Session Description
Reliable data is necessary for public health, in every aspect of practice. In this session, the presenters will talk about the variety of ways data are critical to public health and discuss some of the common data used in public health. The presenters will provide examples of resources available for public health professionals in NH.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion, session attendees will:

  • Explore common public health data.
  • How to use data when making decisions.
Panelists
  • Amy Costello, MPH, Director, Center for Health Analytics, Institute for Health Policy and Practice, UNH
  • Al Lemay, Business Systems Analyst, New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services
  • William Moir, MPH, Chief, Health Statistics and Data Management Section, New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services
  • Jo Porter, MPH, Director, Institute for Health Policy and Practice, UNH

Continuing Education Credits

Nursing Continuing Education: 1.5 Continuing Education Credits
Southern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center is an approved provider with distinction of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Activity Number: 1454

CME Continuing Education Credits: 1.5 Continuing Education Credits
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Southern NH AHEC and The New Hampshire Public Health Association. The Southern NH AHEC is accredited by the NH Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Southern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA category 1 Credit (s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) Continuing Education: 1.5 Continuing Education Credits
Sponsored by New England Public Health Training Center (NEPHTC), a designated provider of continuing
education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This
program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.5 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours are 1.5. Provider ID: 1131137 Event ID:PM1131137_06212022.

Registration Fee

Member price: $35
Non-Member price: $55 (Become a Member)