J Korean Community Nurs.  2004 Jun;15(2):197-208.

Development an Evaluation Tool for Evaluation of Hypertension Prevention and Management Program in Community Health Posts

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  • 1Semyung University, Department of Nursing, Korea. kwon1314@hanmail.net
  • 2Kyungsan University, Department of Nursing, Korea.

Abstract

PURPOSE
This study was to develop an effective evaluation tool for evaluation of hypertension prevention and management program(HPMP) in community health posts (CHPs). METHOD: Evaluation tool composed from the literature review, the field visiting, and the in-depth interviews with the community health practitioners. RESULT: The evaluation tool had four domains, each with different maximum points:, hypertension prevention (35), hypertension management (40), environment of the CHPs(10), and evaluation system of the HPMP(15). The first domain was hypertension prevention with sub-domains of health education, and early detection of patients with hypertension. The second domain was hypertension management with sub-domains of management of health records of patients, education and counseling , and treatment and follow-up of patients. The third domain was the environment of the CHPs with subdomains of accessibility of CHPs to residents, accessibility of general health data to the public, and availability of health information to the public by multimedia. The fourth domain was the evaluation system of the HPMP with the subdomains of planning of program, formative evaluation, process evaluation, and summative evaluation.
CONCLUSION
The newly developed evaluation tool will contribute not only to plan and set goals for evaluation of HPMP in CHPs.


MeSH Terms

Counseling
Education
Follow-Up Studies
Health Education
Humans
Hypertension*
Multimedia
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