CPD modules

Supporting effective lifestyle behaviour change interventions

  • RCN accredited
  • Peer reviewed
  • Certificate
  • Learning time: 02 hrs
  • Last updated: 2020
  • Link to RCNi portfolio

This learning module looks at improving the health of the population, and reducing the morbidity and mortality associated with non-communicable diseases. Health education and promotion to tackle harmful behaviours such as excessive alcohol intake, smoking and having a poor diet are explored, and it is argued that each patient contact should involve health promotion and discussion about effective lifestyle behaviour change interventions.

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Candia Allen, Health improvement principal, Office of the Director of Public Health, Leeds City Council, Leeds.


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