Allegheny County Health Department Presentation an Overview of a Plan to a Healthier Allegheny

Pittsburgh, PA US
June 29, 2023

The purpose of this presentation is to inform the clinical staff of the 2023 Plan to a Healthier Allegheny.  Every five years, the health department engages the community to assess various health services, rate community priorities and develop a plan to improve the health of residents. The resulting document is the community health improvement plan, called “Plan for a Healthier Allegheny 2023-27” which highlights county-wide goals to improve health for all.

Target Audience

ISD Clinical Staff

Learning Objectives

1.   Summarize data and community engagement to inform public health practice

2.   Recall the conditions impacting health; physical, behavioral, and environmental

3.   Explain strategies to improve wellness for all Allegheny County residents,  especially those most vulnerable

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
Course opens: 
05/23/2023
Course expires: 
07/28/2023
Event starts: 
06/29/2023 - 9:00am EDT
Event ends: 
06/29/2023 - 10:00am EDT

Program begins at 9:00am and ends at 10:00am.  Total Education Time = 1 Hour(s)

TIME

CONTENT

PRESENTER

9:00 – 9:20am

Overview of data and community engagement to inform public health practice

LuAnn Brink, PhD, MPH

Dannai Wilson

9:20 – 9:40am

Review of the conditions impacting health; physical, behavioral, and environmental

LuAnn Brink, PhD, MPH

Dannai Wilson

9:40 – 10:00am

Review and discussion regarding strategies to improve wellness for all Allegheny County residents with focus on the most vulnerable

LuAnn Brink, PhD, MPH

Dannai Wilson

UPMC Health Plan
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States
LuAnn Brink, PhD, MPH
Chief Epidemiologist and Deputy Director ACHD

Dr. LuAnn Brink is the Chief Epidemiologist at the Allegheny County Health Department and oversees surveillance and reporting of infectious and chronic disease, and overdose. She has been in this role for the past 9 years. Prior to joining the ACHD, LuAnn was on faculty at the University of Pittsburgh, as an Academic Partner to the CDC Environmental Public Health Tracking Network.

 
Dannai Wilson
Deputy Director Community and Family Health
 
Ms. Dannai Wilson is the Deputy Director for Community and Family Health who has previously served as the Family and Child Health program manager. She has been with the Allegheny County Health Department for 13 years. In this role she oversees WIC, Violence Prevention, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention and Family and Child Health.

 

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hour(s).

CCM CE is not offered for this educational activity.

This activity is eligible for endorsed credit for UPMC Health Plan EMTs and Paramedics.  Complete ETHOS course work, obtain the attendance certificate, and submit to EMS governing body for 1 CE credit(s)

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1continuing education credit(s).

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

NOTE:  Paramedic/EMT CE is approved for any activity in which ANCC (nursing CE) is approved.  This is per Heather Bogdon and Christie Hempfling

 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
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