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 8
Public Health Intelligence

   Learning outcome  Target
Phases
 Special Interest 
Outcome
8.1 Formulate and articulate problems so they can be addressed by using public health intelligence 1 No
 

Related KSF competency:
IK2:3

Related curriculum areas:
1, Surveillance and assessment of the population's health and well-being
2, Assessing the evidence of effectiveness of health and healthcare interventions, programmes and services

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8.2 Organise data, meta-data, information and knowledge (knowledge management including libraries) 1 No
 

Related KSF competency:
IK3:2

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

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8.3 Appraise the validity and relevance of data and data systems in order to assess their quality and fitness for purpose 2 No
 

Related KSF competency:
IK2:4

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

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8.4 Use data with a full appreciation of the legal and ethical aspects of data collection, manipulation and release (confidentiality, security, privacy and disclosure) in order to balance societal benefit with individual privacy 2 No
 

Related KSF competency:
IK2:4

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

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8.5 Present and communicate population health intelligence in effective ways in order to monitor system performance and to improve decisions of colleagues, practitioners and senior decision makers 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
C1:4

Related curriculum areas:
1, Surveillance and assessment of the population's health and well-being
7, Health and Social Service Quality

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8.6 Present and communicate population health intelligence in effective ways in order to develop local and national policy 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
C1:4

Related curriculum areas:
3, Policy and strategy development and implementation
6, Health Protection

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8.7 Treat information about patients as confidential 1, 2, 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
IK2:4

Related curriculum areas:
x  Good Practice in Public Health

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8.8 Provide information needed and requested and in a way that can be understood 1, 2, 3 No
 

Related KSF competency:
C1:4

Related curriculum areas:
x  Good Practice in Public Health

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8.9 Make a major contribution to systematic collecting, collating and interpreting of intelligence to inform the commissioning of health care and public health activities. 3 Yes
 

 

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8.10 Establish and quality assure a specific surveillance system, including reporting and early warning, to meet a specified need for a defined population. 3 Yes
 

 

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8.11 Lead the delivery and quality assurance of an intelligence unit function 3 Yes
 

 

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8.12 Contribute to strategic leadership and management of a health intelligence function 3 Yes
 

 

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8.13 Make use of novel technologies to collect, generate, synthesise, appraise, analyse, interpret or communicate health intelligence 3 Yes
 

 

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