HLTH09008 2019 Concepts & Competencies for Health Promotion

General Details

Full Title
Concepts & Competencies for Health Promotion
Transcript Title
Concepts & Competencies for He
Code
HLTH09008
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
HLTH - Health Studies
Department
HEAL - Health & Nutritional Sciences
Level
09 - NFQ Level 9
Credit
10 - 10 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Maire McCallion, Margaret McLoone
Programme Membership
SG_SHEAL_O09 201900 Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Health Promotion and Project Management SG_SHPRP_M09 201900 Master of Science in Health Promotion and Project Management SG_SHEAL_E09 201900 Certificate in Health Promotion and Wellness Practice SG_SHPPM_M09 201900 Master of Science in Health Promotion and Project Management SG_SHEAL_O09 201900 Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Health Promotion and Project Management SG_SHEAL_E09 201900 Master of Science in Health Promotion and Wellness Practice SG_SHPRO_M09 201900 Master of Science in Health Promotion Practice SG_SHEAL_M09 201900 Master of Science in Health Promotion Practice SG_SHEAL_E09 201900 Certificate in Health Promotion and Wellness Practice
Description

This module will equip students with the core concepts and key competencies required for working within the field of health, health promotion and wellness.

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

Demonstrate they have a detailed knowledge and understanding of the core concepts in health promotion and wellness practice

2.

Illustrate they have detailed knowledge and understanding of core competencies required for health promotion practicioners

3.

Critically appraise health related strategies and polices

4.

Self-reflect on the broad nature of health and health promotion work

5.

Develop evidence based health promotion related tools and resources

Teaching and Learning Strategies

The educational elements will be provided by the Institute of Technology Sligo

Additional lecturing, as required, may be provided by outside specialists and practitioners

Online delivery is proposed with flipped classroom type lecturers, online tutorials and reflective tasks

Module Assessment Strategies

This module will be assessed on the basis of 100% continuous assessment.

Some or all of the following assessment modes may apply; practical projects, development of health promotion tools, development of self reflective professional practice logs

Repeat Assessments

The programme allows students to progress to a next stage if they have failed to attain the pass mark for a particular module. A student may be allowed to carry up to 10 credits into a new stage.  This policy is at the discretion of the examination board.

Indicative Syllabus

Defining health, wellness and health promotion

Overview of the determinants of health

Concepts/Principles/Theories of health promotion practice

Health promotion practice across the Lifespan

Core competencies of health promotion practice as outlined by the IUHPE

Examination of current health, wellness and health promotion related strategies, policies and legislations

Current and future issues in health promotion practice

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Reflective Profesional Log Continuous Assessment Assessment 70 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4
2 Health Promotion Practice Practical Assignment 30 % OnGoing 1,2,5
             

Online Learning Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Not Specified Online delivery 2 Weekly 2.00
Total Online Learning Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Required Reading
2016-02-19 Foundations for Health Promotion Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN 9780702054440 ISBN-13 0702054445

The new edition of the highly successful Foundations for Health Promotion continues to offer a wealth of information in a unique, user-friendly format. Containing over 300 artworks, tables and 'pull out' boxes, this helpful text covers the theory, strategies and methods, settings and implementation of health promotion. Applicable to a wide range of health and social care professionals and anyone engaged with education about health and wellbeing. Comprehensive updating and expansion to reflect recent research findings and major organizational and policy changes Clear structure and signposting for ease of reading and study Wide choice of examples and illustrative case studies reflect the needs of a variety of professional groups in health services, local and municipal services and education Interactive learning activities with indicative answers help readers consolidate their learning Comprehensively updated and expanded to reflect major organizational and policy changes Interactive learning activities with indicative answers at the end of each chapter 'Pull out' boxes illustrate recent research findings and case studies of practice

Required Reading
2010-06-01 Developing Practice for Public Health and Health Promotion E-Book Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN 9780702044359 ISBN-13 0702044350

This title is now out of print. A new edition with e-book is available under ISBN 9780702044540. This package provides you with the book plus the eBook giving you the printed book and also giving access to the complete book content electronically. Evolve eBooks allows you to quickly search the entire book, make notes, add highlights, and study more efficiently. Buying other Evolve eBooks titles makes your learning experience even better: all of the eBooks will work together on your electronic 'bookshelf', so that you can search across your entire library of Nursing eBooks. Developing Practice for Public Health and Health Promotion is the second title in the Public Health and Health Promotion Practice series, expanding on the best-selling introductory textbook, Foundations for Health Promotion. Developing Practice is an essential text for the many different practitioners, professionals and specialists who contribute to public health and health promotion, enabling them to develop their knowledge, skills and confidence. Fully updated to reflect the many changes in health promotion theory, practice and policy New chapter on empowerment as a key health promotion strategy Case studies, activities and discussion points encourage interaction and reflection, and stimulate learning Unique, user-friendly approach makes learning easy Examines the forces that drive practice Focuses on the core strategies of: Tackling health inequalities User and public participation and involvement Working in partnerships Empowerment. Identifies current public health priorities and how to address these in practice. Fully updated to reflect the many changes in health promotion theory, practice and policy New chapter on empowerment as a key health promotion strategy

Required Reading
2018-06-14 Practical Health Promotion John Wiley & Sons
ISBN 9780745699714 ISBN-13 0745699715

The second edition of this popular introductory textbook has been fully revised to provide a totally up-to-date guide to the practical aspects of promoting health. Focusing on the range of skills needed to become an effective practitioner, it takes readers step-by-step through the different settings in which health promotion takes place, and the various tools they might employ. The book offers accessible and comprehensive coverage of all the key topics in contemporary health promotion, including chapters on health promotion through the lifespan, one-to-one communication, working with groups, using the media and digital technologies, advocacy, and planning and management. As well as incorporating the most recent government policies and initiatives in public health, the new edition draws on the very latest literature and statistics. In particular, there is new and expanded material on issues such as: community initiatives and social capital; novel resources offered by digital technologies; health literacy; health in the media; stress in the workplace, and much more. Throughout the text there are activities to develop students understanding and encourage reflective practice. Each chapter opens with a list of the central issues and learning objectives, and key terms highlighted in the text are clearly explained. Carefully chosen figures and photographs enliven and reinforce the text, while a well-designed website (www.politybooks.com/healthpromotion) offers up-to-date online resources to test and extend students learning. The new edition of Practical Health Promotion will continue to be the ideal and indispensable practical guide to health promotion for students at all levels. It will inspire anyone involved with health care to find practical ways of promoting positive change.

Required Reading
2010-03-18 Health Promotion Programs John Wiley & Sons
ISBN 0470590211 ISBN-13 9780470590218

Health Promotion Programs introduces the theory of health promotion and presents an overview of current best practices from a wide variety of settings that include schools, health care organizations, workplace, and community. The 43 contributors to Health Promotion Programs focus on students and professionals interested in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs that promote health equity. In addition to the focus on best practices, each chapter contains information on: Identifying health promotion programs Eliminating health disparities Defining and applying health promotion theories and models Assessing the needs of program participants Creating and supporting evidence-based programs Implementing health promotion programs: Tools, program staff, and budgets Advocacy Communicating health information effectively Developing and increasing program funding Evaluating, improving, and sustaining health promotion programs Health promotion challenges and opportunities Health promotion resources and career links "The authors have clearly connected the dots among planning, theory, evaluation, health disparity, and advocacy, and have created a user-friendly toolbox for health promotion empowerment."Ronald L. Braithwaite, PhD, professor, Morehouse School of Medicine, Departments of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Family Medicine, and Psychiatry "The most comprehensive program planning text to date, this book examines all facets of planning and implementation across four key work environments where health educators function."Mal Goldsmith, PhD, CHES, professor and coordinator of Health Education, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville "Health Promotion Programs . . . . explores the thinking of some of our field's leaders and confirms its well-deserved place in the field and in our personal collections."Susan M. Radius, PhD, CHES, professor and program director, Health Science Department, Towson University

Required Reading
2014-04-16 The Essential Guide to Public Health and Health Promotion Routledge
ISBN 9781135082680 ISBN-13 1135082685

In the twenty-first century, public health is everyones business. The nursing and medical professions are well placed to provide advice to their clients, especially in respect to lifestyle change, and public health initiatives are supported by a range of statutory and voluntary organisations and health workers, ranging from health promotion specialists to smoking cessation advisers and nutrition assistants. Designed to help readers develop the practical skills they need to become effective public health practitioners, this concise text gives an easily digested overview of public health and health promotion theory in accessible language and diagrams, before moving on to the ways readers can apply this in practice. Providing an opportunity for practitioners to understand possible barriers to lifestyle change, debate health inequalities and responsibilities, and explore the role of the media in changing attitudes, it: Outlines the roles of specific organisations involved in the work of public health work. Covers health needs assessment, agenda setting and the technical aspects of how to research plan and evaluate effective practice either with individual clients or when devising programmes and initiatives for population groups. Details methods of helping people with motivation for lifestyle change, building rapport, ongoing support, monitoring and signposting to specific services. Discusses role of neighbourhoods and communities in improving health and how workers may support local populations to improve the health of their community. The Essential Guide to Public Health and Health Promotion is an accessible introduction to the principles and practice of health promotion and public health for all those new to working or studying in the area, whatever their professional background.

Required Reading
2015-05-01 Health Promotion Practice
ISBN 0335264069 ISBN-13 9780335264063

This fully revised public health text offers students and practitioners a grounding in the practice of health promotion and introduces a range of methods that are used in health promotion practice. It also helps to develop skills needed to do health promotion in a range of settings, including project management, partnership working, needs assessment and evaluation. Whether the public health intervention is through face to face contact with individuals, or community based or involves strategic policy development this book now also explores recent developments in social media and web based health promotion interventions. This second edition: provides practical guidance and tools for planning, delivering and evaluating health promotion gives greater emphasis to upstream health promotion interventions, including Healthy Public Policy and health advocacy includes activities to help you make applications to your own study or practice of health promotion Health Promotion Practice, 2nd Edition is an ideal resource for students of public health and health policy, public health practitioners and policy makers. Understanding Public Health is an innovative series published by Open University Press in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, where it is used as a key learning resource for postgraduate programmes. It provides self-directed learning covering the major issues in public health affecting low, middle and high income countries. Series Editors: Rosalind Plowman and Nicki Thorogood.

Required Reading
2010-05-04 Promoting Health: A Practical Guide - E-Book Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN 9780702044397 ISBN-13 0702044393

This title is now out of print. A new version with e-book is available under ISBN 9780702044564. Promoting Health is a seminal text that has been used in the training and education of health promoters over the last 25 years and has shaped health promotion practice in the UK. This 6th edition has undergone significant revision by a new author, Angela Scriven, a leading academic widely published in the health-promotion field, bringing it up to date with current practice. The text provides an accessible practical guide for all those involved in health promotion. Concerned with the what, why, who and how of health promotion, it is invaluable to students of the discipline. Fully updated to meet the needs of todays public health practitioners Case studies and exercises enable application of ideas Provides practice and guidance on report writing, running meetings and working with the media and influencing policy Discusses working with groups and networks, as well as individual clients User-friendly, interactive style New, contemporary format

Required Reading
2013-11-28 A-Z of Health Promotion Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN 9781137350503 ISBN-13 1137350504

If you are looking for the definitive short guide to the theory and practice of health promotion, then you need look no further. Written by a leading international expert, this concise text offers, for the first time, a comprehensive explanation of key concepts, terms and definitions used in health promotion. Glenn Laverack explains over 70 key concepts and many other guiding principles, theoretical models and approaches that frame health promotion. He also explains the many tools and strategies that enable practitioners to work more effectively. This handy sourcebook has been written by the author in a typically accessible style that will provide readers with a superb overview of the subject. Numerous cross-references signpost the connections between different ideas, allowing you to explore conceptual relationships and linked approaches in an order that suits the reader. Whether you are studying, training or are already working, this book will be an indispensable source of information, evidence and analysis for deepening your understanding and for extending your practice. A companion source book in the same series, entitled the 'A to Z of Public Health', is intended to further extend the range of definitions and terms.

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Battel-Kirk B. and the IUHPE Global Accreditation Organisation Board of Directors (2016). The IUHPE Health Promotion Accreditation System Handbook. IUHPE, Paris. IUHPE, Paris. Retrieved March 2019 https://www.iuhpe.org/images/JC-Accreditation/System_handbook_Full_LinkA.pdf

Battel-Kirk, B., and the IUHPE Global Accreditation Organisation Board of Directors (2016) IUHPE CORE COMPETENCIES AND PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS FOR HEALTH PROMOTION Full version April 2016. IUHPE, Paris. Retreived March 2019 from: https://www.iuhpe.org/images/JC-Accreditation/Core_Competencies_Standards_linkE.pdf

Barry, M. M., Battel-Kirk, B., Davison, H., Dempsey, C., Parish, R., Schipperen, M., Speller, V., Zanden, van der, G., and Zilnyk, A. on behalf of the CompHP Partners (2012). The CompHP Project Handbooks. International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE), Paris. Retrieved March 2019 from: http://www.iuhpe.org/images/PROJECTS/ACCREDITATION/CompHP_Project_Handbooks.pdf 2.

Journal Resources

Health Promotion International

Health Promotion Practice

International Journal of Health Promotion and Education

URL Resources

Barry, M. M., Battel-Kirk, B., Davison, H., Dempsey, C., Parish, R., Schipperen, M., Speller, V., Zanden, van der, G., and Zilnyk, A. on behalf of the CompHP Partners (2012). The CompHP Project Handbooks. International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE), Paris. Retrieved March 2019 from: http://www.iuhpe.org/images/PROJECTS/ACCREDITATION/CompHP_Project_Handbooks.pdf 2.

World Health Organization (1986). The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion. World Health Organization, Geneva. Retrieved March 2019 from: http://www.who.int/healthpromotion/conferences/8gchp/background/en/

World Health Organization (1988). Adelaide Recommendations on Healthy Public Policy. World Health Organization, Geneva. Retrieved March 2019 from: http://www.who.int/healthpromotion/conferences/8gchp/background/en/

World Health Organization (1991). Sundsvall Statement on Supportive Environments for Health. World Health Organization, Geneva. Retrieved March 2019 from: http://www.who.int/healthpromotion/conferences/8gchp/background/en/

World Health Organization (1997). Jakarta Declaration on Leading Health Promotion into the 21st Century. World Health Organization, Geneva. Retrieved March 2019 from: http://www.who.int/healthpromotion/conferences/8gchp/background/en/

World Health Organization (2000). Mexico Statement on Bridging the Equity Gap. World Health Organization, Geneva. Retrieved March 2019 from: http://www.who.int/healthpromotion/conferences/8gchp/background/en/

World Health Organization (2005). The Bangkok Charter for Health Promotion in a Globalized World. World Health Organization, Geneva. Retrieved March 2019 from: http://www.who.int/healthpromotion/conferences/8gchp/background/en/ 8.

World Health Organization (2009). Call to Action, 7th Global Conference on Health Promotion, Nairobi, Kenya. World Health Organization, Geneva. Retrieved March 2019 from: http://www.who.int/healthpromotion/conferences/8gchp/background/en/

World Health Organization (2013). Health in All Policies, 8th Global Conference on Health Promotion, Helsinki, Finland World Health Organization, Geneva. Retrieved March 2019 from: http://www.who.int/healthpromotion/conferences/8gchp/background/en/

World Health Organization (2016). The future of public health lies in cities, 9th Global Conference on Health Promotion, Shanghai, China. World Health Organization, Geneva. Retreived March 2019 from: https://www.who.int/healthpromotion/conferences/9gchp/en/

World Health Organization (2018) Promoting health: Guide to national implementation of the Shanghai Declaration. World Health Organization, Geneva. Retrieved March 2019 from: https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/260172/WHO-NMH-PND-18.2-eng.pdf;jsessionid=769967598A7B3DA4F9BC7FBDA42E8CBE?sequence=1

https://health.gov.ie/

https://health.gov.ie/healthy-ireland/

https://health.gov.ie/publications-research/health-analytics/

https://www.healthpromotion.ie/

https://www.ahpi.ie

 

Other Resources

Association of Health Promotion in Ireland