Health Promotion


Clinical Module

Holder of subject:

Dr Helena Jeriček Klanšček, Assistant Professor
Dr Simona Hvalič Touzery, Assistant Professor

Education providers:

  • Dr Helena Jeriček Klanšček, Assistant Professor
  • Dr Simona Hvalič Touzery, Assistant Professor
  • Dr Jerneja Farkaš Lainščak, Assistant Professor
  • Dr Saška Roškar, Assistant Professor
  • Dr Maja Zorko, Senior Lecturer

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Individual student work:




Level of study:

Second cycle study program Nursing





Subject specific competences:

The student:

Help students develop the competences to independently and professionally implement evidence-based interventions. Students:

  • learn the basics of health promotion and how to apply the theoretical principles of health promotion in practice;
  • learn how to approach specific situations of different subjects independently, critically, and professionally;
  • know how to apply the right theoretical and didactical approaches, and implement activities for health maintenance and promotion of all age groups;
  • develop the ability to solve problems professionally and by using interdisciplinary approaches;
  • develop the ability to constantly reflect on their work, personal growth, and professional development;
  • develop a professional and supportive attitude towards coworkers, students, and other team members.

Mandatory and recommended references:

Mandatory references:

  • Wills J. Promoting health. Oxford: Malden: Blackwell Pub; 2007.
  • Kiger MA. Teaching for health. London: Elsevie; 2004.
  • Mavilee JA, Huerta CG. Health promotion in nursing. Oxford, Malden: Blacwell Pub; 2007.
  • Edelman CL, Mandle CL. Health Promotion, Throughout the life span, 6th ed. Missouri: Mosby; 2006.
  • Rootman I, et al. (eds). Evaluation in health promotion:  Principles and perspectives. Copenhagen: WHO; 2001.
  • Tones K, Green J. Health Promotion, Planning and Strategies. London: Sage Publications Ltd; 2004.

Recommended references:

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Conditions for the inclusion in the study:

Fully completed study obligations of 1st and 2nd semesters.

Assessment methods:

  • written examination – 60%,
  • seminar contribution – 40%.

Teaching methods:

Lectures, group work, role playing.