Appendix F. Core Competencies and Learning and Evaluation Opportunities (continued)

Establishing an AHRQ Learning Collaborative

#2—Demonstrate knowledge of the organization and financing of health care services and their public health impact.

Specific CompetenciesCourses / Learning OpportunitiesEvaluation Opportunities
Course Work/ExamWritten CompsDept Preliminary OralsSchool Preliminary OralsThesisFinal DefensePublic Thesis PresentationNon-Thesis Research
2.1—Describe and critique the financing and organization of health care services in the United States300.651Introduction to the US Health Care SystemXX      
300.703Doctoral Seminar in Health Services Research        
300.704(First Year) HPM Doctoral Capstone        
2.2—Describe and critique the theoretical and conceptual models relevant to health care seeking, access, use, quality, cost, health, health policy, and health care decisionmaking.300.651Introduction to the US Health Care SystemXX      
300.713Health Policy III: Health Policy Analysis and Synthesis        
300.714Health Policy IV: Health Policy Research and Evaluation Methods        
313.640Health Economics I        
313.641Health Economic II        
551.601Managing Health Services Organizations        
Current as of October 2012
Internet Citation: Appendix F. Core Competencies and Learning and Evaluation Opportunities (continued): Establishing an AHRQ Learning Collaborative. October 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/learningcollab/learningapf2.html