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Workforce Training Needs Assessment - The Ohio State University

March 18, 2014

 

​In 2010, the Center for Public Health Practice at The Ohio State University College of Public Health developed a web-based survey to assess workforce training needs of public health professionals at state and local health departments. The survey instrument was based on the Council on Linkages Between...

 

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Improving and Measuring the Impact of Training: Selected References

October 17, 2012

 

Under contract with the Health Resources and Services Administration, the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) worked to identify strategies, methods, and tools for improving and measuring the impact of training on the public health workforce. A collection...

 

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3-Step Competency Prioritization Sequence

February 13, 2012

 

The Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) define a broad array of professional development areas a public health organization may wish to consider in designing and executing a workforce development plan—a key requirement for Public Health Department Accreditation. However,...

 

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How to Focus Your Training and Professional Development Efforts to Improve the Skills of Your Public Health Organization (2011 APHA Annual Meeting)

November 21, 2011

 

​This presentation addresses the use of a quality improvement tool, the prioritization matrix, to identify workforce development needs. In this example, the relative importance of the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals domains is considered in order to help public health organizations focus resources...

 

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Improving and Measuring the Impact of Training: Strategies and Methods

November 21, 2011

 

Under contract with the Health Resources and Services Administration, the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) explored strategies, methods, and tools for improving and measuring the impact of training on the public health workforce. The results of work...

 

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Helping to Improve and Measure the Impact of Public Health Training: Literature Summary

June 13, 2011

 

​The Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) aims to assist the field to improve and measure the impact of public health training through forming the Training Impact Task Force. This short literature search was conducted and presented to the Council on Linkages...

 

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Livingston County Department of Health, NY - Using the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals to Improve Performance

September 2, 2010

 

​As part of a Quality Improvement (QI) initiative, Livingston County Department of Health in New York has used the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals in two ways: 1) to improve its performance appraisal form; and, 2) to conduct a workforce needs assessment. Download this document to learn how...

 

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Using PDCA Cycle to Improve Skills in Core Competencies

August 30, 2010

 

In 2007, Olmsted County Public Health Services (OCPHS) in Minnesota used the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) Cycle to improve their employee’s knowledge in Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies). Using the four stages of PDCA cycle, OPCHS integrated the Core Competencies into...

 

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Core Competencies for Performance Improvement Managers

 

  The Core Competencies for Performance Improvement Managers (PIMs) are a set of competencies for public health professionals in PIM positions.  Most of these positions in state, tribal, local, and territorial health departments have been funded through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC)...

 

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