Ability to access, interpret, use and present injury and/or violence DATA
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- Describe key sources of data at the national, state and community level and describe their strengths and weaknesses.
- Describe the strengths and weaknesses of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) system and its use.
- Describe the differences between primary (“self-collected”) and secondary data (“existing data”) and provide examples of appropriate uses of each method.
- Describe how data can be used to identify disparate populations.
- Explain how data can be used to identify emerging issues in injury and/or violence.
- Identify the ethical and legal issues involved in the collection and use of data.
- Identify how a variety of factors (including age, gender, race, ethnicity, access to economic resources, community norms, etc.) may influence the collection, interpretation, and use of injury and/or violence data.
- Define quantitative and qualitative forms of data and give examples of their use in constructing and evaluating injury and/or violence prevention programs. Describe the benefits and limitations of each kind of data.
- Explain the importance of data for use in priority setting, program planning, quality improvement, evaluation, and advocacy in injury and/or violence prevention.
- Describe how qualitative and quantitative data can be used in conducting an assets and needs assessment of a community of interest.
- Demonstrate the ability to present data in a clear and understandable manner for different audiences.
Topic: General Resources
|CDC State Injury Indicators Report(periodically updated)||IVP||Publication, Website|
|CDC/Inventory of National Injury Data Systems||IVP||Website|
|CDC/WISQARS(Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System)||IVP||Tool, Website|
|Data Collection for Program Evaluation||Course|
|Data Interpretation for Public Health Professionals||Course|
|ICD-10-CM Overview & Injury Matrices||IVP||Webinar|
|Injury Epidemiology Overview||IVP||Slides/Lecture|
|Injury Surveillance Workgroup (ISW) Reports||IVP||Publication|
|Introduction to Public Health Surveillance||Cross-cutting||Webinar|
|Overview of Injury Epidemiology||IVP||Publication|
|Presenting Public Health Data||Course|
|Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health Practice: An Introduction||Cross-cutting||Course, Publication|
|Understanding and Using Injury Cost Data in Your Prevention Efforts||Webinar|