Public Health in the Context of the Broader Health Care Delivery System (Introduction to Public Health In North Carolina Training Series, Module 6)

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 examines the way in which public health fits into the health care system more generally.
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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:

Rachel Wilfert, MD, MPH, CPH

NCIPH Reviewers:

Rachel Wilfert, MD, MPH, CPH

Tanya Montoya, MPH, CHES

Subject Matter Expert Reviewer:

Joy Reed, EdD, RN
Former Head of Local Technical Assistance and Training Branch, Division of Public Health, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

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
5A1. Describes the programs and services provided by governmental and non-governmental organizations to improve the health of a community (5: Community Dimensions of Practice Skills)
7A1. Describes the structures, functions, and authorizations of governmental public health programs and organizations (7: Financial Planning & Management Skills)
7A2. Describes government agencies with authority to impact the health of a community (7: Financial Planning & Management Skills)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 2
5B1. Distinguishes the roles and responsibilities of governmental and non-governmental organizations in providing programs and services to improve the health of a community (5: Community Dimensions of Practice Skills)
7B1. Explains the structures, functions, and authorizations of governmental public health programs and organizations (7: Financial Planning & Management Skills)
7B2. Identifies government agencies with authority to address specific community health needs (e.g., lead in housing, water fluoridation, bike lanes, emergency preparedness) (7: Financial Planning & Management Skills)

References

Health insurance coverage of the total population. Kaiser Family Foundation website. http://kff.org/other/state-indicator/total-population/. Accessed June 27, 2014.

Key facts about the uninsured population. Kaiser Family Foundation website. http://kff.org/uninsured/fact-sheet/key-facts-about-the-uninsured-population/. Accessed July 3, 2014.

Medicare certified rural health clinics. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid website. http://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNProducts/Downloads/rhclistbyprovidername.pdf. Accessed July 8, 2014

The nation's health dollar ($2.8 trillion), calendar year 2012: where it went. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services website. http://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/NationalHealthExpendData/Downloads/PieChartSourcesExpenditures2012.pdf. Accessed June 24, 2014.

North Carolina Community Health Center Association website. http://www.ncchca.org/?page=2. Accessed July 3, 2014.

North Carolina Rural Health Centers: 2013 Profile. NC Department of Health and Human Services website. http://www.ncdhhs.gov/orhcc/profile_rural_health_centers.pdf. Accessed July 4, 2014.

A place of desperation, where both patients and patience are tested. New York Times website. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/26/movies/the-waiting-room-about-highland-hospital-by-peter-nicks.html?_r=0. Accessed July 4, 2014.

The uninsured: a primer - key facts about health insurance on the eve of coverage expansions. Kaiser Family Foundation website. http://kff.org/uninsured/report/the-uninsured-a-primer-key-facts-about-health-insurance-on-the-eve-of-coverage-expansions/. Accessed June 24, 2014.

What is a free clinic? North Carolina Association of Free Clinics website. http://www.ncfreeclinics.org/?page_id=80. Accessed July 4, 2014.

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