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Find all episodes of Hot Topics (Hot Topics in Practice), previously Hot Topics in Preparedness, aired since 2004.
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

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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The Journey to a Quality Management Culture

The Journey to a Quality Management Culture

December 15, 2015. In this one-hour webinar, public health leaders from Washington State discuss how to institutionalize a quality management culture in big and small organizations.

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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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Developing Evidence About Public Health Services

Developing Evidence About Public Health Services

October 28, 2015. In the October session of Hot Topics in Practice, Betty Bekemeier, PhD, MPH, FAAN, reviews the importance of collecting standardized data and demonstrates how the information is being used to make the case for public health services.

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Evaluating Injury and Violence Prevention Strategies

Evaluating Injury and Violence Prevention Strategies

September 29, 2015. In the September session of Hot Topics in Practice, Donovan Newton, MPA, discusses evaluation results of current injury and violence prevention initiatives.

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The “One Health” Approach to Public Health Challenges in the Pacific Northwest

The “One Health” Approach to Public Health Challenges in the Pacific Northwest

July 14, 2015. In the July session of Hot Topics in Practice, Peter Rabinowitz, MD, MPH, discusses the “one health” framework for connecting human, animal, and environmental health to address emerging disease challenges.

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Ending the Tobacco Epidemic: Past Lessons and Next Steps

Ending the Tobacco Epidemic: Past Lessons and Next Steps

June 23, 2015. In the June session of Hot Topics in Practice, Drs. Patrick O’Carroll and Tim McAfee will review past and future strategies for preventing tobacco-related diseases.

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Measles Elimination: Successes and Challenges in Alaska

Measles Elimination: Successes and Challenges in Alaska

May 19, 2015. In the May session of Hot Topics in Practice, Rosalyn Singleton, MD, MPH, shares how Alaska’s health care providers, public health workers, and policy-makers helped to successfully eliminate endemic measles cases in their state.

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Community Health Workers: Public Health and Health Care Collaborating for Health Equity

Community Health Workers: Public Health and Health Care Collaborating for Health Equity

April 21, 2015. In the April session of Hot Topics in Practice, health care leaders provide an overview of the community health worker model and review opportunities for integrating these health professionals into public health and health care delivery systems.

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Priority Spokane: Focusing on Educational Attainment to Improve Health

Priority Spokane: Focusing on Educational Attainment to Improve Health

March 17, 2015. In this session of Hot Topics in Practice, leaders from Priority Spokane discuss their unique partnership for educational attainment and health.

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Naloxone Distribution for Opioid Overdose Prevention

Naloxone Distribution for Opioid Overdose Prevention

February 24, 2015. In this session of Hot Topics in Practice, leaders from the front lines of the opioid overdose epidemic will offer collaborative solutions and evidence-based interventions for supporting public health and safety.

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