Competencies for a junior specialist - introductory level

  • Understand the methodology of evaluative and research studies [descriptive or analytic studies (cohort, case-control), randomised trial, efficacy or cost-effectiveness of intervention or technology, and meta-analysis], and interpret and use the results
  • Contribute to the research by collecting data according to the surveillance design and defined methodology

 Competencies for a senior specialist - expert level

  • Understand the methodology of evaluative and research studies [descriptive or analytic studies (cohort, case-control), randomised trial, efficacy or cost-effectiveness of intervention or technology, and meta-analysis], and interpret and use the results
  • Apply standard methodologies of research to the investigation of health care associated infections and to the evaluation of preventive measures