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APTR Public Health Learning Modules Presentation at APHA Annual Meeting

3/15/2015 » 3/17/2015
Teaching Prevention 2015: Connect. Motivate. Educate. Transform.

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Patrick Remington MD MPH, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine & Public HealthAssociate Dean for Public Health and Professor of Population Health Sciences

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Public Health Learning Modules: Overview
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Public Health Learning Modules can be used in their entirety as a stand-alone course or select modules can be used to supplement existing course content. 

Purpose of the Modules

  • Encourage use of Healthy People 2020 in health professions education.

  • Describe current policy and program efforts that address Healthy People 2020 topic areas.

  • Understand how to use available data to evaluate progress towards Healthy People 2020 goals and objectives


  • Students – Undergraduate and Graduate 
    • Public Health
    • Heath Professions

  • Continuing Education
    • Brush up and review of application to practice
  • Relevant to many disciplines (e.g., public health, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, law, social work)


  • Module presenters are actively engaged in research and/or practice.

  • Professionals represent various public health-related disciplines:
    • University Faculty
    • Hospital Staff
    • Community Based Organization Staff
    • Health Department Staff
    • National Experts

Each Module Includes

  • Learning Objectives

      • Lecture Material:
        • Videos of presentations
        • Presentation slides
        • Transcripts
        • Class Activities
        • Student assessments: multiple choice, short answer or essays
        • Recommended readings
        • Supplemental learning resources

      • Tools for Faculty:
        • Instructor Manual
        • Quiz Answers

      A project of Temple University Department of Public Health and the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR), made possible with support from the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
      A nationwide, interdisciplinary Advisory Committee provided guidance on the modules.

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