Health Promotion and Education
Health Promotion Webinar Series 

Health Promotion and Wellness hosts webinars on a diverse range of topics important to professionals in health promotion related fields. Subject matter expert presenters highlight innovative and evidence-based programs that facilitate readiness, resilience, illness prevention, and promote lifelong healthy behaviors and lifestyles.                          



Implementing Fourth Generation HIV Tests external link

July 15, 2014 - 3 PM ET/12 PM PT

This one hour webinar will focus on the technology and implications of new fourth generation HIV tests as well as practical considerations for initiating their use in clinical and non-clinical (outreach) settings.

CME and CNE provided.  Register at  external link

The Denver STD/HIV Prevention Training Center is accredited by the Colorado Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The Denver STD/HIV Prevention Training Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

The Denver Prevention Training Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.  This activity is designated for a maximum of 1.00 CNE contact hours. The Denver Prevention Training Center provider #DPT-0915 approval expires 9/30/2015.

Health Promotion Webinars


These webinars address the key components of health promotion program development, implementation and evaluation at the installation level as specified in AR 600-63.  

Audio-bridge Dial-In Number:  210-249-4234, DSN 421-3272 (OCONUS 312)

Access Codes:  Tuesdays,  80553#              Thursdays, 80553#




23 September 2014 0900 EDT

25 September 2014 1700 EDT

Health Promotion Program Basics  

(1) Identify and discuss 3 factors that influence health and wellness  (2) List and discuss the 5 steps of the health promotion process (3) Identify and describe two health promotion policies or guidelines that impact public health programming (4) Identify key components of the public health process

DCO Session Link:

30 September 2014 0900 EDT

2 October 2014     1700 EDT

Who Needs What and Where’s the Data?

(1) Identify key components of a community health needs assessment  (2) Apply a community health needs assessment (3) State general requirements for access to most MHS and civilian data systems (4) Describe various DoD and civilian data sources 

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7 October 2014   0900 EDT

9 October 2014   1700 EDT

Keep the Goal in Sight

(1) Describe the goal approach to strategic issues and demonstrate an effective strategic management process for health promotion  (2) List three strategies/best practices that can be used in the health promotion program planning process to make planning more efficient

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21 October 2014 0900 EDT

23 October 2014 1700 EDT

Bring in the Targeted Crowd

(1) Define health marketing and identify how marketing fits into health promotion programming strategies (2) Identify critical components in health marketing  (3) Describe steps used to develop a health promotion marketing campaign (4) Identify steps in and key data collected in a marketing assessment (5) Explain the steps to develop a tailored message  (6) List marketing methods of delivery

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28 October 2014 0900 EDT

30 October 2014 1700 EDT

Implement Programs on a Budget (Effective Health Promotion  Resource Mgmt)

(1) Complete at least three of these areas of a budget worksheet: personnel, travel, printing, contracts, supplies, equipment (2) Describe how to complete a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats (SWOT) analysis to assess current resources and capabilities to determine unfinanced requirements (3) Identify four elements that must be included in the development of an unfinanced requirement (UFR) to justify additional resource needs (4) Identify two strategies to obtain resources from the Garrison Commander and the Medical Treatment Facility Commander

DCO Session Link:

4 November 2014 0900 EDT

6 November 2014 1700 EDT

Create a Logic Model

(1) Define the terms associated with a Logic Model (2)Demonstrate the construction of  a  simple Logic Model  (3) Make inferences about a program based on its Logic Model  (4) Explain the role of Logic Models in program planning and evaluation

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12 November 2014 0900 EDT

13 November 2014 1700 EDT

Make Certain to Evaluate

(1) Articulate the purpose of program evaluation in the public health process (2) Describe the different types of evaluation and when to utilize each (3) Describe the various methodological approaches to program evaluation

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2 December 2014 0900 EDT

4 December 2014 1700 EDT

Creating Reliable and Valid Health Promotion Surveys

(1) List the most common uses of surveys in health promotion (2) Identify common respondent errors and general survey instrument factors that decrease measurement reliability and validity (3) Summarize general survey design features (e.g., format, instructions, length, organization) to optimize response and minimize respondent burden (4) Describe common survey question and response option errors and strategies to reduce errors (5) Assess example survey questions and determine ways to enhance their measurement reliability and validity (6) Locate examples of low- and no-cost surveying technologies and resources to achieve health promotion survey needs

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Credit Designation:  CECH credits for Certified Health Education Specialists have been approved, CEUs for nurses and CPEUs for registered dietitians are pending approval.

More Health Promotion Webinar Resources

Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) Health Promotion and Wellness Webinars external link

The NMCPHC HPW Department hosts monthly webinars on a diverse range of topics. A panel of presenters highlights innovative and evidence-based programs that facilitate readiness and resilience, prevent illness and injury, hasten recovery and promote lifelong healthy behaviors and lifestyles. Our webinars are approximately one hour long and are conducted online with an accompanying dial-in phone number. 

NMCPHC is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. Unless otherwise noted, all of our webinars are designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) to receive up to 1 Category 1 CECH if viewed during the live presentation.


The Beverage Institute for Health & Wellness / CPE Programs, Webinars & Podcasts external link

The Coca-Cola Company Beverage Institute for Health & Wellness serves as a resource for health professionals, teachers, coaches and others in need of science-based information about beverages, their ingredients, and their role in health and active lifestyles. Archives of prior live educational programs for health professionals, recognized experts in fields such as nutrition, health, weight management, food science, and physical activity discuss current research and share their knowledge about current topics of professional interest. 

New programs are also offered with approved continuing education credits for nurses, dietitians, and health educators.  Go to the website to register to attend!

July 21 at 1400 ET - What is Energy Balance? external link

July 22 at 1400 ET- Managing Beverage Calories external link