Principles Of Evaluation And Research For Health Care Programs by Karen PerrinPrinciples Of Evaluation And Research For Health Care Programs by Karen Perrin

Principles Of Evaluation And Research For Health Care Programs

byKaren Perrin

Paperback | February 3, 2014

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Principles of Evaluation and Research for Health Care Programs provides a basic understanding of the importance of and the key approaches used to conduct health program research and evaluations. Written with the undergraduate in mind, this book is useful for students pursuing a wide spectrum of health careers. Students will learn terminology, levels and types of measurement, data collection methods, sampling and basic statistical analysis.In addition to the basic information, the book covers ethical and cultural competency issues unique to conducting evaluations. Finally, the book provides an introduction to systems thinking and its implications for evaluating the impact of interventions.The book offers activities and case studies that lay the foundation for understanding all aspects of evaluation while developing the critical thinking skills needed to dissect peer-reviewed publications as well as popular media health claims. It also provides many examples from a wide variety of health fields.
Title:Principles Of Evaluation And Research For Health Care ProgramsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:430 pages, 8.9 × 7 × 0.85 inPublished:February 3, 2014Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1284038963

ISBN - 13:9781284038965


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: PurposeChapter 2: EthicsChapter 3: Determinants of HealthChapter 4: Theories and ModelsChapter 5: Reliability and ValidityChapter 6: Qualitative DataChapter 7: Elements of ResearchChapter 8: SurveysChapter 9: Data Tools Chapter 10: Populations and Samples Chapter 11: Inferential StatisticsChapter 12: Budgets and Cost AnalysesChapter 13: Reports and PresentationsChapter 14: Case Study