Assessing Health Needs Basics

COURSE INFORMATION:

Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
  • Mature Student
  • Textbook:
    Planning, Implementing and Evaluating Health; James F. McKenzie – Brad L. Neiger – Rosemary Thackeray
    Health Promotion in Canada – Critical Perspectives on Practice, 3rd edition-Canadian Scholar’s Press
    Principles of Health Promotion and Education 6th Edition 2015 Pearson Education


Course Fees: $975.00
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Course Hours: 60 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education
Registration: Nativetc.com



COURSE OVERVIEW

Students will learn the basics of assessing community health strengths and needs at the foundational level when working with community members and community health partners. Students will learn healthy behaviours and the tools that determine actions needed for health promotion in the community.


TRAINING LOCATIONS

North Bay Campus or Online – www.nativetc.com


Part 1: Gather relevant health information to describe healthy behaviours and their determinants for priority population/community members
Part 2: Assess an existing study for a health promotion behaviour/intervention and identify implications for practice
Part 3: Assess the strengths and limitations of existing approaches to support health promotion interventions
Part 4: Analyze and use health status information and evidence to identify options for program interventions to address health promotion issues
Part 5: Demonstrate conducting accurate internet research

Skill Competencies: Gather relevant health information to describe healthy behaviours and their determinants for priority population/community members

Knowledge Competencies: Discuss the essentials of partnering with communities to gain an understanding of the health status and priorities of the population in order to inform options for health promotion action.