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Essentials of Public Health 2nd Edition Turnock – Test Bank
File: chap06, Chapter 6.
- Which two occupational categories represent more than one-half of all public health trained personnel in the S. workforce?
- Public health physicians and public health dentists
- Public health physicians and public health nurses
- Public health nurses and environmental health specialists
- Epidemiologists and nutritionists
- Which of these is NOT one of the six universal competency categories for public health professionals identified by a task force of public health practitioners and academics in the early 1990s?
- Analytical skills
- Leadership skills
- Cultural skills
- Financial management and planning skills
- The total number of workers in the health sector of the U.S. economy is approximately:
- 5 million
- 15 million
- 50 million
- The total number of FTE workers in health agencies at all levels of government is approximately:
- 5 million
- Which level of government employs the highest percentage of all workers of governmental health agencies?
- Which governmental level has the fewest FTE workers in health agencies?
- Between the years 1998 and 2008, the ratio of FTE workers for governmental health agencies has:
- increased substantially
- increased slightly
- decreased slightly
- decreased substantially
- A national enumeration of the public health workforce:
- takes place every 10 years
- is required by the Surgeon General
- is funded by CDC
- was not performed between 1980 and 2000
- The most frequently encountered pattern of public health occupations at local public health agencies is:
- public health nurse, administrator, sanitarian
- physician, health educator, nutritionist
- public health nurse, nutritionist, health educator
- social worker, administrator, sanitarian
- The largest federal grant program for public health workforce development is:
- Maternal and Child Health grants
- Public Health Training Centers Program
- Centers for Public Health Preparedness Program
- National Public Health Leadership Society
- The federal agency that tracks information on occupational titles for public health and other industries has which initials?
- Which occupational category requires knowledge in a field of science or learning characteristically acquired through education or training equivalent to a bachelor’s degree?
- Which occupational category primarily includes occupations that involved the exercise of analytical ability, judgment, discretion, personal responsibility, and the application of one or more fields of administration or management?
- Which occupational category involves work that is not routine in nature and is typically associated with a professional or administrative field?
- Average salaries for FTE workers of state and local health agencies:
- have been declining steadily in recent years
- have been increasing steadily in recent years
- have showed no change in recent years
- declined substantially since the year 2000
- The most recent national enumeration of the public health workforce was in what year?
- Between 1994 and 2008, the number of FTE workers of federal, state, and local governmental health agencies:
- increased by about 7,000 annually
- decreased by more than 5,000 annually
- increased by more than 10,000 annually
- decreased by more than 10,000 annually
- Between 2003 and 2008, the number of FTE workers of federal, state, and local governmental health agencies:
- increased by about 3,000 annually
- decreased by about 3,000 annually
- increased by about 6,000 annually
- decreased by about 6,000 annually
- Which two federal health agencies are most involved with public health workforce development:
- FDA and CDC
- NIH and FDA
- NIH and HRSA
- CDC and HRSA
- In workforce development efforts, competency frameworks are used for:
- education and training courses
- assessing needs
- all the above
File: ch07, Chapter 7.
- Which of these best describes the role and duties of a public health manager or administrator?
- Plan, organize, direct, control, and coordinate health services, education, or policy
- Apply biological, chemical, and public health principles to control, eliminate, ameliorate, and prevent health hazards
- Promote health and prevent disease for entire population groups
- Investigate and describe the determinants and distribution of disease, disability, and other health outcomes
- The number of medical and health services managers working in government agencies in the US is closest to which of the following?
- The median salary for medical and health services managers working in government agencies in the US is closest to which of the following?
- Which of the following essential public health services is least likely to be included in a public health manager’s practice profile?
- monitoring health status
- developing policies and plans
- enforcing laws and regulations
- evaluating effectiveness, accessibility, and quality
- Which of these professional organizations is most closely associated with public health managers?
- Which of these public health-related occupations is included in the US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Standard Occupational Categories?
- local health officer
- health and medical services manager
- commissioner of health
- board of health president
- What percentage of US local health departments employs public health managers/administrators?
- 75% or more
- Which of these entities has published competencies specifically for public health managers and administrators?
True or False
- Managers and administrators rank among the three largest categories of public health workers based on surveys of the local public health workforce?
- The American Public Health Association (APHA) has a membership section that targets public health managers.