Final Student UT PH Students Health Professionals and the Workforce 10 26 10

Final Student UT PH Students Health Professionals and the Workforce 10 26 10

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Debra Edwards, BSN, RN, MS, BC Texas Department of State Health Services Strategic Preparedness Team Workforce Development Introduction to Public Health Health Professional and the Health Workforce The Looming Crisis It’s a great time to be in public health
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Learning Objectives At the end of this lecture you will be able to: Describe five challenges facing professionals in public health today. List four trends impacting the public health system. Outline six strategic elements needed to build public health workforce capacity for the future.
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Historical Review Until the early 20th century the education and practice for health professionals was an informal process.
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Health Professionals Today Have a set of educational requirements, standards, and scope of practice. Defined Admission criteria and coursework requirements. Competency examinations. Accreditation Credentialing Granting of permission to practice. Licensure
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As a Member of a Profession Accept the legal scope of the practice. Accept responsibility and accountability for my behavior and actions as a member. Accept some investment in the on-going development and expansion of the profession. Take responsibility for maintaining life-long competence to continue to practice.
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Linda Rosenstock, MD, MPH, Dean, UCLA School of Public Health , Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (1994-2000) , February 2008
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Linda Rosenstock, MD, MPH, Dean, UCLA School of Public Health , Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (1994-2000) , February 2008
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Linda Rosenstock, MD, MPH, Dean, UCLA School of Public Health , Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (1994-2000) , February 2008
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2 MCOs Home Health Parks Economic Development Mass Transit Employers Nursing Homes Mental Health Drug Treatment Civic Groups CHCs Laboratory Facilities Hospitals EMS Community Centers Doctors Health Department A Public Health System Is Complex Churches Philanthropist Elected Officials Tribal Health Schools Police Fire Corrections Environmental Health
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An integrated system of partnerships Federal DHHS State Health Department Local Health Departments Tribal Health Churches Enforcement Community Services Environmental Health Healthcare Providers Philanthropy Transportation Business Media Schools Mental Health Community Coalitions
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Earl Hunter, MA Commissioner, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, February 2008
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Forecast Percent of public health workers eligible to retire by 2012 ( n =450,000) Center for Health Policy, Columbia University School of Nursing. The public health work force enumeration 2000. Washington: Health Resources
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2010 for the course PHB 34567 taught by Professor Riegleman during the Fall '10 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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