Comprehensive health assessments to identify disparities and guide community capacity building in the aftermath of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Environmental health sciences
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe the components of an integrated clinic and community needs assessment approach to determine health services needs in health-disparate communities. Apply evaluation strategies to demonstrate the role of capacity building in strengthening primary care and specialty services. Discuss the use of a community assessment to map and synergize community assets.
Keyword(s): Community Health Assessment, Disasters
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: i have more than 20 years experience in public health assessment and program evaluation. I am currently Director of the Division of Evaluation and Research at the Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI), with a staff of 18 evaluation specialists. I direct the Assessment and Evaluation of the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.