Public Health Infrastructure (Introduction to Public Health In North Carolina Training Series, Module 4)

Fee:None
Length: 30 minutes
Description:This training module is one of six trainings included in the Introduction to Public Health in North Carolina training series. This module addresses the components that form the foundation of the public health system.
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This training was developed with the support of the Southeast Public Health Training Center (Southeast PHTC), a funded project of the Bureau of Health Professions in the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA Cooperative Agreement 6UB6HP20182).
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Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Author:

Meredith Davis, MPH, CPH

Narrator:

Matt Simon, MA, GISP

NCIPH Reviewers:

Rachel Wilfert, MD, MPH, CPH

Tanya Montoya, MPH, CHES

Subject Matter Expert Reviewer:

Lisa Macon Harrison, MPH
Health Director, Granville Vance District Health Department

The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose. Author, narrator, reviewer affiliations listed were current at the time of training development.

Competencies and Capability Functions Addressed

This training addresses selected applied epidemiology, core public health, and public health preparedness and response competencies and public health preparedness capability functions. (Please note: The competencies included on this site are just a few of the public health competencies which have been established. Training participants may find alignment between this training and other competency sets not included on this site.)

Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 1
6A3. Describes how public health sciences (e.g., biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, health services administration, social and behavioral sciences, and public health informatics) are used in the delivery of the 10 Essential Public Health Services (6: Public Health Science Skills)
7A13. Describes program performance standards and measures (7: Financial Planning & Management Skills)

References

Changes in size of local health department workforce. National Association of City and County Health Officials website. http://www.naccho.org/topics/infrastructure/profile/resources/loader.cfm?csModule=security/getfile&pageid=205584. Accessed June 8, 2014.

Comparing North Carolina's local public health agencies: the legal landscape, the perspectives, and the numbers (May 2013). UNC School of Government website. http://www.sog.unc.edu/node/3551. Accessed June 20, 2014.

North Carolina Disease Event Tracking and Epidemiologic Collection Tool. https://www.ncdetect.org/. Accessed June 8, 2014.

Perlino CM. The public health workforce shortage: left unchecked, will we be protected? APHA Issue Brief. 2006. http://www.apha.org/NR/rdonlyres/8B9EBDF5-8BE8-482D-A779-7F637456A7C3/0/workforcebrief.pdf. Accessed June 8, 2014.

Rosenstock L, Silver GB, Sumaya C. On linkages: confronting the public health workforce crisis: Asph statement on the public health workforce. Public Health Rep. 2008;123(3):395-398.

The community guide: what works to promote health. Community Preventive Services Task Force website. http://www.thecommunityguide.org/. Accessed June 5, 2014.

The public health system and the 10 essential public health services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. http://www.cdc.gov/nphpsp/essentialservices.html. Accessed June 3, 2014.

The role of public health nurses. American Public Health Association website. http://www.apha.org/membergroups/sections/aphasections/phn/about/phnroles.htm. Accessed June 5, 2014.

Torres GW, Margolin FS. The collaboration primer: proven strategies, considerations, and tools to get you started. http://www.hret.org/resources/2230003986. Accessed June 17, 2014.

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