Goals and Objectives for PPC Trainees
1: To assure
that trainees gain clinical expertise and competency in delivering family-centered,
culturally-competent, community-based comprehensive care to children with
chronic respiratory disorders and their families.
for Goal 1:
1.1. Trainees will
gain knowledge about the causes, pathophysiology, clinical features, prevention,
methods of evaluation and diagnosis, treatment, and care requirements
for common respiratory conditions of childhood.
1.2. Trainees will
become technically proficient in current procedures used to evaluate,
diagnose, and treat chronic respiratory conditions of childhood.
1.3. Trainees will
gain knowledge about different systems of care and resources that exist
in communities that improve the health and outcomes of children with chronic
1.4. Trainees will
be competent at providing care that is effective for families that represent
1.5. Trainees will
become aware of partnership roles of the family and community members
1.6. Trainees will
gain skills to critically evaluate new information regarding the clinical
care and outcomes of children with chronic respiratory conditions.
1.7. Trainees will
be able to describe and utilize the roles of each discipline involved
in the care team and utilize each member's expertise in providing long-term
comprehensive care to children with chronic respiratory conditions.
1.8. Trainees will
become aware of ethical considerations inherent in providing care to children.
1.9. Trainees will
understand the physical, psychosocial, financial, and emotional impact
of chronic pediatric respiratory conditions as a model of chronic illness
on the child and family.
To foster leadership skills in areas of assessment, policy development
for Goal 2:
2.1. Trainees will
know Title V mandates, programs, and policies and public health core functions
of assessment, policy development, and assurance.
2.2. Trainees will
develop collaborative skills in order to work with local and regional
programs to improve systems of care for CSHCN.
2.3. Trainees will
develop administrative skills to plan, budget, conduct, and evaluate programs.
2.4. Trainees will
participate in the development of pediatric health care policies and standards.
2.5. Trainees will
be able to apply public health core functions to managed care systems
2.6. Trainees will
develop effective teaching and communication skills.
2.7. Trainees will
learn about the research process and participate in research related to
children with chronic respiratory conditions.
2.8. Trainees will
be able to use current technologies for communication and information
acquisition and processing.