5035.0 The Changing Role of Public Health Systems

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session will discuss the rationale for anchoring health care reform in multi-provider regional collaboration. As the role of public health continues to expand in breadth and depth, flexibility at the local, state and federal level is essential.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be better able to: Assess the validity and application of public health preparedness measures. Identify federal, state and local regulations that require a county health agency to adequately address the language needs of limited English proficient communities. Analyze a framework for public health practice that addresses health inequities.
Rena G. Boss-Victoria, DrPH,APN,MSN,RN-

Moving toward a measurement model for public health preparedness
Diane Caves, MPA, Jean C. O'Connor, JD, DrPH, Theresa Kanter, Stephanie Dopson, MSW, MPH, Sharefa Aria, MPH and Peter Rzeszotarski

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)