HLT 665 Topic 8 DQ 1 & 2 Latest
HLT 665 Topic 8 DQ 1 & 2 Latest
Topic 8 DQ 1
What is a community leader? Give some examples of types of community leaders in public health. What are characteristics of effective community leadership?
Topic 8 DQ 2
One of the attributes of a community leader is an ability to influence others toward some kind of action (e.g., join our coalition, give to our cause, and stop smoking). If you were recruiting new partners for a coalition to address childhood asthma, who would you approach? How would you articulate why they are needed? No research citations are required for this discussion question.
HLT 665 Topic 9 DQ 1 & 2 Latest
Topic 9 DQ 1
Define professionalism. What behaviors and skills are needed for effective professionalism in the workplace? What professional behaviors and skills are essential to the work environment where you are completing your practicum?
Topic 9 DQ 2
Observe a team in practice within your practicum site. Reflect on the group’s communication and cooperation. How well did this group interact as a team? Are there areas that could be improved? No research citations are required for this discussion question.
HLT 665 Topic 10 DQ 1 & 2 Latest
Topic 10 DQ 1
Describe professionalism in the context of public health. What skills, attributes, and behaviors are expected of the public health professional? What distinctive characteristics of public health would be necessary to implement in order to fully support your community?
Topic 10 DQ 2
Professionalism in public health involves valuing a commitment to lifelong learning and professional service. Outline three goals you will strive to achieve over the next 3 years that will help you strengthen and improve your professionalism skills. No research citations are required for this discussion question.
HLT 665 Topic 11 DQ 1 & 2 Latest
Topic 11 DQ 1
What is cultural and linguistic competence? How does this competency apply to public health? Why is this important to the practice of public health?
Topic 11 DQ 2
Reflect on your own cultural and linguistic competence. How confident are you in your ability to address the needs of diverse communities? How do you think you could improve your level of cultural and linguistic competence? No research citations are required for this discussion question.
HLT 665 Topic 12 DQ 1 & 2 Latest
Topic 12 DQ 1
The National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards in Health and Health Care serve as a guide to advance and sustain culturally and linguistically appropriate services within organizations. Review the CLAS Standards and identify one that most resonates with you, or is most relevant to your interests in public health. Prepare a rationale for the implementation of you selected standard.
Topic 12 DQ 2
Reflect on the cultural and linguistic competence of your practicum site. How does your practicum site respond to the diverse needs of communities? What recommendations would you make to improve their organizational cultural and linguistic competence? No research citation required for this discussion question.
HLT 665 Topic 13 DQ 1 & 2 Latest
Topic 13 DQ 1
Review the “Correspondence of the 12 Ethical Principles with the 10 Essential Public Health Services” section of the assigned reading, “Principles of the Ethical Practice of Public Health,” developed by the American Public Health Association. Select one of the 12 ethical principles discussed in the reading and describe a situation in which that principle applies in public health. How does this affect a public health practice?
Topic 13 DQ 2
Review and reflect on the “Values and Beliefs Underlying the Code” section of the assigned reading, “Principles of the Ethical Practice of Public Health,” developed by the American Public Health Association. Which of these values and beliefs most resonates with you or is most relevant to your interests in public health? Why?
HLT 665 Topic 14 DQ 1 & 2 Latest
Topic 14 DQ 1
There are issues in public health that pose ethical dilemmas because it is necessary to weigh the concerns of both the individual and the community. Describe an example of a public health ethical dilemma. What is the primary public health interest in this example?
Topic 14 DQ 2
Reflect on your own ethical decision making. What values and beliefs will guide fair and just decision making in your own public health efforts? How do these relate to GCU’s emphasis on applying Christian values and ethics to the workplace? No research citations are required for this discussion question.
HLT 665 Topic 15 DQ 1 & 2 Latest
Topic 15 DQ 1
Systems thinking in public health examines the relationship between systems and behavior. What is an example of a system in public health? How does this system impact behavior of the individual?
Topic 15 DQ 2
Describe an example of systems thinking applied in public health. What are the strengths and weaknesses of this approach?