Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. Sports and Exercise Medicine. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Restorative Dentistry and Orthodontics. Development of the Nervous System. Disorders of the Nervous System. Molecular and Cellular Systems.
Sensory and Motor Systems. Nursing Studies Obstetrics and Gynaecology Gynaecology. Clinical Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics. Medical Microbiology and Virology. CPH is the only public health board certification available in the US for public health professionals. The board is dedicated to increasing recognition of the public health profession, raising the visibility of public health, and measuring and improving the competency of public health workers across the nation and around the world.
The Council of Graduate Programs in Public Health represents the accredited and emerging graduate programs across the U. Taught modules typically account for two thirds of the MPH and a project one third. Students may be medical or non-medical graduates. Degrees vary in their content, but most cover similar areas of public health.
Degrees that include a substantial epidemiological component are more selective and some require applicants to demonstrate ability before applying, by completion of an online test MPH Selection Test . Specialist trainees must pass an examination, demonstrably achieve certain skills and submit a portfolio of work.
However specialist training in public health is also open to non-doctors.
Relevant work experience in health or development sector will be an advantage but not mandatory. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Harvard School of Public Health.
Among the many questions that will arise from the creation of this examination are:. These and other questions will require several years of continual evaluation, and may also stimulate additional research on the relationship of the professional workforce to other components of the public health infrastructure, and to health outcomes. After more than two decades of discussion, the NBPHE has been established by leaders in public health to credential public health graduates.
By establishing this new credential, we hope to reaffirm and strengthen the scientific basis of public health practice. The voluntary exam available to all graduates of CEPH-accredited programs and schools will be administered for the first time in the summer of Established public health professionals are encouraged to join recent graduates in taking the examination. The Board recognizes that what is established in the first round may need improvement; therefore, feedback in this regard is essential. The Board invites the partnership of all public health professionals, and the organizations that employ and represent them, to engage in ongoing dialogue as the process moves forward.
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Silver , MPH g. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Open in a separate window. Among the many questions that will arise from the creation of this examination are: Are the exam questions, which are based on core competencies, an accurate reflection of what is taught in public health schools and programs? Is the test relevant to current public health practice? If it is not relevant, is the problem with the exam or what is being taught? Are the standards for public health practice being raised, and the professional development of public health practitioners being improved?
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