This course examines the historical and chronological milestones of the field of public health; provides an overview of the goals and guidelines for public health practice through the next decade; provides an evaluation of ethical choices, values and professional practices implicit in public health decisions; considers the effect of public health choices on community stewardship and highlights equity, 决策过程中的社会公正和问责制.
本课程探讨评估社区健康的概念、方法和实践. 主题包括资源评估, data, 差距, and strengths; developing community health profiles; identifying determinants of health; and the utilization of community health assessment in prioritizing recommendations and developing public health interventions.
本课程为学习者提供计划的机会, 实现, 并在社区卫生环境中利用评估方法. 讨论了评价的基本原则和实践, including identifying the goals of a community health initiative; designing and 实现ing an evaluation plan; using evaluation results to improve processes, 项目, 政策, and outcomes; and sharing results with stakeholder groups.
本课程将为学习者提供在社区卫生环境中应用社区卫生领导集中能力的机会. 在这两部分的第一课实地经验, 学生必须完成总共200个小时中的至少100个小时, including the following activities: submit an action plan and timeline in the first week; complete approval and tracking forms; submit a proposal of how the concentration competencies will be applied to their development of a capstone project and how this project will be 实现ed during MPH/690. 本课程每周的学生作业都将在本课程结束时提交提案. 另外, 来自教师的反馈, 同行, 而每周的现场督导员都会融入到最终的产品中. 学生的项目提案的一部分成绩将涉及如何纳入从所有来源收到的反馈.
本课程将为学习者提供在社区卫生环境中应用社区卫生领导集中能力的机会. 在这第二课程的两部分，最终项目和实践经验, students are required to complete the remaining of the total 200 required hours of practicum work; complete tracking forms; complete a final summary report of practicum experience; evaluation of practicum experience; PowerPoint presentation of practicum experience; and a culminating project summary to include how the learner will utilize the practicum experience as part of their community health leadership portfolio or as a presentation at a public health conference or meeting.