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Applying Systems Thinking to Public Health

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Full course description

This self-paced course aims to equip participants with resources and tools to effectively recognize, discuss, and implement systems thinking approaches to dynamic problems. Through analysis and hands-on application, participants will be introduced to several models and theories which can be utilized in many levels of public health.

Audience

Public health, nursing, and other allied health students and professionals, as well as those from other disciplines and sectors interested in systems processes and dynamic problem-solving.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize core concepts of a systems thinking approach
  • Examine the application of systems thinking to public health issues
  • Map and measure relationships through a social network analysis
  • Discuss complex issues using systems dynamics and feedback loops

Instructors

Michele Battle-Fisher, MPH, MA

Continuing Education Credit

1.5 CHES Category I CECH

Certificate of Completion 

The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Sponsors

The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

Technical Information

This course was created using Articulate Storyline 360. See the Viewing Published Courses section of the Articulate website for technical requirements: https://articulate.com/support/article/System-Requirements-for-Articulate-Storyline-360#viewing-content (links to an external site) Contact us at mphtc@umich.edu (mailto:mphtc@umich.edu) with questions.

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