This unit introduces students to the primary health care approaches, conventions and practice strategies for health promotion and injury prevention across the lifespan, in diverse population groups and diverse settings. Central to the unit is the study of effective frameworks for disease prevention and the importance of partnerships, supportive environments, participation and capacity development for successful health promotion. Models of health behaviour will be examined and applied to the practice of health promotion.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):