Thursday, May 28, 2009

PIV Assistant – part-time

Project Immunize Virginia is looking for a dedicated, energetic individual to assist with administrative tasks and coalition projects. Must have a bachelor’s degree in social sciences and at least two years experience in health education. Highly proficient computer skills and strong communication skills needed. Please e-mail your resume to

Community Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics has developed this two-part guide to program evaluation for pediatricians and others implementing community-based health initiatives. This could be a useful tool when working with students or community partners. To go to the program

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

9th National Conference on Immunization and Health Coalitions.

The Chicago Area Immunization Campaign, a project of the Illinois Maternal and Child Health Coalition, will be hosting the 9th National Conference on Immunization and Health Coalitions on May 26 - 28, 2010. The conference is titled "Strengthening Our Connections" and is intended for members of health
coalitions and the public health community. If you are interested in
attending and/or would like more information about the conference once it is made available, please fill out the form at the following website

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Free Asthma 101 training

Asthma 101 was designed by the American Lung Association to provide basic information about asthma and its management.
Upon completion of the course, the learner should be able to:
· Identify the incidence of asthma
· Identify potential triggers
· Identify three effects of asthma on the lungs
· Identify three basic symptoms of acute asthma episodes
· Identify asthma emergency symptoms
· Differentiate between “rescue” and “controller” medications used in asthma management
· State the importance of peak flow monitoring and asthma action plans
· Understand asthma and special conditions
· Understand asthma and school issues (or issues in your special program)
Email to register.