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Find all episodes of Hot Topics (Hot Topics in Practice), previously Hot Topics in Preparedness, aired since 2004.
Big Data, Big Headache?: How Non-Statisticians Can Approach and Use Data for Performance Management

Big Data, Big Headache?: How Non-Statisticians Can Approach and Use Data for Performance Management

September 26, 2017. In this one-hour webinar, Policy Administrator Stefan Johansson discusses using data to drive performance in Wyoming state government.

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Marijuana Messages: Art and Media Strategies to Reach Priority Population Youth

Marijuana Messages: Art and Media Strategies to Reach Priority Population Youth

August 22, 2017. In this one-hour webinar, prevention specialists discuss how they are using art and media projects to address marijuana-related health disparities in creative ways.

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Borders and Barriers: How Population Health Nurses Are Moving Upstream to Address Refugee Health in Oregon

Borders and Barriers: How Population Health Nurses Are Moving Upstream to Address Refugee Health in Oregon

July 25, 2017. In this one-hour webinar, Kristen Beiers-Jones, MN, reviews how population health nurses in Oregon are moving upstream to improve refugee health.

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Breastfeeding is Food Sovereignty

Breastfeeding is Food Sovereignty

June 29, 2017. In this one-hour webinar, lactation consultant Camie Goldhammer reviews how communities of color are reclaiming breastfeeding as an indigenous food source.

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Drug Use and Dignity: Exploring the Potential for Supervised Consumption Sites in King County, Washington

Drug Use and Dignity: Exploring the Potential for Supervised Consumption Sites in King County, Washington

May 23, 2017. In this one-hour webinar, members of the Seattle and King County Heroin and Prescription Opiate Addiction Task Force discuss implementing “supervised consumption sites” where people can safely use in the presence of a trained health professional.

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Climate Action in Oregon: New Resilience Plan for the Public Health System

Climate Action in Oregon: New Resilience Plan for the Public Health System

April 18, 2017. In this one-hour webinar, Emily York, MPH, Oregon Health Authority, presents the state’s new climate resilience plan.

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Behind the Wall: Public Health Outreach for Alaska’s Dads Who Are Incarcerated

Behind the Wall: Public Health Outreach for Alaska’s Dads Who Are Incarcerated

March 27, 2017. In this one-hour webinar, Public Health Nurse Deborah Giedosh, EdD, shares how her team developed and delivered public health curriculum to support incarcerated dads in Alaska.

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Expanding Access to Long-Acting Reversible Contraception in Washington’s North Sound

Expanding Access to Long-Acting Reversible Contraception in Washington’s North Sound

February 21, 2017. In this one-hour webinar, representatives from the North Sound Accountable Community of Health discuss unintended pregnancies and expanding contraception access in their area.

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Public Health is Essential!  Stories and Action for Rebuilding Washington’s Core Services

Public Health is Essential! Stories and Action for Rebuilding Washington’s Core Services

January 24, 2017. In this one-hour webinar, government affairs specialists discuss a statewide plan to build public support for funding essential public health services in Washington.

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Understanding and Preventing Childhood Deaths and Injuries

Understanding and Preventing Childhood Deaths and Injuries

December 13, 2016. In this one-hour webinar, representatives from Public Health - Seattle & King County describe their work investigating and preventing childhood deaths through a multi-sector review team.

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Take the Data and Run: Applying New Training Survey Results in Your Organization

Take the Data and Run: Applying New Training Survey Results in Your Organization

November 28, 2016. In this one-hour webinar, speakers share the results of NWCPHP's 2016 regional public health training needs assessment and discuss what one health department in Washington State is doing with the data.

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Sharing the Sandbox: New Evidence about Cross-jurisdictional Sharing for Local Public Health Services

Sharing the Sandbox: New Evidence about Cross-jurisdictional Sharing for Local Public Health Services

October 18, 2016. In this one-hour webinar, speakers present new evidence and examples about cross-jurisdictional resource sharing among local public health jurisdictions.

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