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Session: Improving the Health Workforce: Posters
3163.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Improving the Health Workforce: Posters
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.
Board 1An Obstacle to Public Health Workforce Development: General Absence of Public Health Occupational Classifications in the US Department of Labor's Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) system
Arthur E. Cohen, JD, MPH
Board 2Incorporating the Public into Public Health: A Case for Civic Participation in Public Health Service
Kyle McPhee, Jodee A. Fredrick
Board 3Developing improvement capability in the working places
Hediye Seval Akgun, Professor, Gamze Gunes, Quality Analyst, Coskun Bakar, MD, specialist
Board 4Public health workforce competencies: Creating the critical mass
M. Ann Ricksecker, MPH, John Cella, MPA, Lisa Tilley, MSW, Katherine C. Maus, ACSW, LSW, Marie James, CRNP
Board 5Characteristics and changes of clinician workforce of western medicine in Taiwan
Mei-ling Sheu, PhD, Yue-Chune Lee, DrPH
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