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Skills Online: Dynamic Learning in Public Health, Public Health Agency of Canada

Are you looking to build your skills and competence in policy and program planning, communications, surveillance, epidemiology, health literacy, analytical skills, evaluation or evidence-informed decision-making? Skills Online can help.

Registration for Fall facilitated courses is from July 20 to August 23, 2015. Self-directed courses are available at any time during the year.

To register, please visit

Facilitated courses:

  • EPI1 - Basic Epidemiological Concepts ($75)
  • EPI2 - Measurement of Health Status ($175)
  • EPI3 - Epidemiological Methods ($175)
  • APP1 - Outbreak Investigation and Management ($175)
  • HLT1 - Health Literacy for Public Health Practitioners ($175)
  • PHP2 - Evidence Based Public Health Practice ($175)
  • PHP3 - Planning for Public Health ($175)
  • SUR1 - Introduction to Surveillance ($175)
  • SUR2 - Communicating Data Effectively ($175)

Self-directed courses:

  • COR1 - Core Competencies for Public Health in Canada Toolkit (free)
  • PHP1 - Introduction to Public Health in Canada (free)
  • PHP4 - Introduction to Literature Searching (free)

Skills Online is part of the Skills Enhancement for Public Health program at the Public Health Agency of Canada.