The article recommends that competency builders use the article's reinterpretation of the research, development, test, and evaluation construct (RDT&E) when producing their competency sets. In addition, Drs. Schor and Altman encourage developers to consider content in at least 4 key areas: disaster-type domain, systems domain, clinical domain, and public health domain. Finally, the article advises competency model designers to constantly consider the challenges of the disaster work environment when creating their model.
The full article is currently accessible from the NCDMPH website:"Proposals for Aligning Disaster Health Competency Models"