Principles of Prevention and Equity
Principles of Prevention and Equity 2022-23
School Of Medical And Health Sciences
Module - Semester 2
A lecture series will provide an understanding of health, preventative health, and equity in health. These lectures will explore risk, limitations, ethics and politics of implementing preventative health interventions. Each lecture will be accompanied by a reading list accessible through the University library.
Seminars will provide you with an opportunity to discuss and debate these key concepts in prevention and equity, with a specific view to assessing health equity and prevention within your own workplace.
Assessments will enable you to evidence your knowledge in report critically assessing health equity and prevention within your own organisation to draw together a set of recommendations and a presentation of these recommendations targeted at your employer.
Topics covered may include: -social determinants of health -structural inequality -racial discrimination and health -preventative approaches to reducing health inequities -social determinants and non-communicable diseases -gender inequalities and health - monitoring and measuring health inequities -policy action for tackling inequality
-threshold -C+ to C-•Limited insight into how organisations can enhance and promote prevention and equity in health•Some knowledge of concepts relating to prevention and equity in health•Understanding of the main concepts, but with factual errors in non-core concepts•Limited analysis showing only obvious points of evaluation and links between ideas•Highly limited originality in approach, interpretation, and/or voice•Highly limited evidence of independent research •Arguments presented but lack coherence with evidence for only some claims•Focused but with some irrelevant material and weaknesses in structure •Acceptable presentation with appropriate expression•Attempt at correct format in appropriate referencing style -good -B+ to B-•Some insight into how organisations can enhance and promote prevention and equity in health•Strong knowledge of concepts relating to prevention and equity in health•Clear understanding and mostly free of factual errors •Some analysis showing critical evaluation and links between ideas•Some originality in approach, interpretation, and/or voice•Some independent research •Coherent arguments with evidence for most claims•Focused and well structured•Good presentation with accurate and appropriate expression•Mostly correct format in appropriate referencing style -excellent -A* to A-•Insightful awareness into how organisations can enhance and promote prevention and equity in health •Comprehensive knowledge of concepts relating to prevention and equity in health•Detailed understanding with no factual errors •Critical analysis showing evaluation and synthesis of ideas•Originality in approach, interpretation, and/or voice•Extensive independent research •Logically defended arguments with evidence for all claims•Highly focused and well structured •Excellent presentation with accurate and appropriate expression•Correct format in appropriate referencing style
- Deliver information in a persuasive and succinct way to present recommendations for organisational change
- Demonstrate a critical and integrative understanding of the principles, practices, policies, and legislation for the preventative health and wellbeing of future generations.
- Develop inclusive, equitable, safe, and sustainable approaches for preventative health and wellbeing.
- Show a holistic understanding of equity and inclusive approaches to preventative health, with a critical and evaluative appreciation of how social, economic, and health factors may discriminate against groups with protected characteristics.
An individual presentation aimed at an employer outlining recommendations for improving health equity and prevention within the organisation.
Report critically assessing health equity and prevention within your own organisation to draw together a set of appropriate (ethical, viable, safe, etc) recommendations.