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Health Promotion Principles and Practice (10009.2)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Public Health



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    • Semester 1, 2020, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (193505) - View
    • Semester 1, 2019, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (188641) - View
    • Semester 1, 2018, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (176173) - View
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    • Semester 1, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (156253) - View

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    This unit introduces students to health promotion as a conceptual framework, a field of practice and an integral part of the broader public health field. This unit is co-taught with the postgraduate unit of the same name. The lectures are the same but assessment tasks are appropriate to the relevant degree level.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate awareness of the historical origins of health promotion;

    2. Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of health promotion;

    3. Demonstrate an understanding of, and capacity to apply the conceptual framework of contemporary health promotion practice;

    4. Demonstrate an understanding of, and capacity to undertake of health promotion evaluation practices;

    5. Demonstrate an awareness of challenges to health promotion in a changing world; and

    6. Demonstrate the capacity to critically analyse health promotion practice.

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    Contact Hours

    3 hours contact per week.





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