Public Health Agency of Canada: Skills Online
- Online Module
Skills Online is a continuing education program developed by, and offered through the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). It offers a collection of self-directed and facilitated modules that help build the skills and knowledge necessary to meet the Core Competencies for Public Health in Canada: Release 1.0 (PHAC, 2007). The Modules contain content specific to Canadian public health practice and are available for anyone to use, including faculty and students. The self-directed modules can be taken at any time while the facilitated modules are offered over 8 week timeframes in the fall, winter and spring. The Modules contain content that crosses Domains and may be used to support the integration of more than one competency.
For more information visit the Skills Online website.
For Domain 1: Public Health Sciences in Nursing Practice, the following modules contain applicable content:
- EPI1-Basic Epidemiological Concepts
- EPI2-Measurement of Health Status
- EPI3-Epidemiological Methods
- APP2-Epidemiology of Chronic Disease
- APP3-Applied Epidemiology Injuries
- SUR1-Introduction to Surveillance
- PHP2-Evidence Based Public Health Practice
Note: There is a cost associated with the facilitated modules; self-directed modules are offered at no cost