Health Promotion Principles and Practice (10009.2)
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|Discipline Of Public Health||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn 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.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - be self-aware
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
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Talbot, L. and Verrinder, G. (2014) Promoting Health: The Primary Health Care Approach, 5th Edition. Churchill Livingstone: Chatswood, NSW. ISBN: 9780729541657
Submission of assessment items
Use of text matching software
All assessment items will be moderated as outlined in the Faculty of Health moderation Guidelines. A copy of these guidelines is available on the Canvas site.
Students are expected to participate by undertaking the readings and assessment tasks. While the pacing of this unit is structured around a weekly participation by downloading and listening to the lectures, undertaking the readings and undertaking any relevant assessment tasks, students may choose to work at their own pace as long as assessment deadlines are still met. Students must complete all assessment items to pass this unit.
Required IT skills
Capacity to navigate the Canvas site, download relevant readings and lectures, and participate in online activities is necessary.
Work placement, internships or practicums