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Unformatted text preview: Mission Statement, Goals, and Objectives Chapter 6 Mission, Goals, & Objectives Provide a foundation for program planning Provide direction for the program Provide a basis on which to evaluate the program Also called program overview or program aim General focus Maybe philosophy Helps to develop goals & objectives Mission Statement Fig. 6.1 Relationship of Mission Statement, Goals, & Objectives Examples of Mission Statements The mission of the Walkup Health Promotion program is to provide a wide variety of primary prevention activities for residents of the community. [community setting] This program is aimed at helping patients and their families to understand and cope with physical and emotional changes associated with recovery following cancer surgery. [medical care setting] Mission Statement Fig. 6.1 Relationship of Mission Statement, Goals, & Objectives Goals General statement of intent Future event; long-range purpose Includes who & what Compared to objectives, goals are: More global/general Include all aspects of a program Provide overall direction Longer to complete; no deadline Usually not observed Often not measured in exact terms Examples of Goals To prevent the spread of HIV in the youth of Indiana To reduce the incidence of influenza in the residents of Delaware County, Indiana...
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2009 for the course HLTH 440 taught by Professor Joshipraphul during the Spring '09 term at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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McKenzie_Ch_06 - Mission Statement, Goals, and Objectives...

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