Teaching health promotion in real-life settings: A method for small groups

M Ellis-Martin, S Williams, A Macadam


This paper describes the implementation of an exercise to teach and assess pharmacists‟ health promotion skills in a postgraduate course. Students were required to design and deliver a 20 minute session to schoolchildren (aged 10-11) on a health-related topic of their choice. Quantitative and qualitative feedback from students and schoolchildren, as well as the tutors‟ own reflections,suggested that the exercise was well received, provided mutual benefit to participating schools and the pharmacy students, but that it may be particularly suited to small groups.


Health promotion, School health

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