Program Evaluation:
Evaluating a Public Health Program

"Evaluating a Public Health Program" is the last in a series of trainings dealing with the development and evaluation of public health programs. This training serves as a comprehensive tutorial on the Evaluation of a Public Health Program. The process of Program Evaluation continues the use of pertussis reduction in Lakeshore County as an example program and utilizes the logic model developed in the "Introduction to Logic Models" training.

The primary focus of the course is to explore the six steps and the four standard groups in the Center for Disease Control's Framework for Program Evaluation. This framework represents all of the activities prescribed by the CDC in Program Evaluation, along with sensible guidance under the standards to aid in good decision-making.

Learning Outcome

As a result of this activity the learner will enhance their knowledge and competence in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention Framework for Program Evaluation.

Objectives

  • List six steps in the CDC Framework for Program Evaluation.
  • Apply the four standards in the CDC Framework for Program Evaluation.
  • Identify stakeholders roles and responsibilities.
  • Compose evaluation questions to focus the evaluation.
  • Recognize process and outcome indicators.
  • Compare and contrast methods for gathering evidence.
  • Recognize sources used in identifying program standards.
  • Discuss strategies to disseminate findings and share lessons learned.

Continuing Education Credits

CNE Credits offered until February 28, 2022. CHES and CME credits offered until June 30, 2023.

Sponsored by the School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 1.0. Continuing Competency credits available are 1.0. Provider ID# 99086.

There is a $5.00 fee for this credit (debit/credit card only), payable at the end of the training.

The University at Albany School of Public Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This offering is approved for 1.0 nursing contact hours.

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This event is sponsored by School of Public Health, University at Albany, an approved provider of CPH Renewal Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.

This offering is approved for 1.0 Certified in Public Health Renewal Credits.

This activity has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health. This program is designated for the participant to receive 1.0 CE credits. Approval number: CE #13115
To receive NJPH Credits for this course, please email your certificate of completion to Carl Donaldson,donaldcj@rutgers.edu

1.0 hours of Generic Continuing Education Credits.

  • Training launched: August 1, 2011
  • Estimated time: 1 hour
  • Training is free and open to the public

The planners and course authors have no financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity. No commercial support has been accepted for this activity.