Provides students with skills in the development, implementation and evaluation of health promotion strategies for individuals, groups and communities. Students will critically appraise the concepts underpinning health promotion and will develop a health promotion project which can be applied to a workplace or community. Collaborative learning is a key teaching approach for this unit.
- Health promotion in context
- Continuum of health promotion approaches and settings
- The program development and evaluation planning cycle
- Strategies and education for health promotion and illness prevention
- Healthy public policy/settings
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||identify and critically review the basic principles underlying health promotion program development, implementation and evaluation within Australia||Intellectual rigour|
|2||identify the key international events which have led to the development of the health promotion concept||Ethical practice|
|3||critically appraise health promotion strategies in the development of your own health promotion activity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||articulate and defend a holistic view related to the health needs of a specific community.||Cultural competence|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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