HLTH08023 2019 PROMOTING HEALTH IN SPECIFIC POPULATION GROUPS

General Details

Full Title
PROMOTING HEALTH IN SPECIFIC POPULATION GROUPS
Transcript Title
PROMOTING HEALTH IN SPECIFIC P
Code
HLTH08023
Attendance
75 %
Subject Area
HLTH - Health Studies
Department
HEAL - Health & Nutritional Sciences
Level
08 - NFQ Level 8
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Margaret McLoone
Programme Membership
SG_SPUBL_K08 201900 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Public Health and Health Prom SG_SHEAL_H08 201900 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Health Science and Physical Activity
Description

During this module students will gain a detailed knowledge of the importance of utilising a population based approach for targeting health,  health promotion and wellness initiatives.  The student will demonstrate mastery in developing appropriate methods and strategies for targeting various sub-population groups in society.

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

Demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of the concepts,  models, principles and theories of health promotion with reference to specific population groups.

2.

Source, interpret and apply appropriate and referenced health related literature from current evidence base regarding a variety of population groups.

3.

Plan, develop and implement appropriate initiatives to promote population health which are appropriate to the group and in line with evidence based practice.

4.

Engage in collaborative work with external agencies.

5.

Participate constructively in a team environment while planning for a population health initiative.

6.

Reflect on their professional skills and competencies and identify their knowledge / skills gaps and source and undertake self-learning for professional development relevant to the field of population health.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Students will learn through a series of population specific based practical workshops

Each workshop will results in students undertaking a reflective task each week that will be submitted in a self-reflective learning log

Students will also conduct a specialised facilitated workshop session with a specific specialist population group within society e.g people with a defined disability, low literacy group, a specific sexual orientation, a certain medical condition, a population based on sex, age, SEC audience segmentation etc.

 

Peer and self reflective assessment form part of this module

Module Assessment Strategies

Assessment will  take place by two assessments

1 Reflective Weekly Log on Weekly Workshop content

2 Planning, Implementation and Evaluation of a specific facilitated practical workshop with a predefined population group

Peer and self assessment also for a substantial part of this modules learning and competency development amongst students

Repeat Assessments

Attendance of 75% and above is required to pass this module

Students will be required to repeat attend this 100% c/a based practical modules subject to places being available in the course module

Module Dependencies

Prerequisites
Incompatibles
None

Indicative Syllabus

Overview of Population Health Approach.

Focus on a selection of various specialist populations and issues pertaining to their specific needs.   Possible areas include:

·         Men's Health

·         Women's Health

·         Children's Health

·         Youth/ Adolescent 

·         Older Adult

·         Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Health

·         People with Disabilities

·         Ethnic Minority Groups

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Self-reflection on population health workshop performance.
Professional feedback for students professional development.
Formative UNKNOWN - % OnGoing 4,5,6
2 Student Reflective Population Log Practical Assessment 50 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4
3 Specialist Facilitated Practical Workshop Practical Assessment 50 % End of Semester 1,2,3,4,5,6

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Independent Learning Not Specified Self Study 5 Weekly 5.00
Workshop Flat Classroom Population Health Practical 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Edelman, C.L. & Kudzman, E.C. (2018) Health Promotion Throughout the Lifespan (9th Ed.) Pub: Elsevier.

Callaghan, J. (2019) Health Promotion to Children & Young People. Pub: Routledge

Cimini, D. & Rivero, E.M. (2018) Promoting Behavioural Health and Reducing Risk among College Students; A Comprehensive Approach. Pub: Routledge

Ross, M. (2012) Health & Health Promotion in Prisons. Pub: Routledge

Montero, K. & Kelly, P. (2016) Young People and the Aesthetics of Health Promotion. Pub: Routledge

MacDonald, J. (2018) The Social Determinants of Male Health. Pub: Elsevier

Stephens, C. & Breheny, M. (2018) Healthy Ageing: A Capability to Inclusive Policy & Practice. Pub: Routledge

 

 

Journal Resources

Journal of Health Promotion Practice

Other Resources

Practical Teaching aids required e.g. disability awareness training kits

Additional Information

None