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Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education,9780205273652

Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education

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9780205273652

ISBN10:
0205273653
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
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Summary

Increases students' interest and practical understanding by including practitioner perspectives throughout the text. The student will gain a real view of the practicing health professionals. Contains professional association description and application forms, which provide mechanisms for students to easily join the associations. Students will be able to network and expand their circle of influence within their profession and gain valuable professional information. Includes an advanced study in health education that encourages students to think about and plan for graduate school; a feature no other text provides. This text will have lasting value and serve as a professional reference beyond the foundations of health course.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Preface x
Acknowledgments xiii
A Background for the Profession
1(31)
An Emerging Profession
2(2)
Current Status of health Education
4(2)
Key Words, Terms, and Definitions
6(4)
Measuring Health or Health Status
10(3)
Rates
10(1)
Life Expectancy
10(2)
Years of Potential Life Lost
12(1)
Disability-Adjusted Life Years
12(1)
Health Surveys
13(1)
The Goal and Objectives of the Profession
13(1)
The Practice of Health Education
14(1)
Basic Underlying Concepts of the Profession
15(12)
The Health Field Concept
16(1)
The Levels and Limitations of Prevention
17(3)
Risk Factors
20(1)
Health Risk Reduction
21(4)
Other Selected Principles
25(2)
The Discipline of Epidemiology
27(1)
Summary
27(5)
The History of Health and Health Education
32(38)
Introduction
33(1)
Early Humans
33(2)
Early Efforts at Community Health
35(1)
Egyptians
35(2)
Greeks
37(4)
Romans
41(1)
Middle Ages
42(3)
Renaissance
45(3)
Age of Enlightenment
48(1)
The 1800s
48(2)
Public Health in the United States
50(9)
School Health in the United States
59(6)
Summary
65(5)
Philosophical Foundations
70(19)
Introduction
71(1)
What Is a Philosophy?
71(2)
Why Does One Need a Philosophy?
73(2)
Principles and Philosophies Associated with Health
75(1)
Leading Philosophical Viewpoints
76(3)
Developing a Philosophy
79(3)
Predominate Health Education Philosophies
82(3)
Impacting the Delivery of Health Education
85(1)
Summary
86(3)
Theoretical Foundations
89(28)
Definitions
90(1)
The Importance of Using Theory in Health Education/Promotion
91(1)
An Overview of the Theories and Models Used in health Education/Promotion
92(19)
Planning Models (Theories/Models of Implementation)
92(8)
Theories and Models Focusing on Health Behavior Change (Change Process Theories)
100(11)
A Final Note about Theories and Models
111(1)
Summary
112(5)
Ethics and Health Education
117(20)
Key Terms and Origin
118(1)
Why Should People and Professionals Act Ethically?
119(1)
Ethical Theories
119(2)
Basic Principles for Common Moral Ground
121(1)
Making Ethical Decisions
122(5)
Ethical Issues and Health Education
127(5)
Ensuring Ethical Behavior
132(1)
Summary
133(4)
The Health Educator: Roles, Responsibilities, Certifications, Advanced Study
137(22)
Introduction
138(1)
Credentialing
138(1)
History of Role Delineation and Certification
139(3)
Individual Certification
142(1)
Graduate Health Education Standards
143(2)
Program Accreditation
145(1)
Responsibilities and Competencies of Health Educators
146(6)
Responsibility I: Assessing Individual and Community Needs for Health Education
147(1)
Responsibility II: Planning Effective Health Education Programs
148(1)
Responsibility III: Implementing Health Education Programs
148(1)
Responsibility IV: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Health Education Programs
149(1)
Responsibility V: Coordinating Provision of Health Education Services
150(1)
Responsibility VI: Acting as a Resource Person in Health Education
150(1)
Responsibility VII: Communicating Health and Health Education Needs, Concerns, and Resources
151(1)
Summary of Responsibilities and Competencies
151(1)
Advanced Study in Health Education
152(1)
Master's Degree Options
153(1)
Selecting a Graduate School
154(1)
Admission Requirements
155(1)
Financing Graduate Study
155(1)
Summary
156(3)
The Settings for Health Education
159(31)
School Health Education
160(5)
A Day in the Career of a School Health Educator
164(1)
Additional Responsibilities
165(1)
Community/Public Health Education
165(5)
A Day in the Career of a Community Health Educator
168(2)
Additional Responsibilities
170(1)
Worksite Health Education
170(7)
A Day in the Career of a Worksite Health Educator
175(2)
Additional Responsibilities
177(1)
Health Education in Health Care Settings
177(5)
A Day in the Career of a Health Care Setting Health Educator
180(2)
Additional Responsibilities
182(1)
Health Education in Colleges and Universities
182(2)
International Opportunities
184(1)
Nontraditional Health Education Positions
185(1)
Landing That First Job
186(2)
Summary
188(2)
Agencies/Associations/Organizations Associated with Health Education
190(27)
Governmental Health Agencies
191(1)
Quasi-Governmental Health Agencies
191(1)
Nongovernmental Health Agencies
192(21)
Voluntary Health Agencies
193(1)
Philanthropic Foundations
194(1)
Service, Fraternal, and Religious Groups
194(1)
Professional Health Associations/Organizations
194(19)
Joining a Professional Health Association/Organization
213(1)
Summary
214(3)
The Literature of Health Education
217(24)
Introduction
217(1)
Types of Information Sources
218(2)
Identifying the Components of a Research Article
220(1)
Critically Reading a Research Article
221(1)
Evaluating the Accuracy of Nonresearch-Based Sources
222(1)
Writing an Abstract or a Summary
223(1)
Locating Health-Related Information
223(6)
Journals
223(3)
Indexes
226(1)
Abstracts
227(1)
Computerized Databases
228(1)
The Internet and the World Wide Web
229(6)
Evaluating Information on the Internet
235(1)
Selected Health-Related Web Sites
235(3)
Summary
238(3)
Future Trends in Health Education
241(25)
Introduction
241(1)
Demographic Changes
242(2)
Minority Population Changes
242(2)
Aging
244(1)
Societal Trends
244(6)
Technology
245(1)
Family Structure
245(3)
Political Climate
248(1)
Medical Care Establishment
249(1)
Professional Preparation and Credentialing
250(4)
Professional Preparation
250(1)
Credentialing
251(3)
Implications for Practice Settings
254(7)
School Setting
255(2)
Worksite Setting
257(1)
Community/Public Health Settings
258(2)
Health Care Setting
260(1)
Alternative Settings
261(2)
Summary
263(3)
Appendix A: Code of Ethics (Unabridged Version), Society for Public Health Education, Inc. 266(6)
Appendix B: Code of Ethics (Abridged Version), Society for Public Health Education, Inc. 272(2)
Appendix C: The code of Ethics for Health Educators 274(6)
Appendix D: Responsibilities and Competencies for Entry-Level Health Educators 280(7)
Appendix E: Eta Sigma Gamma Chapters: Locations and Dates of Installation 287(3)
Glossary 290(9)
Credits 299(2)
Index 301


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