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dc.contributor.authorKeselman, A.*
dc.contributor.authorChase, R.A.*
dc.contributor.authorRewolinski, J.*
dc.date.accessioned2019-03-29T14:42:01Z
dc.date.available2019-03-29T14:42:01Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.identifier.urihttps://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-85059272831&doi=10.5195%2fjmla.2019.351&partnerID=40&md5=fb8f9845041a3687d24a44a5e9745d91
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10713/8585
dc.description.abstractBackground: This case study describes the implementation and evaluation of a multisite teen health information outreach program. The objectives of the program were to increase health knowledge, health information literacy, interest in health careers, community engagement, and leadership skills of teens in disadvantaged communities. Case Presentation: Teens at six sites across the country participated in a multi-week curriculum that focused on various aspects of health literacy, information literacy, and leadership. Lesson topics addressed personal health, social determinants of health, information quality, and communication and advocacy skills. Program evaluation included both quantitative and qualitative components and focused on multiple knowledge and skills outcome variables. Results suggested that while teens at all sites showed improvement, particularly with respect to engagement and interest in the topics, the degree of gains in knowledge and information literacy measures varied significantly from site to site. Conclusion: On-site implementation planning, cohesive integration of added activities, and emphasis on retention can contribute to implementation and evaluation effectiveness. This work also underscores the limitation of a purely quantitative approach to capturing the impact of health information and stresses the importance of supplementing numerical scores and statistics with qualitative data.en_US
dc.description.urihttps://dx.doi.org/10.5195/jmla.2019.351en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherUniversity of Pittsburgh Pressen_US
dc.relation.ispartofJournal of the Medical Library Association : JMLA
dc.subjectspecial populationsen_US
dc.subject.lcshProject Shareen_US
dc.subject.meshAdolescenten_US
dc.subject.meshCommunity-Institutional Relationsen_US
dc.subject.meshHealth Literacyen_US
dc.subject.meshHealth Status Disparitiesen_US
dc.subject.meshProgram Evaluationen_US
dc.titleLessons learned from multisite implementation and evaluation of Project SHARE, a teen health information literacy, empowerment, and leadership programen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.doi10.5195/jmla.2019.351
dc.identifier.pmid30598651


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