Course Title: Evaluate a population health project

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: OHTH5736C

Course Title: Evaluate a population health project

School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6119 - Advanced Diploma of Oral Health (Dental Hygiene)

Course Contact: Sue Fatone

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 93411406

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Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 50

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

This unit is concerned with the project evaluation process.
It assumes that planning for the evaluation has been undertaken in the planning process and so focuses on conducting the evaluation.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

HLTPOP504C Evaluate a population health project


1. Monitor the performance of a population health project

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Monitor project activities to ensure they are being delivered in accordance with project plan
1.2 Regularly review results of monitoring to allow any problems or opportunities to be addressed


2. Evaluate a population health project

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Collect data as per procedures outlined in the evaluation plan
2.2 Interpret data and summarise in a manner that allows for conclusions to be made, with before and after comparisons made when relevant


3. Report on the outcome of a population health project evaluation

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Ensure the purpose, content and format of the evaluation report are as outlined in the project plan
3.2 Include in the report discussion of the evaluation process and results
3.3 Disseminate report to stakeholders in accordance with the project plan

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit will have developed the skills to evaluate a population health project.

Details of Learning Activities

These include lectures, classroom discussion, online learning & group project work

Teaching Schedule

Date Topic Assessment
July 16th  Class: Interventions of the health message
Methodologies suitable for evaluation of intervention
Assessment discussed
17th  Online: Prescribed readings Task 1 Q&A summative task
August 7th  Online: Prescribed readings: evaluation methods
Task 2 posted
11th Meeting to discuss the assessment. Assessment is aligned with the TAFEDH025 Special needs unit  
Aug 11th - Oct 13th Students to work on their health promotion activities in the special needs context and the corresponding written report on the related evaluation methods  
October 13 student group reporting on health promotion project .

Task 2 Oral presentations and written report due

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

A complete book list will be provided during Orientation and available on Blackboard


Other Resources

A range of additional resources and references will be provided through My Studies on Blackboard

Overview of Assessment

Oral presentation and reports on evaluation of health promotion activity

Assessment Tasks

There are two assessment tasks

Task 1 Q & A for online reading materials Due17th July

Task 2 Major project Oral presentation & written report due13th October

Assessment Matrix

This is available on Blackboard

Other Information

Late work that is submitted without an application for an extension (see below) will not be corrected.

• APPLICATION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME FOR SUBMISSION OF ASSESSABLE WORK - A student may apply for an extension of up to 7 days from the original due date. They must lodge the application form (available at least 24 hours before the due date. The application is lodged with the School Admin Office on Level 3 of Dental Hospital. Students requiring longer extensions must apply for SPECIAL CONSIDERATION.

• For missed assessments such as exams and presentations- you (& your doctor if you are sick) must fill out a special consideration form. This form must be lodged online with supporting evidence prior to, or within, 48 hours of the scheduled time of assessment
Students may be given the opportunity to resubmit the assignment if this is requested by the teacher and approved by the co-ordinator.
Students are required to achieve a Pass grade in both tasks to achieve Competence for this course

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