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Evaluating Public Health Interventions CXA319

Introduction

Evaluation is a core function and responsibility of public health professionals and 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 foundation competencies in health intervention evaluation, including stakeholder consultation, evaluation design and planning, needs assessment, logic modelling, evaluability assessment and conceptual frameworks relevant to evaluation in public health practice. This is underpinned by exploration of the different evaluation approaches and research and evaluation methods used in public health practice.

Summary

Unit name Evaluating Public Health Interventions
Unit code CXA319
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences
Coordinator Mr Roger Hughes
Available as an elective?
Delivered By Delivered wholly by the provider

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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.
  • Describe the strengths and limitations of different health intervention evaluation types, approaches, data collection and analysis methods.
  • Design a public health intervention evaluation plan using contemporary and appropriate approaches to stakeholder engagement, logic modelling and data collection and analysis methods.
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