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Public Health Preparedness & Response Model

Public Health Preparedness & Response Model

ASPPH developed workforce-level competencies that demonstrate the abilities that not only a public health professional involved in preparedness work must display, but which are recommended for all members of the public health workforce to enhance their readiness to response to public health disasters and emergencies.

The following competencies are recommended for mid-level public health workers with:

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes (KSAs) for the Public Health Preparedness and Response Core Competency  Model

The Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes (KSAs) for the Public Health Preparedness and Response Core Competency Model represents an important step forward in providing preparedness training for the mid-level public health worker. KSAs offer a means of operationalizing the competencies in the competency model, with learner knowledge described as “remembering” (cognitive abilities), skills described as “doing” (psycho-motor abilities), and attitudes described as “feeling” (affective abilities). KSAs combine to enable learners to demonstrate behaviors that will help assure effective and confident performance in real-world job situations.

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