How can competencies be structured in a way that is useful for both educating and assessing the public health workforce?
1.B-Educating and Training the Public Health Workforce
How should competencies be addressed for the public health workforce as a whole with the competencies and legality of specific health professions?
How should both individual and organizational competencies among the public health workforce be studied?
How should educational experiences be created that will be appreciated across generations?
How should evaluative research on methods that have worked in other professions (e.g., for profit, other professional disciplines) be conducted to determine whether such methods are applicable to public health?
How should curricula for various degrees and joint programs be created such that there are differential benefits and value added?
How can cultural competency be made a critical piece of education for the public health workforce?
Are individuals trained on the right skills, and are they becoming effective public health professionals when they finish?
How should the experiences of public health experts and leaders be integrated into the educational experience?
How should the experiences of and best practices from other fields (e.g., human resources, medicine) with respect to the assessment of learning and competence be explored and then adapted in public health?