Public Health Administration

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Best Practices in Local Public Health - Exploring Accreditation: A Proposed Model for a Voluntary National Accreditation Program for State and Local PH Depts

Course Summary

In this course you will learn about the process of accreditation and program evaluation.

Intended Audience


Learning Objectives:

The objectives of the course are as follows:

  • Describe the process that led to this proposed model
  • Outline major elements of a proposed model
  • Obtain feedback on a proposed model and its feasibility

Pre-requisites/Learning Level

No pre...

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New Public Health Administrators Orientation Toolkit

Orientation Materials

The Prepare Iowa Learning Management System

Power Point Presentations

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Community Planning to Improve the Quality of Life

Row of brick-front suburb neighborhood houses in nice weather

The University of Iowa College of Public Health's Institute for Public Health Practice, in cooperation with the Iowa Association of Local Public Health Agencies (I-ALPHA), has developed a series of practiced-based educational programs targeted toward new public health administrators and nursing administrators. The programs are part of the Institute's continuing effort to provide training to strengthen the skills and knowledge of the current public health workforce.


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IS-800 National Response Plan (NRP) An Introduction

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The National Response Plan, or NRP, specifies how resources of the Federal Government will work in concert with state local and tribal governments as well as the private sector to respond to Incidents of National Significance. The NRP is predicated on the National Incident Management System (NIMS). Together NRP and NIMS provide a nationwide template for working together to prevent or respond to threats and incidents regardless of cause size or complexity. The IS-800 course is designed...

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