The aim of this course is to critically explore the processes and complexity involved in the evaluation of health promotion programmes.
|Course Director||Ms Deborah Ritchie|
The course will draw upon the theoretical understanding developed in Health Promotion Philosophy, Principles and Theory. The course will enable students to critically appraise the evidence base and its application to public health practice.
The research based application will enable the student to critically appraise and evaluate the role of evidence in informing approaches to improve health and well-being.
In addition the student will have the opportunity to demonstrate a critical understanding of and the ability to apply appropriate search and literature review skills of an aspect of public health practice
Each student will have a personal academic advisor. This course enables those who have an interest in health to develop a critical awareness of health promotion research and evidence.
The learning contract will be designed to enable the student to develop a critical understanding of specified areas of health promotion research. Guidance for the development of a learning contract will be provided.
The student will be expected to undertake a discrete piece of work, the aims and objectives of which will be clearly defined in the learning contract. The student will be expected to provide a critical analysis of research and with specific reference (where applicable) to health promotion theory and practice.
For further information about the content of this course please contact the Nursing Studies senior secretary:
This article was published on Dec 3, 2012