244501 Shaping Policy for Health™- Day 1: Evidence and Data

Saturday, October 29, 2011: 11:30 AM

Gloria Latimer, EdS, MS , Consultant, Colorado Springs, CO
The purpose of this presentation is to describe the difference between evidence and data and the relative importance evidence plays when define the problems and policy solutions to a problem.

Learning Areas:
Other professions or practice related to public health
Program planning
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe how evidence is different from data 2. Describe how evidence is important to problem definition

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to be a proposal Author on the content I am responsible for because I serve as a national Shaping Policy for Health™ trainer for Directors of Health Promotion and Education.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.