Sacramento Instruction: Public Health Informatics

Thursday, May 28, 2015, 1:30-2:30pm
Training Room C, Rm. 72.148
1500 Capitol Ave, Sacramento


RSVP by Tuesday, May 26th to Michael Sholinbeck at or (510) 642-2510.
Please obtain your supervisor’s approval before you RSVP.


Supervisors: Please encourage your staff to attend if appropriate.

Do you want to know:

* About novel methods of disease surveillance?

* About free medical and health mobile applications?

* What “participatory epidemiology” is?

* About online collaboration tools that allow document and file sharing with colleagues?

If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, then please come to the Sheldon Margen Public Health Library’s Public Health Informatics class!

Topics covered will include:
1. Public Health Informatics: What is it?
2. Brief overview of historical aspects and syndromic surveillance
3. Tools you can use:
a. for outbreak or disease surveillance,
b. for decision-making and data collection,
c. for collaboration
4. Examples of public health applications of information technology
5. Sources of additional information, trainings, etc.

NOTE: This session will NOT include in-depth coverage of health information exchanges, meaningful use, data standards, and similar topics.

These training sessions are free to CDPH staff. A certificate of completion will be available for those who attend the class.

Looking for trainings on other topics? Check out the schedule of other upcoming training sessions!