Presentation on theme: "Evidence-Based Public Health Practice: Additional Resources & Wrap-Up Helena VonVille Library Director University of Texas School of Public Health This."— Presentation transcript:
Evidence-Based Public Health Practice: Additional Resources & Wrap-Up Helena VonVille Library Director University of Texas School of Public Health This project has been funded in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No NO1-LM-6-3505.
Week 2, Pt. 2: Additional Resources & Wrap-Up Web resources ◦ MedlinePlus ◦ ToxMap ◦ Household Products Database ◦ Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce Steps 4, 5, & 6 recap Questions
MedlinePlus From the National Library of Medicine Consumer health web site Vetted by information professionals MedlinePlus includes: MedlinePlus ◦ Health topics Health topics ◦ Drug information Drug information ◦ Medical Encyclopedia Medical Encyclopedia ◦ Health news Health news ◦ Directories Directories ◦ Go Local Go Local Are your services listed?
ToxMap From the National Library of Medicine Environmental releases information ◦ Includes Toxic Release Inventory ◦ Includes Superfund sites Links to health risk information ◦ NJ Hazardous Substances Fact Sheets ◦ ToxFAQs (CDC) ◦ CA Prop 65
Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce Main topics ◦ Health Promotion and Health Education Health Promotion and Health Education ◦ Literature and Guidelines Literature and Guidelines ◦ Health Data Tools and Statistics Health Data Tools and Statistics ◦ Grants and Funding Grants and Funding ◦ Education and Training Education and Training ◦ Legislation and Policy Legislation and Policy ◦ Conferences and Meetings Conferences and Meetings ◦ Finding People Finding People ◦ Discussion and E-mail Lists Discussion and E-mail Lists ◦ Jobs and Careers Jobs and Careers
Partners: Health Promotion & Health Education Resources from wide variety of groups ◦ APHA ◦ SOPHE ◦ AHRQ ◦ University of Iowa ◦ FDA ◦ Healthy Roads Media Multi-language handouts, audio, Web documents
Partners: Literature & Guidelines Many of same resource from EBPH site Resource Guide for Public Health Preparedness Reports of the Surgeon General
Partners: Education & Training CDCynergy ◦ Health communication planning TRAIN.org (Public Health Foundation) Journal Self-Study (SOPHE)
Review of EBPH Steps Step 1: Define the issue Step 2: Gather the data Step 3: Review the literature Step 4: Develop program or policy options Step 5: Create an implementation plan Step 6: Evaluate and determine next steps!
Step 4: Develop program or policy options Review what you know about public health programs Determine criteria to prioritize options Evaluate potential costs (cost- effectiveness and cost-benefit)
Step 5: Create an implementation plan Refine your description of the issue Go back to your logic model ◦ Add inputs ◦ Expand activities ◦ Refine outcomes Which behavior theory most appropriate? ◦ Theory at a Glance: A Guide for Health Promotion Practice Theory at a Glance: A Guide for Health Promotion Practice Implement!
Step 6: Evaluate the program or policy CDC Evaluation Working Group ◦ Framework for Program Evaluation Framework for Program Evaluation WK Kellogg Foundation ◦ Evaluation Handbook Evaluation Handbook Association for Community Health Improvement ◦ Outcomes Measurements Outcomes Measurements
Questions? Helena VonVille 713-500-9131 Helena.M.VonVille@uth.tmc.edu