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Dimaano, Christian; Spigner, Clarence – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot is an award-winning biography engaging its readers on important topics ranging from race, science and ethics to the social determinants of health. However, the multiple pedagogic impacts of this book on the public health classroom setting have yet to be comprehensively…
Descriptors: Health Education, Student Attitudes, Ethics, Cytology
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Leask, Calum F.; Sandlund, Marlene; Skelton, Dawn A.; Chastin, Sebastien F. M. – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: The increasing health care costs associated with an ageing population and chronic disease burden are largely attributable to modifiable lifestyle factors that are complex and vary between individuals and settings. Traditional approaches to promoting healthy lifestyles have so far had limited success. Recently, co-creating public health…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Public Health, Health Promotion, Intervention
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Torres, Irene – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: This study examines teachers' adoption and adaptation of 24-hour dietary recall technique for exploratory dialogue in the classroom with students aged 8-12 years. The focus is on the teachers' use of the information collected through the recall tool to pose open questions, recap, reformulate and elaborate collectively with the students…
Descriptors: Health Education, Food, Interviews, Recall (Psychology)
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Myrick, Jessica Gall; Willoughby, Jessica Fitts; Verghese, Roshni Susana – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: The goal of this study was to take an in-depth look at why college students do (or do not) seek health information, and how they seek information when they do. Design: Qualitative content analysis of responses to an open-ended prompt embedded in a survey about health information seeking behaviours. Setting: Nearly 700 (N?=?697) college…
Descriptors: Young Adults, College Students, Health Promotion, Information Seeking
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Hemmingson, Kaitlyn; Lucchesi, Roxanne; Droke, Elizabeth; Kattelmann, Kendra K. – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: High levels of obesity-related health disparities are common among US American Indian (AI) populations. AI public university students often face unique challenges that may contribute to weight gain and related consequences. Few weight maintenance interventions have been developed that meet the needs of AI public university students. The…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, College Students, Public Colleges, Body Weight
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Gugglberger, Lisa; Hall, Caroline – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objectives: This paper summarises the context and rationale behind developing a European doctorate in health promotion and public health and its relevance to the international context. Since no Pan-European doctorate exists to date, a network of universities and higher education institutions across Europe has been working towards the establishment…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Public Health, Doctoral Degrees, Educational Needs
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Block, Robert C.; Tran, Bill; McIntosh, Scott – Health Education Journal, 2011
Objective: To determine whether integration of the Chronic Care Model into undergraduate medical education is associated with anticipated use of the Model and whether student perceptions match actual integration of the Model into their community projects. Design: This was a cross-sectional study using qualitative and quantitative data. Setting: A…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Medical Students, Course Objectives, Focus Groups
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Tann, Jennifer; Blenkinsopp, Alison; Grime, Janet; Evans, Amanda – Health Education Journal, 2010
Objective: To explore the perceptions of General Medical Practitioners and pharmacist supplementary prescribers of the training provided for qualification as a pharmacist supplementary prescriber, and the experience of pharmacist supplementary prescribers of subsequent continuing professional development in practice. Design: A qualitative study of…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Clinical Experience, Professional Development, Pharmacy
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Brouse, Corey H. – Health Education Journal, 2007
Objective: The objective of this study was to determine how themes expressed in "The Spirit Catches You and Then You Fall," influenced Health Promotion and Wellness students in terms of cultural competence in future practice. Design: This was a cross sectional, qualitative study. Setting: The setting for this study was Oswego, New York…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Health Promotion, Course Objectives, Cultural Awareness