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|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical and Vet Sciences|
This subject is available to all students enrolled in the Occupational Therapy, Sport and Exercise Science, Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology and Dental Surgery programs. Also available to students in other programs through negotiation with the Head of the School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences.
This subject introduces students to the principles of health promotion and the historical context in which health promotion has evolved. Students will explore the social determinants of health and how this impacts on health issues of relevance to their professional discipline. Students will identify key barriers to behaviour change and examine frameworks and models that can be applied to address health issues of relevance to their professional discipline. Students will be also be introduced to the processes of health promotion program planning, implementation and evaluation.
Complete and submit all assessment items; Achieve 50% or above overall across all combined graded assessment within the subject.
|Prerequisites:||HS140170510E is an allowed parent study package on any EXT Availabilities of this subject|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 23-Mar-2023|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor Sue Devine, Mr Jack Seaton|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Sue Devine, Dr Nathan Dawes, Mr Jack Seaton.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.