Overview of the foundations in public health program planning and evaluation.
- Describe how social, behavioral, environmental, and biological factors contribute to specific individual and community health outcomes.
- Describe the tasks necessary to assure that program implementation occurs as intended.
- Explain how the findings of a program evaluation can be used.
- Explain the contribution of logic models in program development, implementation, and evaluation.
- Differentiate among goals, measurable objectives, related activities, and expected outcomes for a public health program.
- Differentiate the purposes of formative, process, and outcome evaluation.
- Differentiate between qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods in relation to their strengths, limitations, and appropriate uses, and emphases on reliability and validity.
- Prepare a program budget with justification.
- Assess evaluation reports in relation to their quality, utility, and impact on public health.