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Find all episodes of Hot Topics (Hot Topics in Practice), previously Hot Topics in Preparedness, aired since 2004.
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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Power to the People: Windstorm Impact and Response in Northern Idaho

Power to the People: Windstorm Impact and Response in Northern Idaho

September 27, 2016. In this one-hour webinar, representatives from the Coeur d’Alene tribe and Idaho’s Panhandle Health District discuss how they responded to a significant windstorm.

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Something to Smile About: Expanding Oral Health Services in Northwest Tribal Communities

Something to Smile About: Expanding Oral Health Services in Northwest Tribal Communities

August 23, 2016. In this one-hour webinar, Christina Peters, Native Dental Therapy Initiative Project Director at Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, speaks about the use of dental aides to expand oral health services in tribal communities.

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From Access to Taxes: Strategies for Reducing Sugar Consumption in the U.S.

From Access to Taxes: Strategies for Reducing Sugar Consumption in the U.S.

June 21, 2016. In this one-hour webinar, Jim Krieger, MD, MPH, discusses policy and communications strategies for lowering sugar consumption.

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Zika Preparedness: Lessons for the US Public Health System

Zika Preparedness: Lessons for the US Public Health System

May 17, 2016. In this one-hour webinar, leaders from Washington State discuss what Zika preparedness means for the region's public health and emergency management systems.

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Climate Change, Equity, and Health: Lessons Learned from Local Planning Efforts in Oregon

Climate Change, Equity, and Health: Lessons Learned from Local Planning Efforts in Oregon

April 19, 2016. In this one-hour webinar, Brendon Haggerty reviews Oregon’s state and local efforts to address the health impacts of climate change in the Northwest.

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Putting the Public Health Approach to Firearm Safety Into Action

Putting the Public Health Approach to Firearm Safety Into Action

March 29, 3016. In this one-hour webinar, national and state public health leaders discuss putting the public health approach to firearm safety into action.

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So Much at Stake: Lessons on Stakeholder Engagement from the Washington State Suicide Prevention Plan

So Much at Stake: Lessons on Stakeholder Engagement from the Washington State Suicide Prevention Plan

February 23, 2016. In the February session of Hot Topics in Practice, Karyn Brownson describes the process of developing the new Washington State Suicide Prevention Plan with more than 250 stakeholders.

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All Hands on Deck: How Non-Traditional Partners Evaluated Boating Laws

All Hands on Deck: How Non-Traditional Partners Evaluated Boating Laws

January 26, 2016. In the January session of Hot Topics in Practice, Marla Peters, MHA, shares her experience working with marine law enforcement officials to evaluate a law change to improve boater safety.

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Leading Strategic and Long-Range Planning Efforts

Leading Strategic and Long-Range Planning Efforts

November 10, 2015. In this one-hour webinar, Kurt O’Brien, MHROD reviews the importance of long-range planning, especially in light of health care reform.

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