PATIENT EDUCATION & HEALTH PROMOTION
2013/2014, Semester 1
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (Nursing/Alice Lee Ctr for Nursing Stud)
Modular Credits: 4
This module aims to teach students the concepts and principles of patient education and health promotion. Social & behavioural science theories and strategies for communication and counselling will be taught to enhance the students’ understanding of factors that affect health and identify risk factors that can lead to health impairment.
Lectures, Tutorials,Class presentations,Written assignment
See timetable posted with student materials in workbin.
This module aims to teach students the concepts and principles of patient education and health promotion. At the completion of this module social & behavioural science theories and strategies for communication and counselling will be taught to enhance the students’ understanding of factors that affect health and identify risk factors that can lead to health impairment.
Health and Health-Related Behaviours
Concepts of Health Education and Health Promotion
Theory & Terminology
Understanding Health Literacy
Ethical Issues in Health Promotion
Health Communication and Counselling
Principles of Adult Learning and Teaching
Assessment of Individual/Community needs for Health Education & Promotion
Planning Health Education Programmes
Implementing Health Education Programmes
Evaluating Health Education Programmes
Conducting Programmes in specific areas of Health Education:
Healthy Daily Living
Smoking Cessation/Substance Abuse
Risks & Management for Chronic Disease
(iii) Written Assignment
(iv) Others (eg. fieldwork, projects)
Total for CA:
Total for Final Examinations:
Cottrell, R. R., Girvan, J. T. & McKenzie, J. F (2009)
Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education.
ed.) NY: Pearson Benjamin Cummings.
Keleher, H., MacDougall, C. M., & Murphy, B (Eds), Understanding Health Promotion (2008). N.Y: Oxford University Press.
Maville, J. A., & Huerta, C. G., (2008).
Health Promotion in Nursing.
Clifton Park, NY: Delmar Cengage Learning
Piper, S. (2009).
Health Promotion for Nurses: Theory and Practice
, London: Rutledge.
Workload Components : A-B-C-D-E
A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of lab hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week