This unit provides students with the foundational skills required to research and develop sustainable health promotion activities across multiple health settings. Understanding principles of health promotion implementation with diverse groups and exploration of current health promotion strategies means students gain real life skills applicable in any health practice. This unit aims to equip students with understanding and aptitudes to work with vulnerable population groups across the lifespan and contribute to a more just society. Language and literacy skills are embedded within the unit to develop students' academic abilities. An introduction to critical thinking, researching topics, reading and writing is presented in alignment with CDU resources and services to assist students in these areas. This unit includes the development of a professional portfolio for students to build on throughout their studies.
PRESCRIBED TEXT -HEALTH PROMOTION IN THE 21ST CENTURY