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Art, Science and Politics of Prevention - INDH5227

Year - 2020

This is the last of six sequential, interdependent modules, available only to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Indigenous Health Promotion. Students will be introduced to and learn from highly regarded national and international health professionals who have used art, science and politics to effect significant changes to the policy and practice of preventative health. Students will also reflect on and apply the knowledge and skills learned throughout their academic year by producing a comprehensive presentation and written report. The presentation will be delivered to a panel of health promotion professionals and will demonstrate the skills and knowledge each student has mastered. The written report will include a detailed description of their community profile, priority health issue, target group and stakeholders, and the goal, objectives and strategies they and their community will implement to effectively address their health issue. Students will also be required to include an evaluation plan and to demonstrate their understanding of health promotion theories and models, literature searching and research methodologies. The presentation and written report will demonstrate the student's knowledge of health promotion tools and processes and will be developed in partnership with their workplace and community, where applicable.

Classes
1 x 3 day face to face intensive workshop and equivalent of 2 days online learning

Assessment
Final presentation (40%), written assignment (45%), peer assessment (5%) and reflective journal (10%)

Textbooks
Plater S. and Dickson M. (2013). The Chook Book: A step-by-step guide to the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health promotion programs. Unpublished; Nutbeam D. and Bauman A. (2006). Evaluation in a Nutshell. McGraw-Hill Australia Pty Ltd, North Ryde; Nutbeam D. Harris E. and Wise M. (2010). Theory in a Nutshell: 3rd Edition. McGraw Hill Australia Pty Ltd, North Ryde. In addition, students are expected to undertake their own reviews of the literature.

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Intensive June

25 May 2020

Department/School: Public Health
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 12 Jun 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Intensive November

19 Oct 2020

Department/School: Public Health
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 13 Nov 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Jo Lander
HECS Band: 2
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