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|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$899.85|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,680.00|
- 108 points
- HEAL 202
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
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- Teaching staff
- Convenor: Dr Kate Morgaine
Tutors: Ms Anita Grant
- Paper Structure
- The paper covers three main sections:
- Foundations of health promotion
- Programme planning and evaluation
- 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 are not required for this paper; a course book is provided, and key reading 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 the planning and evaluation process for health-promoting actions
- Understand the principles behind different health promotion actions
- Suitable for undergraduates from all disciplines interested in ways we can promote the health of NZ adolescents and young adults.