Introduction to the Community Health Opinion Survey (Just-in-Time Training)

Fee:None
Length: 40 minutes
Description:This module is an online version of the just-in-time training available for volunteers to conduct community health opinion surveys.
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Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Author:

Kasey Decosimo, MPH

Narrator:

Matt Simon, MA, GISP

NCIPH Reviewer:

Matt Simon, MA, GISP

The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose. Author, narrator, reviewer affiliations listed were current at the time of training development.

Competencies and Capability Functions Addressed

This training addresses selected applied epidemiology, core public health, and public health preparedness and response competencies and public health preparedness capability functions. (Please note: The competencies included on this site are just a few of the public health competencies which have been established. Training participants may find alignment between this training and other competency sets not included on this site.)

Applied Epidemiology Competencies Tier 1
Assist in conducting a community health status assessment (I.C.1)
Use software tools that support public health data acquisition, entry, abstraction, analysis, and reporting (II.C.2)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 1
1A2. Identifies quantitative and qualitative data and information (e.g., vital statistics, electronic health records, transportation patterns, unemployment rates, community input, health equity impact assessments) that can be used for assessing the health of a community (1: Analytical/Assessment Skills)
5A6. Engages community members (e.g., focus groups, talking circles, formal meetings, key informant interviews) to improve health in a community (5: Community Dimensions of Practice Skills)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 2
1B8. Collects valid and reliable quantitative and qualitative data (1: Analytical/Assessment Skills)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 3
1C8. Ensures collection of valid and reliable quantitative and qualitative data (1: Analytical/Assessment Skills)
Public Health Preparedness Capabilities
Capability 13, Function 1: Conduct public health surveillance and detection
Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies
2.4. Collect data according to protocol.

References

Brownson R. (2011). Evidence-Based Public Health. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Howell E. (2013). Collecting Data and Data Analysis and Interpretation. Presented at the 2013 Community Health Assessment Training.

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health. (2011). Community health assessment guide book. http://publichealth.nc.gov/lhd/cha/docs/guidebook/CHA-GuideBookUpdatedDecember15-2011.pdf. Accessed April 14, 2014.

American Statistical Association (1997). What Is a Survey? More About Mail Surveys. Alexandria, VA: Section on Survey Research Methods, American Statistical Association.

American Statistical Association (1997). What Is a Survey? How to Collect Survey Data. Alexandria, VA: Section on Survey Research Methods, American Statistical Association.

Salant, P. and Dillman, D. (1994). How to Conduct Your Own Survey. John Wiley & Sons.

Wiggins, B. and Deeb-Sossa, N. (2000). Conducting Telephone Surveys. Chapel Hill, NC: Odum Institute for Research in Social Science.

Malilay J, Flanders WD, Brogan D. (1996). A modified cluster-sampling method for post-disaster rapid assessment of needs. Bull World Health Organ, 74(4), 399-405.

Frerichs RR, Shaheen MA. (2001). Small-community-based surveys. Annual Rev Public Health, 22, 231-47.

Binkin N, Sullivan K, Staehling N, Nieburg P. (1992). Rapid nutrition surveys: how many clusters are enough? Disasters, 16(2), 97-103.

Blumberg SJ, Luke JV. (2011). Wireless substitution: Early release of estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, January-June 2011. Division of Health Interview Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/wireless201112.pdf. Accessed April 14, 2014.

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