CECH/hours, 2 advanced, $30) The health care reform laws estalished an unprecedented opportunity to shift the nation from a focus on sickness and disease to one based on wellness and prevention with public and private partnerships and evidence-based actions. The priorities and reports of achievements of the Surgeon General's office are presented.
Social Marketing: Health Promotion Planning Using the Social Marketing Approach (10.5 CECH, includes 4.5 advanced hours, $30)
Social Marketing Overview (2.0 CECH/hours, 1 advanced hour, $10)
Health Impact Assessment (HIA): Assess Effects of Policies, Projects and Programs (6.5 CECH hours, includes 3 advance MCHES hours, $25. HIAs are recommended by the DHHS, Healthy People Advisory Committee and listed on the Health People 2020 PLanning Resources web page)
Health Marketing: Commercial Marketing Srategies to Improve Health (5.0 CECHs, 2.5 advanced MCHES hours, $25)
Mobilize, Assess, Plan, Implement, Track (MAP-IT) Framework for Program Planning ($5 of each course fee goes to the Community Tool Box). See the Healthy People overview 0f MAP-IT course materials (click here). NOTE: each course is stand alone, the don't need to be taken in any particular order.
- Using MAP-IT to Mobilize (9 CECH/hours, includes 2 advanced, $30)
- Using MAP-IT to Assess (8 CECH/hours, includes 3 advanced hours, $30)
- Using MAP-IT to Plan (7.5 CECH/hours, includes 4 advanced hours, $30)
- Using MAP-IT to Implement (Part 1) - Obtaining Support and Implementing Initiatives (9 CECH/hours, 3.5 advanced hours, $30)
- Using MAP-IT to Implement (Part 2) - Manage Human and Fiscal Resources (10 CECH/hours, 6.5 advanced hours, $30)
- Using MAP-IT to Track (Evaluate) (8.5 CECH/hours, 3 advanced hours, coming soon, $30)
Implement Healthy People 2020 (10.5 CECH/hours, 7 advanced, $30, comprehensively covers the recently launched Healthy People 2020 materials to understand, implement and marketing Healthy People 2020
Healthy People 2020: Get Ready to Use Healthy People 2020 (covers development of HP2020) (5.0 CECH/hours, 2 advanced hours, $25)
Health Reform II: the Final Bills Signed into Law (7.0 CECH/hours, 3 advanced hours, $25)
The New Government Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans (6.0 CECH/hours, 3 advanced hours, $25)
Become a Very Good Health Education Resource Person on Health Reform (covers history of health reform and bills leading up to the final passed bills) (5.0 CECH/hours, 2.5 advanced, $19.99)
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NCHEC Participant Course Evaluation Summary (PDF, from social marketing self-study course)
Overall Quality of Course: 4.4 to 4.8 (1 = Very Poor, 5 = Excellent)
Continuing Education Self-study Courses with +/- 0.5 hours of reading assignments per total course units often with and audio files (mp3). Hours were determined using average reading speeds of 250 words per minute. Take TF, multiple choice and short answer post-tests and pass with score of ≥70%.