Public Health Research: Intervention Development and Evaluation [HS02c]

Course highlights

EC points

1.9

Months

November

Course days

Weekdays, except Wednesday

Faculty

Frank van Lenthe, PhD , and others

Course fee

€ 820

Location

Erasmus MC, Rotterdam NL

Level

Introductory

Prerequisites

Methods of Public Health Research (ESP11), Analysis of Population Health (HS02a) and Analysis of Determinants (HS02b)

Disciplines

  • Public Health

Resit date

11-01-2019

Application

How to apply

Detailed information about this course:

Description

Public Health Research: from Epidemiology to Health Promotion

Module: Intervention Development and Evaluation.

This module elaborates on the intervention development, implementation and evaluation phases in the model of planned promotion of public health.

Students will:

  • be introduced to strategies and opportunities of primary and secondary prevention;
  • learn how to work from determinants to interventions, i.e. how to translate determinants into intervention goals and intervention components and;
  • learn about the opportunities and challenges of evaluation of primary and secondary prevention interventions and;
  • be introduced to theory and challenges in dissemination of prevention interventions.

The course uses examples from health behaviour change, cancer screening, and vaccination.

Objectives

  • to understand the important strategies for prevention;
  • to have basic insight into the process of prevention intervention development;
  • to have knowledge of the opportunities and barriers in evaluation of prevention interventions;
  • to have skills to choose and apply the different research designs that can be used in evaluation of prevention intervention.

Assessment

Attendance, Written exam


Reduction on fees

PLEASE NOTE THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO THE RESEARCH MASTERS (120 ECTS)

50% reduction on our fees for participating institutes of NIHES

This 50% reduction is offered to participants formally appointed at the departments or sections participating in NIHES.

University Medical Center Rotterdam/Erasmus University Rotterdam:

  • Department of Epidemiology
  • Department of Public Health
  • Department of Psychiatry, Section of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy
  • Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychology
  • Department of Medical Informatics
  • Department of General Practice
  • Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management
  • Generation R

50% reduction on our fees for NIHES affiliated partners

This 50% reduction is offered to participants formally appointed at the following NIHES affiliated partners:

University Medical Center Rotterdam/Erasmus University Rotterdam, departments of:

  • Dermatology
  • General Paediatrics
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Rehabilitation Medicine

Institute of Medical Education Research Rotterdam (iMERR)

Netherlands Cancer Institute/Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital

  • Department of Cancer Epidemiology

25% reduction on our fees for partner institutes of NIHES

For participants formally appointed at the following departments, institutes:

  • Departments of Erasmus MC (except the departments mentioned above)
  • Addiction Research Institute (IVO)
  • Integraal Kankercentrum Zuid (IKZ)
  • Pallas Health Research and Consultancy
  • Municipal Health Service Amsterdam (GGD Amsterdam)
  • Municipal Health Service Rotterdam (GGD Rotterdam)
  • Havenpolikliniek
  • Admiraal De Ruyter Ziekenhuis

25% reduction for all (international) PhD students
Please state your tutor’s name and email address on the application form (remarks field).

25% reduction on our course fees (maximum 3 EC points per academic year) for all NIHES alumni
Please state that you are a NIHES alumnus/alumna and the academic year you graduated (remarks field).