Public Health Nursing Practice Manual
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wareness: Basic level of mastery of the competency. Individuals may be able to identify the concept or skill but have limited ability to perform the skill.
nowledge: Intermediate level of mastery of the competency. Individuals are able to apply and describe the skill.
Proficiency: Advanced level of mastery of the competency. Individuals are able to synthesize, critique or teach the skill.
Awareness Knowledge Awareness Awareness Knowledge Awareness Knowledge
Proficiency Proficiency Proficiency Proficiency Proficiency Proficiency Proficiency
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING COMPETENCIES – Finalized 04/03 Source of competencies: Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals A Project of the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public
Develops and presents a budget
Manages programs within budget constraints
Applies budget processes
Develops strategies for determining budget priorities
Monitors program performance
Prepares proposals for funding from external sources
Applies basic human relations skills to the management of organizations, motivation of personnel, and resolution of conflicts
Manages information systems for collection, retrieval, and use of data for decision-making
Negotiates and develops contracts and other documents for the provision of population-based services
Conducts cost-effectiveness, cost-benefit, and cost utility analyses
Health Practice Funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration
Financial Planning and
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