Master's degree in Nursing and Obstetrics (Verona)

Public Health Prevention Strategies for families and communities - METODOLOGIE AVANZATE DI EDUCAZIONE ALLA SALUTE

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Name of lecturer
Cinzia Vivori
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1°anno 1°semestre dal Nov 11, 2015 al Mar 12, 2016.

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Lesson timetable

1°anno 1°semestre

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Learning outcomes

1. Analyze concepts and strategies of health promotion, health education, health education, therapeutic education.
2. Deepen the constructs that facilitate the change of lifestyles in people and theoretical models for the planning of educational interventions aimed at the individual (healthy or sick) and to the community.


Health promotion and theoretical models, that affect the choice of lifestyles and motivation to change
Distinction between health determinants and inequalities, risk factors and protective factors.
Resources and individual skills: health literacy, life skills, as prerequisites for health promotion.
How to make the most effective communication through the compilation of written information materials
Theory of self-efficacy (Bandura, A. 1991) and Theory health locus of control (of J. B. Rotter 1966).
The model of the stages of change (J. O.Prochaska and Di Clemente)
Planning of interventions of health education and therapeutic patient education
Eeducation of chronic patients and principles of model self-managment
Distinction between informal education - formal - therapeutic education
Educational diagnosis and motivational interviewing whit the Rollnick model
Educational contract (definition of educational goals - goal setting and action plan)
Follow-up and evaluation.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written Exam.


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