Population health promotion

Structure Type: Course
Code: SSHP1401
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 3.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Saikkonen, Sanna
Teacher Team: Hakala, Paula ; Kallio, Suvi ; Leppänen, Helena ; Puska, Anne ; Saikkonen, Sanna
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
S-SH-2013H   1 spring   3.0        
S-SH-2013T   1 spring   3.0        
SH-2014   1 spring   3.0        
TH-2014   1 spring   3.0        
S-SH-2013VK   1 spring   3.0        
SH-2015   1 spring   3.0        
TH-2015   1 spring   3.0        
SH-2016   1 spring   3.0        
TH-2016   1 spring   3.0        
SH-2017   1 spring   3.0        
SH-2017V   1 spring   3.0        
TH-2017   1 spring   3.0        

Learning Outcomes

Student knows the factors which affect health and identifies the different points of view, theories and interpretations of health and welfare. Student knows the importance of nutrition in health promotion.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course 80
- of which scheduled studies 39h
- of which autonomous studies 41 h
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No prerequisites

Contents

Health and health promotion as a concept, as a phenomenon and as a resource. Finnish nutrition recommendations.

Recommended or Required Reading

Savola, Koskinen-Ollonqvist. Terveyden edistäminen esimerkein. Käsityksiä ja selityksiä. Terveyden edistämisen keskuksen julkaisuja -sarja 3/2005. Terveyden edistämisen keskus ry 2015. Soveltuvin osin.
Suomalaiset ravitsemussuositukset. - ravinto ja liikunta tasapainoon. Valtion ravitsemusneuvottelukunta. 2005. Edita Publishing Oy.
www.finelli.fi

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lecture, practical exerices,learning diary, learning discussions, e-learning

Assessment Criteria

Grade 5
the student is able to
- independently and with a client-oriented approach to identify the key factors that affect health
- finding, using and evaluating evidence-based research findings in developing nursing
- work independently and with a client-oriented approach with preventive work methods and promote health

Grade 3
The student is able to
- on own initiative to identify the key factors affecting health
- find and use evidence-based reserach findings
- work independenlty and prevent health problems, work with preventive health care and promote health

Grade 1
The student is able to
-under supervision to identify the key factors that affect health
- find and use evidence-based research findings
- under supervision prevent health problems, work with preventive health care and promote health

Assessment Methods

Assignment, examination, evaluation/ grading (0-5)

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