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Foundations for Health Promotion - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

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ISBN: 9780702085086

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Foundations for Health Promotion - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource , 5th Edition

Foundations for Health Promotion - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

By Jane Wills, BA, MA, MSc, PGCE

352 pages
Trim Size 7 1/2 X 9 1/5 in
Copyright 2023
$44.99T, Evolve, Reference

A title in the Public Health and Health Promotion Series.


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This hugely popular textbook provides a broad-based and user-friendly introduction to health promotion and its use in practice.

Written by Professor Jane Wills, the book takes the reader through health promotion theory, strategy and methods, settings and implementation. It is clearly structured and accessibly written, with a discursive style that will appeal to readers of all levels and sufficient theoretical depth for undergraduates and postgraduates alike.

Foundations for Health Promotion is suitable for students and practitioners of nursing, medicine, dentistry, allied health and social work, who will learn the essentials of health promotion as a discipline and reflect on its potential for their own work.

Key Features

  • Packed with interactive exercises to consolidate learning
  • Focus on application of knowledge to practice
  • Self-reflection on practice in each chapter to encourage deeper engagement
  • Case studies and research examples provide evidence base for health promotion in different professions and areas of practice

New to this Edition

  • New chapters on health protection, communicating health and healthy universities
  • New chapter on evaluating research and evidence - key components of workforce competencies
  • Thoroughly revised and updated throughout to reflect recent changes in health promotion theories, practice and policy
  • Accompanying videos narrated by Professor Wills give an overview of key topics

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By Jane Wills, BA, MA, MSc, PGCE, Professor of Health Promotion, London South Bank University, London, UK

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