ERIC Number: ED307262
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jan-19
Reference Count: N/A
Public Health Education in Florida.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.
This report documents issues related to the work of the Florida Comprehensive Health Professions Education Plan. Public health education prepares students for initial employment or advancement in a number of positions. While the public health work force is primarily employed in various units in local, state, and federal governments, industry also depends on public health programs in such areas as industrial hygiene, occupational safety, and health and environmental toxicology. Professional public health personnel include statisticians; epidemiologists; general and specialized environmental and occupational health personnel; public health physicians, dentists, nurses, and veterinarians; health educators, nutritionists, laboratory scientists, administrators for health agencies, hospitals, health maintenance organizations (HMOs), and nursing homes or long-term care facilities; health planners; and policy analysts. The issues addressed in this report focus on education/government collaboration, public health manpower, program access, minority participation, and research in public health. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.
Identifiers - Location: Florida