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Author Issel, L. Michele.

Title Health program planning and evaluation : a practical and systematic approach for community health / L. Michele Issel
Edition Second edition
Published Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, [2009]


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Description xxxvi, 594 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Contents: Context of health program development and evaluation -- Diversity in programs and evaluation -- Planning for health programs -- Community health assessment for program planning -- Characterizing and defining the health problem -- Program theory and interventions revealed -- Program implementation plan -- Implementation evaluation -- Program quality and fidelity : managerial and contextual considerations -- Planning the intervention effects evaluation -- Outcome and impact evaluation designs -- Sampling and data collection for assessment and evaluation -- Quantitative data analysis and interpretation -- Qualitative methods for planning and evaluation -- Introduction to program economic analyses -- Program evaluators' responsibilities
Summary Summary: "In this thorough revision of Health Program Planning and Evaluation, L. Michele Issel carefully walks the reader through the process of developing, implementing, and evaluating successful community health programs. Featuring reader-friendly, accessible language and practical tools and concepts, this resource prepares students and professionals to become savvy consumers of evaluation reports and prudent users of evaluation consultants." "The Second Edition reflects the major changes in the field of community health with updated examples and references throughout. Three new chapters address the topics of characterizing and defining potential problems in health programs; managerial and contextual considerations for program quality and fidelity; and sampling and data collection for assessment and evaluation."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Health planning.
Community health services.
LC no. 2008028574
ISBN 9780763753344 (paperback)
0763753343 (paperback)