The aim of this course is to examine current debates which inform the philosophy, principles and theoretical basis of health promotion practice.
|Course Director||Ms Deborah Ritchie|
|Time||Semester 1 Week 11 (Winter School) or Semester 2 (Spring School)|
Promoting health is increasingly recognised as a central role for nurses in the UK and globally.
This course explores the current philosophy, principles and theory that underpins health promotion today. To enable students to critically evaluate and explore health promotion in relation to their own nursing practice. The course will explore and critically appraise the philosophies, principles and theories underpinning health promotion practice and health promotion evaluation.
The teaching for the course will be delivered over three days (Friday, Saturday, Sunday). Students will be expected to prepare for the winter school and will be provided with directed reading.
he course will provide opportunities for intensive debate within small and large groups. The competencies for health promotion programme delivery will be developed through workshops and reflective practice. The learning from the winter school will be consolidated through further reading and reflection.
Teaching will be delivered in an intensive Winter/Spring school of 3 days teaching in the form of lectures and workshops and student led seminars.
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This article was published on Oct 15, 2013