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Developing and Prioritizing Program and Policy Options

In this course, which is part of the Evidence-Based Public Health series, you will learn why it is important to set priorities among various program and policy options. You will examine several methods for prioritizing competing options and will also learn how group decision-making can affect prioritization.

Quick Facts

Topics: Program Planning & Evaluation

Format: Online course

Time: 45 minutes

Cost: Free

NWCPHP trainings are accessed through PH LearnLink. See help.

Description

In this 45-minute module, you will learn why it is important to set priorities among various program and policy options. You will examine several methods for prioritizing competing options and will also learn how group decision-making can affect prioritization.

This is module 6 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.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the importance of prioritizing program and policy options
  • Identify methods for prioritizing program and policy options
  • Introduce the role of group decision-making during the prioritization process

Intended Audience

State, local, and tribal public health professionals and students

Access Training

This course is available through our learning management system, PH LearnLink.

Quick Facts

Topics: Program Planning & Evaluation

Format: Online course

Time: 45 minutes

Cost: Free

NWCPHP courses are accessed through PH LearnLink. See help.

Instructor

Colleen Kapsimalis, MPH, CPH, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Duration

This course will take 45 minutes to complete.

Format

This course consists of instructional videos, a quiz, activities, and a guide for discussion and additional learning.

Accessibility

This training is being delivered in a 508-compliant interface. During development of this training, we attempted to make the content accessible to individuals using screen readers. If you encounter trouble accessing the instructional materials by screen reader, or need any other accommodations in order to access the instructional materials, please contact , and we will do our best to make sure the content is accessible to you.

Acknowledgments

This training is brought to you by the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center, and the Prevention and Research Center in St. Louis, Missouri.

The content of this training was adapted from an in-person training course and based on the work by Ross C. Brownson, PhD.

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