Public Health Program

Program Student Learning Outcomes Assessment
(AY 2012-2013)

Program Student Learning Outcomes(PSLOS)

At the completion of Public Health Program the student will be able to:

  1. Recognize, describe and discuss the basic public health science facts and principles
  2. List and discuss the essential public health functions and their interrelationships at community and district level
  3. Describe and discuss adult, children and family health issues
  4. Discuss and demonstrate an understanding and practice of some generic public health competencies
  5. Demonstrate proper public health skills for public health practice in the community as a state or local public health officer
  6. Discuss and demonstrate community and cultural sensitivity in the health care environment
  7. Describe and discuss the health determinants and problems of adults, children and families
  8. Demonstrate proper cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid techniques
  9. Demonstrate the ability and discuss how to make a community diagnosis based on the determinants of health
  10. Identify and demonstrate good public health practice
  11. Have had work experience at a public health facility at community and district levels


  • I=Introduced
  • D=Demonstrated
  • M=Mastery at a level appropriate for graduation
  • PSLO Assessment Report Summary

    What we looked at:

    The Public Health Program assessment focused on PSLOs 1, 2, 4, and 8.

    Students who are taking courses related to PSLO1 presents a report at the end of the term and these are graded based on a rubric. Successful completion of this objective will be indicated by more than 80% of students receiving a C grade or higher.

    PSLO 2 was assessed by research papers and graded according to a specified rubric.Successful completion of this objective will be indicated by more than 80% of students receiving a C grade or higher.

    Evaluating students’ individual portfolio based on a rubric assessed PSLO 4

    PSLO 8 was assessed by a final skills test.

    What we found:

    • PSLO#1: Students who were taking courses related to this PLO have presented their reports among their peers and mentors and received a passing mark based on a rubric.

      PH 111:

      Total number of students:

      39

       

      No.of students with a grade of "C" or higher:

      32

       

      Number of students who failed:

      5

      PH 121:

      Total number of students:

      19

       

      No.of students with a grade of "C" or higher:

      15

       

      Number of students who failed:

      2

      PH 131:

      Total number of students:

      20

       

      No.of students with a grade of "C" or higher:

      17

       

      Number of students who failed:

      2

      PH 141:

      Total number of students:

      15

       

      No.of students with a grade of "C" or higher:

      12

       

      Number of students who failed:

      3

    • PSLO#2: Students who took courses submitted their research report and graded based on a rubric

      PH 141:

      Total number of students:

      13

       

      No.of students with a grade of "C" or higher:

      11

       

      Number of students who failed:

      2

    • PSLO#4: Students were able to present their portfolio that includes discussions and copies of their report to their mentors with satisfactory grades given by the mentors based on a rubric.

      PH 365A:

      Total number of students:

      13

       

      No.of students with a grade of "C" or higher:

      13

       

      Number of students who failed:

      0

      PH 365B:

      Total number of students:

      16

       

      No.of students with a grade of "C" or higher:

      16

       

      Number of students who failed:

      0

    • PSLO#8: PSLO#8: All students majoring in Public Health has successfully pass certification for CPR and first aid after attending a training seminar

       

      Number of students who did the CPR training:

      15

       

      Number of students who earned their BLS/CPR certificate:

      15

    What we are planning to work on:

    A comprehensive assessment/exam to evaluate the overall knowledge/skill the students gained will be administered. Starting SY 14-15, a Comprehensive Exam will be given to students every after the semester and contents will be based on their level (1st level AS, 2nd level AS, 3rd CAPH)

    Recommendations for students:

    Students must have a good background in statistics
    Students must have good reading comprehension and writing skills


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