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Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780205340668

ISBN10:
0205340660
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2002
Publisher(s):
Benjamin Cummings

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Summary

"Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education" provides introductory-level health education readers with a solid understanding of the scope and practice of health educators historically, philosophically, theoretically, and ethically. A Background for the Profession, The History of Health and Health Education, Philosophical Foundations, Theoretical Foundations, Ethics and Health Education, The Health Educator. Roles, Responsibilities, Certifications, Advanced Study, The Settings for Health Education, Agencies/Associations/Organizations Associated with Health Education, The Literature of Health Education, Future Trends in Health Education, Code of Ethics for the Health Education Profession, Responsibilities and Competencies for Entry-Level Health Educators, Eta Sigma Gamma Chapters: Locations and Dates of Installation For all readers interested in the scope and practice of health educators historically, philosophically, theoretically, and ethically.

Table of Contents

Foreword xi
Preface xiii
Acknowledgments xvii
A Background for the Profession
1(34)
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(4)
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
14(1)
The Practice of Health Education
14(2)
Basic Underlying Concepts of the Profession
16(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(3)
The Discipline of Epidemiology
28(7)
The History of Health and Health Education
35(42)
Introduction
36(1)
Early Humans
36(2)
Early Efforts at Community Health
38(1)
Egyptians
39(1)
Greeks
40(3)
Romans
43(2)
Middle Ages
45(3)
Renaissance
48(3)
Age of Enlightenment
51(1)
The 1800s
51(2)
Public Health in the United States
53(10)
School Health in the United States
63(14)
Philosophical Foundations
77(21)
Introduction
78(1)
What Is a Philosophy?
79(1)
Why Does One Need a Philosophy?
80(2)
Principles and Philosophies Associated with Health
82(3)
Leading Philosophical Viewpoints
85(1)
Developing a Philosophy
86(3)
Predominate Health Education Philosophies
89(2)
Impacting the Delivery of Health Education
91(7)
Theoretical Foundations
98(36)
Definitions
99(1)
The Importance of Using Theory in Health Education/Promotion
100(1)
An Overview of the Theories and Models Used in Health Education/Promotion
101(24)
Planning Models (Theories/Models of Implementation)
101(13)
Theories and Models Focusing on Health Behavior Change (Change Process Theories)
114(11)
A Final Note about Theories and Models
125(9)
Ethics and Health Education
134(24)
Key Terms and Origin
135(1)
Why Should People and Professionals Act Ethically?
136(1)
Ethical Theories
136(2)
Basic Principles for Common Moral Ground
138(2)
Making Ethical Decisions
140(4)
Ethical Issues and Health Education
144(5)
Ensuring Ethical Behavior
149(9)
The Health Educator: Roles, Responsibilities, Certifications, Advanced Study
158(29)
Introduction
159(1)
Credentialing
159(1)
History of Role Delineation and Certification
160(3)
Individual Certification
163(4)
Graduate Health Education Standards
167(1)
Competencies Update Project
167(2)
Program Accrediation
169(1)
Responsibilities and Competencies of Health Educators
170(7)
Responsibility I: Assessing Individual and Community Needs for Health Education
171(2)
Responsibility II: Planning Effective Health Education Programs
173(1)
Responsibility III: Implementing Health Education Programs
173(1)
Responsibility IV: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Health Education Programs
174(1)
Responsibility V: Coordinating Provision of Health Education Services
174(1)
Responsibility VI: Acting as a Resource Person in Health Education
175(1)
Responsibility VII: Communicating Health and Health Education Needs, Concerns, and Resources
176(1)
Summary of Responsibilities and Competencies
176(1)
Multitasking
177(1)
Advanced Study in Health Education
177(1)
Master's Degree Options
178(1)
Selecting a Graduate School
179(3)
Admission Requirements
182(1)
Financing Graduate Study
182(5)
The Settings for Health Education
187(35)
School Health Education
188(5)
A Day in the Career of a School Health Educator
192(1)
Additional Responsibilities
193(1)
Community/Public Health Education
193(6)
A Day in the Career of a Community Health Educator
196(3)
Additional Responsibilities
199(1)
Worksite Health Education
199(7)
A Day in the Career of a Worksite Health Educator
204(1)
Additional Responsibilities
205(1)
Health Education in Health Care Settings
206(6)
A Day in the Career of a Health Care Setting Health Educator
208(3)
Additional Responsibilities
211(1)
Health Education in Colleges and Universities
212(1)
International Opportunities
213(2)
Nontraditional Health Education Positions
215(1)
Landing That First Job
216(6)
Agencies/Associations/Organizations Associated with Health Education
222(32)
Governmental Health Agencies
223(1)
Quasi-Governmental Health Agencies
224(1)
Nongovernmental Health Agencies
225(22)
Voluntary Health Agencies
225(1)
Philanthropic Foundations
226(1)
Service, Fraternal, and Religious Groups
226(1)
Professional Health Associations/Organizations
226(21)
Joining a Professional Health Association/Organization
247(7)
The Literature of Health Education
254(25)
Introduction
255(1)
Types of Information Sources
255(2)
Identifying the Components of a Research Article
257(1)
Critically Reading a Research Article
258(1)
Evaluating the Accuracy of Nonresearch-Based Sources
259(1)
Writing an Abstract or a Summary
260(1)
Locating Health-Related Information
261(6)
Journals
261(2)
Indexes
263(1)
Abstracts
264(1)
Computerized Databases
265(2)
The Internet and the World Wide Web
267(4)
Evaluating Information on the Internet
271(1)
Selected Health-Related Web Sites
271(8)
Future Trends in Health Education
279(28)
Introduction
280(1)
Demographic Changes
280(3)
Minority Population Changes
281(1)
Aging
282(1)
Societal Trends
283(6)
Technology
283(1)
Family Structure
284(1)
Political Climate
285(2)
Medical Care Establishment
287(2)
Professional Preparation and Credentialing
289(3)
Professional Preparation
289(1)
Credentialing
290(2)
Implications for Practice Settings
292(7)
School Setting
292(2)
Worksite Setting
294(1)
Community/Public Health Setting
295(2)
Health Care Setting
297(2)
Alternative Settings
299(8)
Appendix A Code of Ethics for the Health Education Profession 307(10)
Appendix B Responsibilities and Competencies for Entry-Level Health Educators 317(8)
Appendix C Eta Sigma Gamma Chapters: Locations and Dates of Installation 325(4)
Glossary 329(14)
Credits 343(2)
Index 345


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