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Upcoming events

    • 01 Dec 2015
    • 31 Dec 2020
    • Online
    • 999

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    • 01 Jan 2016
    • 01 Dec 2016
    • N/A
    Registration is closed

    The Iowa Chapter of the Society for Public Health Education (IASOPHE) is a voluntary organization composed of professional public health educations or individuals and students interested in public health education.  IASOPHE is both a Chapter of the national Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) and a current section of the Iowa Public Health Association (IPHA).


    The mission of IASOPHE is to provide leadership to the profession of health education and to contribute to the health of all people through advances in health education theory and research, excellence in health education practice, and the promotion of public policies conducive to health.


    Members are affiliated with a variety of public health settings including local and state health departments, community-based organizations, higher education, schools, worksites, managed care, and health care.


    Benefits of membership include:

    • Professional networking and professional development
    •  Develop and gain advocacy skills to advance public health
    • Reduced cost for Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) credits
    • Access to continuing education via programs and webinars
    • Resource sharing from national SOPHE
    • Gain leadership skills
    • Possible internship opportunities
    • Quarterly newsletter
    Membership dues help support IASOPHE activities, advocacy, education, and representation at the national SOPHE annual meeting and conference.
    • 28 Jun 2016
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Webinar

    Participants of the webinar will have an opportunity to apply for an in-depth training with customized toolkits that will arm them to start their own local ballot initiatives in their communities. 


    Register here

    • 28 Jun 2016
    • 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
    • Webinar

    This 20 minute webinar will explore What Works for Health (WWFH), an online resource that provides communities with information to help select and implement evidence-informed strategies (i.e., policies, programs, systems and environmental changes) that can help improve health behaviors, clinical care, the physical environment, and the social & economic factors that affect health. This tool is especially helpful when deciding how to address local priorities. During the webinar, participants will be introduced to the essential features of WWFH, learn where to access it, and hear how other communities have used it.


    Register here

    • 29 Jun 2016
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Webinar

    In our fourth and final webinar of the Climate Changes Health series, participants will gain insights on how the conditions of climate change can impact mental health and how this presents itself in our communities. This is a webinar not to miss! 


    Register here

    • 29 Jun 2016
    • 12:30 PM
    • 30 Jun 2016
    • 1:30 PM
    • Webinar

    In the fourth and final webinar of the Climate Changes Health series, participants will gain insights on how the conditions of climate change can impact mental health and how this presents itself in our communities.


    Register here


    • 08 Jul 2016
    • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Des Moines Area Community College - FFA Enrichment Center Ankeny Campus


    Join the Iowa Falls Prevention Coalition for its second annual symposium – Sharing the Vision, Expanding Our Reach – and help us work toward developing a system that screens older Iowans for fall risks and makes referrals to appropriate evidence-based falls prevention programs that have been proven to significantly reduce the risk of falls and fall-related injuries.


    Download brochure and registration form here.


    Click here to register.

    • 12 Jul 2016
    • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • The Meadows Event & Convention Center, Prairie Meadows -- Altoona, Iowa

    The State Innovation Model (SIM) Learning Community will bring together healthcare professionals from across the care continuum to provide Iowa communities the tools and necessary depth of understanding needed to improve outcomes, increase patient safety and decrease the cost of healthcare for all Iowans. 


    A discounted guestroom rate has been secured at Prairie Meadows Hotel for $104.00 plus tax per night. Reservations can be made by calling 515-957-3000 and referencing the IHC SIM room block. In order to receive the discounted rate reservations must be made before June 17, 2016.


    Click here for more information.


    • 12 Jul 2016
    • 12:00 PM
    • 13 Jul 2016
    • 1:00 PM
    • Webinar

    Objectives:

    • Review prostate cancer screening guidelines.
    • Describe risks and benefits of prostate cancer screening.
    • Identify strategies for engaging patients in informed decision making.

    Register here

    • 14 Jul 2016
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Webinar
    This is part of the 2016 Webinar Series "Expanding the Movement."  At the 2015 National Walking Summit, keynote speaker Ron Sims reminded us that though we may work as individuals, we are part of a larger walking movement and stronger than we realize. What can we do to expand this movement? Join America Walks as we explore possible new partners in the work towards making America a great place to walk, learning and growing with organizations, industries and communities that are already in step with the walking movement.


    Click here to register.


    • 17 Aug 2016
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Webinar
    This webinar will include the following learning objectives:
    • Recognize the features of a performance-minded culture
    • Understand updates to PHAB's Guide to National Public Health Department Initial Accreditation (PHAB Guide) and how the changes fit into PHAB’s seven-step process, building on PHF’s blog post reporting on changes to the PHAB Guide that went into effect in February 2016
    • Understand steps in the PHAB process and lessons learned from the first wave of accreditation applications
    • Reflect on how PHAB has applied the principles of performance improvement to the accreditation process via the revised PHAB Guide
    • Plan to avoid common pitfalls and apply performance-mindedness while using the PHAB Guide


    • 08 Sep 2016
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Webinar
    This is part of the 2016 Webinar Series "Expanding the Movement." At the 2015 National Walking Summit, keynote speaker Ron Sims reminded us that though we may work as individuals, we are part of a larger walking movement and stronger than we realize. What can we do to expand this movement? Join America Walks as we explore possible new partners in the work towards making America a great place to walk, learning and growing with organizations, industries and communities that are already in step with the walking movement.


    Click here to register.


    • 13 Oct 2016
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Webinar
    This is part of the 2016 Webinar Series "Walking is for Everyone" 

    Humans are built to walk and the built environment needs to match this. How can individuals, organizations and governments work to make sure that every American has access to safe, accessible and convenient places to walk? Join America Walks as we explore some of the barriers to a walkable America and ways that we can begin to address these challenges.


    Click here to register.


    • 17 Oct 2016
    • 20 Oct 2016
    • Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

    October 17-19 in Pittsburgh for the 29th Annual State Health Policy Conference. With more than 700 leading public and private sector state health policy leaders expected from across the country, this conference provides a unique forum for the exchange of information and best practices to transform policy and further health care for all populations.


    Register here

    • 18 Oct 2016
    • 19 Oct 2016
    • Iowa Valley Continuing Education Conference Center, 3702 S Center St, Marshalltown, Iowa

    Click here to learn more.


    • 10 Nov 2016
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Webinar
    This is part of the 2016 Webinar Series "Walking is for Everyone" 

    Humans are built to walk and the built environment needs to match this. How can individuals, organizations and governments work to make sure that every American has access to safe, accessible and convenient places to walk? Join America Walks as we explore some of the barriers to a walkable America and ways that we can begin to address these challenges.


    Click here to register.


    • 01 Feb 2017
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Iowa State Capitol - East Rotunda, Des Moines, IA
    Registration is closed



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