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HSH201 - Health Promotion Principles and Planning

Unit details

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Enrolment modes:(B, CBD, G, W, X)
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

R Patrick (B)

Contact hours:

3 hours (1 x 1 hour lecture, 1 x 2 hour workshop) per week


Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


This unit will help students to understand and apply the range of principles, processes and strategies that are involved in health promotion program development. The unit is delivered in three modules. The first module examines the principles and approaches that underpin health promotion programs. Health promotion approaches are particularly important in helping to understand the range of strategies that can be used to enhance the health of individuals, communities and settings. The second module investigates various frameworks that can be employed to plan, implement and sustain programs. The majority of this component will focus on planning processes and includes needs assessments, issue analysis, goal development, strategy formulation and implementation. The third and final module addresses the topics of evaluation, evidence and dissemination of program results.


Assignment portfolio: Group rneeds assessment (2000 words) 50%, individual program plan (2000 words) 50%

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