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Essentials of Public Health Management

Author : L. Fleming Fallon Jr.
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Written for both professionals and students, Essentials of Public Health Management is a practical, nontheoretical reference that will prepare the reader for the hands-on management and daily operations of a complex public health department or agency.

Essentials of Management and Leadership in Public Health

Author : Robert E Burke
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Managing a modern public health system requires skills drawn from diverse fields including business, education, and government. Essentials of Management and Leadership in Public Health offers public health students broad exposure to the interdisciplinary skills and knowledge needed to effectively manage and lead public health organizations today. This book covers the full spectrum of essential competencies required to manage public health organizations, from communication and cultural proficieny to leadership, relationship building, ethics, and program planning.

Essentials of Public Health Management

Author : Fallon
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This timely revision addresses all the important topics in the effective management of public health departments and agencies. Using a practical, non-theoretical approach, the book is ideal for the hands on management of these complex organizations and their daily operations.The Second Edition has been thoroughly revised with all new case studies for each chapter as well as the most up-to-date information on critical, contemporary topics in management, human resources, operations, and more, all within the context of the public health department.

Essentials of Public Health

Author : Guthrie S. Birkhead
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As one of the foundational texts in the Essential Public Health series, Essentials of Public Health, Fourth Edition -- formerly authored by Turnock -- is an excellent introduction to the field of public health, covering public health practice, government public health, and careers in public health. After defining Public Health and looking at the current U.S. public health system and practice, the book looks at population health measurement, policy development, and collaboration between the public health and the health system. Final chapters explore career opportunities in public health administration, epidemiology, public health nursing, and health education as well as emerging ones such as health information technologists, emergency managers, and more. Helpful learning tools such as chapter exercises and discussion questions, making it an ideal text to prepare your students for the profession of public health.

Essentials of Public Health Management

Author : L. Fleming Fallon
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In the wake of 9/11, effective management of public health departments has become vitally important, as these organizations and agencies will be in the front line of any bioterror or chemical attack. Written by practitioners for other practitioners and students who want to pursue public health careers, this book provides a practical, non-theoretical approach useful for the hands-on management of these complex organizations and their daily operations. With accessible writing and many real life applications, this concise new volume serves departments at all levels--federal, state, city and county.

Essentials of Public Health

Author : Bernard J. Turnock
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Essentials of Public Health, Second Edition, published in partnership with the American Public Health Association, serves as a foundational text for students preparing for a career in the burgeoning sector of public health. Drawn from his extensive experience in the Illinois public health system, author Bernard J. (Barney) Turnock, MD, MPH, combines the best elements of his other two books, Public Health: What It Is and How It Works and Public Health: Career Choices That Make a Difference, for this addition to the Essential Public Health Series. Dr. Turnock's accessible style and comprehensive exploration of the field offers students unique exposure to both the internal workings of public health organizations as well as the various roles and responsibilities of the professionals who drive their operations. Ideally suited for students on a professional public health track seeking to increase their understanding of the organization and activities of health departments, the text also surveys the variety of public health careers including administration, environmental and occupational health, nursing, epidemiology, and disease control. Essentials of Public Health, Second Edition offers a strong introduction to promoting population health with clear, reader-friendly language and learning tools, while exploring practical applications of a public health career and addressing issues such as the size and scope of the workforce, salary expectations, and job security.

Essentials of Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Management

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The public health community plays a vital role in identifying, responding to, containing, and recovering from emergencies. Essentials of Public Health Preparedness will introduce your students to the important and timely field of public health preparedness. The book presupposes no previous exposure to the concepts, yet provides enough depth for students who may have advanced knowledge. The chapters are structured in five parts: Background of the Field; Defining the Problem; Infrastructure; Solving Problems; and Practical Applications.

Essentials of Public Health

Author : Clinical Professor and Director Division of Community Health Sciences School of Public Health University of Illinois Chicago Illinois Bernard J Turnock, M.D.
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As one of the foundational texts in the Essential Public Health series, Essentials of Public Health is an excellent introduction to the field of public health. Written for senior-level undergraduates or graduate students in public health, health science, nursing, and other health professions, Essentials of Public Health gives special focus to public health careers and the workings of public health agencies. Combining the best elements of Dr. Turnock's other books: Public Health: What It Is and How It Works and Public Health: Career Choices That Make a Difference, Essentials of Public Health, Third Edition, uses clear, reader-friendly language and helpful learning tools such as chapter exercises and discussion questions, making it an ideal text to prepare your students for the profession of public health. New to the Third Edition: Comprehensive new coverage of topics such as: the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, strategic planning, accreditation of public health organizations and credentialing of public health workers Extensive information on state and local public health practice derived from national surveys conducted since 2012 Two separate chapters on Community Public Health Practice and Emergency Preparedness (formerly covered in one single chapter) New conceptual frameworks for the public health system, overall health system, and public health workforce An examination of an additional 16 different public health occupations a total of 39 covered in all More than 60 new or revised charts and tables and a series of outside-the-book thinking exercises appears in each chapter. This book: Defines and describes the public health system Provides concepts and tools for measuring health in populations Characterizes the relationship of the public health system with medical care and other elements of the overall health system Identifies government s unique contributions through federal, state, and local public health agencies Offers basic information on the size and composition of the public health workforce Addresses careers and jobs in public health administration, epidemiology, public health nursing, health education, and more."

Essentials of Health Policy and Law

Author : Joel B. Teitelbaum
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Essentials of Health Policy and Law helps readers understand the broad context of health policy and law, the essential policy and legal issues impacting and flowing out of the health care and public health systems, and the way health policies and laws are formulated. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Essentials of Leadership in Public Health

Author : Louis Rowitz
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Public Health Affects Us All. As Such, There Will Always Be A Need For Professionals To Monitor The Health Of The Public And Create Programs To Enhance Our Health. Well-Trained Public Health Leaders Are Critical To Make The Entire Process Work. This Text Reflects The Complexities Of Leadership In Public Health As Well As The Overall Needs Of Effective Leadership In A Constantly Changing Social Environment. In Addition, The Book Examines The Impact Of Health Reform, With An Expanding Definition Of Public Health And Understanding Of How Our Leaders Will Be Affected By These New Changes. Part I Explores The Theories And Principles Of Leadership, Leadership Styles And Practices, The Public Health System, And The Five Levels Of Public Health Leadership. Part II Presents The Core Functions Model And Its Application To Public Health Leadership. In Part III, The Author Examines The Leadership Tools Needed For The 21St-Century. Part IV Presents Information On The Personal Evaluation Of Leadership And The Evaluation Of Leadership Programs. Part V Looks To The Future And Presents Some Emerging Public Health Trends. Throughout The Book, Case Studies Written By Public Health Leaders Are Presented. Students Also Benefit From Leadership Exercises And Discussion Questions In Each Chapter.

Essentials of Public Health Communication

Author : Claudia Parvanta
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Essentials of Health Policy and Law

Author : Sara E. Wilensky
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Awarded by Book Authority one of the best Public Health books of all time, Essentials of Health Policy and Law, Fourth Edition explores the essential policy and legal issues impacting and flowing out of the healthcare and public health systems and the way health policies and laws are formulated. Concise and straightforward, this textbook is an introduction to the seminal issues in U.S. health policy and law, with a particular focus on national health reform under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Essentials of Health Economics

Author : Diane M. Dewar
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Essentials of Health Economics, Second Edition examines the public health care system through the lens of economic theory. Through the use of numerous examples and profiles related to the field, students will learn the importance health economics and its relevance to more general analysis of health policy issues. This text is ideal for courses in programs of public health, health administration, and allied health professions as it conveys the essence of the economic issues at hand while avoiding complicated methodological issues that would interest only students of economics. Written with the non-specialist in mind, the book focuses on how to do descriptive, explanatory and evaluative economics in a systematic way. The Second Edition features: * Highly accessible content * Ideal for students with a modest quantitative background * Real world examples throughout, giving the student hands-on experience in actual policy-related issues as economic concepts are introduced. * Comprehensive coverage of the specifics of the health care markets, the evaluation of health care services delivered, and health care reform * Updated statistics and references throughout * New chapters on Noncompetitive Market Models and Market Failures; International Health System Issues and Reform; and National and State Health Care Reforms Instructor Resources: Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint Lecture Slides, Test Bank

Essentials of Health Information Systems and Technology

Author : Jean A. Balgrosky
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As Health Care And Public Health Continue To Evolve, The Field Of Health Information Systems (HIS) Has Revealed An Overwhelming Universe Of New, Emerging, Competing, And Conflicting Technologies And Services. Even Seasoned HIS Professionals, As Well As Those New To The Field, Are Often Confounded By These Myriad Systems. Essentials Of Health Information Systems And Technology Unravels The Mysteries Of HIS By Breaking These Technologies Down To Their Component Parts, While Articulating Intricate Concepts Clearly And Carefully In Simple, Reader-Friendly Language. The Book Provides A Thorough Yet Unintimidating Introduction To This Complex And Fascinating Field. This Book Will Provide Undergraduate And Early Graduate Students With A Solid Understanding Not Only Of What Is Needed For A Successful Healthcare Career In HIS, But Also Of The Vast Frontier That Lies Before Us As We Develop New Tools To Support Improved Methods Of Care, Analytics, Policy, Research, And Public Health. Contents Include: •HIS Overview •Systems And Management •Biomedical Informatics •Data And Analytics •Research, Policy, And Public Health •Future Directions Of HIS

Novick Morrow s Public Health Administration Principles for Population Based Management

Author : Leiyu Shi
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Under the direction of lead editors, Leiyu Shi and James A. Johnson, the Fourth Edition of Public Health Administration: Principles for Population-Based Management examines the many events, advances, and challenges in the United States and the world since the publication of the prior edition. With contributions from experts in areas ranging from workforce to community-based prevention to emergency preparedness, this timely and thorough revision offers detailed, comprehensive coverage of current, relevant issues for students as well as practicing public health administrators. This edition also addresses new perspectives of evidence-based public health, systems thinking, accountable care organizations, social entrepreneurship, integrated information management, disaster preparedness and response, and social media.

Essentials of Migration Management

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Introduction to Community and Public Health

Author : Manoj Sharma
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Learn the basics of the five core areas of community and public health Introduction to Community and Public Health, 2nd Edition covers the basics in each area of community and public health as identified by the Association of Schools of Public Health. With a student-friendly approach, the authors discuss epidemiology, biostatistics, social and behavioral sciences, environmental health, and healthy policy and management. The book is written to serve both graduate and undergraduate public health students, as well as to help prepare for the Certified in Public Health (CPH) exam, Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam and Master certified in Health Education Specialist (MCHES) exam, the book covers each of these five core disciplines, plus other important topics.

Essentials of Safety and Health Management

Author : Richard W. Lack
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Essentials of Safety and Health Management is the book you need to stay on top of the rapidly evolving profession of occupational safety. This remarkable collection of theory, application, and fact will guide you through today's turbulent time of broadening responsibilities and fast-paced change. An authoritative reference, this book reviews accepted management techniques and then expands upon them in a clear and easy-to-follow manner. Chapter topics include regulatory compliance, legal aspects, risk management, and training. In light of today's global workplace, the book also highlights some of the technical standards and cultural approaches to occupational safety in the international arena. Written by widely experienced safety and health practitioners and a unique panel of top professionals in all the key related aspects, the book is edited by one of the field's most experienced professionals, Richard W. Lack. With more than 34 years in safety management, Mr. Lack has worked in mining, railroads, ports, chemical plants, and food production. He is currently the safety officer for the Airports Commission, San Francisco International Airport. In Essentials of Safety and Health Management, Lack and his co-authors provide essential information necessary for you to maintain competency and confidence in this challenging profession.

Essentials of Public Health Preparedness

Author : Rebecca Katz
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Katz provides a comprehensive guide for understanding and managing public health emergencies in an increasingly interconnected world. The globalization of the world's food supply and the speed and volume of international travel have increased communities' vulnerability to infectious disease, biological weapons, and new agents anywhere in the world.

Introduction to Public Health Organizations Management and Policy

Author : James A. Johnson
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Students pursuing a career in public health will be met with diverse and dynamic challenges. From the impact of a cholera outbreak after a natural disaster to promoting healthier lifestyles, protecting our communities will require our vigilance and creativity in finding new and better ways to address these complex problems. Led by series editor, Dr. Carleen Stoskopf, the PUBLIC HEALTH BASICS series introduces undergraduate students to contemporary public health issues ranging from epidemiology, management, data analysis, and health promotion. Through this book series, students will grapple with the major public health issues we are facing locally and globally, while learning and putting into practice the principles of public health. INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS, MANAGEMENT, AND POLICY, the second offering in this new series, provides a detailed introduction to public health organizations and their management. Initial chapters are devoted to exploring foundational concepts, practical applications, and new directions in each domain. Subsequent chapters focus on public health organizations at all levels, from large federal organizations and research centers, to county and local public health agencies. In addition to providing a critical understanding of individual, group, and organization behavior, the author outlines effective approaches to facilitate and manage inevitable organizational change in a productive, sustainable way by applying knowledge of power, influence, motivation, and leadership. This text provides your students with the knowledge and skills neccessary for a successful career in public health. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.