Public Health Practice Training: Overview of the Minnesota Public Health System - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Public Health Practice Training

These presentations provide local public health staff with an overview of public health practice in Minnesota.

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Part 1: The Minnesota Public Health System
Part 2: The History of Public Health Nursing in Minnesota

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Part 1: The Minnesota Public Health System

Watch Online: Overview of the Minnesota Public Health System (34 minutes)

This recording gives viewers an introductory understanding of Minnesota's public health system, the Local Public Health Act, responsibilities of community health boards, and more.

Objectives

Participants will have an introductory understanding of:

  • Minnesota's public health system
  • The Minnesota Local Public Health Act (Minn. Stat. ยง 145A)
  • Responsibilities of community health boards
  • Areas of public health responsibility
  • Annual reporting (PPMRS)
  • Local Public Health Assessment and Planning process (community health assessment, community health improvement plan, strategic plans, quality improvement plans, internal agency assessment)

Speaker(s)

Mary Orban, MDH Public Health Practice Section

Published

February 2016

Part 2: The History of Public Health Nursing in Minnesota

Watch Online: Public Health Nursing: Passion, Politics and Power (53 minutes)

This recording gives viewers an introductory understanding of the history of public health nursing, the cornerstones of public health nursing and a comparison of issues facing the public health practitioners of yesterday to current public health challenges and more.

Objectives

Participants will have an introductory understanding of:

  • The history of public health nursing
  • The health and social issues confronted by the pioneers in the field of public health nursing with the current issues faced today by public health practitioners
  • The origins and the foundations of the Cornerstones of Public Health Nursing

Speaker(s)

Brenda Menier, MDH Public Health Practice Section

Published

November 2016