Short Course / CPD
12 x 1 hour chatrooms over 12 weeks. (20 credits at level 6) Supported by E-Learn
No Partner College
Next cohort: January 2017 - Online sessions: Wednesdays: Jan 18, 25; Feb 01, 08, 15, 22; Mar 01, 08, 15, 22, 29; April 05. From 5pm-6pm.
Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content
The aim of the module is to develop the student’s ability to influence the health of their patients and communities. This will be achieved through exploration of various issues, dilemmas and innovations in health promotion and education. Students will be encouraged to review different health promoting activities and topics, along with how these are communicated.
The module begins with what it means to be healthy, how health is interpreted and the concepts of health promotion and education. Students will review health messages using different mediums, how they are delivered and received. Health information available via the media, internet, in the community and clinical settings will be explored and their impact evaluated. Consideration will be given to cultural implications of the topics and issues under discussion. Relevant health promotion and clinical research will be used to support the discussions. Topical examples will be reviewed to identify how messages are changed or interpreted differently by individuals and groups. Heath information for users and or carers such as patient network web sites will be discussed as appropriate to identifying differing perspectives. Students will focus on one health topic of interest to them and develop health promotional information for a specific client or group, examining the theory and evidence that supports the message format, delivery and content.
Core dimensions 1-6
Health and wellbeing 1-8
Information and knowledge 1-3
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For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.
£880 per 20 credits studied (UK/EU)
For 2017/18 fees please refer to our fees page.
Or, if appropriate, via CPD-Apply:
Module information: Julia Kneale, Senior Lecturer 01772 893611 firstname.lastname@example.org
Course information: Lisa Broadley, Lecturer, 01772 895190, email@example.com