IPE350 Health Promotion Foundations Spring 2012

IPE350 Health Promotion Foundations Spring 2012 - Health...

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Health Promotion: An Interprofessional Approach Foundations of Health Promotion
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Class Objectives 1. Understand key health promotion definitions and concepts. 2. Identify the key features and values that influence health promotion practice. 3. Define health literacy 4. Identify concerns related to health literacy 5. Describe the nature, extent, and type of health disparities in the United states 6. Describe the social determinants of health and other underlying factors related to health disparities.
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“Without health, there is no happiness. An attention to health , then, should take the place of every object.” Thomas Jefferson
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Interprofessional Approach to Health Promotion---Pink Glove Dance http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEdVfyt-mL
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Health Promotion---Anti Smoking http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JndtG8Y7yf
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Innovative Approaches to Health Promotion---exercise http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTVHL69-s
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Team Discussion Questions 1. Describe your definition of health prior to entering your educational program/after you enter your educational program. Has your definition changed? 2. What influences your viewpoint of health promotion? 3. What is the goal of health promotion? 4. What are the components of a healthy life style? 5. What is health education?
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Health “Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity” (WHO). Core concept in society. Health has multidimensionality and is applicable to both individuals and groups. Based on variety of factors. Holistic experience.
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Wellness Describes a state of life that is balanced, personally satisfying, and characterized by the ability to adapt and to participate in activities that enhance the quality of life (D’Amico). Concepts basic to wellness include self-responsibility and decision making.
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Determinants of Health What makes some people healthy and others unhealthy? How can we create a society in which everyone has a chance to live long healthy lives? Determinants of health fall under several broad categories----policymaking, social
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Social Determinants of Health Circumstances in which people are born, grow up, live, work, and age, and the systems put in place to deal with illness. (WHO) Examples----availability of resources to meet daily needs---safe housing, local food markets, quality of education, job opportunities, access to health care, transportation options, health literacy
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Unnatural Causes http://www.unnaturalcauses.org/video_clip s_detail.php?res_id=80
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What is meant by “we carry our history in our bodies”? If the United States is a country with the highest gross national product, spending nearly half of the world’s medical dollars, why is the U. S. the sickest out of the industrial nations? What is needed to decrease health
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2012 for the course HEALTH 350 taught by Professor Cooper during the Spring '12 term at MO St. Louis.

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