Program Planning

Program Planning
Introduction to needs assessment, program development, implementation, and evaluation in health promotion and public health.
HLTH
439
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesHLTH 100 & HLTH 330; Concurrent with Hlth 434.
 RecommendedHlth 432.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining HLTH 439
Course Outcomes

Community Assessment and Data Analysis

Conduct a community assessment by collecting and analyzing data to determine the health needs of a community

Priority Setting

Implement priority setting methodologies, using needs assessment data and analysis.

Outcome Development

Distinguish between goals and objectives and develop process, impact and outcome objectives.

Intervention Selection and Implementation

  • Distinguish between different levels of intervention evidence (emerging, promising, effective, and evidence-based).
  • Identify and design appropriate interventions based on root causes of priority issues, theory, and community contextual factors.

Intervention Management

Establish appropriate logic models, program timelines, staffing plans, and budgets.

Program Evaluation

Distinguish between process, impact, and outcome evaluation and apply appropriate strategies.