HLTH08016 2013 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE II
This module provides learners with an opportunity to implement a health promotion/ public health initiative and evaluate the initiative. This module follows from Professional Practice I and is a capstone module which incorporates learning from a range of modules within the programme.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Identify the characteristics of competent Health Promotion and Public Health Practitioners and critically reflect on the development of their skills and abilities in the implementation and evaluation of a project and through their volunteering activities.
Implement and evaluate project plans which include appropriate health promotion strategies are collaborative, realistic and appropriate in relation to resources and time using appropriate project management and evaluation tools.
Explain the main concepts and principles of change management partnership working, project management and resource management and describe how they have applied in the implementation of their project.
Module Assessment Strategies
Learner outcomes and assessment are linked to the performance criteria in the Professional Standards for Health Promotion. Students are encouraged to contribute to the design of their own learning experiences through selection of an appropriate health promotion/ public health intervention. Each student is required to lead out on a specific aspect of thier project. Students are encouraged to reflect on their learning through development of a learning log with clear performance criteria from the professional standards. Students will receive regular feedback during workshops on their progress but also receive feedback on their submissions during the term. Student’s oral presentation will be video recorded for fairness and to ensure reliability of assessment.
Theory and practice of health promotion programme implementation and project management
Quality assurance, monitoring and evaluation
Theory and practice of organisational development and change management
Management and Leadership
Applications of information technology for social networking media, and mass media
Ethical Practice and Standards
Innovative practice & Entrepreneurship
Professional Competencies in Health Promotion/Public Health
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Group Project Class room based tasks||Formative||UNKNOWN||- %||OnGoing||1,2,3|
|2||Individual Project Reflective Log||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||30 %||OnGoing||1,3|
|3||Interview individual||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||20 %||Week 9||1,3|
|4||Group Project File describing implementation of project||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||50 %||Week 9||2,3|
Full Time Mode Workload
|Group Learning||Flat Classroom||Group Learning||2||Weekly||2.00|
|Independent Learning||UNKNOWN||Self Study||5||Weekly||5.00|
Johnson, J. and Breckon, D. (2007). Managing Health education and Health Promotion Programs: Leadership Skills for the 21st Century. Boston: Jones & Bartlett
Mayor, H (2010). Project Management (4th ed). Essex: Pearson Education Limited.
Meredith,J. and Mantel,S.J. (2000) Project Management: A managerial approach. New York: Wiley and Sons.
Straus, D. (2002). How to make Collaboration work: Powerful ways to build consensus, solve problems and make decisions. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler.
Healey, B.J., Zimmerman,R.S. (2010). The New World of Health Promotion. New Program Development, Implementation and Evaluation. London: Jones and Bartlett.
Students must complete 10 hours with a health promotion/ community initiative