Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education / Edition 5

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Overview

The Third Edition of Principles and Foundations will give you a solid understanding of the scope and practice of health educators historically, philosophically, theoretically, and ethically. The text continues to provide the best overall introduction to the emerging profession of Health Promotion and Education by covering the roles and responsibilities of health educators, the setting where health educators are employed, and the ethics of the profession. In addition to covering the history of health, health care, and health education, the book provides a preview of what the future may hold for you as a health promotion and education professional.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Suitable for use in an introductory health education course or as a resource for students who wish to know about the historical, theoretical, and philosophical foundations of the profession. Also covers employment opportunities in the field, skills needed to practice health education, and what it is like to work in various settings. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321734952
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
  • Publication date: 3/16/2011
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 123,093
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Randall R. Cottrell is professor and program director of the health promotion and education program at the University of Cincinnati. He has served as president of the American Association for Health Education and is very well respected in his field, evidenced further by the recent award of a Fulbright Scholarship for work in China. He has authored several books, many with co-author James McKenzie.

James T. Girvan is a professor in the College of Health Sciences at Boise State University.

James F. McKenzie is also well-respected in the field. He has recently retired as a professor at Ball State University, and is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and a Fellow of the American Association for Health Education.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 A background for the profession 1
Ch. 2 The history of health and health education 36
Ch. 3 Philosophical foundations 74
Ch. 4 Theoretical foundations 94
Ch. 5 Ethics and health education 131
Ch. 6 The health educator : roles, responsibilities, certifications, advanced study 157
Ch. 7 The settings for health education 187
Ch. 8 Agencies/associations/organizations associated with health education 225
Ch. 9 The literature of health education 258
Ch. 10 Future trends in health education 288
App. A Development of a unified code of ethics for the health education profession 315
App. B Responsibilities and competencies for entry-level health educators 323
App. C Eta Sigma Gamma chapters : locations and dates of installation 329
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