Putting health education into practice

  • John Kemm
  • Ann Close


To develop and deliver a health education plan using education and communication principles and the steps in the education process to help learning occur.


Health Education Effective Communication Learning Goal Education Process Body Language 
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Further Reading

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© John Kemm and Ann Close 1995

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  • John Kemm
  • Ann Close

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