Improving Health: Developing Effective Practice

January 11, 2018 all-day UTC Timezone
Fife Voluntary Action, Glenrothes
Flemington Rd
Glenrothes KY7

This course is accredited by Robert Gordon University (RGU). Participants successfully completing and passing the optional assessment qualify for 15 SCQF points at Level 9.

To enable participants to increase their confidence in improving health and tackling health inequalities, by providing a framework which will guide and encourage the development of effective and reflective practice.

Learning Outcomes:
By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Critically examine concepts and models of health, health improvement and health promotion and their influence on current practice
  • Explain the mutual influences of social, policy, regulatory and legislative drivers on population health outcomes
  • Appraise the implications of health improvement principles for reducing health inequalities and improving overall population health
  • Critically examine their own practice in relation to achieving continuous improvement in delivery of interventions aimed to improve health and reduce health inequalities
  • Demonstrate personal use of a reflective process to generate experiential learning.

Who should attend?
The course is intended to be of benefit to all occupational groups in health and social care, social work, housing, third sector and independent care providers with a role or interest in improving health and tackling health inequalities.

Course Length:

3.5 days (11 Jan – morning; 25 Jan – full day; 1 Mar – full day; 22 Mar – full day)

This blended course combines approximately 15 hours of online learning and 3.5 days of face-to-face workshops. Participants are also expected to complete an individual written task and a group task as part of the course.


Laura Henderson, Senior Health Promotion Officer – Training, Fife Health and Social Care Partnership
Katie Provan, Health Promotion Officer – Workplace, Fife Health and Social Care Partnership

Cost: The course is free to attend with a cost of £250 payable to RGU for accreditation.


Apply for a place online.