Strengthening control over one’s health


In particular, health promotion: it is focused not only on people who are at risk, but on the daily life of the whole population specific disease; requires the full cooperation of various sectors focused on activities in the field of health determinants central for local government; combines different but complementary approaches to health risks; aimed at effective and real participation of society (its various groups) in identifying problems making decisions related to health and health risks;

As one of the most important social structures, it seeks help from health professionals in the formation and implementation of health promotion (Dolińska-Zygmunt, 2001).

Important aspects of health for practice:

  • focus on health (not disease) and increase its potential. This is a tool with great potential for health
  • Improving the quality of life, ie: efficient work into old age, high productivity and income and life satisfaction

The main goal is to form a healthy lifestyle and environment (physical and social) so that people know that they are making and making decisions about their health responsibility for their own health and the health of others inform politicians and managers at all levels and in all organizations about their responsibilities

“Healthy choice is a simple choice for people” (Voynarovka, 2008) Dolnośląski Szpital Specjalistyczny im. T. Marciniac is an emergency medical center . This term, which is often used in our country, is equivalent to the term English education in health care.

Or less frequently, periodic health knowledge is used, which may correspond to periodic knowledge of the Polish language health care or medical education. Education (Latin Educatio – education, upbringing) is holistic multidimensional activities and processes of educating and training people or social groups, and it can be

is seen as a lifelong learning process (Śliwerski, 2003). In practice, this term is often used “Medical education” because it is more “capacious” than health care and education, and concerns people lifelong learning, including various forms of learning and learning.

Modern definitions define the following features:

  • training, ie activity and dedication of people who are engaged in health;
  • lifelong process, systematic interaction and their planning;
  • assistance to individuals and groups, healthy and sick people in order to increase their competence;

Voluntary participation – without coercion and pressure on students, with their full understanding and acceptance medical education services; interdisciplinary nature of medical education. Given the role of modern medical education, Voynarovska (2008) proposes the following definition. Medical education is a lifelong learning process: maintain and improve their own and others’ health. Take an active part in its treatment, as well as in case of illness or disability reduce its negative consequences