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On successful completion of this module students will:
Apply the basic concepts and principles which underpin Health Promotion and psychosocial determinants of health.
Distinguish the different requirements of Health Promotion in contrasting settings.
Demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate current findings to identify needs of key populations and prioritise health strategies.
Synthesise the evidence for effective public health interventions for key population groups incorporating health promotion principles.
Introduction. Concepts of Health and Principles of Health Promotion.
Models of Health Promotion; HP Practice
HP in HSE and Community
Settings based HP Schools, Cities, Hospitals, Workplace
Theories of change
Health in all Policies
Ethics in HP
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Continuous Assessment: In class work||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Group Project: Health promotion plan propoal||Week 8||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Assignment: Introdudction to Behaviour Change||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Pass/Fail Grade Scale||No||
|Assignment: Presentation of Health Issue||Week 4||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Feedback will be given on an initial group draft. After the group assignment, overall feedback will be provided and individual on request
|Assoc Professor Mary Codd||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Celine Murrin||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Carla Perrotta||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|