Introduction to Public Health: 2013 Schedule

Posted By on Dec 20, 2012 |


Understand the critical role of public health today. Learn how to make a public health impact through your work. The course will include:
• Public health core functions and essential services
• Health disparities
• Culture and health
• Public health programs and infrastructure
Continuing education credits are available.
Register today using the following links!

April 8, 2013 9am-4pm in Hobbs

April 9, 2013 9am-4pm in Roswell

 

 

What people are saying about Introduction to Public Health…
“The trainers were fantastic, they were excellent facilitators of discussion and critical thinking activities as well as shared deep knowledge of the subjects”
“The information was great.  The activities were very helpful for further understanding the concepts. Great brief intro. Like doing one health topic on all activities. Loved the snacks and videos.”
“Thank you for the opportunity, the workshop was excellent!” 

Course description: Understand the critical role of public health today. Learn how to make a public health impact through your work. The course will include multi-media content covering the history of intertwining professional paths, some tools of public health practice, and an exploration of the determinants of health. The course will include:

•          Public health core functions and essential services
•          Health disparities/differences
•          Culture and health
•          Public health programs and infrastructure

Course pre-requisites: None

Course objectives:

·               Identify prominent events in the history of the public health profession.
·               Identify the health status of populations and their related determinants of health and illness.
·               Recognize the role of cultural, social, and behavioral factors in the accessibility, availability, acceptability and delivery of public health services.
·               Describe the local, state, and federal public health and health care system.

Target audience: Employees of the NM Department of Health, community members, non-profit employees, health council members, and anyone who is interested in public health.

Questions? email info@collectiveactionstrategies.com

Interested in a different course?

See Assessment in Public Health here.

See Program Planning in Public Health here.

Presented by the New Mexico Public Health Learning Collaborative