The NVPHTC has planned, implemented, and evaluated a variety of trainings, webinar series, conferences, and events to address current and emerging public health needs. Key target areas have included: eliminating health disparities, sexual and gender minority health, rural health, opioid prevention, HIV prevention, effective use of behavioral health interventions, public health workforce development, and most recently, COVID-19 response. 

Cultural Competency Trainings

This training focuses on the issues and concerns surrounding disparities in the healthcare setting.

Rural Health and Safety Education

This training focuses on the issues and concerns surrounding disparities in the healthcare setting.

Nevada Public Health Training Center

Part of the Western Region Public Health Training Center (Region 9)

Opioid Data To Action

The Overdose Data to Action Program supports the state in getting high quality, comprehensive and timelier data on opioid prescribing and mortality, and to use those data to inform the state’s prevention and interventions efforts.

Covid-19 Response

The COVID-19 response program address COVID-19 misinformation by educating the community and facilitating dialogue, focusing specifically on the Latinx population and students 18-24 years old.

Additional Projects

  • SANE

    The SANE program provides Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners training and certification for registered nurses to expand services to sexual assault victims in rural areas of Nevada.

  • FBI

    The Faith Based Initiative is a collaborative project with the Nevada Faith and Health Coalition to promote health and address HIV/AIDs in faith communities.

  • HIAP

    Health in All Policies aims to create a collaboration among government and non-government agencies to incorporate health considerations into the decision-making process of policy makers and stakeholders for the improvement of the health of the community as a whole (state, county, city, neighborhood).

  • COVID Response

    The COVID-19 response program address COVID-19 misinformation by educating the community and facilitating dialogue, focusing specifically on the Latinx population and students 18-24 years old.

  • SOGI

    The Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity project focuses on educating the community and training healthcare providers and administrators about the issues facing the LGBTQIA populations and access to healthcare services.

  • PHP

    Public Health Perspectives is a free online webinar series designed to showcase programs impacting public health. PHP discusses program design, lessons learned, and creative solutions with public health professionals around the nation.

  • Health Equity Webinar Series

    The Health Equity Webinar Series is a free online webinar series designed to showcase dynamic work being accomplished to enhance health equity opportunities. This series discusses different innovative implementations, strategies, best practices, success stories, and experiences impacting health equity across communities.