Welcome to the Reading List for your Health Promotion Module.
Health Promotion Programs by Fertman, C. ; Grim, M.An incisive, up-to-date, and comprehensive treatment of effective health promotion programs In the newly revised Third Edition of Health Promotion Programs: From Theory to Practice, health and behavior experts Drs. Carl I. Fertman and Melissa Grim deliver a robust exploration of the history and rapid evolution of health promotion programs over the last three decades. The authors describe knowledge advances in health and behavior that have impacted the planning, support, and implementation of health promotion programs. With thoroughly updated content, statistics, data, figures, and tables, the book discusses new resources, programs, and initiatives begun since the publication of the Second Edition in 2016. "Key Terms" and "For Practice and Discussion Questions" have been revised, and the authors promote the use of health theory by providing the reader with suggestions, models, boxes, and templates. A renewed focus on health equity and social justice permeates much of the book, and two significant health promotion and education events- the HESPA ll study and Healthy People 2030- are discussed at length. Readers will also find: A thorough introduction to health promotion programs, including the historical context of health promotion, settings and stakeholders for health promotion programs, advisory boards, and technology disruption and opportunities for health promotion. Comprehensive explorations of health equity and social justice, including dicussions of vulnerable and underserved population groups, racial and ethnic disparities in health and minority group engagement. Practical discussions of theory in health promotion programs, including foundational theories and health promotion program planning models. In-depth examinations of health promotion program planning, including needs assessments and program support. Perfect for undergraduate and graduate students studying public health, health administration, nursing, and medical research, Health Promotion Programs: From Theory to Practice is also ideal for medical students seeking a one-stop resource on foundational concepts and cutting-edge developments in health promotion programs.
Call Number: 362.1 FER
Publication Date: 2022
Foundations for Health Promotion by Naidoo, J. ; Wills, J.The fourth edition of Foundations for Health Promotion continues to offer a wealth of information in a friendly, easy-to-read format. This edition has been comprehensively updated and includes a new feature of learning activities with indicative answers to help students and practitioners to reflect on their practice. 'Pull out' boxes of case studies and examples help the reader to identify the evidence base for health promotion and illustrate the range of health promotion practice. Divided into four parts, the book first explains the theoretical concepts of health, health education and health promotion and the ethical and political aspects of practice. The second part explores strategies to promote health and some of the dilemmas that they pose. The third part explores how a range of different settings, such as hospitals and schools, can be oriented towards positive health and well-being. The fourth part focuses on the implementation of health promotion interventions and is designed to help practitioners to reflect on their practice by examining what drives their choice of strategy. Foundations for Health Promotion, Fourth Edition will be ideal for a range of disciplines including health service professionals in primary and acute settings, those working in local and municipal authorities to promote health and wellbeing, health educators and trainers. 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 Ineractive 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
Call Number: 613 NAI + eBook
Publication Date: 2016
Promoting Health: a Practical Guide by Scriven, A.Retaining the features that characterized the phenomenal success of previous editions - namely, authority, accessibility and a user-friendly style - the latest edition of Ewles & Simnett's Promoting Health: A Practical Guide, continues to offer readers with a sound introduction to the theory and practice of promoting public health. Organised into three parts, the first section, 'Thinking About Health, Health Promotion and Public Health', explains what health, health promotion, public health and health education entail. The second part, 'Planning and Managing Health Promotion and Public Health Practice' focuses on the health promoter's daily work, beginning with a basic planning and evaluation framework followed by a discussion of how to identify and assess needs and priorities. The final part of the book, 'Competence in Health Promotion and Public Health Practice', examines how readers can develop their competence in carrying out a range of activities, including enabling clients to learn in one-to-one and group settings, working with communities and changing policies and practices. Fully updated throughout by a renowned author, the latest edition of this classic book includes the latest research on the comparative effectiveness of different approaches to health promotion and public health practice, and explores the development of public health communication strategies, including social marketing, social media campaigns, and use of pressure groups and 'nudging'. The book also highlights the latest thinking on a wide variety of topics to ensure relevance to a broad array of practitioners working across differing settings. Richly endowed with a wide range of interactive exercises and helpful case studies, Ewles & Simnett's Promoting Health: A Practical Guide, seventh edition, will be ideal for anyone involved with health promotion and public health wherever they are based. New edition of a seminal text fully updated for today's reader Focuses on the theories, principles and competencies for practice across a wide range of settings ranging from communities, schools, and workplaces, to GP surgeries and hospitals Authoritative and accessible writing style helps make learning easy Reflective activities help students consolidate their learning Case studies - many from real life - provide practical examples to help readers apply concepts to their own setting Gives emphasis to good communication and the effective use of communication tools Practice points help readers structure their study and recap on what they have learned Describes changes to the structure and organisation of public health within the UK, including the latest national standards for work in health promotion and public health Outlines new research on the comparative effectiveness of different approaches to health promotion and public health practice Explores the development of public health communication strategies, including social marketing, social media campaigns, and use of pressure groups and 'nudging' Highlights the latest 'current thinking' across a variety of different settings, to ensure relevance to a broad array of practitioners working across differing settings Explores the increasing use of the internet to help individuals monitor and support their own wellbeing
Call Number: eBook + 613 SCR
Publication Date: 2017
Introduction to Health Promotion by Snelling, A.M.Understand the foundations and applications of health promotion Introduction to Health Promotion gives students a working knowledge of health promotion concepts and methods and their application to health and health behaviors, with a special emphasis on the philosophical and theoretical foundations of health promotion. The textbook also identifies and discusses the innovative health campaigns, strategies, and policies being implemented and enacted to improve health behaviors and practices that ultimately improve quality of life. Written by a professor with more than two decades of experience teaching and researching health promotion, this comprehensive resource goes beyond the basics, delving into issues such as the application of behavior change theories, planning models, and current wellness topics like nutrition, physical activity, and emotional well-being, among others. Provides a clear introduction to the most essential topics in health promotion and education Explains behavior change theories and program planning models Explores health promotion's role tackling issues of stress, tobacco use, eating behaviors, and physical activity Includes chapters dedicated to professions, settings, and credentials available in the health promotion field Looks at future trends of health promotion Ideal for students in health promotion, health education, and public health fields, Introduction to Health Promotion prepares students with a comprehensive overview of the foundations, history, and current perspectives of health promotion, as well as its key methods and applications.
Call Number: 362.1 SNE + eBook
Publication Date: 2014
The Essential Guide to Public Health and Health Promotion by Thompson, S. R.In the twenty-first century, public health is everyone's business. The nursing and medical professions are well placed to provide advice to their clients, especially in respect to lifestyle change, and public health initiatives are supported by a range of statutory and voluntary organisations and health workers, ranging from health promotion specialists to smoking cessation advisers and nutrition assistants. Designed to help readers develop the practical skills they need to become effective public health practitioners, this concise text gives an easily digested overview of public health and health promotion theory in accessible language and diagrams, before moving on to the ways readers can apply this in practice. Providing an opportunity for practitioners to understand possible barriers to lifestyle change, debate health inequalities and responsibilities, and explore the role of the media in changing attitudes, it: Outlines the roles of specific organisations involved in the work of public health work. Covers health needs assessment, agenda setting and the technical aspects of how to research plan and evaluate effective practice either with individual clients or when devising programmes and initiatives for population groups. Details methods of helping people with motivation for lifestyle change, building rapport, ongoing support, monitoring and signposting to specific services. Discusses role of neighbourhoods and communities in improving health and how workers may support local populations to improve the health of their community. The Essential Guide to Public Health and Health Promotion is an accessible introduction to the principles and practice of health promotion and public health for all those new to working or studying in the area, whatever their professional background.