Orientation to Public Health


Course Overview

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Course Description
This web-based course reviews the mission and functions of public health. Designed to orient newly hired support and technical staff to the field, the course consists of two parts:

  • Part One introduces the mission and six obligations of public health.
  • Part Two explains the ten essential services.

This course is provided by the New York New Jersey Public Health Training Center and will require a secondary login and/or registration. Click the LAUNCH button below to start or be taken to the course.

Target Audience
Newly hired support and technical staff in the field of public health.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Introduce the mission and six obligations of public health.
  2. Explain the ten essential services.

Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)
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Professional/Disciplinary Competencies
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Online/ Self-study

Credit /CEU
1 hour in New Jersey Public Health CE credits. Approval number: CE#10505

1 hr.

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Course Publication Date
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