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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

Presents a range of health promotion programs and practices.  Students will be introduced to the role of social influences, cultural strengths and positive identities on behaviours.  Students will complete a community based project.

Unit content

Topic 1: Community Action for Health
Topic 2: Personal Values and Skills for Health Promotion
Topic 3: Co design and Change Management
Topic 4: Re-orienting / Reinforcing Health Services

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: , GA2: , GA3: , GA4: , GA5: , GA6: , GA7:
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 evaluate the theory, values, principles and practices of health promotion in Aboriginal community contexts
2 critically examine health promotion theory, values, principles and practices in scoping frameworks for health promotion in relation to different health issues and various community health contexts
3 synthesise approaches in theory, case studies and practice to propose a framework for Aboriginal community health promotion.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. evaluate the theory, values, principles and practices of health promotion in Aboriginal community contexts
    • GA3:
    • GA7:
  2. critically examine health promotion theory, values, principles and practices in scoping frameworks for health promotion in relation to different health issues and various community health contexts
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  3. synthesise approaches in theory, case studies and practice to propose a framework for Aboriginal community health promotion.
    • GA4:
    • GA7:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.