Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline

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

Baseline: 72.0 percent of state public health agencies incorporated Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals into developing training plans by 2016

Target: 76.4 percent

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 state public health agencies make sure their workforce is prepared to address public health priorities.