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Determining Essential Core Competencies for Public Health Jobs: A Prioritization Process (2021 Core Competencies)

November 21, 2022

 

​Public health organizations can be more effective when the competencies of their staff match the types of activities they do in their jobs. Developing job descriptions that include competencies needed for the position​s is a good practice for all organizations and supports successful recruitment, hiring,...

 

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Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

November 12, 2021

 

​​​​​The Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) are a consensus set of knowledge and ​skills for the broad practice of public health, as defined by the 10 Essential Public Health Services. Developed by the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice...

 

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Contact Tracing Dashboard: Building Community-Based COVID-19 Contact Tracing

March 23, 2021

 

​​​​Contact tracing remains an important tool to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The Public Health Foundation and Mathematica teamed up to develop an interactive dashboard that enables states and counties to compare the demographics of contact tracers trained through the TRAIN Learning Network to...

 

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Crosswalk of the Strategic Skills for the Governmental Public Health Workforce, Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals, and Competencies for Population Health Professionals

February 16, 2021

 

​​This crosswalk maps the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) and the Competencies for Population Health Professionals (Population Health Competencies) to the Strategic Skills for the Governmental Public Workforce (Strategic Skills). These three competency/skill sets...

 

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Reducing COVID-19 Vaccine Waste

January 15, 2021

 

​​Reducing COVID-19 Vaccine WasteRon Bialek, MPP; Annie Vossel, RN; and John Moran, PhDJanuary 15, 2021The Public Health Foundation (PHF) has been hearing concerns about wasted vaccine from those who are and will be responsible for COVID-19 vaccinations. In response, PHF has engaged in a quality improvement...

 

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Readiness Matrix for Cross-Sector Collaboration

December 31, 2019

 

​The Readiness Matrix for Cross-Sector Collaboration is a structured process for the potential collaborative members to discuss what they have in common, their differences, barriers holding them back from collaborating, and what it will take to collaborate. This matrix is a way to capture and record...

 

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Developing a Population Health Driver Diagram Using The Community Guide

September 27, 2019

 

A population health driver diagram captures a proposed health change for a community in a single visual graphic diagram that shows a potential path of change. It depicts a detailed theory of potential change about how to improve a community health priority by showing a potential improvement path. It can...

 

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Tailored Searches for Performance Improvement Training

July 29, 2019

 

The Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health (PI Competencies) are a set of skills desirable for performance improvement (PI) professionals working in public health. Based on the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals and the Core Competencies for Performance...

 

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Competencies for Population Health Professionals

March 20, 2019

 

The Competencies for Population Health Professionals (Population Health Competencies) are a set of skills desirable for population health professionals. Based on the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies), the Population Health Competencies are primarily designed for hospital,...

 

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Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health: Alignment with the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

June 22, 2018

 

The Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health (PI Competencies) are a set of skills desirable for performance improvement (PI) professionals working in public health. Based on the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) and the Core Competencies...

 

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