Courses & Units

Health Promotion: Principles and Planning CXA213

Launceston

Introduction

This unit provides an overview of the origins and principles of health promotion and its rationale. Students will develop an understanding of the strategies, methods and theories, used in health promotion, to meet the needs of diverse population groups in different social contexts. Students will encounter what drives policy decisions, along with planning, evaluation and communication techniques of program design.

Summary

Unit name Health Promotion: Principles and Planning
Unit code CXA213
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences
Coordinator

Hazel Maxwell

Teaching staff

Hazel Maxwell

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
061307 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,402.00

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online

Assessment

Assessment Task 1: Discussion Board Journal (week 4) 15%

Assessment Task 2: Literature Review (week 6) 30%

Assessment Task 3: Discussion board journal (week 6) 15%

Assessment Task 4: Project Plan (2500 words, week 11) 40%

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Textbooks

Required

Bauman A and Nutbeam D. (2014) Evaluation in a Nutshell – A practical Guide to the Evaluation of Health promotion programs, 2nd Edition, McGraw-Hill, North Ryde, NSW.

Keleher H, MacDougall C. (2016) Understanding Health: a determinants approach, 4th Edition. Oxford United Press, South Melbourne, Vic.

Recommended

Keleher H, MacDougall C, Murphy B. (2007) Understanding Health Promotion. Oxford United Press, South Melbourne, Vic

Upton D, Thirlaway K. (2014) Promoting Healthy Behaviour – A practical guide, 2nd Edition. Routledge, Oxon and New York.

Nutbeam D, Harris E and Wise M. (2010) Theory in a Nutshell – A practical guide to health promotion theories, 3rd Edition, McGraw-Hill, North Ryde, NSW.

Green J, Tones K, Cross R and Woodall J. (2015) Health promotion planning and strategies (3rd Ed). SAGE Publishing Ltd, London, UK.

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