HLTH08024 2013 SETTINGS IN HEALTH PROMOTION

General Details

Full Title
SETTINGS IN HEALTH PROMOTION
Transcript Title
SETTINGS IN HEALTH PROMOTION
Code
HLTH08024
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
HLTH - Health Studies
Department
LIFE - Life Sciences
Level
08 - NFQ Level 8
Credit
10 - 10 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

The learner at the end of this module will have developed a comprehensive and evidence based knowledge of the settings based approach to health promotion practice.  The learner will also acquire core skills required to achieve funding within the settings context.

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

Demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of the concepts,  principles and theories of a ‘settings' based approach in health promotion.

2.

Critically appraise current research regarding selection of appropriate settings for various health promotion based initiatives.

3.

Demonstrate the capacity to draw complex relevant health information together and present in an apt concise manner in a funding seminar and proposal paper.

4.

Source, interpret and apply appropriate and referenced health related literature from current evidence base regarding a wide range of settings that are currently utilised to promote health. 

5.

Use advanced skills to critically interpret existing policy and evidence in terms of settings based practice.

6.

Reflect on professional skills and competencies and identify skill /facilitation gaps in terms of funding proposal writing and defence.

Module Dependencies

Prerequisites
Health Promotion Practice 1 & 2 Determinants of Health 1 & 2 Topics in Health Promotion Promoting Health in Specialist Populations or prior experiential learning for non-standard applicants as assessed by programme board
Incompatibles
None

Indicative Syllabus

Overview of Settings Approach to Health Promotion

Core  concepts applicable to utilising a settings based approach

 

Exploration and Critical Exploration of Key Settings including:

•·        Educational Sector

•·        Workplace

•·        Health Services

•·        Community

•·        Family

 

Funding Proposal Writing & Defending

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 Funding Proposal Feedback Sessions - Peer Reviews.
Self reflection.
Formative UNKNOWN - % OnGoing 6
2 Development of Funding Proposal.
Defence of Funding Proposal.
Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 40 % OnGoing 2,3,4,5
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

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

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Flat Classroom Lecture 3 Weekly 3.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Self Study 3 Weekly 3.00
Workshop Flat Classroom Problem Based Learning 2 Weekly 2.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 5.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Corcoran, N (2007) Communicating Health: Strategies For Health Promotion. Sage, London

Davies M & Macdowall W (2006) Health Promotion Theory Open University Press, Maidenhead

Earle, S., Lloyd, CE., Sidell, M., Spurr, S (2007) Theory & Research in Promoting Public Health. Sage, London.

Ewles L & Simnett I (2000) Promoting Health: a Practical Guide 4th Edition, Baillière Tindall London

Ewles L (2005) Key Topics in Public Health: Essential Briefings on Prevention & Health Promotion Churchill Livingstone London

Jones L, Sidell M & Douglas J (2002) The Challenge of Promoting Health: Exploration & Action Macmillan Press Ltd, Basingstoke

Macdowall W Bonnell C & Davies M(2006) Health Promotion Practice Open University Press, Maidenhead

Naidoo J & Wills J (2000) Health Promotion; Foundations for Practice 2nd Edition, Baillière Tindall: London

Naidoo J & Wills J (2005) Public Health & Health Promotion; Developing Practice 2nd Edition, Bailliere Tindall: London

Sidell M, Jones L, Katz J & Peberdy A (2003) Debates & Dilemmas in Promoting Health (2nd Edition) Macmillan Press Ltd, Basingstoke

Other Resources

Specific exploration of various resources specific to each setting e.g Workplace Health Packs

Exploration of core health strategies and policies within various settings

Additional Information
None