10 Essential Services Of Public Health

10 Essential Services of Public Health

 

Laurie Schaalma

 

HCA415: Community and Public Health

 

Instructor:  Nicole Vick

 

May 2, 2016

 

 

Instructions: Public health services are divided into four major categories and 10 specific services. For each of the four categories and 10 essential services of public health listed below, provide a definition. The definition should be approximately three to four sentences each and be written in your own words. Then, via an internet search, identify a real-life example of each of the 10 essential services. The example may be a program, initiative, or service of a government agency, community service agency, non-profit organization, or community action group. Provide a description and brief discussion of how this example relates the definition of the essential service. Include a link to the website where you found information about each example. You only need to include a definition of each of the three categories of services; you do not need to provide an example of the categories. All information you include on the worksheet must be in your own words. No quotes or copy-pasted material will be accepted. Cite your sources appropriately in APA style as outlined by the Ashford Writing Center.

 

Four Categories and 10 Essential Services of Public Health Definition

Describe each category and service in your own words. No quotes or copy-pasted material will be accepted. Cite your sources in APA style.

Example

Provide an example of the service in your own words. No quotes or copy-pasted material will be accepted. Cite your sources in APA style.

Category 1: Assessment [Description of category] (Citation, date) N/A
Monitor Health [Description of service] (Citation, date) [Description of example, discussion of how example relates to definition] (Citation, date)

[URL of where information about example was located]

Diagnose and Investigate [Description of service] (Citation, date) [Description of example, discussion of how example relates to definition] (Citation, date)

[URL of where information about example was located]

Category 2: Policy Development [Description of category] (Citation, date) N/A
Inform, Educate, Empower [Description of service] (Citation, date) [Description of example, discussion of how example relates to definition] (Citation, date)

[URL of where information about example was located]

Mobilize Community Partnerships [Description of service] (Citation, date) [Description of example, discussion of how example relates to definition] (Citation, date)

[URL of where information about example was located]

Develop Policies [Description of service] (Citation, date) [Description of example, discussion of how example relates to definition] (Citation, date)

[URL of where information about example was located]

Category 3: Assurances [Description of category] (Citation, date) N/A
Enforce Laws [Description of service] (Citation, date) [Description of example, discussion of how example relates to definition] (Citation, date)

[URL of where information about example was located]

Link to/Provide Care [Description of service] (Citation, date) [Description of example, discussion of how example relates to definition] (Citation, date)

[URL of where information about example was located]

Assure Competent Workforce [Description of service] (Citation, date) [Description of example, discussion of how example relates to definition] (Citation, date)

[URL of where information about example was located]

Evaluate [Description of service] (Citation, date) [Description of example, discussion of how example relates to definition] (Citation, date)

[URL of where information about example was located]

Category 4: System Management [Description of category] (Citation, date) N/A
Research [Description of service] (Citation, date) [Description of example, discussion of how example relates to definition] (Citation, date)

[URL of where information about example was located]

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