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PHO Rounds: Epidemiology - Promising Practices in the Use of Electronic Survey Tools for Program Evaluation, Assessment and Data Base Development
Thursday, July 16, 2015 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm
Venue: 480 University Ave, Suite 300 Toronto, ON M5G 1V2 Boardroom 350
Chronic Diseases and Injuries; Infectious Diseases; Emergency Preparedness; Environmental and Occupational Health; Family Health; Health Promotion; Research and Collaboration
City: Toronto
Format: In Person; Webinar

Note: This is an open invitation, and may be forwarded to interested parties.

In times of fiscal restraint, public health units are seeking efficient and effective ways of delivering quality services. Emerging technologies can be used to meet these objectives. In particular, electronic survey tools can be used by public health units to improve program evaluations, conduct assessments, collect and analyze program data and create data bases.
This presentation will describe the experience of Ottawa Public Health’s evaluation staff in developing a business case for choosing Fluid Surveys, and subsequent experience with implementing the tool. Benefits, drawbacks and future directions will be highlighted.

DISCLAIMER: The opinions expressed by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies or views of Public Health Ontario, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by Public Health Ontario.

Presenter: Eva Stewart-Bindernagel

Eva has worked at Ottawa Public Health (OPH) since 1996 as a Public Health Nurse with Heart Health, Tobacco, and Rural Health programs.  After completing her Masters in Nursing, she moved into program planning and evaluation. She currently holds two roles at OPH: Program Planning & Evaluation Officer and  Research Secretariat. For several years, Eva has been a clinical professor for fourth year community health nursing students  at the University of Ottawa (U of O), and is a guest lecturer at U of O  and Algonquin College. She initiated the business case for purchasing an online survey tool. She has also trained staff and volunteers on Fluid Surveys.

Public Health Ontario Grand Rounds are approved for continuing medical education from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.

PHO Grand Rounds are also approved by Council of Professional Experience for professional development hours (PDHs) for members of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI).

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