Postgraduate Medical Specialist Training, health care
Health care specialists are experts on the state of health of communities and the public. Such specialists are familiar with the promotion of health, the prevention of diseases and their treatment, and an overall view of rehabilitation, and they are able to adapt this information for the development of health policy and health services. Health care specialists are familiar with the methods and premises of clinical studies and epidemiological studies performed at the public level with the help of register and statistics data, and they are thus able to assess critically information that is available. As the integration of social welfare and health care and the various levels of health care progresses, health care specialists are familiar with the entity formed by these areas, and they are able to use it for planning, management and research.
For further information: Simo Kokko, simo.kokko(at)uef.fi