Not available in 2012
Previously offered in 2006, 2005, 2004
This subject provides skills in undertaking community wide health promotion programs.
At the completion of the subject, candidates will have developed skills in implementing programs based on the following strategies: mass media; modifying the availability of a health related product; legislative change.
The subject consists of three modules addressing programs based on different techniques for modifying health behaviour at the community level:
Mass Media - which involves the preparation of reports of scientific findings for a lay audience, the preparation of a brief for an advertising agency, and the development of interview skills.
Lobbying for Legislative Change - describes the role of legal and political systems in health promotion, and includes the design of a campaign to lobby for political action.
Modifying the Availability of a Health-related Product - describes legal and systematic approaches to modifying the availability of health related products; explores the primary production, retail and marketing chain; and involves preparing a detailed case history of a health promotion approach to modifying the availability of one health related product.
Modes of Delivery
Distance Learning : IT Based
Distance Learning : Paper Based
Email Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
Email Discussion Group: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 6 hour(s) per Week for Full Term