Principles and Practices of Health Promotion

Principles and Practices of Health Promotion
Introduction to the health promotion profession, emphasizing current issues, professional preparation and employment, as well as the philosophy and foundations of professional practice in various settings.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 RecommendedHlth 100.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining HLTH 330
Course Outcomes

Professional Opportunities

Identify professional opportunities available to health education/health promotion specialists in community, school, worksite, and health care settings.

Health Specialist Roles and Responsibilities

Identify the roles and responsibilities for health education/health promotion specialists and opportunities for certifications and advanced study.

Health Promotion Resources and Organizations

Identify organizations, resources, and professional journals associated with health promotion.

Health Promotion Overview

Provide an overview of theories, models, and initiatives used to guide decision-making in the planning and implementation of health promotion programs and health behavior change.

Diverse Populations Health Promotion

Demonstrate awareness and sensitivity of the diverse and unique needs of various age group populations and cultural groups for health promotion.

Effective Communication

Identify techniques for enhancing communication in interactions with clients in health promotion settings.

Health Promotion Solutions

Propose health promotion solutions to address health problems among various populations.