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Health Promotion & Health Education
Terms in this set (14)
Define Health education?
Any combination of learning experiences designed to assist new behavioral methods
What does health education include?
1. organizational efforts
2. policy directives
3. environmental activities
4. mass media campaigns
Define Health Promotion?
The science and art of helping people change their lifestyle to move towards a state of optimal health
What is the scope of Health promotion?
1. Focus - refers to type of health issue
2. Strategies - how are the goals to be achieved
3. Outcome - what are the end results
List the 3 majors disease prevention strategies
1. educational strategies (inform & educate public about pertinent issues
2. Automatic - protection strategies (focus on environmental factors)
3. Coercive strategies (legal and formal sanctions to control behavior
The Triad of health promotion is?
2. Health education
3. Health promotion
What is prevention?
refers to efforts taken to avoid the occurrence of disease or injury
The three levels of prevention are?
1. Primary prevention - activities that prevent the onset or incidence of health problems (ie. proper nutrition)
2. Secondary prevention - concerned with the early assessment & prompt treatment of health problems (ie. routine physical examination).
3. Tertiary prevention - refers to minimizing disability from existing illness through treatment (ie. physical therapy)
What is the focus of health education?
providing information that assists clients to understand options in making voluntary choices on issues that affect health
The purpose of health promotion is to?
combine legal and fiscal controls, other regulations and policies aimed at the enhancement of good health & the prevention of ill health
List the 5 levels of the Ecological Framework
1. Intrapersonal level factor (refers to characteristics of the individual)
2. Interpersonal processes (refers to formal and informal social network and social support system)
3. Institutional/organizational factors (social intitutions)
4. Community factors (relationships among orgo)
5. Public Policy (refers to local, state, and national laws)
What are the 5 steps to planning public health education programs
1. Social assessment of community concerns or outcomes
2. Social diagnosis - begins with social or QOL rather than health issues
3. Epid diagnosis - health issues are analyzed and quantified
4. Educational & Ecological Assessment
5. Assess the available resource to support the selected education methods
The difference between Goals and Objectives in PH?
Goals are broad, objectives are more focused and specific
List the five steps to develop measurable objectives and give a work example.
1. Who/beneficiary (who will receive the program)
2. How much? (amount of time)
3. What? ( the action, change in behavior)
4. When (how soon or how long)
5. Where ( geographic)
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