Public Health Essentials in Action Online

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Date Developed: 2014. Source: Arizona Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Intermediate. Length: Self-paced.


This multimedia training provides a dynamic look at fundamental aspects of public health from unique points of view of members of the workforce and of community members as well. Learners will gain a grounded understanding of the Three Core Public Health Functions and the Ten Essential Public Health Services.

Alternate title in TRAIN: Public Health Essentials Online.

Learning Objectives

• Describe and define public health.

• Identify the role your work plays in public health.

• Define three social determinants of health.

• Recognize the three Public Health Core Functions.

• Relate examples of each of the Ten Essential Public Health Services.

• Discuss the role individuals and teams in the workplace play in good health outcomes for the community.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.