Community Health Promotion
|Course code HPRO6740||Units 10||Level 6000||Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Medicine and Public Health|
This subject provides skills in undertaking community wide health promotion programs.
Not available in 2014
|Previously offered in 2006, 2005, 2004|
|Objectives||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.|
|Content||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
|Teaching Methods||Email Discussion Group|
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Email Discussion Group: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Self Directed Learning: for 6 hour(s) per Week for Full Term