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COH607 Public Health Program Develop

Lead Faculty: Dr Gina Piane

Course Description

Development of community-wide interventions to promote health and prevent disease. Systematic design by application of the principles of epidemiology, health behavior and Evidence-Based Public Health. Includes Community-Based Participatory Research and investigation of ethical issues in conducting community-based public health programs.

Learning Outcomes

  • Assess the health needs of a community.
  • Describe the 9 phases of the PRECEDE/PROCEED framework.
  • Apply the PRECEDE/PROCEED framework for a health issue in a community.
  • Describe the 6 steps of Evidence-Based Public Health.
  • Apply the 6 steps of Evidence-Based Public Health to a health issue in a community.
  • Describe Community-Based Participatory Research.
  • Investigate the ethical issues involved in Community-Based Participatory Research.
  • Critically evaluate the evidence that supports intervention choices for a health issue.
  • Develop specific, measureable, attainable, realistic and time-framed process, impact and outcome objectives for a community health project.