WAITING ROOM EDUCATION BYMEDICAL STUDENTSName of Project:Health Promotion Training skills workshopAim:To train Health Scie...
BACKGROUND OFWREMSWREMS is an organisation dedicated to educating the disadvantagedcommunities of Cape Town on relevant He...
EVENTCHOSEN Most suited for the event because it enabled thepractical application of skills learnt during theworkshop on ...
EVENTPROCEEDINGSTalk by head of HealthPromotion UCTDivision of students intoTeamsPresentation of varioushealth promotionst...
SKILLS GAINED Health PromotionStrategies forcommunities Confidence Presentation skills Engaging the audience Reading ...
HIGHLIGHT(S) OF THE EVENT Introductory Talk by the head of Health Promotionof UCT Health Sciences Faculty ,UCT MrsKeikela...
IMPORTANT SKILLS REQUIRED As Health Science Students within a communitywhich is disadvantaged, it is our duty to empowert...
 Learning Health PromotionStrategies Practical practises of deliveringhealth knowledge to thecommunities Becoming a dyn...
CONCLUSION Event was a success Follow up event next semester targeting the firstyears. Importance of the event and skil...
TESTIMONIALS“it was a fun way of learning, I enjoyed the whole thing. I was alwaysafraid of whether or not people would un...
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[Challenge:Future] Health Promotion Skills Workshop

  1. 1. WAITING ROOM EDUCATION BYMEDICAL STUDENTSName of Project:Health Promotion Training skills workshopAim:To train Health Sciences students on HealthPromotion Strategies for health promotionin disadvantaged communitiesDate:21 February 2013Project Leader:Bokang MaubaNumber of Attendants:30 participantsLocation:University of Cape Town, Health SciencesFaculty South Africa
  2. 2. BACKGROUND OFWREMSWREMS is an organisation dedicated to educating the disadvantagedcommunities of Cape Town on relevant Health Issues.The organisation attempts to bridge the lack of education from thecommunity with the utilisation of student driven health promotion seminarsand presentations at the local clinics within the community.However, as health Science Students, we do not getextensive formal training on health Promotion and howto interact with community members outside of thecontrolled school environment.This means that although the zeal for promotinghealth Is there, the execution of the seminars andpresentations are lacklustre, and do not conveythe health promotion message effectively to thetarget population, defeating the purpose of theorganisationAn event was necessary to teach health promotion strategies ina safe environment before application into the communities
  3. 3. EVENTCHOSEN Most suited for the event because it enabled thepractical application of skills learnt during theworkshop on a “dummy” crowd. Interactive simulation of real life situations – andactively engaged the students participating Fast pace activities, encouraging students to useskills learnt quickly Activities encouraged team work, an essentialcomponent in Health Promotion Students learn communication skills, confidence intheir knowledge, confidence in their presentationsto community members Giving students perspective on Cape Towncommunity situations, perceptions likely to beencountered in the community and skills to dealwith myths, misconceptions and difficult crowds.Interactive Health PromotionTraining Skills Workshop
  4. 4. EVENTPROCEEDINGSTalk by head of HealthPromotion UCTDivision of students intoTeamsPresentation of varioushealth promotionstrategiesActive discussion of thestrategies by the studentsTeams1 minute presentationsabout selected HealthPromotion strategy byeach teamIntroduction of MockScenariosEach group allocatedhealth Promotion Strategyto prepare and present in10 minutes to the“patients”Presentation of healthTopic to “patients” in 5minute presentationFeedback from Crowd andjudgesAfterPresentations, Teamsswap Promotion strategiesand re-present using animpromptu HealthPromotion strategyFeedback about event
  5. 5. SKILLS GAINED Health PromotionStrategies forcommunities Confidence Presentation skills Engaging the audience Reading the audience Presentation ofwork/information simplyand succinctly Team work Directive thinking underpressure
  6. 6. HIGHLIGHT(S) OF THE EVENT Introductory Talk by the head of Health Promotionof UCT Health Sciences Faculty ,UCT MrsKeikelame Inspirational talk on the importance of Health Promotionas a skill for the health Practitioner. Activities! Students enjoyed the fast paced form ofmock presentations.
  7. 7. IMPORTANT SKILLS REQUIRED As Health Science Students within a communitywhich is disadvantaged, it is our duty to empowerthe community we live in with the knowledge wehave acquired However, though we have knowledge, we lack theskills of implementation, presentation etiquette, aswell as how to engage our audience in the mostfriendly, culturally sensitive approach to ensure ouraudience is not offended
  8. 8.  Learning Health PromotionStrategies Practical practises of deliveringhealth knowledge to thecommunities Becoming a dynamic,proficient speaker, sensitive tothe community’s culture andcontext Learning Health PromotionStrategies Practical applications indelivering health Knowledge Practising delivering healthknowledge Becoming a dynamic, sensitivebut proficient speaker Team work Confidence in ones’ skills andknowledge Gave students perspective abouthealth issues in Cape town, aswell as community perception ofhealth issuesSkills Required What the event Provided
  9. 9. CONCLUSION Event was a success Follow up event next semester targeting the firstyears. Importance of the event and skills learnt has beenacknowledged by the Faculty as well as thestudents
  10. 10. TESTIMONIALS“it was a fun way of learning, I enjoyed the whole thing. I was alwaysafraid of whether or not people would understand what I waspresenting to them at the clinics, now, I think I can handle the crowdbetter”“Loved all of it. Keikelame was the best. I’ve been inspired!”“I have never felt this excited about health promotion, Thanks WREMS”“Wish there was more time for the event . I learnt a lot aboutpresenting, and working in a team”

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