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

Establishing an AHRQ Learning Collaborative

#5—Demonstrate knowledge of the issues, research literature, conceptual frameworks, and research tools of health services research and policy or gerontology and long-term care. 

Specific CompetenciesCourses / Learning OpportunitiesEvaluation Opportunities
Course Work/ExamWritten CompsDept Preliminary OralsSchool Preliminary OralsThesisFinal DefensePublic Thesis PresentationNon-Thesis Research
5.1—Application of health services research and policy concepts and theories to the field of public health300.714Health Policy IV: Health Policy Research and Evaluation MethodsX XXXXX 
309.620Managed Care and Health Insurance        
309.712Assessing Health Status and Patient Outcomes        
309.715Advanced Methods for Health Services Research: Research Design        
309.716Advanced Methods for Health Services Research: Analysis        
311.615Quality of Medical Care        
5.2—Application of gerontology and long-term care concepts and theories to the field of public health (for special program only)260.665The Biological Basis of AgingX XXXXX 
309.605Health Issues for Aging Populations        
309.606Managing Long-term Care Services for Aging Populations        
309.607Innovations in Health Care For Aging Populations        
340.616Epidemiology for Aging        
380.753Dynamics of Population Aging        
Page last reviewed 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/learningapf5.html