GPH 714, Week 2 Notes
GPH 714, Week 2 Notes GPH 714
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Date Created: 08/25/16
Week 2 Learning Outcomes: ● Describe the differences as well as linkages between public health and medicine/healthcare. o The difference is in the approach. The Medical Model looks at the individual; The Public Health Model looks at the community and the bigger picture. ▪ WHY are people falling down the hill, do we need to put up a fence? ● Summarize the infrastructure through which public health is administered at federal, state, and local levels. o All three levels have PH responsibilities. ▪ Federal responsibilities lie in funding and emergency response. ● CDC, NIH, FDA ▪ States have the most responsibility. ● They define the responsibilities of the local health departments ● Coordination between local agencies ● Laboratory services ● Licensing and certifications of medical professionals and facilities ▪ Local health departments manage health codes and day to day responsibilities ● Collecting health statistics ● Medical care for the poor ● Learn and apply essential elements of writing research papers at a graduate level.
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