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Health Program Planning and EvaluationAuthors: L. Michele Issel, Rebecca Wells
Selected by Doody’s Review Services as one of Doody’s Core Titles in Public Health, Health Program Planning and Evaluation, Fourth Edition carefully walks the reader through the process for developing, implementing, and evaluating successful community health promotion programs. Featuring reader-friendly, accessible language and practical tools and concepts, this outstanding resource prepares students and professionals to become savvy consumers of evaluation reports and prudent users of evaluation consultants. The Fourth Edition reflects the major changes in the field of community health with updated examples and references throughout.
The following is a list of chapter specific major, substantive revisions evident in the 4th edition, beyond general updating of references:
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Front Matter Table of Contents, List of Figures, List of Tables, Lis of Exhibits, Preface, Acknowledgments, List of Acronyms
Section I The Context of Health Program Development and Evaluation
Chapter 1 Context of Health Program Development and Evaluation
Chapter 2 Relevance of Diversity and Disparities to Health Programs
Section II Defining the Health Problem
Chapter 3 Community Health Assessment for Program Planning
Chapter 4 Characterizing and Defining the Health Problem
Section III Health Program Development and Planning
Chapter 5 Program Theory and Interventions Revealed
Chapter 6 Program Objectives and Setting Targets
Chapter 7 Process Theory for Program Implementation
Section IV Implementing and Monitoring the Health Program
Chapter 8 Monitoring Implementation Through Budgets and Information Systems
Chapter 9 Implementation Evaluation: Measuring Inputs and Outputs
Chapter 10 Program Quality and Fidelity: Managerial and Contextual Considerations
Section V Outcome and Impact Evaluation of Health Programs
Chapter 11 Planning the Intervention Effect Evaluations
Chapter 12 Choosing Designs for Effect Evaluations
Chapter 13 Sampling Designs and Data Sources for Effect Evaluations
Chapter 14 Quantitative Data Analysis and Interpretation
Chapter 15 Qualitative Methods for Planning and Evaluation
Section VI Additional Considerations for Evaluators
Chapter 16 Program Evaluators’ Responsibilities