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1 Public Health Essential Service #8
Assure a Competent Public & Personal Health Care Workforce

2 Why do we want to know the Ten Essential PH Services?
Improve quality & performance Achieve better outcomes – improved health, less preventable deaths and disease. Be more efficient with time and money Receive national accreditation


4 What is included in Essential Service # 8 ?
Education Training Credentialing Life-long Learning Workplace development programs Partnerships with academia Leadership development

5 Execution Trumps Strategy

6 Execution: Essential Service # 8
Develop plans for education Provide continuing education Assess the number of PH and health care workforce Recruit and sustain a diverse workforce Focus on enhancing skills Assure competency through increased knowledge and functioning

7 Examples of how ISDH does Essential Service # 8
Sponsor summits - PH & Medicine Event; Food protection regulations for LHD staff; Ethics summit Arrange for student internships Support the LMS and distance learning Partner with I.U. - Mid-America PH Training Center (MAPHTC) Sponsor ISDH and LHD staff to UIC leadership institute (MARPHLI)

8 More Education Activities at ISDH
Conduct Lunch and Learns – Leadership; Essential Services; Epi; Jake’s – 7 Habits of Leaders Support attending national conferences Tuition reimbursement for courses Developing PH Workforce Education State Plan Conduct Preparedness exercises

9 More Education Activities at ISDH
Resident rotation led by Dr. Erica Leazenby St. Vincent, Community, St. Francis, I.U.

10 Partnerships to enhance workforce education
IPHA; IEHA; IRHA; IPHCA annual conferences I.U. and Purdue MPH Programs – ISDH adjunct faculty I.U. School of Public & Environmental Affairs – ISDH mentor students I.U. Bioethics Center – assist in planning summit

11 What do we know about workforce development at the LHD level?
An IPHA survey indicated many LHDs try to plan for meeting their workforce education needs LHD training needs continue to be How to do community assessments Media relations Indoor air quality Epidemiology Information technology skills How to use MEDLINE HIPAA

12 Competencies Execution of Essential Service #8

13 Analytic/Assessment Skills
Defines a problem Determines appropriate uses and limitations of both quantitative and qualitative data Recognizes how the data illuminate ethical, political, scientific, economic, and overall public health issues

14 Policy Development/Program Planning Skills
Collects, summarizes, and interprets information relevant to an issue States policy options and writes clear and concise policy statements Articulates the health, fiscal, administrative, legal, social, and political implications of each policy option States the feasibility and expected outcomes of each policy option Decides on the appropriate course of action Develops a plan to implement policy, including goals, outcome and process objectives, and implementation steps Translates policy into organizational plans, structures, and programs Develops mechanisms to monitor and evaluate programs for their effectiveness and quality

15 Communication Skills Communicates effectively both in writing and orally, or in other ways Solicits input from individuals and organizations Advocates for public health programs and resources Leads and participates in groups to address specific issues Uses the media, advanced technologies, and community networks to communicate information Listens to others in an unbiased manner, respects points of view of others, and promotes the expression of diverse opinions and perspectives (attitude)

16 Cultural Competency Skills
Utilizes appropriate methods for interacting sensitively, effectively, and professionally with persons from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, educational, racial, ethnic and professional backgrounds, and persons of all ages and lifestyle preferences Develops and adapts approaches to problems that take into account cultural differences Understands the dynamic forces contributing to cultural diversity (attitude) Understands the importance of a diverse public health workforce (attitude)

17 Community Dimensions of Practice Skills
Identifies how public and private organizations operate within a community

18 Basic Public Health Sciences Skills
Identifies the individual's and organization's responsibilities within the context of the Essential Public Health Services and core functions Defines, assesses, and understands the health status of populations, determinants of health and illness, factors contributing to health promotion and disease prevention, and factors influencing the use of health services Understands the historical development, structure, and interaction of public health and health care systems Applies the basic public health sciences including behavioral and social sciences, biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental public health, and prevention of chronic and infectious diseases and injuries Identifies and retrieves current relevant scientific evidence Develops a lifelong commitment to rigorous critical thinking (attitude)

19 Financial Planning and Management Skills
Develops and presents a budget Manages programs within budget constraints Applies budget processes Develops strategies for determining budget priorities Monitors program performance Prepares proposals for funding from external sources Applies basic human relations skills to the management of organizations, motivation of personnel, and resolution of conflicts

20 Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills
Creates a culture of ethical standards within organizations and communities Identifies internal and external issues that may impact delivery of essential public health services (i.e. strategic planning) Promotes team and organizational learning Contributes to development, implementation, and monitoring of organizational performance standards Applies theory of organizational structures to professional practice

21 Levels of Execution ESF #8 The Academic Health Department
Level 1 – adjunct faculty/field experience Level 2 – collaboration on mutually beneficial projects Level 3 – shared/joint staff/faculty positions (teaching hospital model)

22 What does your program do to carry out Essential Service # 8?

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