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Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780805378788

ISBN10:
0805378782
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2006
Publisher(s):
Benjamin Cummings

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Summary

Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Educationprovides 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 InstallationFor 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(35)
An Emerging Profession
2(3)
Current Status of Health Education
5(2)
Key Words, Terms, and Definitions
7(3)
Measuring Health or Health Status
10(6)
Rates
10(1)
Life Expectancy
11(2)
Years of Potential Life Lost
13(1)
Disability-Adjusted Life Years
14(1)
Disability-Adjusted Life Expectancy and Health-Adjusted Life Expectancy
14(1)
Health-Related Quality of Life
14(1)
Health Surveys
15(1)
The Goal and Objectives of the Profession
16(1)
The Practice of Health Education
16(2)
Basic Underlying Concepts of the Profession
18(18)
The Health Field Concept
18(1)
The Levels and Limitations of Prevention
19(3)
Risk Factors
22(1)
Health Risk Reduction
23(3)
Other Selected Principles
26(10)
The History of Health and Health Education
36(38)
Early Humans
37(1)
Early Efforts at Community Health
38(1)
Egyptians
39(1)
Greeks
40(3)
Romans
43(2)
Middle Ages
45(2)
Renaissance
47(3)
Age of Enlightenment
50(1)
The 1800s
50(1)
Public Health in the United States
51(10)
1700s
51(1)
1800s
52(2)
1900 to Present
54(7)
School Health in the United States
61(13)
Philosophical Foundations
74(20)
What Is a Philosophy?
75(2)
Why Does One Need a Philosophy?
77(2)
Principles and Philosophies Associated with Health
79(2)
Leading Philosophical Viewpoints
81(2)
Developing a Philosophy
83(3)
Predominant Health Education Philosophies
86(2)
Impacting the Delivery of Health Education
88(6)
Theoretical Foundations
94(37)
Definitions
95(1)
The Importance of Using Theory in Health Education/Promotion
96(1)
An Overview of the Theories and Models Used in Health Education/Promotion
97(25)
Planning Models (Theories/Models of Implementation)
97(14)
Theories and Models Focusing on Health Behavior Change (Change Process Theories)
111(11)
Some Final Thoughts about Theories and Models
122(9)
Ethics and Health Education
131(26)
Key Terms and Origin
132(1)
Why Should People Act Ethically?
133(1)
Professional Ethics
133(1)
Ethical Theories
134(1)
Basic Principles for Common Moral Ground
135(2)
Making Ethical Decisions
137(5)
Ethical Issues and Health Education
142(6)
Ensuring Ethical Behavior
148(9)
The Health Educator: Roles, Responsibilities, Certifications, Advanced Study
157(30)
Credentialing
158(1)
History of Role Delineation and Certification
158(6)
Individual Certification
164(1)
Graduate Health Education Standards
165(1)
Competencies Update Project
165(1)
Program Accreditation
166(2)
Responsibilities and Competencies of Health Educators
168(8)
Responsibility I: Assessing Individual and Community Needs for Health Education
169(3)
Responsibility II: Planning Effective Health Education Programs
172(1)
Responsibility III: Implementing Health Education Programs
173(1)
Responsibility IV: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Health Education Programs
173(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
175(1)
Summary of Responsibilities and Competencies
176(1)
Multitasking
176(1)
Technology
176(1)
Role Modeling
177(1)
Advanced Study in Health Education
178(1)
Master's Degree Options
178(3)
Selecting a Graduate School
181(1)
Admission Requirements
182(1)
Financing Graduate Study
183(4)
The Settings for Health Education
187(38)
School Health Education
188(6)
A Day in the Career of a School Health Educator
191(3)
Additional Responsibilities
194(1)
Community/Public Health Education
194(6)
A Day in the Career of a Community Health Educator
196(3)
Additional Responsibilities
199(1)
Worksite Health Promotion and Education
200(7)
A Day in the Career of a Worksite Health Educator
203(3)
Additional Responsibilities
206(1)
Health Education in Health Care Settings
207(5)
A Day in the Career of a Health Care Setting Health Educator
209(2)
Additional Responsibilities
211(1)
Health Education in Colleges and Universities
212(1)
International Opportunities
213(3)
Nontraditional Health Education Positions
216(1)
Landing That First Job
217(8)
Agencies/Associations/Organizations Associated with Health Education
225(33)
Governmental Health Agencies
226(1)
Quasi-Governmental Health Agencies
226(2)
Nongovernmental Health Agencies
228(22)
Voluntary Health Agencies
228(1)
Philanthropic Foundations
229(1)
Service, Fraternal, and Religious Groups
229(1)
Professional Health Associations/Organizations
229(21)
Joining a Professional Health Association/Organization
250(8)
The Literature of Health Education
258(30)
Types of Information Sources
259(2)
Identifying the Components of a Research Article
261(1)
Critically Reading a Research Article
262(1)
Evaluating the Accuracy of Nonresearch-Based Sources
262(1)
Writing an Abstract or a Summary
263(1)
Locating Health-Related Information
264(6)
Journals
264(3)
Indexes
267(1)
Abstracts
268(1)
Government Documents
269(1)
Computerized Databases
269(1)
The Internet and the World Wide Web
270(4)
Evaluating Information on the Internet
274(14)
Future Trends in Health Education
288(27)
Demographic Changes
289(2)
Minority Population Changes
289(2)
Aging
291(1)
Societal Trends
291(6)
Technology
292(1)
Family Structure
292(2)
Political Climate
294(2)
Medical Care Establishment
296(1)
Professional Preparation and Credentialing
297(3)
Professional Preparation
297(2)
Credentialing
299(1)
Implications for Practice Settings
300(7)
School Setting
301(1)
Worksite Setting
302(2)
Community/Public Health Setting
304(2)
Health Care Setting
306(1)
Alternative Settings
307(8)
Appendix A Development of a Unified Code of Ethics for the Health Education Profession 315(8)
Appendix B Responsibilities and Competencies for Entry-Level Health Educators 323(6)
Appendix C Eta Sigma Gamma Chapters: Locations and Dates of Installation 329(4)
Glossary 333(12)
Credits 345(2)
Index 347


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