Essentials of Public Health Management

Author: L. Fleming Fallon Jr.,Eric Zgodzinski

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449618960

Category: Education

Page: 551

View: 7931

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.

Essentials of Public Health Management

Author: L. Fleming Fallon,Eric Zgodzinski

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763756814

Category: Education

Page: 509

View: 9754

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.

Essentials of Public Health Management

Author: Fallon,L. Fleming Fallon, Jr. M.D.

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763779016

Category: Medical

Page: 509

View: 5499

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.

Essentials of Management and Leadership in Public Health

Author: Chair Department of Health Services Management and Leadership and Director Wertlieb Educational Institute for Long Term Care Management Milken Institute School of Public Health the George Washington University Robert E Burke,Robert E. Burke,Leonard H. Friedman

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449636152

Category: Medical

Page: 180

View: 2243

Driven by recent events and new trends, public health training increasingly requires new and more advanced information leadership and management skills drawn from business, industry, education, and government. This text offers basic foundation for students entering the field of public health management with a specific focus on developing knowledge and skills in the cross cutting competency domains identified by the ASPH. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition."

Essentials of Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Management

Author: Katz,Jim Banaski

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 128412147X

Category: Medical

Page: 210

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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.
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Essentials of Public Health

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

ISBN: 1284069362

Category: Medical care

Page: 300

View: 4512

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."

Essentials of Public Health Preparedness

Author: Rebecca Katz

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763779830

Category: Education

Page: 172

View: 8948

Katz provides a comprehensive guide for understanding and managing public health emergencies in an increasingly interconnected world. The globalization of the world's food supply and the speed and volume of international travel have increased communities' vulnerability to infectious disease, biological weapons, and new agents anywhere in the world.

Transforming Public Health Practice

Leadership and Management Essentials

Author: Bernard J. Healey,Cheryll D. Lesneski

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118089936

Category: Medical

Page: 416

View: 2723

This text provides students a foundation in public healthpractice and management, focusing on developing the knowledge andskills required by the real world of public health. The authors ofTransforming Public Health Practice explain the drivers of changein public health practice, key success factors for public healthprograms, dealing with the chronic disease burden, the impact ofnational health policy on public health practice, and tools forunderstanding and managing population health. Transforming Public Health Practice covers core leadership andmanagement skills, covering areas such as politics, workforce,partnership and collaboration, change management, outcomesorientation, opportunities for improvement, health equity, andfuture challenges. Case studies highlight innovations in healtheducation, working with people with disabilities, partnerships inresponse to disease outbreaks, and health programs. Learningobjectives, chapter summaries, key terms, and discussion questionsenhance each chapter. A downloadable instructors' supplement isavailable on the companion Web site for the book.

Public health

Author: B. Burt Gerstman

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763759964


Page: N.A

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Essential Public Health

Theory and Practice

Author: Stephen Gillam,Jan Yates,Padmanabhan Badrinath

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107601762

Category: Medical

Page: 343

View: 6499

A theoretical and practical introduction to the basics of public health, written for a multidisciplinary audience.

Essentials of Environmental Public Health Science

A Handbook for Field Professionals

Author: Naima Bradley,Henrietta Harrison,Greg Hodgson,Robie Kamanyire,Andrew Kibble,Virginia Murray

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199682887

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 7406

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 Management of Disasters

The Practice Guide

Author: Linda Young Landesman

Publisher: American Public Health Association

ISBN: 9780875530451

Category: Medical

Page: 446

View: 5753

The 2nd edition of this landmark book consolidates important information on disaster-related resources into one source. It is designed to help the public health profession plan for tasks for which "on the job" is the chief teacher. Additional information has been added on morbidity and mortality for several new types of disasters; updated structure and organization to reflect changes in federal response and organization; expanded disaster communications including working with the media, communication systems, information technology recovery; surge capacity and surge capacity planning; worker safety; handling human remains; ensuring food safety and feeding large numbers of displaced persons; organizing mental health services, including staff training, setting up assistance services; death notification; disasters and people with disabilities, including building preparedness, disaster planning councils; point of dispensing sites; updated laboratory response network; and maintaining the vaccine cold chain.
Health & Fitness

Public Health Administration

Principles for Population-based Management

Author: Lloyd F. Novick,Glen P. Mays

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763735227

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 806

View: 3251

A refreshing new text that gives students a solid grounding in the principles, practices, and skills essential to successful public health administration. With this text you get full coverage of traditional public health responsibilities -- assessing the burden of disease, preventing and controlling health threats, and developing policies and constituencies to improve health -- in a contemporary framework that fully reflects the ongoing transition from a public to a population health perspective. Each chapter ends with chapter reviews to reinforce major points; examples throughout the textdemonstrate important major concepts; a real-life case study illustrates the application of leadership in public health.

Donaldsons' Essential Public Health, Fourth Edition

Author: Liam J. Donaldson,Paul Rutter

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498797261

Category: Medical

Page: 356

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Donaldsons’ Essential Public Health has been in continuous print for 35 years, evolving through successive editions. This unrivalled record of success for a textbook of public health shows the enduring appeal of its content, style, and accessibility to generations of students and practitioners. For many of today’s national and global public health leaders, the book was their guide as they began their careers, their benchmark as they passed their examinations and professional accreditation, and remains their companion as a source of reference and refreshed knowledge for teaching and practice. The book brings together, in one volume, the main health problems experienced by populations and by the key groups within them, the strategies for promoting health and preventing disease, the principles and applications of epidemiology, the main themes of health policy, and a description of health service provision. This fourth edition marks the biggest change to the book in 20 years. For the first time it sets each key subject area in a global health context, whilst retaining its traditional strength in covering population health for the United Kingdom. New and revised chapters for this edition include: Health in a changing world Communicable diseases Non-communicable diseases Social determinants of health Quality and safety of healthcare Mental health Disability Health in later life Environment and health History of public health The content is wide-ranging and written in an accessible and engaging style. It covers topics as diverse as: the story of the 2014 Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa; the elements of tobacco control policy; the health impact of climate change; the global health organisational architecture; the concept of health; the new paradigm of public mental health; the biological pathways that link to the health effects of social deprivation; the ideal of universal health coverage; the essentials of immunisation; the basis of healthy ageing; the historical events that led to the germ theory of disease and the Victorian sanitary revolution. This new edition is essential reading for all undergraduate and postgraduate students of public health, medicine, nursing, health policy, social science, and public sector management. Those embarking on a career in public health will find it of great value throughout their professional life. The book is also an extremely useful resource for established practitioners in primary care, doctors, senior nurses, health system managers, healthcare policy makers, civil servants in ministries of health, and members of boards of health organisations.

Basics of Public Health Core Competencies

Author: Larry Holmes

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763765376

Category: Medical

Page: 222

View: 4454

From the Back Cover: Basics of Public Health Core Competencies is a reader-friendly review of the five core competencies outlined by the Association of Schools of Public Health. One chapter is devoted to each of the disciplines of epidemiology, biostatistics, behavioral and social sciences, environmental health, and health policy and management sciences, along with vignettes that illustrate the application of concepts. Using a clear outline format, this text is ideal for courses that offer a basic introduction to the field of public health, or for courses that prepare MPH students for the new Certification in Public Health exam. Learn more about each competency with the Essential Public Health series. See for the latest information on the series.

Introduction to Public Health E-Book

Author: Mary Louise Fleming,Elizabeth Parker

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729578909

Category: Medical

Page: 386

View: 3530

This text introduces students to the core concepts and principles of public health: the nature and scope of public health; its history; an introduction to health determinants and epidemiology; evidence-based practice in public health and understanding public health data plus more.