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Competency-Based Job Descriptions

May 11, 2012

 

​The Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) represent a set of skills desirable for the broad practice of public health, offering public health organizations a starting point for a variety of workforce development activities, including the creation of competency-based...

 

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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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Academic Health Department Partnership Agreements

February 6, 2012

 

Academic health departments (AHDs) are formed by the affiliation of health departments and academic institutions providing education in the health professions. Health departments and academic institutions may collaborate informally or may establish more formal affiliations through the signing of a partnership...

 

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TRAIN Data Use Agreement DUA

September 26, 2011

 

The TRAIN Data Use Agreement is a standard Third Party Recipient Data Use Agreement between a qualified recipient, the releasing agency, and the sponsoring organization, which is the Public Health Foundation.  The document details the length of the terms of agreement, the extent of the data set to be...

 

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Academic Health Departments: Improving Health In Your Community

June 6, 2011

 

Designed to promote and encourage discussion about academic health departments (AHDs), this one page summary provides a brief overview of the AHD concept, benefits of AHD partnerships, and steps to begin building AHDs.   What is an Academic Health Department (AHD)? How can an AHD help my community? How...

 

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Sedgwick County Health Department Storyboard - Lab Test Reporting Accuracy

April 4, 2011

 

The Quality Improvement (QI) Committee at the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD) in Kansas identified lab test reporting accuracy as one of the eight improvement areas to address in an effort to develop a culture of QI at the agency.    SCHD lab personnel noticed for some time that the totals...

 

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Sedgwick County Health Department Storyboard - New Employee Orientation

April 4, 2011

 

The Quality Improvement Committee at the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD) in Kansas identified revising the New Employee Orientation as one of the eight improvement areas to address in an effort to develop a culture of QI at the agency.   AIM Statement By December 1, 2010, 90% of SCHD sup...

 

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Sedgwick County Health Department Storyboard - Purchasing Process

April 4, 2011

 

The Quality Improvement Committee at the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD) in Kansas identified improving the purchasing process as one of the eight improvement areas to address in an effort to develop a culture of QI at the agency.   The SCHD staff lacked an understanding of the purchasing...

 

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Sedgwick County Health Department Storyboard - WIC Wait Times

April 4, 2011

 

The Quality Improvement Committee at the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD) in Kansas identified improving the wait time for the Women Infants and Children (WIC) clinic as one of the eight improvement areas to address in an effort to develop a culture of QI at the agency.   AIM StatementTo pro...

 

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Academic Health Departments: Core Concepts

December 20, 2010

 

This summary document was developed following a review of the literature to present basic elements of the academic health department model. A definition of an academic health department is provided, along with proposed attributes, purpose, and benefits associated with the model. This document is being...

 

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