Health Promotion Principles and Practice (10455.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Flexible
|| Bruce, Canberra
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Health|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Discipline Of Public Health||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory 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 an understanding of, and capacity to apply the principles of contemporary health promotion practice;
2. Design, conduct and evaluate a health promotion intervention; and
3. Conduct a critical analysis of 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 - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
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
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
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
The art and science of Health Promotion is a cornerstone of Public Health practice.
The graduate attributes reflect this.
Equivalent units10009 Health Promotion Principles and Practice
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 1||06 February 2023||Flexible||Dr Ro McFarlane|
|2024||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 1||05 February 2024||Flexible||Mr Sunil George|
Readings for the unit are prescribed from the textbook:
Talbot, L. and Verrinder, G. (2017) Promoting Health: The Primary Health Care Approach, 6th Edition. Churchill Livingstone: Chatswood, NSW. ISBN: 9780729541657
Electronic copy available from Library. Other hard copy versions are held by the library and cover similar content
Other readings will be provided 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