[Learningobjects] FW: TRAIN Professional Role breakdown in Public Health

Valerie Smothers vsmothers at jhmi.edu
Thu May 23 11:53:33 UTC 2013


Dear working group,

Please see the note below from Rhonda Willis, detailing the extensive profession list that the CDC uses for its TRAIN learning management system. In my mind, this reinforces the need to point to vocabularies defining which professions will be used. Every group we've looked at so far has a very different take on defining professions. That is appropriate given the differing scopes/target audience of their systems. We can encourage groups to set up or use existing vocabularies and encourage their use across the industry.

So perhaps instead of including a recommended vocabulary we can point to some existing vocabularies and recommend their use.

Please use reply all if you have any comments or suggestions. Thank you!

Best,
Valerie


From: Willis, Rhonda (CDC/OSELS/SEPDPO) [mailto:eve1 at cdc.gov]
Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 2:51 PM
To: Valerie Smothers
Subject: TRAIN Professional Role breakdown in Public Health

Hi Valerie,

Here is the professional role breakdown that currently exists in TRAIN, along with the work setting breakdown.  As indicated, these can change or be updated according to states needs or the current trends in public health.  A couple that will be added soon due to state requests are Medicaid Personnel and Human Services Personnel.  I have been asked by the medical professionals that are reviewing the Dengue course that is coming out this summer that we request under physician, that General Practice, Critical Care Medicine, and Family Medicine be added.  They also look at  a broad spectrum under public health, from those who practice, to those who support, as well as emergency responders.

Professional Roles and Work settings in TRAIN as of 5/22/13

Professional Roles

Allied Health Professional  (select one)
Dietitian
Medical Assistant
Medical Imaging Professional
Other Allied Health
Physician Assistant
Rehabilitation Professional
Speech, Language, or Audiology Professional


Administrator / Director / Manager

Administrative Support Staff

Animal Control Specialist / Veterinarian

Biostatistician

Childcare Provider

Communicable Disease / Infection Control Staff

Computer / Information Systems Specialist

Dental Professional  (select one)
Dental Assistant
Dental Hygienist or Technician
Dentist
Other Dentistry Professional

Emergency Responder  (select one)
Emergency Medical Services Personnel
Emergency Preparedness / Management Personnel
Fire and Rescue Personnel

Environmental Health Professional  (select one)
Engineer / Engineering Technician
Environmental Health Specialist / Sanitarian
Food Safety Professional
Hazardous Substances Professional
Industrial Hygienist
Other Environmental Health
Radon Specialist
Toxicologist

Epidemiologist / Surveillance Staff

Finance and Budget Staff

Food Services / Facilities Management Staff / Housekeeper

Government Official  (select one)
Board of Health Member
Other Elected / Appointed Official (except Public Health)

Health Educator

Laboratory Professional / Technician

Law Enforcement

Legal Professional

Librarian / Information Specialist

Licensure / Inspection / Regulatory Specialist

Medical Examiner / Coroner

Mental and Behavioral Health Professional  (select one)
Marriage and Family Therapist
Mental Health Counselor
Other Mental or Behavioral Health
Psychologist
Social Worker
Substance Abuse Counselor

Nurse  (select one)
Advance Practice Nurse (APRN)
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Registered Nurse (RN or RN,C)

Occupational Health and Safety Personnel

Outreach / Field Worker

Pharmacy Professional  (select one)
Pharmacist
Pharmacy Technician / Aide

Physician  (select one)
Allergy / Immunology
Anesthesiology
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Dermatology
Emergency Medicine
Family Practice
Internal Medicine
Medical Genetics
Neurological Surgery
Neurology
Nuclear Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ophthalmology
Orthopedic Surgery
Otolaryngology
Pathology- Anatomic and Clinical
Pediatrics
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Plastic Surgery
Preventive Medicine
Psychiatry
Radiation Oncology
Radiology- Diagnostic
Surgery- General
Thoracic Surgery
Urology
Other Physician (specify)_____________________

Non-Physician Clinician  (select one)
Chiropractor
Midwife
Optician
Podiatrists
Other Clinician (specify)_____________________

Policy / Planner

Program Specialist

Public Health Official

Public Relations / Media Specialist

Researcher / Analyst

Student

Teacher / Faculty

Volunteer


Work Settings

Academic / Educational Institution  (select one)
K-12
Pre- K / Childcare
University / Higher Education

Official Public Health Agencies  (select one)
Federal
Local
Regional / Area
State / Territory

Military

Other Government Agencies (except Military)

Healthcare Services  (select one)
Behavioral / Mental Health Facility
Diagnostic Imaging Center
Doctor's Office or Clinic
Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
Home Care
Hospital
Hospice
Laboratory
Nursing or Professional Care Facility
Pre-Hospital
Rural Health Clinic
School Health Clinic
Other

Indian Health Service

Tribal Health Sites

Non-Profit Organization (except Healthcare)

Private Industry (except Healthcare)

Other (specify)


Rhonda B. Willis, MBA
Delivery Team Lead
CDC TRAIN Administrator
Educational Design and Accreditation Branch | Scientific Education and Professional Development Program Office
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
office: 404-498-6479 | BB 404-988-5637 | fax: 404-498-6045
Telecommute on Wednesdays and Fridays; contact by email

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