Health Promotion Unit Under-Graduate Diploma

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UNDERGRADUATE DIPLOMA / * CERTIFICATE COURSES

(Full time over 12 months or part time over 2 years.)

Courses are offered in sequential modules. A module is a unit of learning that has its own objectives, learning materials, methods and assessment.

IHEP 012

Introduction to Health Promotion

Credits: 12

Lectures per week:

Practicals per week

Tutorials per week:

Semester

45x45 minutes

3


1st

Content:

  • Practical introductions

  • Introduction to Primary Health Care

  • Introduction to Ottawa Charter and a Framework for analysis different approaches of HE/P

  • Gender, health and development

  • Communication styles and theory

  • Presentation skills

  • Group dynamics and formulation of ground rules for the course

  • Key concepts in health promotion

Introduction to how to design a training course

Assessment :

Written exams 30%, Written assignments 20%, Written tests 10% Individual Project 40%

Entry Assumptions: Matric certificate


NHEP 012

Health Promotion in Practice

Credits: 24

Lectures per week:

Practicals per week

Tutorials per week:

Semester

90x45 minutes

3


1st

Content:

  • Models of planning and frame work for analysis health education and promotion approaches.

  • Workshop on development of information, education and communication material.

  • Development of counseling skills

  • Self help groups

  • Field practice: developing an implementation plan

Designing and implementation plan

Entry Assumptions: Matric certificate

* For participants with a minimum of two years working experience who do not have a South African Matric Certificate or its equivalent

NHEP 012

Health Promotion in Practice

Credits: 24

Lectures per week:

Practicals per week

Tutorials per week:

Semester

45x45 minutes

3


1st

Content:

  • Field practice: developing an implementation plan

  • Community development and support to community action

  • Role of health promoted in education for empowerment

  • Advocacy and lobbying in health promotion

  • Designing and implementation plan

  • Evaluation

- Field practice

Assessment

Written exams 30%, Written assignments 20%, Written tests 10%, Individual Project 40%

Entry Assumptions: certificate