The Influence of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) /Mapping in Public Health
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT)
Health Education Administration (HEA) is inviting you to attend their summer Public Health Education Collaborative (PHEC), entitled The Influence of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) / Mapping in Public Health on Tuesday, August 5th at 9am-12pm.
What: Public Health Education Collaborative (PHEC)
When: Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 at 9am -12pm
Where: MLK Community Engagement Center at 11833 S. Wilmington Ave. LA, 90059
Free Parking: Parking for participants will be on the street, either on Bandera or 118th; Lot C is only for MLK hospital staff; MLK parking lot is reserved for patients; Parking violations ($60) are issued if you park in Lot C or the MLK parking lot.
Free Registration: http://phecaug2014.eventbrite.com
Free Continuing Education Units: CHES/MCHES will be available. Nursing CEU’s pending approval.
August’s theme is Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and the featured guest speaker will be Doug Morales, Epidemiologist, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. The objectives for the training will include the following:
- Define GIS
- Identify how health education can utilize GIS to “geo-enhance” existing and future endeavors
- Demonstrate how to use GIS to improve communication between different programs, departments, disciplines, professional fields, organizations and the public.
- Identify 2 GIS resources.
The Public Health Education Collaborative is a free quarterly meeting/training designed to link public health practitioners to people and tools that make health education practice easier and more effective throughout Los Angeles County.
Learn more about the Public Health Education Collaborative http://www.publichealth.lacounty.gov/hea/collaborative.htm
If you have other questions, please contact Erika Gist (Siever) at 213.351.7827 or email@example.com
We look forward to seeing you on August 5th!