PTY-40072 - Health, Wellbeing and Behaviour Change
Coordinator: Hady Balabel Room: MAC1.17
Lecture Time: See Timetable...
Level: Level 7
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2023/24

None

Available as a Free Standing Elective

No

Co-requisites

None

Prerequisites

None

Barred Combinations

None

Description for 2023/24

The module brings together the concepts of health promotion, primary and secondary prevention and health behaviour change, and provides a context for the study of rehabilitation. Students explore the factors which affect health and wellbeing and also the theories, models and principles which underlie health behaviour change. Health promotion strategies are evaluated.

Aims
To deepen the student understanding of health promotion, primary and secondary prevention, and health behaviour change.
To provide a context for the study of rehabilitation.
To equip the student with the knowledge and skills to analyse health promotion strategies in the context of behaviour change theories, models and principles.

Intended Learning Outcomes

explain the concept of health promotion, differentiating between primary and secondary prevention in the context of physiotherapy practice: 1
analyse the concepts and constructs of selected health behaviour change theories and models: 1
evaluate the extent to which health behaviour change theories and models incorporate psychological, socioeconomic and environmental factors: 1
analyse health promotion strategies in the context of relevant theories, models, and principles of behaviour change: 1

Study hours

27 tutor led hours including lectures, workshops, seminars, tutorials
~three hours of assessment preparation classes.
120 hours of independent study
~20 hours of guided independent study
~100 hours of independent study

School Rules

None

Description of Module Assessment

1: Essay weighted 100%
A 2500-word essay
The essay requires the student to: Explore the concept of health promotion, and illustate the difference between primary and secondary prevention with reference to examples relevant to physiotherapy practice. Analyse a selected health promotion strategy/strategies in the context of relevant theories, models, and principles of behaviour change. Evaluate the effectiveness of the selected health promotion strategy.