There are plenty of opportunities for interested individuals to get involved in the design and implementation of the program. Upcoming opportunities in the near future include:
- Providing input into the naming and branding of the new program through a consultative process.
- Participating in working groups to help design and implement program services.
- Identifying needs, priorities and Ressources for the web-based public health exchange as part of an upcoming needs assessment, conducted in partnership with Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA) and Association for Local Public Health Agencies (alPHa).
Other opportunities for involvement in 2011 include:
- Participating in an environmental scan of health unit library services and Ressources that will help identify needs and gaps in these services. The environmental scan of health units with libraries will begin in early March, followed by a scan of health units without libraries a few weeks later. We look forward to your responses.
- Participating in a working group that helps shape the shared library services partnership model.
- Joining the shared library services partnership as a service provider.
|Échange des connaissances Support
- Identifying mechanisms for sharing best practices.
|Locally Driven Collaborative Projets
- Participating in a working group to help develop a framework for identifying themes, and the tools and processes for the submission, review, and approval of Projets.
- Attending a session at the Ontario Public Health Convention on April 5th to brainstorm ideas for locally-driven collaborative Projets and to identify opportunities for collaboration. We are looking for a minimum of one representative per health unit and will cover travel costs to participate.
- Participating in follow-up collaborative sessions after the Convention to continue working on ideas for locally driven collaborative Projets.
- Submitting an application with a team of colleagues from different organizations for a locally driven collaborative project.
- Participating in a focus group to identify education and other ethics support needs.
- Participating in a working group to guide the development of the common forms and tools and the public health ethics community of practice.
|Student Education and Preceptor Support
- Identifying needs related to student placements and preceptor support. Key informant interviews with student coordinators or staff who serve this role in all health units are being scheduled now. We expect they will start in early March.
- Providing lessons learned and Ressources from your health unit regarding student education and preceptorships.
- Participating in information and networking activities (e.g. join the student education and preceptor support community of practice).
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