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Lindsay, Sally; Rezai, Mana; Kolne, Kendall; Osten, Victoria – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: Although gender plays an important role in health, most healthcare providers lack knowledge in providing gender-sensitive care. Offering gender-sensitivity training for healthcare providers can help to address gender-based health inequalities. Method: A mixed-methods systematic review of gender-sensitivity training programmes or…
Descriptors: Intervention, Allied Health Personnel, Gender Differences, Training
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Fontein-Kuipers, Yvonne; Romeijn, Enja; Zwijnenberg, Arwen; Eekhof, Willemijn; van Staa, AnneLoes – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: To examine how student midwives in higher education learn to become competent and confident woman-centred practitioners. Design: Participant observation study using a 'buddy' approach. Setting: Bachelor of Midwifery students in one higher education institution in the Netherlands Methods: First-year student midwives followed one woman…
Descriptors: Females, Obstetrics, Bachelors Degrees, Foreign Countries
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Donné, Lennie; Hoeks, John; Jansen, Carel – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: College students are a group at risk for contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs). While they are generally well informed about STIs, they do not consistently use condoms. An important element in preventing STIs is safer sex communication, especially with a sexual partner. This may be difficult, however, because of a lack of…
Descriptors: College Students, At Risk Persons, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Health Behavior
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Boeijinga, Anniek; Hoeken, Hans; Sanders, José – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: To develop a practical step-by-step approach to constructing narrative health interventions in response to the mixed results and wide diversity of narratives used in health-related narrative persuasion research. Method: Development work was guided by essential narrative characteristics as well as principles enshrined in the Health…
Descriptors: Intervention, Health Promotion, Case Studies, At Risk Persons
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Schoberer, Daniela; Mijnarends, Donja M.; Fliedner, Monica; Halfens, Ruud J. G.; Lohrmann, Christa – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the quality of written patient information material available in Austrian and Dutch hospitals and nursing homes pertaining to falls prevention. Design: Comparative descriptive study design Setting: Hospitals and nursing homes in Austria and the Netherlands. Method: Written patient…
Descriptors: Prevention, Injuries, Foreign Countries, Patients
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Ickenroth, Martine H. P.; Grispen, Janaica E. J.; Ronda, Gaby; Dinant, Geert-Jan; de Vries, Nanne K.; van der Weijden, Trudy – Health Education Journal, 2015
Context and objective: Diagnostic self-tests have become available worldwide. The most frequently performed self-tests in the Netherlands are tests to detect high cholesterol and diabetes. Since these tests can be performed without professional guidance, potential consumers need to receive independent information on the pros and cons of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Diagnostic Tests, Decision Making, Diabetes
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den Hartog, Franciska; Wagemakers, Annemarie; Vaandrager, Lenneke; van Dijk, Marieke; Koelen, Maria A. – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objective: BeweegKuur (Exercise Therapy) is a Dutch lifestyle programme in which participants are referred by a general practitioner (GP) to a lifestyle advisor. To support participants, regional and local alliances are established. The present study explored the successes and challenges associated with collaboration processes in local BeweegKuur…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Life Style, Interviews, Focus Groups
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de Bruijn, Gert-Jan; Keer, Mario; van den Putte, Bas; Neijens, Peter – Health Education Journal, 2012
Objective: Predictors of action-control profiles are useful targets for health behaviour change interventions, but action-control research has not focused on fruit consumption and has not yet included need for affect and need for cognition, despite the demonstrated usefulness of these variables in a broad range of research. The role of these…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attitude Measures, Intention, Undergraduate Students
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Dominick, Gregory M.; Friedman, Daniela B.; Hoffman-Goetz, Laurie – Health Education Journal, 2009
Objective: To systematically review definitions and descriptions of computer literacy as related to preventive health education programs. Method: A systematic review of the concept of computer literacy as related to preventive health education was conducted. Empirical studies published between 1994 and 2007 on prevention education programs with a…
Descriptors: Health Education, Health Promotion, Prevention, Definitions