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    Programs that protect and improve the health of the community through the use of public health nurses whose services are available through departments of public health, schools and voluntary agencies, typically in connection with medical programs supervised by physicians. Activities may include home visits to provide nursing under medical supervision for acutely ill patients and people who are chronically ill; outreach to populations who may not seek out health care through a traditional medical facility; support for physicians in public health clinics and disease detection programs; first aid and screening programs for school children; nutrition counseling; family planning information and a wide range of health education and prevention programs for the community at large which deal with personal health practices that can help to prevent illness.

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    Nurse Aide (CNA) Training ProgramFor anyone interested in a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), we offer free pre-clinical classes to get you ready and scholarships for clinical training. Check out our calendar for the next available class. Call or visit us to learn more! Skills to Be Learned: * Professional Attitude and Ethics * Stress Management * Conflict Resolution * Communication Essentials * Legal and Ethical Issues * Caring for Yourself * Basic Human Anatomy * Mathematics for the CNA * Diversity Interactions * Language and the Profession * Healthcare Teamwork * Medical Terminology * Infection Control * Abuse and Prevention * Study Skills and Test Taking Strategies CumberlandEmployment Skills CenterEmployment Skills Center
    Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health ProjectEducation, medical exams, and evaluations for people who think their health may be compromised by nearby natural gas drilling in their community. Helps people navigate health care systems, get answers to health care questions and get resources like water testing or filtration and medical services. Staff are available by appointment to address concerns residents have about their environmental conditions and safety.WashingtonSouthwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health ProjectSouthwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project

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