Public Health 101
Description: An overview of Idaho’s public health system. Module 1: Overview of Public Learning objectives: Define public health; identify the core functions of public health; describe the 10 essential services of public health; identify how a public health agency relates with private agencies; and Identify obstacles to public health. Module 2: The Legal Basis for Public Health learning objectives: Identify sources of government authority to assure public health at the state, federal and local levels; describe the legal framework of public health in the U.S.; describe processes for developing public health codes, statutes, and policy. Module 3: Measuring Public Health learning objectives; Identify commonly used measures of public health status and Describe basic public health performance measures. Module 4: Idaho’s Public Health Infrastructure learning objective: Understand and describe structure for public health within Idaho.