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Table 3

Health Services Research Core Competencies: Final Report 2008

"Please describe the degree to which your HSR doctoral program addresses each of the following competencies"
HSR Doctoral Core Competencies
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Degree to which competency is addressed
Breadth of HSR theoretical + conceptual knowledge (n=18)77.816.75.6
In-depth disciplinary knowledge and skills (n=17)55.638.90.0
Application of HSR foundational knowledge to health policy problems (n=18)72.216.711.1
Pose innovative HSR questions (n=18)
Interventional and observational study designs (n=18)44.444.411.1
Primary data collection methods (n=18)33.350.016.7
Secondary data acquisition methods (n=18)
Conceptual models and operational measures (n=18)66.733.30.0
Implementation of research protocols (n=18)
Responsible conduct of research (n=18)66.733.30.0
Multi-disciplinary research (n=17)50.027.816.7
Data analysis (n=18)88.911.10.0
Scientific communication (n=18)55.633.311.1
Stakeholder collaboration and knowledge translation (n=16)22.244.422.2
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Current as of October 2012
Internet Citation: Table 3: Health Services Research Core Competencies: Final Report 2008. October 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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