HLTH06031 2013 HEALTH PROMOTION PRACTICE 1

General Details

Full Title
HEALTH PROMOTION PRACTICE 1
Transcript Title
HEALTH PROMOTION PRACTICE 1
Code
HLTH06031
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
Description

Learners will be equipped with core skills and competencies to be able to define the boundaries of health promotion including the core principles underlying health promotion practice.  The learner will also be able to identify and outline the core skills required to plan, implement and evaluate health promotion initiatives from a theoretical perspective.

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

To examine theoretical principles for defining health promotion.

2.

Outline, describe and interpret core principles required for effective health promotion practice.

3.

Describe and categorise how to promote ones' health at various levels and using various approaches.

4.

Source, select and present relevant health related data to illustrate the core skills required in planning, implementing and evaluating health promotion initiatives.

5.

To communicate and present specific health promotion related information in module area.

6.

To work under guidance within allocated responsibility on practical based continuous assessment.

7.
To be able to self-examine performance in terms of seminar performance and receive constructive feedback from peers and tutors.

Module Dependencies

Prerequisites
None
Co-requisites
None
Incompatibles
None

Indicative Syllabus

Overview of Health Promotion

Core Principles of Health Promotion Practice

Models and approaches to Health Promotion Practice

Overview of Settings/Topics/Population Health

Needs Assessment for Health

Planning Health Promotion Initiatives including: 

Implementing and evaluating Health Promotion initiatives.

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 12 4,7
2 PBL
Student Led Seminars
Criteria of assessment
Research & Theory Presented
Presentation Skills & Group-work Support Material
Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 40 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6
             

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
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Self Study 2 Weekly 2.00
Lecture Tiered Classroom Lecture 2 Weekly 2.00
Workshop Flat Classroom Workshop 2 Weekly 2.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

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

Laverack, G. (2007) Health Promotion Practice Building Empowered Communities. Pub: Open University Press

Ewles, L. & Simnett, I. (2004) Promoting Health A Practical Guide (5th Ed.). Pub: Bailliere Tindall

Scriven, A. & Orme, J. (2006) Health Promotion Professional Perspectives (2nd Ed.). Pub: MacMillan / The Open University

World Health Organisation (1986) The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion. Geneva: WHO

Tones, K. & Tilford, S. (2001) Health Promotion effectiveness, efficiency and equity. (3rd Ed.) Pub: Chapman & Hall

 

Other Resources

Journals

International Journal of Health Promotion

Health Education & Research

Health Promotion Practice

International Journal of Health Psychology

Websites

Official Health Websites e.g WHO, Department of Health, Health Promotion Unit, International Union of Health Promotion & Education Various other articles, policy documents as appropriate during term

 

Additional Information

None