As a follow up to the “National Accreditation & New York State Departments of Health” webinar on the Livingston County experience with the Public Health Accreditation Board national accreditation process, Drew Hanchett, MPH from the Office of Public Health Practice will present on the state experience with the accreditation process and take a closer look at the requirements for Domain 9 related to Quality Improvement.
Description: This module (part of a series) was developed with content experts in the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Office of School Health. This learning module describes the five steps in conducting an effective asthma assessment. Learning Objectives: Perform an initial visual assessment and differentiate between normal and abnormal presentations; Describe…
An examination of the competing roles supervisors must master to become effective in their jobs. Activities and self-assessments guide supervisors to finding their own path to mastery.
(Launched: August 2007, Reviewed: August 2015*)
Description: This module (part of a series) was developed with content experts in the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Office of School Health. This module covers three key factors in each response including assessing if the child is in respiratory distress, if they have a medication administration form on file, and…
In this third presentation of a series of three introductory level webinars, Dr. Schmalzried addressed the following learning objectives: to learn from an example of succession planning for LHD management level positions and to learn from an example of developing a succession plan for a health department director/health commissioner.
This is the first in a series of three introductory level webinars. Dr. Schmalzried addressed the following learning objectives: to understand the concept of succession planning; to appreciate the importance of creating a succession plan; to learn about motivating factors and key principles behind succession planning; and to understand why LHDs have not developed succession plans.
This is the second presentation of a series of three introductory level webinars. Dr. Schmalzried addressed the following learning objectives: Learn how the scope of succession planning can be determined for a local health department; Understand how gap analysis can be conducted in a local health department; Learn about various tools used for succession planning and workforce development; Know about the essential components needed to design a succession plan for a local health department; and Discuss succession planning strategies that could help overcome civil service and collective bargaining challenges at local health departments.