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PUBH202 Health Promotion

Introduces health promotion principles, practice and evidence through such strategies as education, community development and healthy public policy, with particular relevance to promoting the health of New Zealand adolescents and young adults.

Paper title Health Promotion
Paper code PUBH202
Subject Public Health
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $917.85
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,914.00

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Prerequisite
108 points
Restriction
HEAL 202
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Eligibility
Suitable for undergraduates from all disciplines interested in ways we can promote the health of NZ adolescents and young adults.
Contact
kate.morgaine@otago.ac.nz
alison.crossan@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Convenor: Dr Kate Morgaine

Paper Structure
The paper covers three main sections:
  1. Foundations of health promotion
  2. Programme planning and evaluation
  3. Actions to improve health, including developing personal skills, creating health-promoting social and physical environments, strengthening community action to improve health and advocating for healthy public policy at all levels of civil society
Teaching Arrangements
33 lecture presentations and 9 tutorials
Textbooks

Textbooks are not required for this paper; a course book is provided, and key readings are placed on Blackboard.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Critical thinking, Ethics.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to

  • Discuss what is meant by health and health promotion.
  • Understand how the Treaty of Waitangi and ideas of social justice and ethics contribute to the practice of health promotion in Aotearoa New Zealand.
  • Understand the planning and evaluation process for health-promoting actions.
  • Understand the principles behind different health promotion actions.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
B1 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41
AND
C1 Wednesday 15:00-15:50 28-34
AND
D1 Thursday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Monday 09:00-09:50 29-33, 36, 38, 40-41
A2 Monday 10:00-10:50 29-33, 36, 38, 40-41
A3 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 29-33, 36, 38, 40-41
A4 Wednesday 12:00-12:50 29-33, 36, 38, 40-41
A5 Thursday 09:00-09:50 29-33, 36, 38, 40-41
A6 Thursday 10:00-10:50 29-33, 36, 38, 40-41
A7 Friday 09:00-09:50 29-33, 36, 38, 40-41
A8 Friday 14:00-14:50 29-33, 36, 38, 40-41