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Theoretical Foundations of Health Education and Health Promotion

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Author: Sharma, Manoj

Brand: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Edition: 3


  • Jones and Bartlett

Binding: Paperback

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 294

Release Date: 10-03-2016

Details: Product Description Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data. Revised and updated with the latest data from the field, the Third Edition of Theoretical Foundations of Health Education and Health Promotion introduces students to common theories from behavioral and social sciences that are currently being used in health behavior, health education, and promotion. Each discussion of theory is accompanied by a practical skill-building activity in the context of planning and evaluation and a set of application questions that will assist the student in mastering the application of the theory. With Navigate 2, technology and content combine to expand the reach of your classroom. Whether you teach an online, hybrid, or traditional classroom-based course, Navigate 2 delivers unbeatable value. Experience Navigate 2 today at Important Updates to the Third Edition: Inclusion of a new multi-theory model (MTM) for health behavior change Incorporates several newer theories such as emotional intelligence, information motivations skills (IMB), and integrative model Includes an updated list of interventions for each theory Provides updated references, websites, and ancillaries About the Author Manoj Sharma, MBBS, Ph.D., MCHES® is a public health physician with a medical degree from the University of Delhi and a doctorate in Preventive Medicine (Public Health) from The Ohio State University. He is licensed to practice medicine and surgery anywhere in India by the Medical Council of India. He is also a master certified health education specialist certified from the National Commission on Health Education Credentialing. He has recently accepted a position as a tenured professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in the School of Public Health. In his career, spanning over 30 years, he has trained/taught over 6,000 health professionals that include physicians, health education specialists, dietitians, community health nurses, health care administrators, epidemiologists, sanitarians, health and development workers, allied health professionals and others. He has designed and taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in health behavior, health education, and health promotion at twelve national and international universities working full time or part-time (Jackson State University, University of Cincinnati, University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Central Michigan University, Walden University, National University, The Ohio State University, Saint Mary's College of Minnesota and Minnesota State University, Mankato). He has worked for local health departments (City of Columbus, OH; Douglas County Health Department, NE; City of Cincinnati Health Department, OH, etc.); state health departments/agencies (OH, MS, NE, Ohio Commission on Minority Health, etc.); federal government agencies (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- CDC, United States Environmental Protection Agency – USEPA, etc.); invited keynote presenter at universities (Chongqing Medical University, China; Lincoln Memorial University; University of Arkansas, University of Oklahoma); non-profit agencies (American Cancer Society, American Lung Association, Charles Drew Health Center, Indian Chicano Health Center, Voluntary Health Association of India, etc.); professional organizations (American Public Health Association, American School Health Association); and international agencies including governments of other nations (European Union, World Health Organization, Swiss Development Corporation, Government of Mongolia, Government of India, Associazione Italiana Amici di Raoul Follereau (Italy), etc.). He is a prolific researcher and as of January 2020 had published ten books, over 250 peer-reviewed re

Package Dimensions: 8.9 x 6.9 x 0.8 inches

Languages: English