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Promoting Health : A Practical Guide - Elsevier Ebook on Vitalsource (Hardcover) (Angela Scriven)

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  • Describes the international and national strategies and movements that have emerged to reduce inequalities in health
  • Examines the concept of need and provides tools to assist in the identification of health promotion needs
  • Contains almost 50 exercises and 20 Case Studies to engage readers and reinforce learning
  • Describes the knowledge and skills required to draw on evidence, undertake research and use various techniques to inform and prioritise health promotion practice
  • Shows how to ensure that health promotion work contributes to local and national strategies
  • Looks at the concept of 'value for money' via learning ways of thinking based in health economics
  • Shows how to develop key skills that include information management, report writing, time management, project management, and change management
  • Looks at the effectiveness of good communication skills and emphasises the importance of establishing high-quality professional relationships
  • Provides practical guidance on the preparation of communication tools which range from leaflets, posters and display boards to the use of radio and television
  • Will reflects recent changes to the structure and organisation of the NHS
  • To include national standards for work in health promotion and public health
  • Discusses the latest research on the comparative effectiveness of different approaches to health promotion
  • Refers to the effectiveness of novel techniques, including the use of Social Media via Twitter and YouTube.
Number of Pages: 272
Genre: Medical
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
Author: Angela Scriven
Language: English
Street Date: August 31, 2017
TCIN: 52094544
UPC: 9780702066955
Item Number (DPCI): 248-40-8525
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