Public Health (Tuning Lithuania)

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List of Subject-Specific Competences

1. Assess an impact of a physical and social environment, threats, risk factors subject to public health and health of its separate groups and suggest their methods of control.
2. Identify, distinguish and analyse public and individual health needs, problems and deciding factors and implement public health safety measures.
3. Assess and analyse an impact of public, community and family health on social development of a society.
4. Plan, carry out and assess research of citizens, environmental health or health system.
5. Take, accept and label specimens, prepare samples for research, assess specimen and sample reliability for analysis.
6. Control modern laboratory health research and diagnostic equipment; assess research results.
7. Assess public health indicators.
8. Form, coordinate, implement, assess, represent national and international health policy.
9. Evaluate the quality, planning and management of the health care system.
10. Suggest, develop and implement prevention programs, assess their efficiency.
11. Carry out prevention, forecast and control of non-contagious and contagious diseases.
12. Comply with the requirements of hygiene and work safety recommendations.
13. Apply in practice scientific and evidence-based public health principles, skills, methods and knowledge.
14. Cooperate with health care colleagues and specialists of other sectors.
15. Promote a healthy lifestyle in order to foster public health.
16. Apply principles of professional ethics.
17. Apply knowledge of the public health system, public health policy and regulatory acts on the health system to professional activities.
18. Use information technologies in the public health sphere.

PS. The final list drawn after the consultation comprises 10 competences, cf. p. 17 of http://www4066.vu.lt/Files/File/12_Public_health_guidelines.pdf

Maria

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