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Health promotion

Health promotion

As a useful starting point to the week, watch the video and listen to what some nurses have to say about health promotion in their practice.

Reflect on the idea that, while nurses consider health promotion important and integral to their role, research suggests that a number of factors influence the scope and extent of their health promotion activity in clinical practice (Kemppainen et al. 2012).


Kemppainen, V., Tossavainene, K., and Turunen, H. (2012) ‘Nurses’ Roles in Health Promotion Practice: an Integrative Review’. Health Promotion International [online] 28 (4), 490-500. available from [19 June 2018]

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