Human Resources

Category: Human Resources

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

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:

  • Identify the major duties and responsibilities of Human
  • Describe several Human Resource issues.
  • Discuss the major legal issues facings employers in the

Pre-requisites/Learning Level

No pre-requisites

Competencies addressed

Core Competencies for Public Health
Professionals identified:

Domain 7: Domain: Financial Planning and
Management Skills

  • 7A3. Adheres to organizational
    policies and Procedures.
  • 7A10. Describes how teams help achieve program and organizational goals (e.g.,
    the value of different disciplines, sectors, skills, experiences, and
    perspectives; scope of work and timeline).

Domain 8: Leadership and Systems Thinking

  • 8A5. Identifies internal and
    external facilitators and barriers that may affect the delivery of the 10
    Essential Public Health Services (e.g., using root cause analysis and other
    quality improvement methods and tools, problem solving).
  • 8A6. Describes needs for professional development (e.g., training, mentoring,
    peer advising, coaching).
  • 8A7. Participates in professional development opportunities.
  • 8B7. Ensures use of professional development opportunities by individuals and
  • 8C7. Ensures use of professional development opportunities throughout the

CEUs Offered





Online Self-Pace


1 hour

Presenter(s) and/or Content

Paul Greufe, MBA

Technical requirements

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 
  • Flash Player 
  • Speakers

Registration requirements

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Creation and/or update

October 17, 2013

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