Introduction to Program Monitoring and Evaluation in Maternal and Child Health: Session Five - Data Collection
This session discusses the issues to consider when making decisions about data collection. It will survey the most common data collection methods used in the evaluation of MCH programs. Students will get to outline a data collection plan for the Child Wellness Program.
Note: This session is part five of a six-course series.
Academic Faculty/Staff, Healthcare professionals, Federal Government Employees, State Government Employees, Local Government Employees, Non-Government Employees and Students
- Identify issues to consider when collecting data for program evaluation
- Describe the strengths and limitations of quantitative and qualitative methods used in program evaluation
- Discuss decision-making issues regarding the selection or design of instruments to measure outcomes
- Apply knowledge to outline a data collection plan for the Child Wellness Program
Francoise Grossmann, RN, MPH
Francoise Grossmann serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences at Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Her educational background combines nursing, anthropology and public health, with many years of professional experience in the area of reproductive health, program evaluation and capacity building, in both developed and developing countries. At Tulane, she teaches graduate level courses related to women’s health, social and behavioral aspects of health, and program monitoring and evaluation. She also teaches at Mekele University in Ethiopia.
- 2.00 Participation/CETulane Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) awards 2.00 hour(s) of credit for completing Introduction to Program Monitoring and Evaluation in Maternal and Child Health: Session Five - Data Collection
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