Evaluation is a core function of public health and health system leadership. It provides evidence to improve the design, delivery, reach and impact of health interventions in the many different contexts of the health system. This unit develops student competencies in health intervention evaluation, including stakeholder consultation, evaluation design and planning, needs assessment, logic modelling, evaluability assessment and relevant conceptual frameworks relevant to evaluation in public health and health system practice and leadership. This is underpinned by exploration of the different evaluation approaches and designs and the research and evaluation methods used in evaluation practice.
|Unit name||Evaluating Health Interventions|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
|Coordinator||Doctor Louise Clark|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- International students
- Domestic students
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- Describe the application and importance of health intervention evaluation in health system improvement.
- Describe and apply key approaches to conducting health needs and evaluability assessments.
- Critically evaluate the strengths and limitations of different health intervention evaluation approaches, data collection and analysis methods.
- Design an evaluation plan for a health interventions using contemporary and appropriate approaches to stakeholder engagement, logic modelling and data collection and analysis methods.
- Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively to achieve health intervention evaluation objectives.
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On Campus Enrolment: Independent Learning 7 hours weekly; Lectorial 3 hours weekly
Online Enrolment: Independent Learning 9 hours weekly; Tutorial (Online) 1 hour fortnightly
|Assessment||Discussion Board (10%)|Intervention Analysis (40%)|Evaluation Plan (50%)|
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