CDC/CSTE Development of Applied Epidemiology Competencies – November 2008

Posted on August 2, 2009. Filed under: Workforce | Tags: , , , |

CDC/CSTE Development of Applied Epidemiology Competencies – November 2008
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)  – [US]

“CSTE and CDC are pleased to release a newly developed toolkit to help epidemiologists and other public health practitioners understand and incorporate the CDC/CSTE Competencies for Applied Epidemiologists in Governmental Public Health Agencies (AECs) into everyday practice. The toolkit includes the following items:

* Complete AECs document
* Preface document and Short Summaries of the AECs
* Informational brochure
* Competency evaluation forms
* Sample position descriptions
* CD that includes an interactive quiz and an informational PowerPoint presentation

We encourage individual epidemiologists, public health agencies, and academic centers to use the competencies and contents of the toolkit and to move with us toward a common goal of improving epidemiologic practice. We will publish additional information about the competencies, including tools and documentation to support their use,on this  and on the CDC website.

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