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Health Promotion
Promoting Health and Preventing Illness

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Child health professionals are in a unique position to promote health and prevent illness. Frequent interactions with children and families give opportunities to observe, listen to, recognize and discuss issues in promoting health and preventing illness.

Purpose: Present the evolution of health promotion including key theories that serve as its foundation, consider the role of culture and community, and identify effective strategies to promote health within and outside of the clinical setting.

Objectives: After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Define health promotion and its theories
  • Identify effective health promotion practices
  • Define personalized guidance
  • Explain the role of culture and community in health promotion
  • Identify community resources for health promotion
  • Apply a four-step approach to health promotion and illness prevention

Length: This module will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.




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