HSPT507 – Promoting Health and Wellness

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Module code
HSPT507
Module title
Promoting Health and Wellness
Prescription
To develop an understanding of the concepts and contexts of population health, health promotion, primary healthcare and wellness.
Programmes
  • HS1901
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Teaching and Learning Strategy
May include: Project-based Learning; Flipped Classroom; Blended Learning; Work-integrated Learning; Inclusive Practices.
Methods may include workshops and practical classes, tutorials, case-based learning, inquiry-based learning, group activities & discussion, supported online learning, e-portfolio, practice simulation.
Learning Outcomes
1. Identify and apply concepts of population health, health promotion and primary healthcare physiotherapy.
2. Examine discourses of health and socio-ecological determinants in Aotearoa New Zealand and international contexts and identify implications for primary healthcare practice.
3. Examine community health promotion in practice.
4. Identify key elements of effective collaboration and teamwork in health promotion.
Content
Professional concepts:
Concepts of population health, health promotion and primary healthcare physiotherapy practice
Principles of primary healthcare, population health, community health, public health
Epidemiologic and demographic information and its application to primary healthcare strategies
Partnership in the context of primary healthcare and primary healthcare physiotherapy practice.
Health education
Health promotion
Maaori and Pasifika health

Discourses of health and socio-ecological determinants in Aotearoa New Zealand and international contexts, including:
Health and wellness
Ecology of community health
The concepts of community health and community development
Health literacy

Community health promotion and primary healthcare physiotherapy in practice, including:
Diverse contexts within which primary healthcare physiotherapy and health promotion is practiced
Contemporary approaches in health promotion and the role of the physiotherapist in primary healthcare
Models of health promotion
Assessment Criteria
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components.
Students need to provide evidence against all learning outcomes, and gain an overall mark of 50% to pass this module.

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