Health Promotion Planning and Evaluation

10 Units

Planning and evaluation are essential to quality health policy, research and practice. This course takes a practical approach, from the selection of a strategy through to planning, implementation and dissemination. Evaluation is viewed as integral to the quality and accountability of each of these steps, not as a process that is undertaken separately.

Faculty Faculty of Health and Medicine
School School of Medicine and Public Health
Availability Semester 2 - 2016 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Critically appraise and select from potential evidence-based health promotion initiatives to address a health issue within a specific population, community or setting
  2. Articulate clear, relevant and measureable project aims and objectives
  3. Develop a practical project plan including considerations of budget and project timelines
  4. Develop a scientifically sound evaluation plan, with appropriate scope and methodologies, and direct relevance to the stated project aim and objectives
  5. Engage stakeholders, organisations and communities as appropriate to the project
  6. Implement and manage a health promotion project with appropriate consideration of scope management, quality control, risk management, evaluation tracking and documentation
  7. Disseminate the results of the project appropriately

The aim of this course is to provide students with the rationale, framework and tools for effective planning and evaluation of health promotion at the specific intervention or project level.

This includes:

  • A systematic and evidence-based approach to health promotion strategy selection
  • Project planning
  • Evaluation planning, including methods, design and data issues
  • Project implementation and project management
Assessment Items
  • Online Learning Activity: Online Learning Activities
  • Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments
Contact Hours
  • Online Activity: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetable 2016 Course Timetables for HPRO6900
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