Concentration Specific Competencies

Competencies Addressed by Concentration Specific Coursework Beginning 2018

CS1. Understand basic economics and political science concepts and how they are applied to the healthcare industry and public health. (EEH  536 Health Policy in the United States; EEH 538 Introduction to Health Economics)
CS2. Understand the relationship between the financial, clinical and regulatory aspects and their impact on the current issues in healthcare delivery. (EEH 536 Health Policy in the United States; EEH 538 Introduction to Health Economics)
CS3. Understand how clinical, financial and regulatory data are used for healthcare industry and public health legislation. (EEH 536 Health Policy in the United States; EEH 538 Introduction to Health Economics)
CS4. Critically appraise evidence to understand and evaluate policy effects in health and healthcare context. (EEH 536 Health Policy in the United States; EEH 538 Introduction to Health Economics)
CS5. Describe the political process for public health legislation to be proposed, financed and resourced, enacted, and evaluated. (EEH 536 Health Policy in the United States)
CS6. Apply the principles of program planning, development, budgeting, management, and evaluation to healthcare organizations and community health initiatives. (EEH 536 Health Policy in the United States)
CS7. Apply principles of strategic planning and marketing to public health and healthcare policy development at the local, state and federal level. (EEH 536 Health Policy in the United States)

Competencies Addressed by Concentration Specific Coursework Prior to 2018

CS1. Explain the contribution of logic models in program development, implementation, and evaluation. (CHB 523 Introduction to Program Planning and Evaluation)
CS2. Differentiate among goals, measurable objectives, related activities, and expected outcomes for a public health program. (CHB 523 Introduction to Program Planning and Evaluation)
CS3. Differentiate the purposes of formative, process, and outcome evaluation. (CHB 523 Introduction to Program Planning and Evaluation)
CS4. Differentiate between qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods in relation to their strengths, limitations, and appropriate uses, and emphasize reliability and validity. (CHB 523 Introduction to Program Planning and Evaluation)
CS5. Demonstrate team building, negotiation, and conflict management skills. (EEH 532 Financial Management for Public Health Professionals)
CS6. Develop strategies to motivate others for collaborative problem solving, decision-making, and evaluation. (CHB 523 Introduction to Program Planning and Evaluation)
CS7. Apply theory and strategy-based communication principles across different settings and audiences. (EEH 531 Administrative Theory and Practice for Public Health Professionals, EEH 590 Public Health Seminar)
CS8. Demonstrate effective written and oral skills for communicating with different audiences in the context of professional public health activities. (EEH 532 Financial Management for Public Health Professionals)
CS9. Identify the main components and issues of the organization, financing and delivery of health services and public health systems in the US. (EEH 532 Financial Management for Public Health Professionals)
CS10. Demonstrate leadership skills for building partnerships. (EEH 531 Administrative Theory and Practice for Public Health Professionals, EEH 590 Public Health Seminar)