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PHI-3 Data Details

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PHI-3 Increase the proportion of Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accredited schools of public health, CEPH accredited academic programs, and schools of nursing (with a public health or community health component) that integrate Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals into curricula

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

Data Source: 
Council on Linkages Study
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
Yes
Measure: 
percent
Baseline (Year): 
91 (2006)
Target: 
94
Target-Setting Method: 
3 percentage point improvement
Target-Setting Method Justification: 
The baseline is higher than 90 percent. A 3-percentage point improvement is realistic.
Numerator: 

Number of Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accredited schools of public health, CEPH accredited academic programs, and schools of nursing, with a public health or community health component that integrate the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals into their curricula in at least one way

Denominator: 

Number of Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accredited schools of public health, CEPH accredited academic programs, and schools of nursing, with a public health or community health component

Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective: 
Retained from HP2010 objective
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data: 

    From the 2006 Council on Linkages Study:

    [NUMERATOR:]

    Have you integrated competencies into your curriculum using the Core Competencies Framework for any of your public health or community health degree programs, in any of the following ways?

    • Added specific content intended to build skills and/or competencies.
    1. Yes
    2. No
  • Designed field placements/internships to build skills and/or competencies.
    1. Yes
    2. No
  • Designed exercises or assignments to build skills and/or competencies.
    1. Yes
    2. No
  • Brought in external speakers/faculty to help teach or address the Core Competencies.
    1. Yes
    2. No
  • Tested students for attainment of skills and competencies during or after completion of a course.
    1. Yes
    2. No
Data Collection Frequency: 
Periodic

Revision History

Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.

Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
In 2014, the baseline statement was revised to correct a spelling error. In addition, "Public Health Foundation (PHF)" was added as the data supplier of the Council on Linkages Study.

References

Additional resources about the objective

  1. The Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice. Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals [online]. 2010. [cited 2013 Oct 28]