HLTH 210 Test 2 Review

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HLTH 210 Test 2 Review Terms: Variable- the operational (practical use) form of a construct Model- a subclass of a theory Concept- the primary elements, building blocks, or major components of theories Theory- “a set of interrelated concepts, definitions, and propositions that presents a systematic view of events or situations by specifying relations among variables in order to explain and predict the events of the situations” Ch. 4 Construct- a concept that has been developed, created, or adopted for use with a specific theory PRECEDE-PROCEDE- an acronym for the theory of implementation that stands for Predisposing, Reinforcing, and Enabling Constructs in Educational/Environmental Diagnosis and Evaluation and Policy, Regulatory, and Organizational Constructs in Educational and Environmental Development; in notes 3/20/07 under key concerns about planning models (pg. 99) Model for Health Education Planning- (pg. 97) Models for planning provide health educators with a frame on which to develop a plan. The underlying principles that guide the development of the various models are similar; however, there are important differences in sequence, emphasis, and the conceptualization of the major components that make certain models more appealing that others to individual practitioners. CDCynergy- (pg. 100) Cynergy for short is a health communication planning model developed by the Office of Communication at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 1997. Cynergy was developed primarily for the public health professionals at CDC who have responsibilities for health communication. The basic edition of Cynergy presents a general methodology for health communication planning, a step by step guide, a reference library, and links to templates involving multiple steps to help planners acquire a thorough understanding of a health problem and whom it affects; explore a wider range of possible intervention strategies for influencing the problem; systematically select the intervention strategies that show the most promise; understand the role communication can play in planning, implementing, and evaluation selected strategies; and develop a comprehensive communication plan Predisposing factors- “any characteristic of a person or population that motivates behavior prior to the occurrence of the behavior” Ch.4
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Reinforcing factors- “any reward or punishment following or anticipated as a consequence of a behavior, serving to strengthen the motivation for or against the behavior” Ch. 4 Enabling factors- “any characteristic of the environment that facilitates action and any skill or resource required to attain a specific behavior” Ch. 4 Multilevel Approach to Community Health- (pg. 99) MATCH; this planning model (see figure on pg. 103) was developed in the late 1980s and has been used in a variety of settings, including in the development of several intervention handbooks created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; it is an ecological planning perspective that
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