Edexcel Unit 29 Health Promotion Assignment

Edexcel Unit 29 Health Promotion Assignment

Edexcel Unit 29 Health Promotion Assignment

Background Information for Learning Outcome 1

The aim of this Edexcel Unit 29 Health Promotion Assignment is to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding of pertinent issues and factors, which prevent some individuals from accessing health support. You will investigate a range of influences on health and reasons for the varied success of health promotion campaigns and strategies. Moreover, this assignment also requires you to develop your understanding to the role of national and regional strategies and professionals. You will need to develop your understanding around the theories of Health Behaviour, models used in Health Promotion, and government strategies to improve the health of individuals in society. You will have to develop your knowledge and understanding around potential conflicts between local industry, and health promotion campaigns are for example, anti-smoking campaigns and parents employed within the tobacco industry. Your competency level will be assessed on planning a Health Promotion Campaign for a target audience of yours.

On completion of this unit and assignment, you will have a clear understanding of:

  1. Understand the socio-economic influences on health (Learning outcome 1)
  2.  Understand models of health promotion (Learning outcome 2)
  3.  Understand factors which influence health promotion(Learning outcome 3)
  4.  Be able to plan a health promotion campaign (Learning outcome 4)

Task 1- Essay

You need to write an essay of approximately 1000 words covering entire LO1 (1.1, 1.2 & 1.3).The essay needs to be based on baseline information that you have gathered about your local community in order to identify needs, socio-economic factors influencing health, inequalities, and barriers to accessing health as discussed above.

Deliverables

Learning Outcomes

Assessment requirements

 

To achieve each outcome a learner must demonstrate the ability to:

LO 1. Understand the socioeconomic influences on health

1.1 Explain the effects of socioeconomic influences on health.

 

1.2 Assess the relevance of government sources in reporting on inequalities in health.

 

1.3 Discuss reasons for barriers to accessing Healthcare

Task 2- Essay

Background Information

Having been recently employed by a G.P practice in the role of a smoking cessation officer. Your task is to reduce the number of patients registered at the practice who smoke. Using knowledge from the lectures and your reading say why this is an important target for the practice and which model (approach) would you use to help smokers quit. Explain what your role would be in this intervention relating to the health model and discuss how you could help the patients to become long term non-smokers (LO2.1, 2.2, 2.3). Your essay should not be more than 1,200 words long

Deliverables

Learning Outcomes

Assessment requirements

To achieve each outcome a learner must demonstrate the ability to:

LO2 Understand models of health promotion

2.1 Analyse the links between government strategies and models of health promotion

2.2 Explain the role of professionals in meeting government targets for health promotion

2.3 Discuss the role of routines in promoting healthy living

Task 3 – Essay

From the following health promotion topics, breastfeeding, tackling Obesity, stopping smoking, increasing regular exercise etc. write an essay covering any subject of your interest. Secondly, produce a health promotion campaign poster, which is appropriate for your target audience, partly covering LO 3.3 and 4.1 (opportunity to meet D2).Your essay should not be more than 1,300 words covering the points in LOs 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1 and 4.2 relating to your health promotion topic. You must cover the learning outcomes 3 and 4 in this section. (Opportunity to achieve M2, and D3)

Deliverables

LO 3. Understand factors which influence health promotion

         

3.1 Explain how health beliefs relate to theories of health behaviour.

 

3.2 Discuss the possible effects of potential conflicts with local industry    on health promotion

3.3 Explain the importance of providing relevant health related information to the public

LO 4. Be able to plan a health promotion campaign

 

4.1  Plan a health promotion campaign to meet specific objectives   

4.2  Explain how the health promotion campaign supports health promotion strategies

Learning Outcomes

  Learning Outcomes

Assessment Criteria

 To achieve the criteria the evidence must show that the student is able to:

LO 1. Understand the socioeconomic influences on health

1.1

Explain the effects of socioeconomic influences on health.

1.2

Assess the relevance of government sources in reporting on inequalities in health.

1.3

Discuss reasons for barriers to accessing Healthcare.

LO2 Understand models of health promotion

2.1

Analyse the links between government strategies and models of health promotion.

2.2

Explain the role of professionals in meeting government targets for health promotion.

2.3

Discuss the role of routines in promoting healthy living.

LO 3. Understand factors which influence health promotion

         

3.1

Explain how health beliefs relate to theories of health behaviour.

3.2

Discuss the possible effects of potential conflicts with local industry on health promotion.

3.3

Explain the importance of providing relevant health related information to the public.

LO4.Be able to plan a health promotion campaign

4.1

Plan a health promotion campaign to meet specific objectives.

4.2

Explain how the health promotion campaign supports health promotion strategies

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