Financial Management

Category: Budgeting and Accounting

The University of Iowa College of Public Health's Institute for Public Health Practice, in cooperation with the Iowa Association of Local Public Health Agencies (I-ALPHA), has developed a series of practiced-based educational programs targeted toward new public health administrators and nursing administrators. The programs are part of the Institute's continuing effort to provide training to strengthen the skills and knowledge of the current public health workforce.

Intended Audience

public health administrators and nurse administrators who are relatively new in their positions (3 years or less) and who seek to enhance their skills and knowledge

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Listcounty funding sources
  • Describethe annual budget cycle
  • Describethe financial structure of county government

Pre-requisites/Learning Level

No pre-requisites

Competencies addressed

Core competencies for Public Health Professionals identified

Domain 7: Planning and Management Skills

  • 7A1. Describes the structures, functions, and authorizations of governmental public health programs and organizations
  • 7A2. Describes government agencies with authority to impact the health of a community
  • 7A3. Adheres to organizational policies and procedures
  • 7A4. Describes public health funding mechanisms (e.g., ategorical grants, fees, third-party reimbursement, tobacco taxes)
  • 7A5. Contributes to development of program budgets
  • 7A6. Provides information for proposals for funding (e.g., foundations, government agencies, corporations)
  • 7A7. Provides information for development of contracts and other agreements for programs and services

CEUs Offered





Online Self-Pace


1 hour

Presenter(s) and/or Content Experts

Jeffrey Horne

Technical requirements:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 
  • Flash Player 
  • Speakers

Registration requirements

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Creation and/or update

September 24, 2013

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