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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 Winter 2016 facilitated courses is from November 16, 2015 to January 3, 2016. Self-directed courses are available at any time during the year.

To register, please visit

Facilitated courses:

  • APP1 - Outbreak Investigation and Management
  • APP3 - Applied Epidemiology: Injuries
  • EPI1 - Basic Epidemiological Concepts
  • EPI2 - Measurement of Health Status
  • EPI3 - Epidemiological Methods    
  • EVA1 - Introduction to Evaluation
  • HLIT1 - Health Literacy for Public Health Practitioners
  • PHP2 - Evidence Based Public Health Practice
  • STA1 - Introduction to Biostatistics
  • SUR2 - Communicating Data Effectively

Self-directed courses:

  • COR1 - Core Competencies for Public Health in Canada Toolkit
  • IHR1 - Introduction to International Health Regulations (2005)  ** New **
  • PHP1 - Introduction to Public Health in Canada
  • PHP4 - Introduction to Literature Searching

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