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.

As well as being a comprehensive list of all the required learning outcomes and their target phase of achievement, this list can be filtered, allowing users to create a personalised version. Individual learning outcomes can be expanded to show related KSF competencies and related curriculum areas. By using the 'remove' button on expanded learning outcomes, users can delete those learning outcomes that they do not want included in their final personalised list.

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

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Key Area 7
Health and Social Service Quality

   Learning outcome  Target
Phases
 Special Interest 
Outcome
7.1 Evaluate and audit services to assure and improve quality. 2 or 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
C5:4

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

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7.2 Design and implement data collection for a defined service question and integrates data outputs with other routinely available and relevant data 2 or 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
C5:3, IK2:4

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

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7.3 Critically appraise a business case or cost/budget assessment for a new service development or configuration from either a provider or commissioner perspective 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
G5:4

Related curriculum areas:
2, Assessing the evidence of effectiveness of health and healthcare interventions, programmes and services
3, Policy and strategy development and implementation

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7.4 Conduct a health economic or cost/budget assessment in response to a clinical priority setting question to inform commissioning 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
G5:4

Related curriculum areas:
2, Assessing the evidence of effectiveness of health and healthcare interventions, programmes and services
3, Policy and strategy development and implementation

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7.5 Contribute to a project using techniques of resource mapping and economic appraisal of resource redeployment, such as programme budgeting and marginal analysis 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
G5:4

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

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7.6 Prepare and present a service specification document which will lead to service development to a relevant committee or management group within the organisation 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
C1:4

Related curriculum areas:
3, Policy and strategy development and implementation
4, Strategic leadership and collaborative working for health

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7.7 Assess an individual funding request using sound legal and ethical principles 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
G5:4

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

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7.8 Monitor and appraise the impact of screening or other similar disease prevention programme 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
G5:4

Related curriculum areas:
1, Surveillance and assessment of the population's health and well-being
6, Health Protection
8, Public Health Intelligence

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7.9 Develop policy on cost-effective commissioning of new procedures or treatment taking into account exceptional care and legal guidelines 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
HWB1:4

Related curriculum areas:
2, Assessing the evidence of effectiveness of health and healthcare interventions, programmes and services
3, Policy and strategy development and implementation

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7.10 Apply the results of a healthcare needs assessment for a relevant local population or community leading to service development 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
HWB1:4

Related curriculum areas:
1, Surveillance and assessment of the population's health and well-being
4, Strategic leadership and collaborative working for health

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7.11 Establish links with existing professional networks or set up new professional groups to direct changes in service configurations across and within different organisations and health/social care settings 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
HWB1:4

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

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7.12 Identify and deal with uncertainty in service change decision making processes 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
HWB1:4

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

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7.13 Model and project the impacts of the introduction of new services, technologies and treatments 3 Yes
 

 

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7.14 Lead an exercise in horizon scanning for new technologies and treatments which informs planning decisions 3 Yes
 

 

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7.15 Carry out an appraisal of the quality and outcome of an under-performing care or provider area and report back with recommendations for action to relevant multi-disciplinary management forum 3 Yes
 

 

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7.16 Design and co-ordinate a multi-trust or cross organisation audit or evaluation of a clinical or service area or topic including the development and assessment of guidelines 3 Yes
 

 

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7.17 Set up a service review and leads change management process if needed 3 Yes
 

 

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7.18 Lead the development of outcome measures and standard setting within the context of professional networks and/or commissioning 3 Yes
 

 

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7.19 Take a lead role in setting budgetary programmes and marginal cost analysis in the context of business planning, option appraisal and disinvestment 3 Yes
 

 

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7.20 Prepare a service commissioning policy and associated contractual documentation eg service level agreement, incorporating outcome measures demonstrating rationality in the local and national context 3 Yes
 

 

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7.21 Lead the assessment, project management and investigation of a clinical governance issue eg an adverse event or serious untoward incident or professional regulatory problem within or across provider organisations or within a clinical network demonstrating impact through change 3 Yes
 

 

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