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Why do health care professionals need to be sure the program mission statement, goals, and objectives to fit the target population?

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1. Why do health care professionals need to be sure the program mission statement, goals, and objectives to fit the target population?

Every program needs to be specific to the needs of a target population, which means the mission statement, goals, and objectives also need to be aligned in order to be successful in meeting the needs of the target population. If not, the program will not be successful. One follows from the other. The mission statement should define the broad purpose the program is trying to achieve , and describe the community or target population the program is designed to serve, and often, states the values and principles that will guide the program. (www.assessment.uconn.edu/docs/HowToWriteMission.pdf )

For example, if the target population is pregnant teenagers, the mission statement needs to about helping pregnant people in some way, and the goals and objectives need to be aimed at meeting the mission and the target population's needs. Conversely, if the target market was ...

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