Written for both professionals and students, Essentials of Public Health Management is a practical, nontheoretical reference that will prepare the reader for the hands-on management and daily operations of a complex public health department or agency.
In the wake of 9/11, effective management of public health departments has become vitally important, as these organizations and agencies will be in the front line of any bioterror or chemical attack. Written by practitioners for other practitioners and students who want to pursue public health careers, this book provides a practical, non-theoretical approach useful for the hands-on management of these complex organizations and their daily operations. With accessible writing and many real life applications, this concise new volume serves departments at all levels--federal, state, city and county.
Managing a modern public health system requires skills drawn from diverse fields including business, education, and government. Essentials of Management and Leadership in Public Health offers public health students broad exposure to the interdisciplinary skills and knowledge needed to effectively manage and lead public health organizations today. This book covers the full spectrum of essential competencies required to manage public health organizations, from communication and cultural proficieny to leadership, relationship building, ethics, and program planning.
Medical care by Clinical Professor and Director Division of Community Health Sciences School of Public Health University of Illinois Chicago Illinois Bernard J Turnock, M.D.
Author: Clinical Professor and Director Division of Community Health Sciences School of Public Health University of Illinois Chicago Illinois Bernard J Turnock, M.D.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Category: Medical care
As one of the foundational texts in the Essential Public Health series, Essentials of Public Health is an excellent introduction to the field of public health. Written for senior-level undergraduates or graduate students in public health, health science, nursing, and other health professions, Essentials of Public Health gives special focus to public health careers and the workings of public health agencies. Combining the best elements of Dr. Turnock's other books: Public Health: What It Is and How It Works and Public Health: Career Choices That Make a Difference, Essentials of Public Health, Third Edition, uses clear, reader-friendly language and helpful learning tools such as chapter exercises and discussion questions, making it an ideal text to prepare your students for the profession of public health. New to the Third Edition: Comprehensive new coverage of topics such as: the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, strategic planning, accreditation of public health organizations and credentialing of public health workers Extensive information on state and local public health practice derived from national surveys conducted since 2012 Two separate chapters on Community Public Health Practice and Emergency Preparedness (formerly covered in one single chapter) New conceptual frameworks for the public health system, overall health system, and public health workforce An examination of an additional 16 different public health occupations a total of 39 covered in all More than 60 new or revised charts and tables and a series of outside-the-book thinking exercises appears in each chapter. This book: Defines and describes the public health system Provides concepts and tools for measuring health in populations Characterizes the relationship of the public health system with medical care and other elements of the overall health system Identifies government s unique contributions through federal, state, and local public health agencies Offers basic information on the size and composition of the public health workforce Addresses careers and jobs in public health administration, epidemiology, public health nursing, health education, and more."
This timely revision addresses all the important topics in the effective management of public health departments and agencies. Using a practical, non-theoretical approach, the book is ideal for the hands on management of these complex organizations and their daily operations.The Second Edition has been thoroughly revised with all new case studies for each chapter as well as the most up-to-date information on critical, contemporary topics in management, human resources, operations, and more, all within the context of the public health department.
The public health community plays a vital role in identifying, responding to, containing, and recovering from emergencies. Essentials of Public Health Preparedness will introduce your students to the important and timely field of public health preparedness. The book presupposes no previous exposure to the concepts, yet provides enough depth for students who may have advanced knowledge. The chapters are structured in five parts: Background of the Field; Defining the Problem; Infrastructure; Solving Problems; and Practical Applications.
This book provides guidance on the technical aspects of environmental and public health investigations. The authors provide practical, expert advice on a range of topics from key concepts and framework for investigation to waste management. Case studies are used to aid learning and understand of the topics discussed.
Public Health Affects Us All. As Such, There Will Always Be A Need For Professionals To Monitor The Health Of The Public And Create Programs To Enhance Our Health. Well-Trained Public Health Leaders Are Critical To Make The Entire Process Work. This Text Reflects The Complexities Of Leadership In Public Health As Well As The Overall Needs Of Effective Leadership In A Constantly Changing Social Environment. In Addition, The Book Examines The Impact Of Health Reform, With An Expanding Definition Of Public Health And Understanding Of How Our Leaders Will Be Affected By These New Changes. Part I Explores The Theories And Principles Of Leadership, Leadership Styles And Practices, The Public Health System, And The Five Levels Of Public Health Leadership. Part II Presents The Core Functions Model And Its Application To Public Health Leadership. In Part III, The Author Examines The Leadership Tools Needed For The 21St-Century. Part IV Presents Information On The Personal Evaluation Of Leadership And The Evaluation Of Leadership Programs. Part V Looks To The Future And Presents Some Emerging Public Health Trends. Throughout The Book, Case Studies Written By Public Health Leaders Are Presented. Students Also Benefit From Leadership Exercises And Discussion Questions In Each Chapter.
This book presents cutting edge thinking on the management of health care organizations. Practical and conceptual skills are taught to help students focus on more efficient health care delivery. Also covered is development of leadership skills, future trends in health care management, guidelines for designing effective work groups and a section on managing conflict.