These teaching resources introduce pre-qualification health students to public health as an integral part of their day-to-day work so that they understand fully their potential for improving health beyond treating the individual. As well as encouraging health professionals to fulfill their public health role at work, the knowledge gained will ensure that they have an understanding of health and its determinants, which permit them to make healthier choices for themselves and their families. They will also be useful as CPD for qualified health practitioners.
The resources provide PowerPoint slides, tutor notes or workbooks that can be used by teachers and students during their course.
Four discrete but interconnected public health units on key areas of practice:
- Child Health - Presentation, Workbook and suggested answers to activities
- Coronary Heart Disease - Presentation, Workbook and suggested answers to questions and exercises
- Diabetes - Presentation, Workbook and suggested answers to questions and exercises
- Stroke - Presentation, Workbook and suggested responses to exercises
In addition there are links to other teaching units that were developed by the London Teaching Network covering: