Contemporary Practice in Health Promotion
Develop teamwork and leadership skills in a hands-on health practitioner setting. Provide solutions to health problems facing society and promote advocacy.Make evidence-based ethical decisions; debate, analyse and assess health promotion practice.
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- 20 Jul 2020
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- facilitate evidence informed discussion on contemporary issues in health promotion
- apply key health promotion principles and theoretical approaches to real-life contemporary public health challenges
- critically asses and reflect on the role of leadership in effective health promotion practice
- critique and defend key discipline concepts, principles and approached.
- Knowledge Translation
- Practitioner Roles
- Leadership for Health Promotion
- Reflective Practice
- Competencies and Grant Writing
- Teamwork, communication, debate, decision making and creative and critical thinking capabilities
- Process of simulation, reflection and experiential learning
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
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The art and science of effective Health Promotion requires leadership, collaboration, evidence informed and ethical decision making. This subject provides students with a capstone health promotion experience with opportunities to extend learning from previous subjects and apply this to real world health promotion challenges. Students are engaged in authentic professional activities and provided opportunities to consolidate critical competencies for health promotion practice, policy and research. The subject will cover: knowledge translation, practitioner roles, leadership for health promotion, communication, partnerships, implementation, reflective practice, competencies and grant writing. Students will enhance their skills in teamwork, communication, debate, decision making and creative and critical thinking capabilities through a process of simulation, reflection and experiential learning.
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- Leadership development plan (20%)
- Health promotion challenge (35%)
- Oral presentation (45%)
Textbooks are not required.