HLTH07021 2013 HEALTH PROMOTION PRACTICE II

General Details

Full Title
HEALTH PROMOTION PRACTICE II
Transcript Title
HEALTH PROMOTION PRACTICE II
Code
HLTH07021
Attendance
75 %
Subject Area
HLTH - Health Studies
Department
LIFE - Life Sciences
Level
07 - NFQ Level 7
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2013 - Full Academic Year 2013-14
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Maire McCallion
Programme Membership
SG_SHEAL_H08 201600 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Science in Health Science and Physical Activity
Description

This module will build on Health Promotion Practice 1 by aiming to give learners an understanding of the key principles and approaches to health promotion and the competencies and skills required to engage in the field of health promotion. Learners will be encouraged to analyse health promotion practice in terms of effectiveness of interventions.

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

Critically appraise different ideological approaches to health promotion and assess how they impact on practice.

2.

Identify appropriate strategies for health promotion at individual, community, organizational and policy level

3.

Research the literature for evidence based practice in health promotion and design and plan health promotion interventions for specific population groups, settings and topics.

4.

Describe the various competencies which practitioners from various organisations that promote health use in a variety of settings.

Module Assessment Strategies

Students will complete an academic case study from a peer reviewed journal and also complete a case study from local practice. Students will get feedback on aspects of their case study during workshop time where they present components of the assessment at various stages. One case study will be presented in a written report while the other will be presented through an oral presentation. Student’s oral presentations will be video recorded to ensure reliability of assessment and also to give students an opportunity to appraise their own performance.  A terminal exam will be used to assess students overall knowledge of the area formative assessments will be given on a regular basis to aid revision and give students feedback on their learning.

Module Dependencies

Prerequisites
Health Promotion Practice 1
Co-requisites
None
Incompatibles
None

Indicative Syllabus

Current H.P. Policy / Frameworks including Ideological Approaches to health promotion.

Behaviour change models

Strategies for Health Promotion including Community Development & social marketing.

Competencies for Health Promotion Practitioners.

International Perspectives in Health Promotion including Ottawa and  Bangkok Charters.

Logic planning models for integrated evidence based health promotion planning.

Evaluation models for Health Promotion

The role of local, regional and national organisations in promoting health

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
50 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
50 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Project Participation in workshops and planning groups Formative UNKNOWN - % OnGoing 2,3,4
2 Presentation Local Organisations Promoting Health Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 25 % Week 7 4
3 Individual Project Summary of Case Study Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 10 % Week 4 3
4 Individual Project Analysis of Case Study Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 15 % Week 11 1,3

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Exam Final Exam UNKNOWN 50 % End of Term 1,2,3,4
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Tiered Classroom Lecture 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Self Study 3 Weekly 3.00
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.) Bailliere Tindall.

Tones, K & Green, J. (2001) Health Promotion : Planning and Strategies. London: Sage.

Macdowall, W., Bonell, C. & Davies, M. (2006) Health Promotion Practice: Open University Press: Berkshire.

Laverack, G. (2000) Health Promotion Practice Building Empowered Communities. Open University Press.

Davies, M. & Macdowall, W. (Eds.) (2007) Health Promotion Theory.  Open University Press.

World Health Organization (1998) Health Promotion Glossary. WHO: Geneva.

 

 

Other Resources

Videos to record local case studies.

Additional Information

None