Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education

Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education


  • Release: 2014
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 379 page
  • ISBN: 0321927141
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For courses in Health Education/Promotion/Planning (Health & Kinesiology) A solid foundation in the issues of health education and promotion, and a solid connection to the research, resources, and people involved Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education has what it takes to connect to research, resources, and practitioners in health education/promotion, while gaining a solid foundation in the history, philosophy, theory, and ethics of health education. Considered to be the best overall introduction to the growing profession of health education/promotion, it covers the roles and responsibilities of health education specialists, the settings where they are employed, and the ethics of the profession. In addition to presenting the history of health, health care, and health education/promotion, the book gives you a glimpse at what the future may hold for health education specialists. Extensively updated to include the most current thinking and practices in the field, this new Sixth Edition includes discussions of recent health reform developments, the responsibilities and competencies of health education specialists, non-traditional health jobs, what's in store for the future of health education jobs, the use of the social media in health promotion, and much more. The best overall introduction to the growing profession of health education/promotion: Get a solid foundation in the background, history, philosophy, theory, and ethics of health promotion and education. A look at the profession from the people doing the job: Coverage of the roles and responsibilities of health educators, plus personal accounts of health education professionals tell the story. NEW! Extensive updates including the most current thinking and practices in the field. Outstanding pedagogical aids: Receive invaluable help for ensuring comprehension, including review questions, case studies, critical thinking questions, activities, and weblinks, in each chapter. Package consists of:

Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education  Pearson New International Edition

Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education Pearson New International Edition


  • Release: 2013-10-03
  • Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 368 page
  • ISBN: 9781292052502
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The Fifth Edition of Principles and Foundations connects you to research, resources, and practitioners in health education/promotion while providing a solid foundation in the history, philosophy, theory, and ethics of health education. This text continues to provide the best overall introduction to the growing profession of health education/promotion by covering the roles and responsibilities of health education specialists, the settings where healtheducation specialistsare employed, and the ethics of the profession. In addition to covering the history of health, health care, and health education/promotion, the book provides a preview of what the future may hold for health education specialists. The Fifth Edition includes new Practitioner’s Perspective features and updates to all chapters, reflecting the most current thinking and practices in the field.

Health Promotion Programs

Health Promotion Programs


  • Release: 2010-03-18
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 480 page
  • ISBN: 0470590211
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Health Promotion Programs introduces the theory of health promotion and presents an overview of current best practices from a wide variety of settings that include schools, health care organizations, workplace, and community. The 43 contributors to Health Promotion Programs focus on students and professionals interested in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs that promote health equity. In addition to the focus on best practices, each chapter contains information on: Identifying health promotion programs Eliminating health disparities Defining and applying health promotion theories and models Assessing the needs of program participants Creating and supporting evidence-based programs Implementing health promotion programs: Tools, program staff, and budgets Advocacy Communicating health information effectively Developing and increasing program funding Evaluating, improving, and sustaining health promotion programs Health promotion challenges and opportunities Health promotion resources and career links "The authors have clearly connected the dots among planning, theory, evaluation, health disparity, and advocacy, and have created a user-friendly toolbox for health promotion empowerment."—Ronald L. Braithwaite, PhD, professor, Morehouse School of Medicine, Departments of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Family Medicine, and Psychiatry "The most comprehensive program planning text to date, this book examines all facets of planning and implementation across four key work environments where health educators function."—Mal Goldsmith, PhD, CHES, professor and coordinator of Health Education, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville "Health Promotion Programs . . . . explores the thinking of some of our field's leaders and confirms its well-deserved place in the field and in our personal collections."—Susan M. Radius, PhD, CHES, professor and program director, Health Science Department, Towson University

Foundations for Health Promotion   E Book

Foundations for Health Promotion E Book


  • Release: 2016-02-19
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 340 page
  • ISBN: 9780702054440
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The new edition of the highly successful Foundations for Health Promotion continues to offer a wealth of information in a unique, user-friendly format. Containing over 300 artworks, tables and 'pull out' boxes, this helpful text covers the theory, strategies and methods, settings and implementation of health promotion. Applicable to a wide range of health and social care professionals and anyone engaged with education about health and wellbeing. Comprehensive updating and expansion to reflect recent research findings and major organizational and policy changes Clear structure and signposting for ease of reading and study Wide choice of examples and illustrative case studies reflect the needs of a variety of professional groups in health services, local and municipal services and education Interactive learning activities with indicative answers help readers consolidate their learning Comprehensively updated and expanded to reflect major organizational and policy changes Interactive learning activities with indicative answers at the end of each chapter 'Pull out' boxes illustrate recent research findings and case studies of practice

Health Promotion

Health Promotion


  • Release: 2020-07-16
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 400 page
  • ISBN: 9781000257359
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'An excellent introduction to the theory and practice of health promotion in a developed country such as Australia' From the foreword by Professor Brian Oldenburg This widely used text offers a comprehensive overview of the field of health promotion. Drawing on current Australian and international research, the authors provide a detailed review of health promotion principles. They demonstrate how these principles fit into the broader public health context, and how they can be integrated into practice in a range of settings, including the workplace, schools, rural communities, Indigenous communities and health care organisations. The authors also include a step-by-step guide to program management from planning to evaluation. This third edition includes new material on the use of evidence in health promotion practice, and on the increasing importance of an ecological perspective. The text has been fully revised with new data and case studies, and planning models have been updated to reflect current practice. Health Promotion is an essential text for students and a valuable resource for health professionals.

Health Promotion   Education Research Methods  Using the Five Chapter Thesis  Dissertation Model

Health Promotion Education Research Methods Using the Five Chapter Thesis Dissertation Model


  • Release: 2010-10-22
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 345 page
  • ISBN: 9780763775070
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The main objective in writing a thesis or dissertation is to teach students how to conduct research in a planned and systematic way. Health Promotion and amp; Education Research Methods, Second Edition provides a comprehensive and thorough presentation of the skills and processes needed to complete high quality research. Students will receive an overview of the different approaches to research methods and are introduced to the five-chapter thesis or dissertation format. Each chapter contains information relevant to the writing of one or more chapters of a thesis or dissertation. Designed for health e

Health Behavior and Health Education

Health Behavior and Health Education


  • Release: 2008-08-28
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 592 page
  • ISBN: 9780470432488
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Resources for teaching and learning are posted at tinyurl.com/Glanz4e and www.med.upenn.edu/hbhe4. This fourth edition of the classic book, Health Behavior and Health Education: Theory, Research, and Practice provides a comprehensive, highly accessible, and in-depth analysis of health behavior theories that are most relevant to health education. This essential resource includes the most current information on theory, research, and practice at individual, interpersonal, and community and group levels. This edition includes substantial new content on current and emerging theories of health communication, e-health, culturally diverse communities, health promotion, the impact of stress, the importance of networks and community, social marketing, and evaluation.

Nurse as Educator

Nurse as Educator


  • Release: 2008
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 667 page
  • ISBN: 9780763746438
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Designed to teach nurses about the development, motivational, and sociocultural differences that affect teaching and learning, this text combines theoretical and pragmatic content in a balanced, complete style. --from publisher description.