Case study: Community health needs assessment and the patient protection and affordable care act
Learning Areas:Ethics, professional and legal requirements
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Discuss the ethical implications of public health involvement in the community health needs assessment (CHNA) process. Explain how case studies can be used as a tool for teaching public health ethics.
Keyword(s): Ethics, Community Benefits
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I serve as a public health ethicist working with the Public Health Ethics Unit in the Office of the Associate Director for Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). I completed a two-year fellowship in public health ethics at CDC in 2010. Prior to this I taught ethics and bioethics at Tuskegee University National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.