Community partnerships to develop national standards and local capacity for training a high-quality personal home care workforce
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Other professions or practice related to public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Explain the link between high quality personal care aide training and high quality home care. Describe methods for building community-based coalitions to develop key competency and training requirements for personal care aides. Discuss key components of successfully developing local capacity to deliver personal care aide trainings and build local workforce.
Keyword(s): Community Capacity, Health Care Workers
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: With over twenty-years experience as a healthcare executive RN, currently completing doctoral studies at the University of Michigan focusing on Nursing Business and Health Systems Policy. I have lead a transdisciplinary team as RN Project Director for the Michigan PHCAST project over the past three years. This federal initiative focuses on providing high quality, safe and cost-effective supports and services to older adults and persons with disabilities throughout Michigan by training the direct care workforce.
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.