February is Children's Dental Health Month, and it's a good time to stress how important the mouth is. It's important to train health educators and lay health workers in key oral health skills so they can tell clients and patients how oral health can indicate—or even cause—serious issues.
Everyone has a to-do list that threatens to overwhelm them, so the idea of squeezing in ongoing learning opportunities can be a challenge. But it doesn't have to be difficult and it doesn't have to stretch the budget. Below are 11 ideas for fostering ongoing training for your organization. Pick a few and schedule them throughout the year.
Diabetes affects more people today than ever before. In the US, 29.1 million people have diabetes, and that number is on the rise -- up four million from 2010. Alarmingly, more than 8 million of those people are untreated. They may not even know they have the disease.
Community members might generally know they need help controlling their disease, but they lack the knowledge and motivation to make it happen.
Timing is everything when it comes to breast cancer. Early screening and detection can save a life, and dealing with a diagnosis requires knowing what to expect and when. Susan G. Komen knows all this, and they also know that patient navigator training for breast cancer is the key to improving outcomes in detection and treatment.
Organizations that are moving their online training program into an online space are faced with a difficult decision that will endure for the life of the program. Does it make sense to hire a new facilitator who is skilled in online work, or train an existing employee to do the work?
The solution to all performance problems is not always training. Sometimes it can be as simple as a workflow improvement or a job aid.
We have an online course that consists mainly of students who know each other. The rest participate minimally and do not seem engaged. How do I level the playing field and make the new students feel welcomed?