Health Promoting Public PolicyCoventry University
£ 780 - (876 €)
- Vocational qualification
- Scarborough (Inghilterra)
Cosa impari in questo corso?
This module aims to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the social and political determinants of health and how they can be affected through government policy. Throughout the module students will be able to become well acquainted with the roles of social and economic policies in framing health and lifestyle choices. Furthermore, students will be introduced to the method of Health Impact Assessment, which has been used to assist the process of policy and plan development.WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
- Academic credit for a named award.
- Opportunity to network with fellow students from a range of disciplines and specialities.
- Access to experts.
- Opportunity to build to a full degree.
- Individuals will be able to challenge current practice and embed evidence based practice into their delivery of care.
- Individuals gain greater job satisfaction which leads to a deeper commitment to service delivery and patient care.
The module will cover:
- determinants of health: inequalities, interactions within the Dahlgren and Whitehead model, life course perspectives, socioeconomic determinants and socioeconomic constraints on lifestyle choices;
- thematic exploration: more detailed exploration of selected themes e.g. nutrition, exercise, transport, housing to exemplify general framework;
- partnership working;
- analysis of public health policy: Health Impact Assessment.
On successful completion of this module you should be able to:
- Analyse the relationship between health status and determinants, and health inequalities.
- Use Health Impact Assessment to improve population health and reduce inequality.
- Assess the positions and influence of stakeholders in the policy domain.
Summer term: Wednesdays 9.30am - 12.30pm.
Induction will take place on the first day of each module (excluding Mentoring).
We welcome students with disabilities. We recognise that education is a right for all who can benefit from it and that students with disabilities have an equal right of access to higher education. Our staff also recognise that individuals with disabilities are the best source of expertise about themselves and their needs. All students with disabilities should be able to participate as far as is reasonably practical in the educational and social activities we make available. Such students should be encouraged to expect equal treatment as individuals and that they and their work will be considered solely on the basis of their quality.HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
- Coursework 1: 20 minutes Individual Oral Presentation (30% of module mark).
- Coursework 2: 2500 word essay (70% of module mark).