Course Project: Health Promotion Project/health promotion theory believe

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HEALTH PROMOTION MODEL: PERSPECTIVE OF CHLAMYDIA INFECTION MANAGEMENT Health Promotion Model Health Promotion Model as proposed by Nola J Pender in 1982, describes the multi-dimensional nature of persons when they interact within their environment to pursue health.


The set of variables for the behaviour specific knowledge have important motivational significance that can be modified through nursing actions.(Black et al, 2006) Health Promotion behaviour should result in improved health, enhanced functional ability and better quality of life at all stages of disease management. The assumptions of the model include that the health professionals constitute a part of the interpersonal environment, which creates influence on persons throughout their life span, this is because individuals in their bio-psychosocial complexity interact with the environment, progressively transforming the environment and similarly getting transformed over time. The theoretical propositions of HPM implies that the perceived competence or self efficacy to execute a given behaviour increases the likelihood of commitment to action and patients commit to engage in behaviour from which they anticipate deriving personally valued benefits. Then the greater perceived self –eficcacy results in fewer perceived barriers in adopting specific health care. ...
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