Public health in community settings: An introduction
Public health in community settings: An introduction

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Public health in community settings: An introduction

Public health in community settings: An introduction

Introduction

This course focuses on working with communities. It follows on from Introducing public health [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] which introduced you to multidisciplinary public health. This course puts forward some ideas about how to build an initial picture of a community, how to research a community, get to know it, both formally and informally and work constructively in partnership with it.

As you study this course do record your ideas in a paper-based or online journal. This will provide useful evidence for you to draw on, for example if you want to demonstrate that you have learned and applied public health knowledge to your practice. Your work could provide evidence that helps you to meet the UKPHR Public Health Practitioner Standards (2013).

This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course : K311 Promoting public health.

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