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Enabling Change for Health Improvement

When you'll study it
Semester 2
CATS points
20
ECTS points
10
Level
Level 7
Module lead
Kate Lees

Module overview

This module combines the theory and practice of health improvement. Students are encouraged to be active participants in their learning and resources for self-paced learning will be available at the start of the module. Students are encouraged to practice teamwork, teaching, facilitation and presentation skills during the taught sessions. Expert speakers will illustrate the multi-disciplinary breadth and diversity of health improvement science and practice. Themes covered are: health improvement theory; social marketing, health behaviour change; social and mass media; community engagement; collaborative working; health promoting settings; innovation in complex healthcare systems, advocacy, and prioritisation in health improvement. The assignment develops competencies in needs assessment, evaluating evidence, and critical appraisal of health improvement interventions.

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