hcs535 | Graduate
Concepts Of Population Health
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Evaluation of Population Health
- Identify approaches to assessing health and wellness of populations.
- Examine the social, economic, and cultural factors related to improving the health of target populations.
- Summarize the use of epidemiology or other data models to support managerial decisions.
- Examine the challenges to improving the health and safety of future populations.
Assessment and Planning for Population Health
- Identify the role of social marketing used in the advancement of population health.
- Analyze techniques available to determine the health status of a target population.
- Describe the role of a community-based planning process and its uses in population health.
- Differentiate between institutional and community leadership roles for the identification of population health objectives.
- Describe the core functions of public health.
- Examine the relationship of public health within the health care system.
- Identify the roles and responsibilities of public health workers.
Population Health Data Sources
- Examine the models and systems utilized to determine and analyze population health issues.
- Analyze the utilization of epidemiology tools within other areas of the health care system.
- Describe the concept and uses of epidemiology through surveillance systems.
Population Health Determinants
- Describe the role of standards and their use in determining population health concerns.
- Examine the difference between an individual- and population-based focus of health care.
- Examine the implications and targets identified in nationally defined objectives for population health.
- Analyze the accuracy of data to support public health interventions.
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