Northwest Center for Public Health Practice at the University of Washington


This is an introductory course offering CPH — Free
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3-5 minutes


1.50 hours


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In this 1.5 hour module you will learn how to evaluate evidence-based public health programs. We will cover the basic components of program evaluation, including study designs, measurement approaches, and ways of using and sharing evaluation results.

This is module 9 of the Evidence-Based Public Health Training Series. It is meant to stand alone, but you may also take it together with the other modules in this series to receive a certificate in Evidence-Based Public Health.

What You'll Learn

  • Understand the basic components of program evaluation
  • Understand the various types of study designs useful in program evaluation
  • Understand the concepts of measurement validity and reliability

Competency Terms

Analytical/Assessment Skills

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Related Job Tasks

Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services
Analyze & Interpret data
Evaluate program performance