Continuing Education | Community Health Nurses Association of Canada

By: Chnac  09-12-2011
Keywords: public health

Core competencies are a set of essential skills and abilities necessary for the broad practice of public health:

  • Basic building blocks to develop the public health workforce
  • Transcend discipline specific boundaries of individual disciplines
  • Independent of program/topic
  • Potential to further depth and role of public health

The Canadian Public Health Core Competencies are grouped under 7 domains:

1.    Core public health sciences
2.    Assessment and analysis
3.    Policy development and program planning
4.    Partnership , collaboration and advocacy
5.    Communication
6.    Socio-cultural
7.    Leadership

Keywords: public health

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