Capstone Papers-Why is it so important for us to measure the impact and success of our programs?
When health educators are planning an evaluation to measure whether or not the program participants have met the objectives of a program, they need to be skilled in order to measure the program outcomes…
When health educators are asked to interpret the results of a program evaluation to a group of stakeholders, the need to be competent in communicating how the program outcome measures produced the program results” (McKenzie et al., 2009).In reading the examples above, expand on the significance of measures and measurement in health program design and implementation.
Why is it so important for us to measure the impact and success of our programs? How does doing so help us to better manage our current programs, and anticipate challenges and opportunities in our future programs? What do we learn from this process?