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Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals and Their Importance to Public Health

March 9, 2015

 

​This 10 minute video featuring Public Health Foundation President Ron Bialek, MPP, and David Knapp of the Kentucky Department for Public Health focuses on the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) and their importance to the public health field. Developed by the Council...

 

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Genomics Competencies for the Public Health Workforce

October 5, 2010

 

​The Genomic Workforce Competencies were developed in 2001 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a tool for public health programs and schools of public health to incorporate genomics into existing competencies and program training goals.

 

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Comparison of Health Education and Basic Public Health Professional Competencies

October 5, 2010

 

​This paper shows how the National Health Education Competencies (developed by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing) and the Core Public Health Competencies (developed by the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice) were compared qualitatively to determine...

 

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Competencies for Applied Epidemiologists in Governmental Public Health Agencies

October 5, 2010

 

The Competencies for Applied Epidemiologists in Governmental Public Health Agencies (Applied Epidemiology Competencies, or AECs) were created by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2008. They were developed to improve...

 

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APHA's Environmental Health Competency Guidelines Project

October 5, 2010

 

Well run environmental health and protection programs at the local and state levels are central to preventing the occurrence and spread of disease. In fact, these programs are a crucial front-line defense in our public health system and require a highly qualified workforce with formal training in environmental...

 

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Quad Council Public Health Nursing Competencies

October 5, 2010

 

In 2011, the Quad Council of Public Health Nursing Organizations updated its Core Competencies for Public Health Nurses (CCPHN) to align with the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice’s revised Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies). The CCPHN...

 

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Council on Linkages Member Organizations Efforts to Promote Use of the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

 

​Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice member organizations have been, and continue to embark on a series of efforts aimed at promoting use of the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals. Download the document above (last updated in November 2010) to learn about some...

 

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