Learning Outcomes for Public Health

Below is a full list of the learning outcomes across all the nine key areas of the public health specialist training curriculum.

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This list is a part of the learning outcomes framework of the public health specialist training curriculum.

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Key Area 5
Health Improvement

   Learning outcome  Target
Phases
 Special Interest 
Outcome
5.1 Debate the relative importance of individual and society decisions for health and ethical issues relating to health improvement 1 No
 

Related KSF competency:
C6:2

Related curriculum areas:
3, Policy and strategy development and implementation

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5.2 Debate the theory of community development and action 1 No
 

Related KSF competency:
C6:2

Related curriculum areas:
4, Strategic leadership and collaborative working for health

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5.3 Debate the strengths and weaknesses of a variety of health improvement interventions directed at large populations including social marketing 1 No
 

Related KSF competency:
HWB1:3

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5.4 Assess and communicate the need for health improvement in a defined community, presenting a case for action/inaction in response to the presenting health problem 2 No
 

Related KSF competency:
C6:2

Related curriculum areas:
1, Surveillance and assessment of the population's health and well-being

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5.5 Develop and implement a plan to address a health improvement need in a defined community making clear the theoretical base for a proposal and developing a business case for an activity 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
C6:3, G5:4, HWB1:4

Related curriculum areas:
4, Strategic leadership and collaborative working for health

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5.6 Evaluate a health improvement intervention, defending outcomes and methods chosen, identifying strengths and limitations of intervention, communicating findings and making recommendations 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
C6:3, HWB1:4

Related curriculum areas:
2, Assessing the evidence of effectiveness of health and healthcare interventions, programmes and services

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5.7 Influence a community development project or action demonstrating understanding of relationships with the community and community development staff including issues of power and politics 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
C6:3

Related curriculum areas:
4, Strategic leadership and collaborative working for health

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5.8 Apply the theoretical models of behaviour change for the general population and high risk/ hard to reach groups 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
C4:3

Related curriculum areas:
2, Assessing the evidence of effectiveness of health and healthcare interventions, programmes and services
4, Strategic leadership and collaborative working for health

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5.9 Influence professional groups outside public health in giving advice to and making brief interventions with patients/clients on health behaviour issues. 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
C4:3

Related curriculum areas:
4, Strategic leadership and collaborative working for health

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5.10 Play an active role in engaging the public in solving their own health problems 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
HWB1:4

Related curriculum areas:
4, Strategic leadership and collaborative working for health

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5.11 Contribute to formulation of policy/ legislation having a bearing on population health at a national or regional level (as appropriate to the country). 3 Yes
 

 

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5.12 Apply understanding of a range of organisations and their different cultures and perspectives to bring about effective health improvement activity 3 Yes
 

 

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5.13 Lead or make a significant contribution to a major public health media campaign demonstrating an understanding of appropriate theory and applications of social marketing and mass communication 3 Yes
 

 

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