This course entails holistic (physical, mental, social) approaches to health promotion and disease prevention and outlines practical theories that underpin behavioral change at an individual, group and community level. This course will also cover effective communication techniques and approaches to the planning, development and evaluation of health promotion programs in the students’ program area. There are four units of study:
• Unit 1: Introduction to Health Promotion
• Unit 2: Key Models and Strategies for Health Promotion
• Unit 3: Health Promotion in Practice
• Unit 4: Planning, Implementing and Evaluating Health Promotion Programs
As well as learning the underpinning theories and principles, students will be provided with the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge through practical assessment strategies including the development of a health promotion plan