The Developing Role of Systems of Competences in Public Health Education and Practice

@article{Birt2011TheDR,
  title={The Developing Role of Systems of Competences in Public Health Education and Practice},
  author={Christopher A. Birt and Anders Foldspang},
  journal={Public Health Reviews},
  year={2011},
  volume={33},
  pages={134-147}
}
In recent decades there have been attempts in many professions to define the competences of their practitioners. Over the last quarter century attempts have been made to apply this to public health; initiatives in several countries have been devised to meet the perceived needs of public health education and training (e.g., the United States), of public health practice (e.g., the United Kingdom), etc. The achievements and some of the failings of US and UK initiatives are reviewed.Since 2006 The… CONTINUE READING

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