HLTH06030 2013 DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH 1

General Details

Full Title
DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH 1
Transcript Title
DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH 1
Code
HLTH06030
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
HLTH - Health Studies
Department
LIFE - Life Sciences
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2013 - Full Academic Year 2013-14
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Kevin Cradock
Programme Membership
SG_SHEAL_H08 201600 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Science in Health Science and Physical Activity SG_SHUMA_H08 201700 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Human Nutrition SG_SHUMA_B07 201700 Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition SG_SHUMA_B07 201800 Bachelor of Science in Science in Human Nutrition
Description

The module will enable learners to explore, research and present factors that determine one's health.  Learners will be equipped with core skills and competencies to be able to assess and identify key determinants of one's health.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Examine theoretical principles for defining the boundaries of health.

2.

Outline and describe core determinants that influence one's health both positively and negatively.

3.

Describe and categorise in detail various biological, lifestyle and social factors that determine one's health.

4.

Source, select and present relevant health related data to illustrate determinants of health.

5.

Communicate and present specific health information in module area.

6.
Work under guidance within allocated responsibility on practical based continuous assessment.

Module Dependencies

Prerequisites
None
Co-requisites
None
Incompatibles
None

Indicative Syllabus

Exploring Concepts of Health / Defining Health

Overview of Determinants of Health

Focus on Biological Determinants of Health

Focus on Lifestyle Choices & Behaviours  - Health Protective Behaviours

Focus on Lifestyle Choices & Behaviours - Health Risk Behaviours

Introduction to Social Determinants of Health

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
40 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
60 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Class Seminar - peer sharing of seminar series experience. Self-reflection by learner in terms of personal strengths and weaknesses experienced during seminar series

Individual feedback sheets detailing marks allocated in each area including individual feedback points for learners self-development in terms of academic presentations
Formative UNKNOWN - % Week 13 4,5,6
2 Student Seminar/Presentation

Criteria of assessment
Research & Theory Presented
Support Material
Presentation Skills Group-work
Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 40 % OnGoing 1,2,4,5,6
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final exam Final Exam UNKNOWN 60 % End of Term 1,2,3,4,5,6
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Tiered Classroom Lecture 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Self Study 1 Weekly 1.00
Group Learning Flat Classroom Facilitated Learning Sessions/Workshops 1 Weekly 1.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Graham, H. (2007) Unequal Lives: Health and Socioeconomic Inequalities. Pub:  Open University Press.

Graham, H. (2000) Understanding Health Inequalities.  Pub:  Open University Press.

Keleher, H. & Murphy, B. (2004)  Understanding Health: A Determinants Approach. Pub: Oxford University Press.

Marmont, M. & Wilkinson, R.G. (Eds.) (2005)  Social Determinants of Health (2nd Ed.). Pub: Oxford University Press.

Siegrist, J. & Marmot, M. (Eds.) (2006)  Social Inequalities in Health: New Evidence and Policy Implications.  Pub: Oxford University Press

Naidoo, J. & Wills, J. (2000)  Health Promotion Foundations for Practice (2nd Ed.) Pub: Bailliere Tindall

Other Resources

Journals / Policies

Various WHO / National Policies where applicable

International Journal of Health Promotion

Health Promotion Practice

Health Education Research Journal

Additional Information

None