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Community Dimension of Public Health Practice - Module 2

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Course Overview 

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Course Description
Community partnerships are beneficial to achieving broad public health goals, including the development, implementation, evaluation and promotion of population-based health programs. These partnerships may include collaborations with private organizations or local, state or federal government. Identifying the needs of a community and existing community assets are important public health activities and can also involve community partnerships.

This course is provided by Empire State Public Health Training Center and will require a secondary login and/or registration. Click the LAUNCH button below to start or be taken to the course.

Target Audience
Public health professionals including public health nurses.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. List contributions and benefits of a public-private partnership in public health.
  2. Recognize 6 steps in identifying community assets.
  3. Describe sources and methods for collecting information for a community health assessment.
  4. Describe the role of government in public health.

Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)
None listed

Professional/Disciplinary Competencies
None listed

Online/ Self-study

Credit /CEU
None available

1 hr.

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Course Publication Date
June 2012

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