Status: Improving

  
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Improving

Most Recent Data:
32.5 percent (2019)

Target:
33.1 percent

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

Baseline:
28.5 percent of local public health agencies incorporated Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals into developing training plans by 2016

Increase the proportion of local public health agencies that use Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals in continuing education for personnel

Target-Setting Method
Percentage point improvement

Summary

The Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals are a set of key skills for people working in public health. Strengthening these skills through continuing education can help local public health agencies make sure their workforce is prepared to address public health priorities.