Public Health Workforce Development Projects 5
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Public Health Practitioners are invited to Fireside Chats on Public Health Workforce Development Projects. These Fireside Chats are free Pan-Canadian webinar discussions sponsored by CHNET-Works! and the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Join us to learn about:
- Continuing education programs;
- Competency sets and implementation tools;
- Continuing professional competency programs;
- Technology to manage surveillance data in the field; and
- Practicum placement tools.
This is the last Fireside Chat in a series of five co-sponsored by CHNET-Works! and the Public Health Agency of Canada to profile the accomplishments of several projects funded by the Agency's Public Health Workforce Development Products and Tools Contribution Program.
In this session, a Program synopsis, including examples of the main categories of products and tools developed to date will be provided. Valuable lessons learned by the recipient groups about project implementation, evaluation and sustainability will be shared, as well as recommendations for the Workforce Development Products and Tools Program. The impact of this information will be highlighted and the next phase of the Program introduced
Dr. Hilary Robinson
Senior Medical Consultant
Office of Public Health Practice
Public Health Agency of Canada
Hilary has worked as a senior medical advisor for the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Skills Enhancement for Public Health Program for seven years. She provides public health advice to all aspects of the program including module delivery, content and revision, and competency development. In addition, Hilary acted as a liaison for several of the projects funded by the Public Health Workforce Development Products and Tools Program. Hilary has a Fellowship in Community Medicine and a Masters in Epidemiology from the University of Calgary. In her career she has been a Medical Officer with First Nations and Inuit Health, Medical Officer of Health for the Yukon and occupied varied surveillance related positions with the federal government before joining the Skills program.
Karen MacDougall MScN
Program and Policy Analyst,
Office of Public Health Practice,
Public Health Agency of Canada
Karen has worked for the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Skills Enhancement for Public Health Program for five years, most recently as a policy and program analyst. In this role, Karen leads the coordination and management of evaluation related activities for several national, professional development programs including Core Competencies for Public Health in Canada: Release 1.0 and Skills Online. Karen also plays an essential part in building program awareness, strategic stakeholder engagement and partnership development. She provided support to several of the projects funded by the Public Health Workforce Development Products and Tools Program. Karen’s previous work experience includes public and occupational health nursing, and pre/post natal health promotion. She is a graduate of the Nursing Science program at Queen’s University and has a Masters of Science in Nursing degree from the University of British Columbia.
Who should attend the presentation?
Anyone involved in public health and workforce development such as educators, managers, practitioners, researchers, students, and representatives from community health organizations.
Related web based resources:
AFMC’s Public Health Project: www.afmc.ca/social-public-health-e.php
AFMC’s Primer on Population Health: www.afmc-phprimer.ca
Canadian Healthcare Education Commons Public Health Education eCommunity: http://chec-cesc.ca/community/public-health-education
Association of Public Health Epidemiologists in Ontario: www.apheo.ca
EpiData Project: http://www.apheo.ca/index.php?pid=47
Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors: www.ciphi.ca
Continuing Professional Competencies: www.ciphi.ca/cpc
Public Health Association of BC: www.phabc.org
Dietitians of Canada: http://www.dietitians.ca/Secondary-Pages/Public/Pan-Canadian-Task-Force-on-Public-Health-Nutrition.aspx
• Advancing the Health of the Population through Public Health Nutrition Practice (October 2010) - a Power Point presentation for public health nutrition professionals to use with decision-makers
• Advancing the Health of the Population through Public Health Nutrition Practice - Handout (October 2010) - a two-page fact-sheet to accompany power point presentation
• Public Health Nutrition Practice Scenarios (July 2010) - a workforce development and professional practice tool
• Terms of Reference (July 2010)
• Overview of Process for Identifying a Definition/Competencies for Public Health Nutrition Practice (December 2009) - a report by the Pan-Canadian Task Force on public health nutrition practice documenting the group process that led to the release of “Strengthening Public Health Nutrition in Canada – Recommendations for Action,” the definition of practice and the competencies unique to public health nutrition practice.
• Technical Report on the Stakeholder Consultation (October 2009) - a report by the Pan Canadian Task Force on Public Health Nutrition Practice describing the overall design, data collection and analysis of the consultation process, presenting the aggregate results, and summarizing key findings.
• Strengthening Public Health Nutrition Practice in Canada – Recommendations for Action (October 2009)
• Strengthening Public Health Nutrition Practice in Canada - Discussion paper (October 2008) - a discussion document from the work of the Pan-Canadian Task Force on Public Health
• Enhancing Public Health Nutrition Workforce Capacity in Canada: Situational Assessment (March 2007) - a situational assessment building on the work initiated by the Pan-Canadian Public Health Nutrition Competency Advisory Committee and laying the groundwork for developing competencies that are unique to public health nutrition practice.
• Public Health Nutrition Competencies: Summary of Key Informant Interviews (September 2006) - a summary of the informant interviews done by the Pan-Canadian Task Force on Public Health Nutrition Practice as part of the preparation required to develop statements of competencies that are unique to public health nutrition in Canada.
• Competencies for Public Health Nutrition Professionals: A Review of Literature (September 2006) - a literature review that synthesizes discipline-specific competencies required for dietitians working within the public health system in Canada, produced in support of the work of the Pan-Canadian Task Force on Public Health Nutrition Practice
Clinical Placement Guidelines (you can view online or download a pdf):
Public Health Nursing Discipline Specific Competencies
Blueprint for Action
Ces causeries près du feu sur des projets de perfectionnement de l’effectif en santé publique organisées à l’intention des professionnels de la santé publiqueLes Causeries près du feu portent sur le parcours d’organisation canadiennes et sur leurs projets d’élaboration de produits et d’outils de perfectionnement de l’effectif en santé publique.
Joignez-vous à nous pour en apprendre davantage sur :
- les programmes de formation continue;
- les ensembles de compétences et les outils de mise en œuvre;
- les programmes de développement professionnel continu;
- La technologie permettant de gérer les données de surveillance sur le terrain;
- les outils de stage.