Online Program

Training a competent rural health workforce

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 12:30 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.

Jane N. Bolin, PhD, JD, RN, School of Rural Public Health - Health Policy & Mgmt. Dept., Texas A&M Health Science Center, College Station, TX
The growing chasm between the supply of public health workers and health care needs of rural populations threatens the infrastructure of rural America. This session will provide a review of rural public health needs identified through a national survey of over 1,200 respondents.

Learning Areas:

Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
Define rural public health workforce needs identified by respondents to the national Rural Healthy People 2020 survey.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Jane N. Bolin, BSN, JD, PhD currently serves as Director of the Southwest Rural Health Research Center (SRHRC) at The School of Rural Public Health (SRPH), Texas A&M Health Science Center. Dr. Bolin is the lead investigator for Rural Healthy People 2020 project and has served as the lead since 2010.
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.