Promoting Health

Promoting Health : The Primary Health Care Approach

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Promoting Health examines the social, environmental, cultural and psychological determinants of health and illness and the role that primary health care has in addressing health inequalities and the broad range of skills that health practitioners need to address this issue. In this new edition, the authors have uniquely utilised two fundamental tenets central to all health promotion practice and developed key features from both the World Health Organization's Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion and the International Union for Health Promotion and Education's Core Competencies for Health Promotion.� Drawing on internationally recognised health promotion frameworks, this text provides an essential toolkit for health promotion theory and practice for students across a broad range of disciplines.Putting the Ottawa Charter into Practice - illustrates the relevance and application of the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion to practiceIUHPE Core Competencies for Health Promotion - outlines the relevant core competencies and how to achieve these skills EVOLVE RESOURCES: This new edition features student and instructor evolve resources to enhance your teaching and your student's learning. Student and Instructor Resources Reflective Questions at the end of each chapterInsights - extra questions with answers to encourage self-directed learningAdditional Student Activities - further learning and study aids for each chapter Instructor only Resources Facilitator & Lecturer Guide provides direction for learning activities to incorporate into your teaching Visit to find out moreIdentification of IUHPE Core Competencies For Health Promotion in all chapters'More to explore' sections at the end of each chapter featuring additional readings and web linksUpdates to current policy and practice initiativesReferences embedded in each chapter to encourage readers to explore topics in more detailIncludes eBook with print purchase on evolveshow more

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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 171.45 x 234.95 x 19.05mm | 852.75g
  • Elsevier Australia
  • Chatswood, Australia
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 0729542572
  • 9780729542579
  • 78,317

Table of contents

Section 1: Introduction to concepts and frameworks for health promotion Section 2: Introduction to the continuum of health promotion practice Appendicesshow more

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