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Session: Improving the Health Workforce: Issues and Opportunities
5114.0: Wednesday, November 08, 2006: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Improving the Health Workforce: Issues and Opportunities
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to: (1) Assess the strengths and limitations of alternative strategies for evaluating the capacity and competency of the health workforce; (2) Compare alternative strategies for improving workforce capacity and competency; and (3) Develop recommendations for decision-makers in health policy and administration based on findings from health workforce research.
Moderator(s):Glen Mays, PhD, MPH
12:30 PMUsing gap analysis to identify and prioritize allied health workforce needs
Timothy Bates, MPP, Susan A. Chapman, PhD, RN
12:45 PMRationalisation of Infrastructure and Human Resource Deployment
Dr. Subrato Kumar Mondal
1:00 PMImplications for Health Care Systems Approach to Retention in the Nursing Workforce  [ Recorded presentation ]
Kimberly Williams, DNSc, Linda Roussel, DSN
1:15 PMNurse to Nurse Project: Why do nurses leave bedside nursing and what can be done?  [ Recorded presentation ]
Karen Peifer, PhD, MPH, RN, Joyce Mills, MS, RN, Anna C. Mullins, RN, DNSC, Gail Katz, MS, RN
1:30 PMMaximizing Efforts: How not-for-profit organizations can embrace volunteer labor and improve work effectiveness
Jeanette H. Magnus, MD, PhD, Antor Ndep Ola, MPH, CHES, Gail Rome, Danielle Broussard, PhD (Candidate), Meshawn Tarver, MPH, Hosanna K. Fletcher, MA, MPH, CHES
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Health Administration
Endorsed by:Occupational Health and Safety

The 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 4-8, 2006) of APHA