Health Promotion – Online Learning

Our health promotion courses and presentations cover health promotion foundations, health equity and health promotion capacity building. Learn everything from definitions and concepts to practical tips on how to use the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s Health Equity Impact Assessment Tools.



Online Learning

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Visit our course catalogue, where you’ll find enrolment information and a list of our courses along with their descriptions and system requirements, as well as information for downloading courses.

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Online learning requirements: our online learning system is compatible with Internet Explorer and Chrome.

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Health Equity Impact Assessment

Do you want to implement the Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA) in your work? The HEIA is a tool for identifying and improving the health equity impacts of your initiatives. This series of five interactive modules can assist you with practical training to implement the tool.

Course duration: 2.5 to 3 hours
Modules: 5
Certificate of completion: Yes, a certificate will be generated upon completion of all modules. Please note, modules must be completed in order.
Technical requirements: Speakers or headphones required for audio component.

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Health Promotion Foundations

People arrive to work in health promotion from a wide of variety of career paths. This course has been designed for new practitioners, as well as seasoned professionals who are seeking a refresher on:

  • history of health promotion in Canada
  • definitions and concepts
  • models and theories
  • behaviour change
  • health promotion strategies

Course duration: 4.5 to 5 hours
Modules: 9
Certificate of completion: Yes, a certificate will be generated upon completion of all modules. 
Technical requirements: Speakers or headphones required for audio component.

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PHO Rounds: Alcohol Risk and Policy: Impacts of alcohol container labels

This PHO Rounds will present our research and objectives, which included establishing the effects of ACL with health warnings, standard drink information and low risk drinking guidance. 

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Updated 27 Aug 2020