Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 2-hour lecture per week (Classroom) |
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POPH90231 can be taken concurrently
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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This subject provides an extension of studies in health program evaluation introduced in Health Program Evaluation 1. It focuses on issues relating to the selection and development of a preferred evaluation approach for a particular health program or policy. While it does so from an applied, practical perspective, key theoretical underpinnings of different evaluation approaches are also examined. Different types of evaluation design (in conjunction with relevant data collection and analysis issues) for different types of health programs and policies will be examined and will include clinical treatment programs, health promotion policies and programs and innovative service delivery programs in primary care. Students will have an opportunity to develop evaluation proposals in response to real world funding and policy settings.
On completion of the subject the student should be able to:
Owen, J.M. Program Evaluation: Forms and Approaches, 3rd Edition, St. Leonards, Allen & Unwin, 2006.
Ovretveit, J. (2002). Action evaluation of health programmes and changes: a handbook for a user. Abingdon: Radcliffe Medical Press
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Upon completion of this subject, students will have developed skills in:
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Master of Adolescent Health & Welfare |
Master of Adolescent Health & Wellbeing
Master of Public Health
Health Economics and Economic Evaluation |
Health Program Evaluation
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