Advancing Professional Development through CPE in Public Health
Author(s): Ira Nurmala, Yashwant V. Pathak
The education division is a prominent part of the public health profession. It focuses on educating individuals and communities to promote health and prevent disease. The educators are drawn from a diverse range of disciplines and defined as professionally prepared individuals who serve in a variety of roles using appropriate educational strategies and methods to facilitate the development of policies, procedures, interventions, and systems conducive to the health of individuals.This unique volume in the Global Science Education Series describes some of the challenges faced by this profession in helping the audience to understand public health and solve health issues.
- Aids researchers in designing an evaluation study in CPE for health professions and related fields
- Presents data on how public health practice comprises of individuals working together toward promoting population health
- Covers continuing professional education in the US and how it can be adopted globally
- Discusses the Kirkpatrick’s four-level evaluation model at length
- Demonstrates how questionnaires are preferable in evaluating CPE programs due to their cost effectiveness and being user friendly