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Module 5: Evaluation Considerations for COPD Programs

Evaluation is a tool for measuring a program's impact and providing information on where to make improvements. Careful evaluation of programs designed to prevent and manage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is critical to ensuring that the programs are achieving their desired objectives and goals.

This module provides methods and considerations for conducting evaluations of programs designed to prevent and manage COPD.

For a detailed overview of program evaluation, see the Conducting Rural Health Research, Needs Assessment, and Program Evaluation topic guide and Evaluating Rural Programs in the Rural Community Health Toolkit.

In this module: