Use of outcome metrics to measure quality in education and training of healthcare professionals

A scoping review of international experiences

by Ellen Nolte, Caroline Viola Fry, Eleanor Winpenny, Laura Brereton

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This brief report provides a rapid review of the published evidence on initiatives undertaken at international and national levels that may inform the further development of the proposed outcomes framework. It is designed as an exploratory review, with a focus on the use of quality indicators to assess and monitor the delivery of healthcare education and training in international settings.

Table of Contents

  • Section One

    Background

  • Section Two

    Assessing the quality of education and training of healthcare workers: a scan of the literature

  • Section Three

    Assessing the quality of education and training of healthcare workers: international experiences

  • Section Four

    Assessing the quality of education and training of healthcare workers: national experiences

  • Section Five

    An international comparison of the use of specific quality indicators to measure the quality of healthcare education and training

  • Section Six

    Summary and areas for further enquiry

  • Section Seven

    References

  • Appendix A

    Human Resources for Health (HRH) Indicator Compendium

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The research described in this working paper was conducted by RAND Europe for the Department of Health, within the PRP project "An ‘On-call’ Facility for International Healthcare Comparisons".

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